TITLE

United States prepares to resume ties with Nigeria

AUTHOR(S)
Lobe, Jim
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;03/18/99, Vol. 90 Issue 12, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the United States has prepared to resume ties with Nigeria. Event in 1993 which caused relations to turn sour; Concerns over fraud in the election of General Olusegun Obasanjo; Nigeria's role in the ECOMOG peacekeeping force; US interests in Nigeria.
ACCESSION #
1740436

 

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