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Nigeria’s Four Biggest Opposition Parties Agree to Merge

Nigeria’s four biggest opposition political parties are merging to contest the 2015 elections against President Goodluck Jonathan’s People’s Democratic Party.

The parties “have resolved to merge forthwith and become the All Progressives Congress and offer to our beleaguered people a recipe for peace and prosperity,” according to a statement handed to reporters today. “At no time in our national life has radical change become more urgent.”