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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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The EFCC are bad for Ike Ekweremadu’s blood pressure

2 August 2018 An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) source has revealed to how Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu was interrogated on Tuesday about his huge property portfolio, spanning Abuja, Enugu, Dubai, the United States and London. Some of the information about the Ekweremadu real estate was reported a few months ago here: The EFCC source claimed that …

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Buhari continues his hide and seek in London

President Muhammadu Buhari flew out to London today for a “meeting” with his doctor.  A statement from his spokesman, Garba Shehu, said: “In the course of the technical stop-over for aircraft maintenance in London on his way back from Washington last week, the president had a meeting with his doctor.” Shehu added that the doctor asked “the president to return for a …

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Governor Fayose’s spokesman claims that Buhari was driven out of London

President Muhammadu Buhari flew back to Nigeria last night after what his spokesman Garba Shehu called a “technical stopover” in London from Washington. Mystery has surrounded his stopover in London, especially as one of his aides, Bashir Ahmad, tweeted as he took off from Washington that the president was heading to Abuja on Tuesday. When there was no sign of …

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