• Short Summary

    One of the major political parties in Nigeria demonstrated its unity and determination at a news conference in Lagos.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN Lagos skyline
    0.08

    2.
    GV Nigeria Advance Party headquarters
    0.14

    3.
    SV Chairman of NAP Mr. Tunje Braithwaite and Presidential Candidate with party leaders
    0.27

    4.
    SV Chief A.W. Igali speaking
    0.38

    5.
    SV Mr. Balabi Dauda speaking in English and is applauded
    1.07

    6.
    CU Emblem Social Democratic Congress
    1.10

    7.
    SV Mr. Tunje Braithwaite speaking outside meeting place
    2.29


    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 5: DAUDA: "We want to see some people like him. He is one of the potential politicians and we know he has no bad character. That is why we have already given our loyalty to our own Presidential candidate and meant to be the Chairman of the Nigeria Advance Party."



    SEQ. 7: BRAITHWAITE: "Our revolution is not going to be confined to domestic policies along. It's going to permeate right through to our foreign policies. Right now, we of the NAP are not very happy with the international posture of our great country. We are going to re-order and re-organise the country's alignments because we believe Nigeria has tremendous potentiality for international leadership. Naturally our first preoccupation is going to be not only for Africa but for the whole black race. Of course, we are not discriminating but the fact is that the black race has been put in a condition we are not happy about, and to that extent we are going to revolutionise that position."




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: One of the major political parties in Nigeria demonstrated its unity and determination at a news conference in Lagos. Representative of the ten groups that merged into the Nigeria Advance Party told newsmen about the organisation's policies.

    SYNOPSIS: The conference was held at the Lagos headquarters of the Nigeria Advance Party, and also served as a welcome to some of the political aspirants and organisations which merged with the NAP. Recently the NAP held its convention in Lagos where they selected a-lawyer, Mr. Tunji Braithwaite, as Party President and Presidential Candidate. One of the organisations that merged with the NAP was Chief Igali's Nigeria Tenants and Labour Party. Another Organisation was the Social Democratic Congress of Nigeria. Its Chairman, Mr. Balabi Dauda spoke about Mr. Braithwaite.

    Later Mr. Braithwaite expended on his party's aims.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4TIM4Q95EBPTPJNDDPGMZNICF
    Media URN:
    VLVA4TIM4Q95EBPTPJNDDPGMZNICF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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