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Ola Awoniyi

Ola Awoniyi

    Nigeria's Buhari wins re-election
    Nigeria's Buhari wins re-election
    Muhammadu Buhari was on Tuesday re-elected Nigeria's president, after a delayed poll that angered voters and raised political temperatures, leading...
    ​Last day of campaigning in Nigeria before polls
    ​Last day of campaigning in Nigeria before polls
    Nigeria's presidential candidates wrapped up their election campaigns on Thursday, making a final pitch to voters before Africa's most populous...
    Nigeria says top judge's suspension not linked to election
    Nigeria says top judge's suspension not linked to election
    Nigeria's government has denied suggestions that the suspension of the country's top judge on corruption charges was linked to next month's...
    Buhari begins presidential election campaign
    Buhari begins presidential election campaign
    Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday put the fight against corruption at the heart of his bid for another four-year term, as official...
    Nigeria delays elections as Boko Haram conflict spirals
    Nigeria delays elections as Boko Haram conflict spirals
    Nigeria has postponed its presidential election on security grounds as the Boko Haram conflict intensifies, handing a potential lifeline to the...
    Nigeria on red alert after first Ebola death
    Nigeria on red alert after first Ebola death
    Nigeria was on alert against the possible spread of Ebola on Saturday, a day after the first confirmed death from the virus in Lagos, Africa's...
    Nigeria rules out prisoner swap for missing girls
    Nigeria rules out prisoner swap for missing girls
    Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has ruled out the release of Boko Haram fighters in exchange for the freedom of more than 200 schoolgirls...
    Nigeria leapfrogs SA to become Africa's biggest economy
    Nigeria leapfrogs SA to become Africa's biggest economy
    The new calculations take into account changes in production and consumption since the last time the exercise was carried out in 1990 and indicated...
    Sudan's Bashir leaves Nigeria after calls for his arrest
    Sudan's Bashir leaves Nigeria after calls for his arrest
    Bashir had been attending an African Union (AU) health summit which was due to end on Tuesday.
    Nigeria grapples with insecurity, graft after free poll
    Nigeria grapples with insecurity, graft after free poll
    "I bring you today a message of renewed hope and faith in the immense possibilities that lie ahead," Jonathan said in a national broadcast...
    Nigerian candidate bemoans World Bank post
    Nigerian candidate bemoans World Bank post
    The Nigerian candidate to head the World Bank said on Monday that the appointment was not being decided on merit and that the US nominee would win,...
    Nigeria looks into Christmas Day bombings
    Nigeria looks into Christmas Day bombings
    Nigeria on Monday probed a wave of Christmas Day bomb attacks that killed at least 40 and was blamed on Islamists, including one blast that ripped...