Last week The Brookings Institute held a conversation with the Nigerian Foreign Minister Chief Ojo Maduekwe on “The Nigeria-U.S. Partnership for Regional Security in Africa,” in Washington D.C. Not really earth shattering stuff, except when 52 minutes into the discussion a senior US State Department official for Africa decided to call out my blog. Serious.

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* As for the image, above, it has nothing to do with it; I just wanted to put up a picture of Chantal Biya, the First Lady of Cameroon, and her husband, Life President Paul Biya, with Barack and Michelle Obama. [[H/T: Daniel Morris]