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Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan Cancels NPC Luncheon

July 22, 2014 | By Kasia Klimasinska | k.klimasinska@gmail.com

CANCELLED: Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan planned to talk about his country's struggle to contain violent campaign of Islamist group Boko Haram. The luncheon was set for Thursday, July 31. Jonathan will need to stay in Nigeria to work with Parliament on his emergency request to borrow $1 billion for the fight against Boko Haram.