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Group of Nigeria Ruling Party MPs Join Opposition

Thirty-seven ruling party members in Nigeria's parliament have announced they are defecting to an opposition party, the latest in a series of political blows to President Goodluck Jonathan. On Wednesday, the People's Democratic Party (PDP) members announced their move to the opposition All Progressive Congress (APC). Their action gives the APC a slim majority in the lower house, which has been controlled by the PDP since 1999. However, the PDP still controls the upper...

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