Nigeria elections

 
Dignified Nigerian election should inspire other nations to follow suit
Dignified Nigerian election should inspire other nations to follow suit
For the first time in Nigeria's history, an elected president is handing power to another elected president following an election that was, by and...
Root out electoral graft, Buhari
Root out electoral graft, Buhari
Early this month, Muhammadu Buhari was elected Nigeria's new president on the twin promise of increasing security and lowering corruption.
Buhari: From despot to 'democrat'
Buhari: From despot to 'democrat'
The newly elected president of Africa's biggest democracy is a former military dictator and political prisoner who once waged a draconian "war...
Buhari defeats Jonathan in historic Nigeria election
Buhari defeats Jonathan in historic Nigeria election
Challenger Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria's presidential election by 2.57 million votes, official results showed Wednesday, pushing Goodluck...
Tense vote count continues in extended Nigeria poll
Tense vote count continues in extended Nigeria poll
Nigeria has continued counting ballots in a closely fought general election after failures in controversial new technology pushed voting into a...
Nigeria awaits election results with Jonathan pitting against Buhari
Nigeria awaits election results with Jonathan pitting against Buhari
The United Nations Secretary General congratulated Nigeria for holding a "largely peaceful and orderly" ballot, as the head of the country's...
Nigeria votes: What could go terribly wrong, or wonderfully right, with the election?
Nigeria votes: What could go terribly wrong, or wonderfully right, with the election?
The election is testing the stability of a country with an almost $500 billion economy, Africa’s biggest, that’s been hit by a fall in prices...
Niger Delta leeches threaten anarchy if their man loses
Niger Delta leeches threaten anarchy if their man loses
Reuben Wilson's militant days of stalking Nigeria's swamps in search of oil pipelines to blow up are well behind him.
Tight race predicted in Nigerian poll
Tight race predicted in Nigerian poll
Nigeria is on edge ahead of Saturday's elections, whose outcome analysts say could plunge the country into chaos.
A Buhari win may turn Nigeria into a warzone
A Buhari win may turn Nigeria into a warzone
With only two weeks to go until the most closely contested presidential election in Nigeria’s history, the biggest issue on the agenda is...
Boko Haram leader vows to disrupt Nigeria election
Boko Haram leader vows to disrupt Nigeria election
"This election will not be held even if we are dead. Even if we are not alive Allah will never allow you to do it," Shekau said in the Hausa...
Gunshots and leaflets: Boko Haram invades restive Gombe
Gunshots and leaflets: Boko Haram invades restive Gombe
Hundreds of Boko Haram Islamists on Saturday invaded the restive northeast Nigerian city of Gombe, firing heavy guns and throwing leaflets calling on...

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