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Ghanaians happy over President Buhari’s return – Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo says Ghanaians are happy over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from a successful medical treatment in London on Aug. 11. Akufo-Addo, who addressed State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday, noted that leaders within …

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Nigeria: President Buhari vows to step up fight against Boko Haram

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said his government will reinvigorate its campaign against the Islamic extremist insurgency in the country’s northeast as he spoke to the nation for the first time on Monday after returning from London where he spent more than three months for medical treatment. “Terrorists and criminals must …

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Breaking: President Buhari to return to Nigeria today

A statement by Presidential media aide, Femi Adesina, says President Buhari will be returning to Nigeria today. Read the statement below President Muhammadu Buhari returns to the country later today, after receiving medical attention in London. The President had left the country on May 7, this year, after handing over …

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Nigeria: Buhari condemns deadly church attack in southeast

Nigeria’s ailing president Muhammadu Buhari has condemned a deadly church shooting on Sunday in the southeastern Anambra State that claimed the lives of 11 worshippers. Buhari, who is on medical leave in London, described the attack as “an appalling crime against humanity and unspeakable sacrilege.” In a statement released by …

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Idle jet in London at Buhari’s disposal doesn’t cost much: spokesman

The cost of keeping a Nigerian presidential jet at a London airport while President Muhammadu Buhari is in Britain on medical leave will not exceed $1,300, his spokesman said on Thursday, denying media reports of much higher costs. The 74-year-old president, whose ailment has not been disclosed, travelled to Britain …

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Nigeria: Recovered stolen money to partly finance $23b budget – official

A Nigerian official has disclosed that about 20 per cent of the recently signed $23 billion budget will be financed by the recovered state money from corrupt officials. Okoi Obono-Obla, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Prosecutions told the media on Tuesday that the recovered looted funds …

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