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Nigerian president's brother dies

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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -

The Nigerian presidency says President Goodluck Jonathan's younger brother has died.

Spokesman Reuben Abati said in a statement that Meni Innocent Jonathan died Tuesday at the National Hospital in Nigeria's capital of Abuja following a brief illness.

The hospital is considered one of most modern hospitals in a country where the political class typically seeks medical treatment abroad.

President Jonathan's brother died on the president's 55th birthday.

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