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Vol 46 No 21

Published 21st October 2005


Nigeria

No truce yet

The battle between President Obasanjo and his deputy rages on and may sink the ruling party too

Hopes of a ceasefire or even a deal between President Olusegun Obasanjo and Vice-President Atiku Abubakar have evaporated despite high level attempts at reconciliation (AC Vol 46 No 18). Last month, former heads of state Shehu Shagari, Ernest Shonekan and Abdulsalami Abubakar tried to bring the two sides together amid optimistic noises from Obasanjo's political advisor, Jerry Gana.

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