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Nigeria: Politics and Government

Volume 508: debated on Monday 22 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with the Government of Nigeria on developments in that country since the beginning of January 2010. (323498)

My right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary discussed developments in Nigeria with the Nigerian Foreign Minister Chief Ojo Maduekwe on 11 February. My noble Friend Baroness Kinnock, Minister for Africa, met Chief Maduekwe during the African Union Summit in Addis at the end of January and in London in February. Our High Commissioner and senior visitors from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office also regularly discuss political developments with the Government of Nigeria.