Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday won a second term at the helm of Africa’s largest economy and top oil producer, a tally by Reuters based on electoral commission results showed. Buhari faces a daunting to-do list, including reviving an economy still struggling to recover from a 2016 recession and[…]
Nigeria’s top two presidential candidates have wrapped up their campaigns with big rallies in front of enthusiastic crowds, making their final pitches to voters and reiterating their commitment to holding peaceful elections. As campaigning drew to a close on Thursday, President Muhammadu Buhari, of the ruling All Progressives Congress party,[…]
A South African mercenary who fought Boko Haram jihadists in Nigeria spoke out on Sunday against President Muhammadu Buhari’s handling of the Islamist insurgency, blaming “poor political decisions” for an upsurge in violence. In a statement posted to Facebook on Sunday, Eeben Barlow criticised Buhari for claiming that Boko Haram[…]
Nigeria has deployed a special police force to restore calm in the northern state of Kaduna following communal violence that killed 55 people in the last few days, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday. The Kaduna state government imposed a 24-hour curfew on Sunday after violence broke out on the[…]
LAGOS, March 4 A sophisticated attack on a sub-sea pipeline in Nigeria’s Delta might herald a return to the kind of widespread militant violence that crippled the oil industry in Africa’s top producer less than a decade ago. Attacks on oil facilities have been on the rise in the swamps[…]
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