Nigerian President Gooluck Jonathan (C) salutes during a presidential ...
Sep 30th, 2010
(AFP) - Nigerian President Gooluck Jonathan (C) salutes during a presidential fleet to mark Nigeria's 50th independence anniversary at the Naval Western Command in Lagos on September 29, 2010. Nigeria marks 50 years of independence this week with the country facing a defining presidential vote that holds clues to whether the African giant will finally begin to live up to its huge potential.(AFP/Utuk Bassey) -
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