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Vol 48 No 2

Published 19th January 2007


New Year election blues

The three main parties all have their candidates, with Vice-President Atiku Abubakar the last to take a running mate in the shape of former Anambra State Deputy Governor, Okechukwu Ude. It is a selection that seems certain to raise tensions in the region, as Ude is a supporter of controversial power broker Chris Uba, who is now estranged from his brother Andy Uba, formerly a close aide to President Olusegun Obasanjo and now running for state governor.

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