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This week in Prospect online,  Jonathan Power looks at the state of Nigeria. It’s more than a year since Olusegun Obasanjo stepped down as president. His successor, Umaru Yar’Adua, has been nicknamed “Mr Go Slow” by the press for his cautious style of decision-making. Might Obasanjo, seeing the country’s progress stall, be tempted to stand for president again?

Also this week, Lesley Chamberlain revels in her roof garden. Provided that you have a head for heights, roof terraces are part of the poetry of the city, offering panoramic views and the chance to rise above the hectic urban world.

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