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Vol 59 No 16

Published 10th August 2018


Nigeria

Barbarians at the gate

A wave of defections to the main opposition party have President Buhari looking anxiously over his shoulder as elections approach

The All Progressives' Congress, whose leader President Muhammadu Buhari is taking a holiday in London, has been under political siege for weeks while its senior members contemplated a mass defection to the opposition. Most of the waverers have now quit, leaving the APC without a working majority in either the Senate or House of Representatives.

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