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Vol 48 No 20

Published 5th October 2007


A Katsina man in New York

Nigeria's President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's maiden voyage to New York to speak at the United Nations General Assembly was choreographed by an improbable band of bankers, publishers, itinerant politicians and veteran diplomats. United States' diplomats had expressed some surprise, if not unease, when they learned that President Yar'Adua had never visited their shores.

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