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Buhari row reveals ‘kitchen cabinet’

Economic uncertainty has gripped Nigeria as promised reforms fail to materialise

Nigeria leader says unrest recalls civil war build-up

President Goodluck Jonathan said on Thursday that deadly post-poll unrest recalled the build-up to the Nigerian civil war.

Nigeria rocked by deadly post-election violence

An outbreak of post-poll rioting in northern Nigeria left many dead overnight, after President Goodluck Jonathan appealed for unity following his win.

Riots mar Goodluck Jonathan’s Nigerian election victory

Deadly riots erupted across Nigeria's north on Monday as youths torched churches and homes in anger at President Goodluck Jonathan's election victory.

Jonathan heads for victory in Nigeria vote

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan headed for victory on Monday in the country's elections, with official results giving him a commanding lead.

Nigeria to vote for president in bid for true democracy

Nigeria votes for a president on Saturday in what may be a historic moment for Africa's most populous nation as it bids to end years of rigging.

Nigeria polls may be delayed a third time

Nigeria's electoral agency on Tuesday raised the possibility of a third delay of parliamentary polls in some parts of the country.

Namibian opposition parties to appeal election ruling

Nine opposition parties in Namibia that lost a court case challenging the 2009 national elections will appeal the ruling, their leaders said on Tuesday.

Son of hated dictator Abacha runs for office in Nigeria

Nigerians were reminded of a grim period in their history when the son of hated dictator Sani Abacha qualified as a candidate for state governor.

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