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Nigerian Lawmakers Urge Asylum for Gambian President

Nigeria’s lower house of parliament has recommended that President Muhammadu Buhari make an asylum offer to Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, who has refused to accept his loss to Adama Barrow in the December 1 elections, leaving Gambia with a political standoff since then.  The members of Nigeria’s lower house of parliament discussed the advisory motion Thursday as part of an ongoing effort to negotiate a peaceful transition of power in the tiny West African nation. Nigerian house...

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