Nigerian leader Goodluck Jonathan dissolves cabinet

ABUJA, NIGERIA Nigeria's acting president, Goodluck Jonathan, has dissolved the country's cabinet, government sources say.

Jonathan became acting president in February amid the continuing illness of President Umaru Yar'Adua.

Yar'Adua went to Saudi Arabia for treatment in November last year and, despite returning to Nigeria recently, has not been seen in public.

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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