Nigerians will choose a president and legislature for Africa’s most populous country, state governors and local representatives will be picked after.
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Nigeria fake news can be so outlandish that president recently felt compelled to declare that he had not died and been replaced by a Sudanese body double.
Tech has become instrumental in pushing political propaganda and also in exposing the atrocities and schemes of elected officials and political aspirants.
When Nigerians go to the polls Feb. 16 for general elections, few will be expecting large numbers of female candidates to win.
Money politics reforms across Africa will ensure fair political participation processes and prevent corruption stemming from misuse of money in politics.
A legal case against Nigeria’s top judge that raised fears of interference in next month’s presidential election was adjourned indefinitely on Monday.
Nigeria’s government warned off international “meddling,” insisting the country will conduct “free, fair elections” for the presidency on February 16.
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.
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.