SCENARIOS-Will Nigeria's cabinet back Yar'Adua?

A Nigerian court order requiring the cabinet to decide within 14 days whether President Umaru Yar'Adua is fit to govern should force the country's leaders to declare their hand after two months of uncertainty. Yar'Adua has been in Saudi Arabia since late November receiving treatment for a heart condition but has not formally handed over powers to his deputy, raising questions about the legality of government decisions in his absence. Attorney General Michael Aondoakaa said on Friday the cabinet ...
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Added January 22, 2010
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