Closer Look at Nigeria: Security, Governance, and Trade, Hearing Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, Second Session, March 29, 2012 [open pdf - 0B]
This testimony compilation is from a March 29, 2012 hearing, "Closer Look at Nigeria: Security, Governance, and Trade," before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. From the opening statement of Johnnie Carson: " Nigeria is one of the two most important countries in sub-Saharan Africa, and a county of significant strategic importance to the United States. It plays a central role in West Africa, because of its dominant political, economic, and military influence. A stable, prosperous Nigeria can be a powerful force for promoting stability and prosperity all over Africa." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Johnnie Carson, Sharon Cromer, and Paul Marin.
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