August 6, 1999

Salisu Buhari, speaker of Nigeria's house of representatives and constitutionally the country's fourth most senior citizen, has resigned after falsely claiming that he had received a degree from the University of Toronto in the late 1980s. He was fined 2,000 naira (Pounds 12).

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