Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari’s First Four Years in Four Charts

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will be sworn in for a second and final four-year term on Wednesday after being re-elected in February on pledges of reviving economic growth in Africa’s most populous nation. These charts show some of the economic progress and challenges that marked Buhari’s first term in office: Inflation has been above the central bank’s target of 6%…

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Nigerians became poorer in Buhari’s first term – The Economist

The Economist reviewed the first term of President Muhammadu Buhari and concluded that Nigerians became poorer during his first four years in office. The magazine, in the publication, which was posted on its website on Thursday, said while the Nigerian economy was “stuck like a stranded truck,” average incomes fell during the four-year period covering 2015 to 2019. Opposition parties…

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‘Holy Spirit’ saves German driver from speeding fine

A speeding driver in Germany was saved from a €105 (£93) fine when a snow-white dove interceded on his behalf. The driver was caught on speed cameras – but his identity was hidden by the bird’s wings spread in flight. A light-hearted police statement suggested that perhaps “it was no coincidence the Holy Spirit” intervened – a reference to the…

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Woods to receive U.S.’ highest national honour on Monday

Masters champion, Tiger Woods will visit the White House on Monday, where he would be honoured with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, White House Press Secretary, Sarah Sanders said yesterday. According to www.tcpalm.com, President Donald Trump will honour Woods, who won his 15th major and fifth green jacket at Augusta last month. Trump and Woods have been golfing partners in the…

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