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NIGERIA

President Buhari's win challenged by Nigeria's opposition

Buhari might have won by a wide margin, but main opposition leader says 'flawed polls' will be contested in court.
NIGERIA

Nigeria's 2019 election 'last gasp of the old order'

Al Jazeera speaks to opposition politician Kingsley Moghalu about the credibility of Nigeria's just-concluded polls.
AFRICA

Nigeria's Buhari wins re-election, challenger rejects vote

Incumbent appeals for unity as rival Atiku Abubakar vows to pursue fraud claim after vote marred by delays and violence.
AFRICA

Will voters punish Buhari for not tackling Nigeria's oil spills?

Five years after Nigeria's president promised to clean-up this oil mess, Al Jazeera looks at whether the failure will hurt his re-election bid.
NIGERIA

Nigeria's president: Disrupt vote at the 'expense of your life'

Muhammadu Buhari also questions election delay calling for an investigation into the electoral commission's decision.
PODCAST

Nigeria elections: A battle for the youth vote

In this episode of The Take, Al Jazeera journalists examine Nigeria's upcoming general elections, the voters and the top two candidates in the presidential race.
AFRICA

Nigeria elections: Buhari vows peaceful polls as campaigning ends

Before Saturday's polls, top two challengers for Nigeria's top seat hold final rallies vowing to have a peaceful vote.
OPINION

Nigeria elections: Caught between the devil and the deep blue sea

On Saturday, Nigerians will be forced to choose the lesser of the two evils once again.
Fisayo Soyombo
AFRICA

Nigeria rebels threaten attacks if Buhari is reelected

The Niger Delta Avengers hope to change Nigeria's president through polls, but threaten violence if vote fails.
NIGERIA

Has Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari honoured his promises?

The ex-army general was propelled to Nigeria's top job four years ago with promises of fixing pervasive insecurity.
NIGERIA

UN: Suspension of Nigeria's top judge breaches human rights

Suspension of Walter Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari violates global human rights standards, UN expert says.
OPINION

Nigeria's democracy is fading away

Nigerians preparing to head to the polls on February 16 must bear in mind that elections do not make a democracy.
Adewunmi Emoruwa
AFRICA

Nigeria's Buhari suspends chief judge; opposition cries foul

Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari just weeks ahead of election.
AFRICA

Nigeria leader says President Buhari 'can't hold fair election'

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo also says incumbent Muhammadu Buhari has failed to secure the country against Boko Haram.
AFRICA

Unidentified gunmen kill 17 people in Nigeria's Zamfara state

Raiders on several motorbikes shoot Magami village residents indiscriminately in the latest attack in Nigeria.
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