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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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#NigeriaDecides: MUHAMMADU BUHARI RE-ELECTED AS PRESIDENT

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been re-elected for a second four-year term, the election commission says. The 76-year-old defeated his main rival, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, with a margin of

ELECTION RUINED IN SOME PARTS OF NIGERIA

Nigeria began counting votes in Saturday’s closely-fought presidential election although the electoral commission extended voting hours in some places where polling stations opened late or ballot machines malfunctioned. Analysts say

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ADEKUNLE OWOLABI ON POSTPONED NIGERIA PRESIDENTIAL POLLS

Nigerians have hit out in frustration and anger at election officials. This after a last-minute delay to voting, just as they were preparing to cast their ballots. Many people were

#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:

#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