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Muhammadu Buhari sworn in as Nigeria president after historic win

May 29, 2015    

Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as Nigeria's new head of state on Friday in a ceremony mixing military pomp with cultural tradition after he won the first opposition victory over a sitting president in the nation's history.The 72-year-old took the oath of office before the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Supreme Court President Mahmoud Mohammed, to begin a four-year term in which he faces difficulties from the outset."I, Muhammadu Buhari, do solemnly swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to the Federal Republic of Nigeria," he said at the ceremony at Abuja's Eagle Square ven...

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