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October 28, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
Commonwealth leaders ended a four-day summit in the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, by vowing to crack down on Nigeria unless it improves its human rights record and by stressing the need to improve economic ties between members. Human rights activists have criticized the 54-nation grouping of mainly former British possessions for not expelling Nigeria over its failure to introduce democratic reforms, but the leaders made clear that they wanted to adopt a carrot-and-stick approach.
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January 8, 1988
British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was met on arrival in Nigeria by demonstrators protesting her opposition to economic sanctions against South Africa. Several hundred people at the Lagos airport waved banners saying "Thatcher Go Home" and tore up British flags. Nigerian President Ibrahim Babangida also referred to the issue in welcoming remarks. Thatcher responded that she and her critics disagree on means, not ends.
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October 28, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
Commonwealth leaders ended a four-day summit in the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, by vowing to crack down on Nigeria unless it improves its human rights record and by stressing the need to improve economic ties between members. Human rights activists have criticized the 54-nation grouping of mainly former British possessions for not expelling Nigeria over its failure to introduce democratic reforms, but the leaders made clear that they wanted to adopt a carrot-and-stick approach.
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January 8, 1988
British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was met on arrival in Nigeria by demonstrators protesting her opposition to economic sanctions against South Africa. Several hundred people at the Lagos airport waved banners saying "Thatcher Go Home" and tore up British flags. Nigerian President Ibrahim Babangida also referred to the issue in welcoming remarks. Thatcher responded that she and her critics disagree on means, not ends.
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