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Nigeria’s ruling party splits

JOHANNESBURG, July 6  – Nigeria’s ruling party has split after a faction declared that it no longer supports the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, threatening his hopes of a securing a second term in an election due early next year, Reuters reported.

A group of politicians who were part of the All Progressives Congress (APC) told a news conference in Abuja they had formed a new faction, led by former Buhari ally Buba Galadima and called Reformed-All Progressives Congress (R-APC). (ANA)

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