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 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.
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.
Police found nearly 300 people held in captive in an Islamic school in Daura area of Katsina.
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.
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.
South Africa and Nigeria have vowed to work together to address challenges facing the two countries.
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.
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.
Media briefing on the outcome of the meeting between South African President Ramaphosa and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari.