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Vol 58 No 23

Published 17th November 2017


Nigeria

Buhari opens the war chest

Announcing the country's biggest-ever budget last week, the President looks ready for a re-election campaign

To run or not to run in 2019 – that was the question that President Muhammadu Buhari had been studiously avoiding. After a slow start to his tenure, punctuated by long periods of ill-health and medical treatment in London, he was beginning to look like a one-term president and the vultures were circling.

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