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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari speaks during his meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama at the United Nations General Assembly September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque


ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who is on medical leave in Britain, is well and in no danger, the country's information minister said on Wednesday.

"I can assure you that Mr. President is well and he is absolutely in no danger," Lai Mohammed told reporters in Abuja. "He is not in hospital."

(Reporting by Felix Onuah; Writing by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Larry King)