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Nigeria Considers Closing Embassies Amid Budget Slump

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is considering closing some embassies abroad, his office said on Tuesday, as public finances have been hit hard by a slump in vital oil revenues. A committee will review all Nigerian embassies to determine those that are essential, the presidency said in a statement. It quoted Buhari as telling foreign ministry officials there was no point keeping embassies "all over the world with dilapidated facilities and demoralized...

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