Nigeria: A plunge into the unknown

Buhari's back for Round 2 as president of the most populous African nation.

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Muhammadu Buhari speaks in February in London, UK.
Gwynne Dyer
Published: Thursday, 04/09/2015 10:15 pm EDT

“I think, once a dictator, always a dictator,” said Sonnie Ekwowusi, a columnist for Nigeria’s This Day newspaper. “Many people are afraid that if [Muhammadu Buhari] wins, they will go to prison.”

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