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Opposition accuses Buhari of 'lip service'...

The comments drew the backing of his ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party

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Buhari warns vote-riggers of 'ruthless' response...

Presidential and parliamentary elections were put off just over five hours before polls were due to open on Saturday, causing widespread anger.

Nigeria counts cost of postponed presidential...

Most businesses shut down on Friday to allow employees to leave before movement restrictions were imposed throughout Saturday. Airports and land borders...

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Nigeria's two main parties condemn election...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) blamed the postponement on logistical difficulties, after reports of widespread problems in the distribution...

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Nigeria postpones presidential election for...

Polling had been due to start at nearly 120,000 polling units in Africa's most populous nation at 0700 GMT, with a record 73 candidates on the ballot....

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Crunch time as Nigeria goes to the polls...

A total of 73 candidates are on the ballot for Saturday

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Magala bags another win in Nigeria as Babirye...

The national ladies team player, who is also the Uganda Ladies Golf Union president, carded 244 gross over 54 holes to edge Nigeria’s Rachael Danjuma to...

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Banky W: The rapper who wants to change Nigeria...

"Together, we are stronger than any rich or corrupt politician. Together, we can make it!" the performer cries through a megaphone from the back of a motorcycle....

Kikwete heads election observer mission in...

The Commonwealth has observed the previous five elections in Nigeria, and I am pleased to be deploying so distinguished a group to again support the nation...

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Nigerian women embrace family planning ahead...

Nigeria's population is expected to leap from 190 million today to 410 million by 2050 -- and to almost twice that number again by the end of the century...

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'Golden handshake' for DR Congo's...

Ministers in the outgoing government of now ex-president Joseph Kabila awarded themselves "golden-handshake" benefits in two decrees which were passed on November 24, that safeguarded lifetime cash payments.