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Buhari too ‘unwell’ to govern: Nigerian opposition

Buhari Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | Nigeria’s main opposition party has said President Muhammadu Buhari is unfit to run the country after he again left for London on medical grounds. The 75-year-old former military ruler last year spent five months in London seeking treatment for an undisclosed illness that he …

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Nigeria’s Buhari flies to UK to see doctor

Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | President Muhammadu Buhari flew out of Nigeria on Tuesday, a source at the capital’s airport said, less than a day after Buhari announced he was heading to Britain for medical reasons. “I will be travelling to the United Kingdom tomorrow, to see my doctor, at …

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Nigeria’s Buhari to visit UK doctor

Lagos, Nigeria | AFP | Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday he is travelling to the United Kingdom to see his doctor. “I will be travelling to the United Kingdom tomorrow, to see my doctor, at his request,” said Buhari on his official Twitter account. Buhari said he will …

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Nigerian parliament summons Buhari over violence

Abuja, Nigeria | AFP |¬†Nigeria’s parliament has called for President Muhammadu Buhari to appear before it to explain what his government is doing to stop spiralling violence between herders and farmers in central states. Members of the lower chamber of parliament, the House of Representatives, voted Wednesday to summon Buhari …

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Lagos on lockdown as Buhari makes landmark visit

Lagos, Nigeria | AFP | Lagos, Nigeria’s thriving economic capital, was on lockdown Thursday for President Muhammadu Buhari’s first official visit to the city as campaigning for next year’s presidential polls heats up. In front of the cameras, it was all smiles between Buhari and Bola Tinubu, a political grandee …

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Nigeria’s Buhari to tour violence-hit states

Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, under fire because of mounting security threats, including Boko Haram, is to tour states worst-hit by the violence, his office said Monday. “From today, March 5, he will visit Taraba, and subsequently Benue, Yobe, Zamfara and Rivers states,” the presidency said …

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