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Buhari to face protests at UK-Africa Investment Summit in London

17 January 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari flies out of Nigeria today to attend the UK-Africa Investment Summit, scheduled to start in London on Monday. Buhari never passes up an opportunity for an overseas trip and he has what seems like an adequate excuse for a foreign junket with this summit. However, the pressure group, Global Justice Now, claims that the …

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Nigerian police open fire on protesters demanding Zakzaky’s release

17 January 2020 Police in the Nigerian capital Abuja have opened fire on demonstrators they demanding the release of top Muslim cleric Sheik Ibrahim Zakzaky. The Islamic Movement in Nigeria says five people were injured in the attack. The Tuesday demonstration was also held to condemn a recent statement by the Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, who has said Sheikh …

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Nigeria’s child development crisis is a tragedy

16 January 2020 Investment in health and education and an end to early marriage could transform Africa’s most populous country If you want a window on the condition of children in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, there is no better vantage point than the Katanga health centre in the impoverished northern state of Jigawa. In a hut that passes for a …

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