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Muhammadu Buhari speaking at Chatham House, 26 February 2015. Image: Anieduugo - Own work. Wikimedia Commons

Muhammadu Buhari speaking at Chatham House, 26 February 2015. Image: Anieduugo – Own work. Wikimedia Commons

The Nigerian  president,  Muhammadu Buhari, has spoken to Sky News and admitted his country is corrupt.

He says he is not expecting an apology from British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Meanwhile, Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond says Mr. Cameron was merely stating a fact.

The leaders of both countries would recognize that they have got a serious problem. I’ve had discussions with President Buhari and President Ghani and both men are fully committed for dealing with a hugely corrossive problems undermining the economies of both countries.

-Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond

 

Manufacturing

UK manufacturing has fallen back into recession for the third time in eight years.

Tom Hill has more on the statistics.

 

West Ham

West Ham United said goodbye to their home of 112 years last night, as the Boleyn ground staged its last ever competitive match.

Whilst many are excited about their move to Stratford’s Olympic Stadium, some fans think it’s a big loss.

Al Riddell spoke to one such fan, Edward.

 

London Hopper fares

London’s new mayor Sadiq Khan is introducing a one-hour “hopper fare” as his first policy.

Radlemadle explains what this will mean for London commuters.

 

Football

Chelsea will head to Liverpool tonight with hopes of ending a challenging season on a high.

Speaking to Sky News, manager Guus Hiddink explains the difficulties at Stamford Bridge since he was given the job in December.

My first job… was to get them as soon as possible out of relegation zone with no further targets set at that moment. So get us soon as possible out of that zone.

-Guus Hiddink, Chelsea Manager.

 

 

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