Nigeria's Buhari to ask for powers for emergency economic measures: source

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Posted: Aug 22, 2016 7:31 AM

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will ask parliament for extra powers allowing him to take "emergency" decisions to revive the economy, a government source said on Monday.

The government put together a bill titled "Emergency economic stabilization" which will be submitted to parliament, the source said.

(Reporting by Felix Onuah and Ulf Laessing; Editing by Andrew Heavens)