ABUJA (Reuters) - Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as President of Nigeria on Friday at a ceremony in the capital attended by numerous African heads of state and foreign dignitaries including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Buhari, dressed in traditional Muslim attire, stood on the stage clutching a Koran in his right hand, as he pledged to uphold the constitution and laws of Africa's most populous nation. (Reporting by Julia Payne; Editing by Ed Cropley)
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians celebrated their newly reinforced democracy Friday, dancing and singing songs and praises as Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in, the first candidate to beat a sitting president at the polls.
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