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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

#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

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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

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

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#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

#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