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Shias demonstrate in Abuja demanding Zakzaky’s release

7 October 2018 Shia Muslims in Nigerian capital of Abuja have once again staged a protest rally to call for the release of their leader Ibrahim Zakzaky, who is still in prison despite a 2016 high court ruling. The protest was held in front of the Federal Ministry of Justice. Spokesman for Zakzaky’s Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Abdullahi Muhammad, …

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The UK is still withholding Ibori’s millions

5 September 2018 The current edition of Private Eye, a UK investigative journalism magazine reports how, despite prime minister Theresa May’s posturing in Abuja, Nigeria last week on helping Nigeria combat some of its ills, her country was still keeping assets seized from some of Nigeria’s “fantastically corrupt” politicians. The magazine states: Visiting Abuja last week, prime minister Theresa May …

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The UK Guardian’s take on Buhari’s troubles

29 August 2018 As UK prime minister Theresa May is welcomed in Abuja today by President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria has come into focus for the British media.  The country’s Guardian newspaper takes a look at what’s on Buhari’s plate. Political intrigue swirls around Buhari as May arrives in Nigeria Nigeria’s president beset by health questions, defections and disillusioned voters It …

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