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Nigeria fuel shortage trends on social media

Fuel crisis in Nigeria's has generated the hashtag #aintnobodygotfuelforthat. Twitter users have been sharing their experiences on how they are coping with the situation. Hilarious images...

Profile:Who is Mr Muhammadu Buhari?

  Muhammadu Buhari (born 17 December 1942) is the President-elect of Nigeria and a retired Major General in the Nigerian Army who was Head of...

Mohammadu Buhari ahead in Nigeria’s tight election

Nigeria's opposition leader Mohammadu Buhari, is leading in the presidential vote count in Nigeria's Election. It has been termed as the most tight race that...

Nigeria:Mohammadu Buhari in slight Lead

  Early results from Nigeria's election  give the opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari more votes than the incumbent, President Goodluck Jonathan. Opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari has opened...

Nigerians await the first results of elections

Nigeria's electoral commission  says it will announce the results of the just concluded elections in the coming days. CCTV's Claire Munyana who is in Abuja...

Nigeria: Voters lament on irregularities in Rivers State

  Reports from Nigeria say thousands of people poured onto the streets  on Sunday to  protest alleged killings of campaign workers. They also lamented about voting...

Nigeria Election:Vote counting underway

Vote counting is underway in Nigeria's presidential election as it spilled into a second day following violence and electronic glitches making it the most...

Talk Africa: The Youth Factor in Nigerian Elections

Nigeria's youth vote is likely to have a huge influence on this year's election. Almost one-fifth of the voters made their mark for the...

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Deji Badmus

NIGERIA: BUHARI’S ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR

There is something about corruption in Nigeria that is, for me, a huge contradiction. Everyone in the country knows it is about the biggest...

How did Zimbabwe get here?

In 2013 a resounding electoral victory handed back full control of Zimbabwe’s Government to ZANU- PF, ending an uncomfortable coalition with the opposition. The four-year...
Robert Kagiri

What China’s ‘New Era’ means for Africa

The curtain finally came down on the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) 19th Congress held between October 18-24, 2017 at the Great Hall of...
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