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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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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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What and who was behind the drama at Nigeria’s National Assembly today?

7 August 2018 Armed masked men from Nigeria’s Gestapo aka the Department of State Services (DSS) surrounded the gates of the National Assembly today, preventing staff and legislators – who were mainly on recess – from gaining entrance.  Some legislators tried to force their way in and rumours flew around social media about the intentions of the security agents. Later …

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