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Buhari asks Nigeria’s chief judge to free prisoners because of coronavirus

22 April 2020, 2:51 PM

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the chief judge to free prison inmates who have been awaiting trial for six years or more to ease overcrowding as the novel coronavirus spreads, a spokesman said on Tuesday.

Nigeria to extend coronavirus lockdowns for 14 more days: President Buhari

13 April 2020, 9:28 PM

Nigeria will extend lockdowns in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun states for an additional 14 days to combat the new coronavirus, President Muhammadu Buhari said in an address to the nation on Monday.

Nigerian supreme court dismisses appeal against Buhari election win

31 October 2019, 10:18 AM

Nigeria’s Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by the main opposition candidate to overturn the result of February’s presidential election in which Muhammadu Buhari was returned to office.

Men and boys are pictured after being rescued by police in Sabon Garin, in Daura local government area of Katsina state.

Nigeria’s Buhari vows crackdown on abusive Islamic schools

16 October 2019, 6:19 AM

Police found nearly 300 people held in captive in an Islamic school in Daura area of Katsina.

From the desk of the President: Buhari’s state visit

7 October 2019, 9:43 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa played host to President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria on a state visit. The President writes that it turned out to be an extremely successful visit.

South African attacks on foreigners shames the continent: Buhari

4 October 2019, 5:03 PM

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday that a wave of deadly violence against Nigerians and other foreign nationals in South Africa last month was an embarrassment to the continent.

Ramaphosa and Buhari

Ramaphosa, Buhari vow to work together

3 October 2019, 9:18 PM

South Africa and Nigeria have vowed to work together to address challenges facing the two countries.

SA committed to unity: Ramaphosa to Buhari

3 October 2019, 3:45 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has told Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari that South Africa is committed to African unity and deeply regrets the recent spate of attacks on foreign nationals last month.

Buhari and Ramaphosa shaking hands

Buhari urges SA to relax its regulations for Nigerian businesses  

3 October 2019, 12:41 PM

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the South African government to relax its regulatory framework and make it easy for Nigerian companies to do businesses in the country.

WATCH: Media briefing on meeting outcome between Ramaphosa, Buhari

3 October 2019, 12:03 PM

Media briefing on the outcome of the meeting between South African President Ramaphosa and  Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari.



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