In the latest stunning development in Africa’s largest nation, Nigeria’s Senate President Bukola Saraki was asked to relinquish his position after he changed party from the ruling All Progressive Congress to the People’s Democratic Party.
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Ruling party splits after a faction declared that it no longer supports the government of Buhari
In Nigeria, appeals arising from governorship and presidential elections terminate at the Supreme Court
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Local groups are urging Nigerians to get fully involved in the political process that would determine their leaderships
Funmi Ilori drives vans packed with books to poor areas of Lagos to help children discover a love of reading
A panel discussion about the impact of past and present corruption on the state of Nigerian democracy
The unending comments on the letter by former President Olusegun Obasanjo chastising President Muhammadu Buhari for alleged