The following are news highlights of leading Nigerian media outlets on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari— President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said results of medical tests showed he needed more time to rest, a development which has necessitated his stay in the United Kingdom longer than originally planned.
Buhari, who said “there is no cause for worry” in a statement, expressed gratitude to Nigerians for their “show of love and concern.” (The Guardian)
— The Nigerian government on Tuesday ruled out the option of obtaining any loan facility from the International Monetary Fund, stating that the country was not having a balance of payment problem.
It also cited the painful and stringent conditions associated with borrowing from the organization. (Vanguard) Enditem