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Vol 55 No 15

Published 25th July 2014


Nigeria

The Jonathan surge

Despite a security crisis and a poor public image, President Goodluck Jonathan's People's Democratic Party has engineered a startling political recovery. Much of the turnaround is the responsibility of the new PDP Chairman, Adamu Mu'azu, a presidential contender in the 2007 elections, who has knitted together the party's rival factions and deployed ruthless tactics. The PDP is accused of fixing impeachment votes against its enemies and has mounted a no-holds-barred campaign to associate the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) with Islamist extremism in the public mind.

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