Buhari condemns foiled Coup in Niger

President Muhammadu-Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari — currently in London for medical check-up — has condemned the attempted coup in Niger Republic, saying “any illegal effort to depose a democratically elected government is not only despicable, but also unacceptable to democratic governments around the world.” USAfricaonline.com notes that Nigeria, under Buhari’s leadership, has treated Niger as a special category neighbor in trade, rail line and petroleum resources transactions. By Chido Nwangwu