Will Clinton Push Nigeria on Corruption?
Baldauf, Scott, The Christian Science Monitor
Attracted by its oil, repelled its corruption, most of the West regards Nigeria with a mix of hope and disappointment. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's challenge, in her 36 hours in this West African country, is to find out just how the US can help Nigeria to rescue itself from its self-destructive habits.
Arriving last night for a lightning visit of the commercial port city of Lagos and the country's capital, Abuja - where she plans to meet President Umaru Yar Adua - Mrs. Clinton is expected to drive home the point that stronger relations with the US - and increased foreign investment in Nigeria - will depend on better, cleaner governance, and reforms of Nigeria's …
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