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Nigeria considers closing embassies amid budget slump| Reuters

Sep 09, 2015    

ABUJA 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 determinethose 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 facilitiesand demoralised staff.""Let's keep only what we can manage. We can't afford much for now. There's no point in pretending," Buhari sai...

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