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October 20, 1999 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Tuesday pledged to at least triple U.S. foreign aid to Nigeria, rewarding Africa's most populous country for its democratic government and efforts against narcotics trafficking. "I never stopped hoping that, during my time as secretary of State, I would be able to visit a Nigeria whole and free," Albright told a news conference as Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo beamed in approval. "And here I am."
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October 20, 1999 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Tuesday pledged to at least triple U.S. foreign aid to Nigeria, rewarding Africa's most populous country for its democratic government and efforts against narcotics trafficking. "I never stopped hoping that, during my time as secretary of State, I would be able to visit a Nigeria whole and free," Albright told a news conference as Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo beamed in approval. "And here I am."
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June 24, 1993 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a step that drew an almost instantaneous rebuke from the Clinton Administration, Nigeria's military dictatorship annulled the June 12 presidential election Wednesday and canceled plans to return Africa's most populous nation to civilian rule. Describing the election as "orderly, fair and free from any serious irregularities," State Department spokesman Mike McCurry said the Administration will suspend a $22.8-million-a-year aid program and is reconsidering all other aspects of U.S.
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June 24, 1993 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a step that drew an almost instantaneous rebuke from the Clinton Administration, Nigeria's military dictatorship annulled the June 12 presidential election Wednesday and canceled plans to return Africa's most populous nation to civilian rule. Describing the election as "orderly, fair and free from any serious irregularities," State Department spokesman Mike McCurry said the Administration will suspend a $22.8-million-a-year aid program and is reconsidering all other aspects of U.S.
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