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Feb 23, 2019
After week-long delay and conspiracy claims, Nigeria goes to polls at last; series of blasts rock Maiduguri cityNigerians began voting for a new president on Saturday after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence. Shortly before polls opened, a series of blasts rocked the northeastern city of Maiduguri, which has been repeatedly hit by Boko Haram Islamists.
Apr 13, 2016
Hashtag fail? Two years on, #BringBackOurGirls is yet to see any success#BringBackOurGirls was an initial success, bringing protesters out on the streets, but domestic politics in Nigeria trumped global outrage
Apr 02, 2015
Badluck for Goodluck: Nigeria prefers a former dictator Muhammadu Buhari as PresidentPresident Goodluck Jonathan conceded defeat to former Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, paving the way for an unprecedented peaceful transfer of power in Nigeria.
Mar 29, 2015
Boko Haram extremists kill 41, scare hundreds from voting in NigeriaIn electoral violence elsewhere, three people including a soldier were shot and killed in political thuggery in southern Rivers state, and two car bombs exploded at polling stations in the southeast but no one was injured, according to police.
Feb 08, 2015
Nigeria postpones 14 February presidential elections to 28 MarchNigeria's electoral commission has said it is postponing the Feb. 14 presidential election until March 28 due to security concerns, caving in to pressure from the ruling People's Democratic Party in a move likely to enrage the opposition.
Jan 08, 2015
Boko Haram destroys at least 16 towns, villages in northeast Nigeria, say local officialsBoko Haram razed at least 16 towns and villages in a renewed assault after capturing a key military base in restive northeast Nigeria.
Nov 09, 2014
Want to run for president of Nigeria? Shell out $170,000 for just a nomination formNigeria's main political parties are charging eye-watering fees from election hopefuls, in a move condemned as undemocratic and a breeding ground for high-level cronyism and corruption.
Oct 01, 2014
Ebola outbreak in Nigeria almost over, say US health authoritiesThe Ebola outbreak in Nigeria is almost over, after an ordeal that began in July when a sick man with US-Liberian citizenship flew there from Liberia.
Jul 08, 2014
Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kill sevenSuspected Boko Haram Islamists disguised in army uniforms killed seven people in an attack near the northeastern border with Cameroon.
Jun 03, 2014
Nigeria: 9 Boko Haram fighters killed by militaryThe Nigerian military, on Monday, confirmed it killed nine Boko Haram fighters in the northeastern Borno state.