Nigeria’s APC opposition to block budget
Nigeria’s main opposition party has called on its MPs to block all legislation including the 2014 budget.
This would remain the case until “the rule of law” was restored in oil-rich Rivers state and “Nigeria in general”, the All Progressive Congress said.
The Rivers state governor fell out with President Goodluck Jonathan last year and defected to the APC.
Mr Jonathan’s party has lost its majority in the lower chamber of parliament following other defections.
Analysts say the row centres around Mr Jonathan’s undeclared intention to contest elections in 2015 for the governing People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Nigeria is one of the world’s biggest oil producers, with…
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