Africa

Nigeria:19 northern governors endorsed Jonathan bid for President 2011

Goodluck Jonathan gets (slight) nod for Nigeria presidential run – Governors from 19 northern states in Nigeria issued a statement Wednesday acknowledging southerner Goodluck Jonathan’s right to run for president in January elections. It’s potentially a big step in the racially divided country. Powerbrokers in Nigeria’s north may have flashed a faint green light for […]