U.S. excludes Nigeria from Africa’s democracy summit

IN a subtle move to further register its displeasure over the recent pardon granted embattled former Bayelsa State Governor, D.S.P Alamieyeseigha, the United States (U.S.) has excluded Nigeria from a planned summit between President Barack Obama and some African leaders on how to strengthen democratic institutions in the continent. The presidents of four select countries from Africa, including three from West African were invited to the parley scheduled for the White House next week. According ...
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Added March 19, 2013
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