Atiku Abubakar

 
Privatise Nigeria's oil industry? Easier said than done
Privatise Nigeria's oil industry? Easier said than done
A leading contender in Nigeria's presidential election next month has pledged to privatise the country's oil industry, but that's a promise that...
Nigerian newspaper offices raided, journalists detained
Nigerian newspaper offices raided, journalists detained
On Sunday, Nigerian soldiers raided the offices of the Daily Trust newspaper in both Abuja and Maiduguri, arresting two staffers after they...
Oby takes on Nigeria’s boys’ club
Oby takes on Nigeria’s boys’ club
Lagos — Obiageli “Oby” Ezekwesili shot to global prominence as co-founder and principal spokesperson for the #BringBackOurGirls movement. Her relentless activism helped to secure the release of the majority of the 276 Chibok girls kidnapped in 2014 by Boko...
Nigeria’s 2019 election: a two-horse race with uninspiring candidates
Nigeria’s 2019 election: a two-horse race with uninspiring candidates
Almost all of Nigeria’s 68 political parties have wrapped up their primaries and chosen candidates to stand in the country’s February 2019...
'Politicians have failed us': The despair of Nigeria's poor
'Politicians have failed us': The despair of Nigeria's poor
Lagos, Nigeria - Emita Dida, a widowed mother of six, has been living in "Monkey Village" for more than a decade.
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...
Fake news accounts: Nigerian social media's copycat issue
Fake news accounts: Nigerian social media's copycat issue
When one of Africa's richest men joined Twitter and posted his first tweet on May 11 this year, the fanfare in his home of Nigeria was...
Nigeria's main opposition party announces candidate ahead of 2019 elections
Nigeria's main opposition party announces candidate ahead of 2019 elections
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will run for re-election in February 2019 against former vice president Atiku Abubakar, a Muslim from the...
Nigeria is not ready to hold free and fair elections next year. Here's why
Nigeria is not ready to hold free and fair elections next year. Here's why
The 2019 presidential elections in Nigeria will be the country’s sixth since 1999, when it shifted to democracy after a long period of military...
Zuma blasts Nato's campaign in Libya for 'lasting scar'
Zuma blasts Nato's campaign in Libya for 'lasting scar'
South African President Jacob Zuma on Saturday said Nato's campaign in Libya left a scar on the continent that will take long to heal.
Nigeria gears for high-stakes vote amid violence
Nigeria gears for high-stakes vote amid violence
Nigeria's ruling party picks a presidential candidate this week in a high-stakes vote ahead of general elections viewed as among the most important...
Nigeria's stability hinges on presidential ruling
Nigeria's stability hinges on presidential ruling
A Nigerian tribunal will rule on Tuesday whether the election of President Umaru Yar'Adua was valid, a decision that could entrench a disputed...

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