There had been strong speculation of a more flexible rate of exchange, which would have been seen as Buhari climbing down.
Damning provisions included $4m to update a website, rent for his palace and more cash for a presidential clinic than for the public.
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“From Nigeria...down the coast to Senegal and all the countries in between, there’s almost no functional refinery except the one in Ivory Coast"
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The president has been criticised for being slow to name his cabinet since his victory in March elections.