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United States Supports Nigerian Leader

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United States Supports Nigerian Leader

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United States Supports Nigerian Leader

United States Supports Nigerian Leader

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The inauguration of Umaru Yar'Adua this week as President of Nigeria is drawing mixed reaction around the world due to allegations of election fraud. But the Bush administration stands by the new leader. Jendayi Frazer, assistant United States Secretary of State for African Affairs attended the inaugural ceremonies and discusses the importance of Nigeria to global politics.

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