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Why military may not intervene in Nigeria political crisis

•Lawmaker says it has accepted subordination to civilian authority Repeated assurances by the military top brass not to intervene in the nation’s political logjam despite failure of the political leadership to rise up to the occasion should be taken to mean more than just a loss in appetite for politics by the military according to analysts. For more than 69 days now President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua has been absent from his desk and his failure to formally hand over to his number two as acting president ...
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Added January 31, 2010
from Businessday Nigeria