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Muhammadu Buhari - Nigeria's converted democrat comes back from the brink


ABUJA (Reuters) - Muhammadu Buhari, who has won four more years as Nigeria's president, proved wrong those who doubted he could survive the blows of recession, militant attacks on oilfields and an Islamist insurgency that blighted his first term.

The former military ruler showed that his pledge to fight corruption remained popular, particularly when combined with promises to extend social welfare programmes aimed at feeding the poor and helping young people find work.

   

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