Questions for Buhari before election | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

It is on this note that I like to open up certain kernels of truth in appreciation of what Buhari has achieved and to ask him to clear some historical contradictions which have put question mark on the acclaimed nationalism of successive Nigerian governments.

~ The Guardian

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