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Nigeria building safety: Questions after deadly collapse

18 April 2019 A building collapse in Nigeria last month that killed as many as 20 children is raising questions about construction safety standards. Many are now asking questions about safety standards and what can be done to prevent similar incidents. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from Lagos. Follow @naijiant

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Another Buhari blooper: “I visited all 36 states in Abuja”

15 April 2019 A video of President Muhammadu Buhari has emerged on social media with him speaking to a group of Nigerians during a visit to Dubai last week. The president appears in his comments to have granted full independent status to the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja by claiming that, during the (s)election campaign in March, he “visited all …

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Sunday Oliseh reminisces with team-mates about Nigeria’s Super Eagles, African champions in 1994

6 April 2019 Former Nigeria skipper and coach Sunday Oliseh gave an emotional, moving and funny speech as he and former team-mates from the Africa Cup of Nations winning Super Eagles lined up to collect Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) “legend” awards to commemorate 25 years of the country’s winning of the trophy in 1994. While recognising the world class talent …

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Saudi Arabia and Israel behind Buhari’s atrocities against Nigeria’s Shia – Islamic Human Rights Commission Chairman

4 April 2019 Massoud Shadjareh, the Chairman of the Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) was a guest on the Iranian state-owned Press TV programme, Africa Today discussing the continued detention of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, the leader of the predominantly Shia Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN). Zakzaky has been held by Nigeria’s Gestapo – the Department of State Services (DSS) since …

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No, adverts on London buses are not calling for Nigeria’s Bukola Saraki to be jailed

15 March 2019 Videos which claim to show adverts on London buses calling for the imprisonment of Nigeria’s departing Senate president Bukola Saraki have together racked up more than 130,000 views on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. But the videos have been digitally altered to add the advertising, and London’s transport authority confirmed that no such advertisements are running on …

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President Buhari’s win challenged by Nigeria’s opposition

28 February 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari has been reelected in Saturday’s polls, but his main opposition rival is calling the results “rigged”. The runner-up from the People’s Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar says he’ll challenge the outcome in court. Nigeria’s courts have tended not to favour opposition parties in the past. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa has more from Abuja. Follow @naijiant

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Tinubu’s bullishness about bullion vans demonstrates the buffoonery of Buhari’s anti-corruption

24 February 2019 Pictures surfaced on social media of two bullion vans allegedly entering the home of Bola Tinubu, the former governor of Lagos State and self-styled “national leader” of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the day before yesterday’s presidential and national assembly (s)elections. Tinubu is seen as the “godfather” of Lagos State, who picks and chooses who runs the …

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