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President Buhari Returns to Nigeria, Facing Serious Challenges.

The president spent months abroad on medical leave as his country tries to dig out of recession while fighting a brutal war against Boko Haram, the Islamist militant group.

- International NY Times - US

News24.com | Top Africa stories: SADC, Zim, Nigeria.

Zimbabwe's vice president has returned home from SA after "food poisoning treatment" , and Nigerians have celebrated the return of President Muhammadu Buhari with thanksgiving services.

- News24.com - ZA

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari addresses nation on television after months away for medical treatment.

ABUJA, Nigeria " Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari addresses nation on television after months away for medical treatment.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Nigerian president vows to step up fight against Boko Haram.

ABUJA, Nigeria " Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, in an address to the nation after returning from London where he spent more than three months for medical treatment, said his government will reinvigorate its campaign against...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Nigerian Wins Prestigious Award for Aiding Victims of Boko Haram.

Nigerian activist, Rebecca Dali has won the prestigious Sergio Vieira de Mello Foundation award for her work in re-integrating women and orphans abducted by Boko Haram militants into their home communities. The award was presented at a ceremony Monday commemorating World Humanitarian Day at the U.N. European headquarters in ...

- Voice of America - US

Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: August 12 - August 18.

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v

- The Council on Foreign Relations - US

AFP Video: Nigerian Jollof rice festival celebrates the famous spicy meal.

Food lovers and chefs gather to celebrate Nigeria's most famous spicy meal, the Jollof rice, at a festival in Lagos dedicated to the culinary dish. — AFP

- The Malay Mail - MY

News24.com | Nigerian president vows to step up fight against Boko Haram.

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari vows to reinvigorate battle against Boko Haram Islamic extremists in address to the nation after more than three months in London for medical treatment

- News24.com - ZA

Nigerian president returns, renews vow to stamp out Boko Haram insurgency.

After a three-month absence seeking treatment in London, Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari urges his country to stay united in the face of widening political divides – working together to tackle the nation's mounting problems.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Growing more plants and trees can cut down the heat in Nigerian cities.

Nigeria is regarded as a hot country. Average maximum temperature can reach 38℃ - one of the hottest in sub Saharan Africa. In the last few years extreme heat and intense heatwaves have become a common experience in both rural and urban areas, showing that the country is getting hotter. This year, the Nigerian ...

- PhysOrg - NL

After long absence due to ill health, Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari slams divisions, terror.

In his first speech since returning from a long medical absence in the UK, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari vowed to step up the fight against terror group Boko Haram. Buhari did not address the cause of his illness.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

News24.com | Nigerians upbeat over ailing president's return from London

Nigerians have celebrated the return of President Muhammadu Buhari with thanksgiving services after his prolonged absence abroad for medical treatment, a period that stoked tension in a divided nation.

- News24.com - ZA

Nigeria's president slams divisions after absence

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari took to state TV on Monday in his first speech since returning from a long medical absence in Britain in a bid to dampen mounting separatist tensions in the country.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Nigerian President Vows to Step up Fight Against Boko Haram

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said his government will step up its campaign against Islamic extremist rebels but made no mention of his health he spoke to the nation for the first time Monday, after more than three months of medical treatment in London.   "Terrorists and criminals must be fought and destroyed ...

- Voice of America - US

Muhammadu Buhari slams divisions after return from UK

Nigeria president slams divisions after long absence.

- Daily Nation - KE

President Buhari in plea for Nigerian unity

President Buhari urges Nigerians to unite on his return from three months of medical leave in the UK.

- BBC - UK

News24.com | Ailing Nigerian leader Buhari slams divisions after absence

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has taken to state TV in his first speech since returning from a long medical absence in the Britain in a bid to dampen mounting separatist tensions in the country.

- News24.com - ZA

Nigeria's president slams divisions after absence

Abuja, Nigeria, Aug 21 - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari took to state TV on Monday in his first speech since returning from a long medical absence in Britain, in a bid to dampen mounting separatist tensions in the country. The 74-year-old, who received treatment for an undisclosed condition in London, appeared thinner ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Morocco's controversial plan to strengthen ties with West Africa

Morocco is launching a charm offensive as the kingdom seeks to expand its influence in West Africa by joining the economic union ECOWAS. But Nigeria is reluctant to see Morocco join as it stands to lose power.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Private college CEO charged with cheating Nigerian businessman

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — A chief executive officer of a private college pleaded not guilty in the Magistrate's Court here to a charge of cheating a Nigerian businessman of RM10,500 last year. K. Indhira Raja, 40, was alleged with cheating...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari vows to step up fight against Boko Haram

Terrorists and criminals must be fought and destroyed relentlessly so that the majority of us can live in peace and safety.

- Zee News - IN

News24.com | Nigerian president addresses nation after months away

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is addressing the nation after spending more than three months in London for medical treatment.

- News24.com - ZA

President Buhari in plea for Nigerian unity

The leader urged Nigerians to come together following three months of medical leave in the UK.

- BBC - UK

Nigerian President Addresses Nation After Months Away

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, in an address to the nation after returning from London where he spent more than three months for medical treatment, said his government will reinvigorate its campaign against the Islamic extremist insurgency in the country's northeast. "Terrorists and criminals must be fought and ...

