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Ex-Nigerian Leader Buhari Released

From Reuters

This country’s military rulers Friday freed former Nigerian strongman Mohammed Buhari, detained since he was deposed in 1985, and his right-hand man Tunde Idiagbon, a spokesman for President Ibrahim Babangida said.

Buhari, a major general, and Idiagbon ruled Nigeria for 20 months after overthrowing the civilian government of Shehu Shagari at the end of December, 1983.


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