Nigeria elections

 
Rule of law? What rule of law?
Rule of law? What rule of law?
Since assuming power on May 29 2015, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has shown a stunning disregard for the rule of law and human rights,...
WhatsApp played a big role in the Nigerian election. Not all of it was bad
WhatsApp played a big role in the Nigerian election. Not all of it was bad
There is growing concern about the potential for the message and media sharing platform WhatsApp to undermine democracy in a number of countries...
Nigeria says governship vote 'inconclusive' in six states
Nigeria says governship vote 'inconclusive' in six states
Nigeria's electoral board said on Tuesday the outcome of governorship polls in six states was inconclusive, sparking opposition fury and...
Nigeria vote tensions rise as counting suspended in volatile state
Nigeria vote tensions rise as counting suspended in volatile state
Nigeria's election authorities announced the suspension of activities in volatile opposition-held Rivers State on Sunday citing violence and...
Nigerians wait for election results as polls close
Nigerians wait for election results as polls close
Nigerians on Saturday waited to hear who their next president will be as voting in delayed elections drew to a close and the counting began.
Nigerian political parties are weaponising fake news
Nigerian political parties are weaponising fake news
Disinformation is a significant threat to democracy and the credibility of electoral outcomes. In Nigeria it is being weaponised by political...
Boko Haram displaced feel forgotten amid Nigeria election fever
Boko Haram displaced feel forgotten amid Nigeria election fever
Idriss Abdullahi was once a successful businessman and a husband to four wives, until the day he fled his home when Boko Haram insurgents advanced...
Winning back trust in Nigeria’s rescheduled elections
Winning back trust in Nigeria’s rescheduled elections
In this Q&A, Crisis Group’s Nigeria expert Nnamdi Obasi says the commission and other authorities must act now to win back trust and reduce...
Nigeria counts cost of postponed presidential poll
Nigeria counts cost of postponed presidential poll
Nigerians on Sunday counted the cost of the last-minute postponement of presidential elections, with predictions the delay could lose the country...
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.
As Kenya’s votes, its youth are more than just a cliché
As Kenya’s votes, its youth are more than just a cliché
Over the past two years, a decisive youth vote has effected changed in Nigeria, Ghana and the Gambia. Can Kenya’s young population do the...

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