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DEMOCRACY IN NIGERIA HAS STALLED

On February 23, President Muhammadu Buhari was elected to a second term, defeating the chief opposition candidate and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar. As always, there was more violence associated

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CAN THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE NIGERIAN ELECTIONS BE JUSTIFIED?

David O’Sullivan from KayaFM speaks to Adetunji Omotola from Nigeria regarding the postponed elections in Nigeria. The Nigerian Independent National Electoral Commission postponed the elections just hours before they were

INEC – WHY WE POSTPONED NIGERIA’S ELECTION

The Independent National Electoral Commission explained why the scheduled general elections was postponed six hours before the election today. The commission postponed the election by another week, explaining the difficult

#NigeriaDecides: FIVE KILLED IN PRE-ELECTION VIOLENCE IN WARRI, NIGERIA – POLICE

WARRI – Five people were killed in southeast Nigeria during clashes between supporters of the two main political parties, police said on Monday, just days before a general election. The

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#NigeriaDecides: NIGERIA’S ELECTION BRINGS DUAL CRISES BACK TO THE POLLS: CORRUPTION AND BOKO HARAM

ABUJA, Nigeria — Muhammadu Buhari won the presidency in a historic election in Nigeria four years ago by promising to crush two scourges that had plagued the nation for years:

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#NigeriaDecides: UNPACKING THE RACE FOR NIGERIA’S PRESIDENCY IN 2019

Abuja – Nigerians will on February 16 choose between two septuagenarians to lead Africa’s largest democracy: President Muhammadu Buhari and former vice president Atiku Abubakar. The pair have run for

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PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI STARTS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN

Voters go to the polls on 16 February, four years after Buhari’s landmark victory which saw him become the first opposition candidate in Nigerian history to defeat a sitting president.

PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA OFFICIALLY CLOSES THE TWO-DAY PRESIDENTIAL JOBS SUMMIT HELD AT THE GALLAGHER CONVENTION CENTER IN MIDRAND, JOHANNESBURG

The Summit was convened under the auspices of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC) and brought together all constituencies under one roof to focus on collaborative and high-impact

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FORMER NIGERIAN AMBASSADOR “AHMED MUSA IBETO” TO SOUTH AFRICA LOST PDP GOVERNORSHIP TICKET

In Minna, PDP governorship candidate in the 2015 general election in Niger, Umar Nasko, re-emerged the winner of the party’s primary for the 2019 general election. He beat former Nigeria

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DEFECTIONS AND DEFLECTIONS: WHO NOW HOLDS THE BALANCE OF POWER IN NIGERIA?

Dozens of politicians, including the Senate President and three governors, have defected from the ruling party. There could be more to come. This week, another tremor ran through Nigeria’s turbulent

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