- Voice of America - US

Nigerian President vows to step up fight against Boko Haram

Terrorists and criminals must be fought and destroyed relentlessly for us to live in peace: Muhammadu Buhari

- The Hindu - IN

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari vows to step up fight against Boko Haram

"Terrorists and criminals must be fought and destroyed relentlessly," said Buhari.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Nigeria's president vows to take the fight to 'Boko Haram and mischief makers'

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, in an address to the nation after returning from London where he spent more than three months for medical treatment, said his government will reinvigorate its campaign against the Islamic extremist insurgency in the country's northeast.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

News24.com | Nine dead in Nigeria boat capsize

Nine people have been killed after a passenger boat capsized in Nigeria's commercial hub of Lagos, the government says, blaming the accident on overcrowding.

- News24.com - ZA

Nigerian president addresses nation after months away

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is addressing the nation after spending more than three months in London for medical treatment.

- FOX News - US

Nigeria's ailing president returns after 3 months away

ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country Saturday after more than three months in London for medical treatment but the government gave no details on what has been ailing him.

- Yahoo! News - US

BBC Pidgin takes to the airwaves in Nigeria

LAGOS, Aug 21 — Imagine a language without an alphabet, held together without grammar or spelling, which changes every day but is nonetheless spoken and understood by more than 75 million Nigerians. So how would a global mega-broadcaster...

- The Malay Mail - MY

The Latest: Nigeria's president returns after 3 months away

ABUJA, Nigeria " The Latest on Nigeria president's return after three months of medical treatment in London :4:55 p.m.Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country after more than three...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Growing more plants and trees can cut down the heat in Nigerian cities

Plants and trees cool themselves and the surrounding environment like this building in Paris, France. ShutterstockNigeria is regarded as a hot country. Average maximum temperature can reach 38℃ - one of the hottest in sub Saharan Africa. In the last few years extreme heat and intense heatwaves have become a common ...

- The Conversation - UK

Nigeria's Buhari home after 100-day treatment in London

An enthusiastic crowd of supporters were at the airport and lined the roads to welcome Buhari back. He is set to address Nigerians on Monday morning, the presidency said

- Daily Monitor - UG

Nigeria says ailing president returning to country today after more than 3 months in London

ABUJA, Nigeria " Nigeria says ailing president returning to country today after more than 3 months in London.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Nigeria says ailing president to return today after 3 months

ABUJA, Nigeria " Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will return to the country Saturday after more than three months in London for medical treatment, his office announced, while giving no details on what exactly has been ailing...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Nigeria's President Buhari Returns Following Extended Medical Leave

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the Nigerian capital of Abuja following an extended stay in London to treat an undisclosed illness. He's been away since May 7, and some Nigerians were beginning to demand Buhari return to work or step down from office. His supporters lined up to greet him along the road ...

- Voice of America - US

Nigeria's ailing president returns after 3 months away

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country Saturday after more than three months in London for medical...

- Deseret News - US

Nigeria's ailing leader returns home after three months

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country Saturday after more than three months in London for medical treatment, while the government gave no details on what exactly has been ailing him.

- France24 - FR

Nana Receives 4 Envoys

President Akufo-Addo received four new envoys at the Flagstaff House yesterday. They were the new British High Commissioner to Ghana, Iain Walker; his colleague from Angola, Augusto da Silva Cunhu; that of Burkina Faso, Pingrenoma Zagre, and the Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Femi Michael Abikoye. The envoys presented ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Nigerian Stabs Man To Death

The Police at Sowutoum in the Ga Central Municipality of the Greater Accra Region have arrested a 48-year-old Nigerian for allegedly stabbing a man he claims to be a thief. Thompson Peter allegedly stabbed Misbau Amadu, 27, in the head with a knife after a confrontation at his residence at about 10:00 pm last Thursday. The ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Nigerian President Buhari returns home after treatment in London

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday returned to the country after over three months of medical leave from the United Kingdom for an undisclosed "health challenge".The 74-year-old left for London on May 7 and landed back at the international airport in the capital, Abuja today.Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has ...

- Sify - IN

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returns from UK

The Nigerian leader spent three months in the UK seeking treatment for an unspecified illness.

- BBC - UK

Nigerian president Buhari to return home after UK treatment

The President left Abuja on May 7 for the British capital to receive medical care for an undisclosed ailment

- Daily Monitor - UG

Nigerian President Buhari returns home after medical treatment

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after more than three months in London for medical treatment. His absence has caused tension and uncertainty at home.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

The Latest: Nigeria's president returns after 3 months away

The Latest on Nigeria president's return after three months of medical treatment in London : 4:55 p.m. Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country after more than three months in London for medical treatment.

- FOX News - US

Nigeria's Buhari home after 100-day treatment in London

Abuja, Nigeria, Aug 19 - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned home on Saturday after spending more than 100 days in London receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness. His plane touched down around 4:35 pm at the international airport in Abuja, an AFP correspondent said. Wearing a black caftan with a cap to ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

News24.com | Nigeria leader to fly home Saturday after UK treatment: office

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is set to return home after spending more than 100 days in London receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment, his office says.

- News24.com - ZA

Nigeria's Buhari returns home after three-month sick leave in Britain | Reuters

The post Nigeria's Buhari returns home after three-month sick leave in Britain | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Nigeria leader Buhari to fly home after treatment

Buhari is a retired general who headed a military regime in the 1980s.

- Daily Nation - KE

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