VP takes over to avert Nigeria turmoil (UPI)

ABUJA, Nigeria, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Nigeria's Parliament has named Vice President Goodluck Jonathan as acting president in the absence of the ailing Umaru Yar'Adua, hoping to avert political turmoil that could threaten Africa's second-largest oil producer.
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Added February 10, 2010
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