Nigeria’s president, vice-president declare assets

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who won office pledging to fight the country’s outrageous graft habit, claims to have no foreign accounts or oil concessions and only $151 000 in his local bank account. The 72-year-old military man enjoys “a spartan lifestyle”, owning five houses, a few farms and a variety of livestock, and “a number of cars”, his spokesman said in a statement listing his assets late on Thursday. His deputy, Yemi Osinbajo, appears substantially more well-heeled, according to the statement….more

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