Abdul Hamid appointed acting B’desh Prez

Bangladesh has appointed parliamentary speaker Abdul Hamid as the acting president of the country as incumbent Zillur Rahman undergoes treatment abroad for illness.

Nigeria`s acting president signs $4.6 tn budget

Nigeria`s acting President Goodluck Jonathan signed a budget of USD 4.6 trillion on Thursday for the current fiscal, as the oil-producing nation gears to boost its economic recovery troubled by excess mismanagement and corruption.

Nigeria`s acting president calls for peace in the country

Following the political
uncertainty created by the return of President Umaru Musa
Ya`Adua to Nigeria after a medical trip in Saudi Arabia, the
country’s acting president Goodluck Jonathan has appealed for
peace.

Nigeria`s acting President promises peace

Nigeria`s V-P Goodluck Jonathan, who took over as acting President in place of ailing president Umaru Musa Yar`Adua, said he would find a political solution to growing militancy and communal violence plaguing the oil-rich nation.

Nigerian Governors back Jonathan as acting president

Governors of Nigeria`s 36 states on Friday backed Vice President Goodluck Jonathan as the acting head of the country as power vacuums has erupted in the restive nation due to President Umaru Musa Yar`Adua`s prolonged illness.