Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan to Speak at Luncheon, July 31
July 9, 2014 | By Kasia Klimasinska | firstname.lastname@example.org
Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan will talk about country's struggle to contain the violent campaign by the Islamist group Boko Haram at a National Press Club luncheon on Thursday, July 31.
Leaders of Boko Haram have admitted to abducting more than 200 girls and killing hundreds of people in an attempt to topple Jonathan and establish an Islamic state.
Jonathan has served as president of Nigeria, Africa's most populous country and the continent's largest oil producer, since 2010. He will speak at the Club during his visit to Washington for The United States–Africa Leaders Summit.
Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m.
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