Nigeria’s ruling party launches President Buhari’s re-election bid on Friday in the southern city of Uyo, hours after naming a campaign team.
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Nigeria’s opposition candidate absent at the signing of an election agreement stating a commitment to hold peaceful election early next year.
Nigeria’s President Buhari denies claims of his death and of being replaced by a Sudanese impostor, a rumour that has circulated on social media for months.
At least 15 Nigerian organizations debuted a collaborative online platform Wednesday to combat fake news ahead of the country’s February elections.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari launched his manifesto on Sunday, hoping his anti-corruption agenda can win him a second term at a February 16 election.
Nigeria’s minority Shiite Muslim leader has been denied bail and 40 of its members had been killed by security forces as they protest for his release.
A Nigerian film titled “Vaya” tells the story of three strangers who get on a train, each of them with a mission to fulfill in Johannesburg.
The co-founder of a group to raise awareness about schoolgirls kidnapped by jihadists said she aims to become Nigeria’s first woman president.
Atiku Abubakar, ex-Vice President of Nigerian has promised “true democracy” if he emerges winner in the 2019 presidential polls. Rhethoric of possibility?
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.