Background: Following nearly 16 years of military rule, a new constitution was adopted in 1999, and a peaceful transition to civilian government was completed. The president faces the daunting task of rebuilding a petroleum-based economy, whose revenues have been squandered through corruption and mismanagement, and institutionalizing democracy. In addition, the OBASANJO administration must defuse longstanding ethnic and religious tensions, if it is to build a sound foundation for economic growth and political stability. Despite some irregularities, the April 2003 elections marked the first civilian transfer of power in Nigeria's history.
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- May 19th 2013 its Friday! Pray for sunshine!
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- March 19th 2012 I discovered a thai lady locked in a cupboard...
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- June 13th 2011 If my bag had been bigger, I would have stolen one!
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