Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan sacks nine cabinet ministers
| Sep 11th 2013 | 1 min read
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked nine cabinet ministers, amid serious divisions in the governing party.
Two weeks ago, seven of the country's powerful state governors and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar formed a splinter-group in the PDP.
They were angry after their allies were disqualified from party elections.
BBC Nigeria analyst Naziru Mikailu says the factions are jockeying for power ahead of 2015 polls.
Renowned columnist Makau Mutua moves to The Standard on SundayThe columnist broke out the new on Wednesday in his Facebook page inviting readers to join him in Kenya’s popular Sunday Standard.
When Njonjo almost resigned over coffee smugglersKnown as the era of black gold, it began in 1976 when Ugandan farmers decided to sell their coffee in the private market.
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