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Obama Sends Well Wishes for Nigeria’s Independence

"I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Nigeria as you celebrate your Independence Day this October 1,” President Obama said in a statement. On Oct. 1, Nigerians the world over commemorated the West African nation’s declaration of independence from British colonial rule in 1960.

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