The Federal Republic of Nigeria, commonly referred to as Nigeria, is a federal republic in West Africa, bordering Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the west. Its coast in the south is located on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean. The federation comprises 36 states and 1 Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja is located. Nigeria is officially a democratic secular country.
Nigerians 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.. Firstpost - Published
By James Macharia ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's hold on power faces a strong challenge on Saturday in a delayed election that hinges on the fate of the economy, Africa's.. Firstpost - Published
A week's delay, then hours of waiting until election officials arrived; Nigeria's vote got off to a frustrating start. But the election in Africa's biggest economic powerhouse passed mostly peacefully...
According to Reuters, Nigeria began counting votes in Saturday’s close presidential election, although the electoral commission extended voting hours in some places where polling stations opened late..
The dye pits in Kano have been in operation for five centuries, but are now reported to be the last of their kind. Many pits have been abandoned as young people turn to city jobs instead of traditional..
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ABUJA (Reuters) - President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday accused Nigeria’s electoral commission of incompetence over its organization of a national election as the main opposition party prepared to hit..
According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Nigerian authorities postponed a national election by a week, just hours before polls were scheduled to open, prompting the opposition candidate to accuse..
By Felix Onuah and Ahmed Kingimi ABUJA/MAIDUGURI (Reuters) - President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday urged Nigerians "to go out and vote", promising there would be adequate security for.. Firstpost - Published
By Felix Onuah ABUJA (Reuters) - President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday warned that anyone trying to tamper with Nigeria's postponed vote risked their lives and accused the electoral commission of.. Firstpost - Published