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Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari wins second term as president

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.

Security increased in northeast Nigeria after deadly bombings

Security is expected to dominate the run-up to the next election in February 2019, at which Buhari will stand for a second term. He promised to defeat Boko Haram but is now facing a series of security challenges elsewhere.


Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari to meet Donald Trump at White House on April 30

The meeting comes weeks after Rex Tillerson, then US secretary of state, visited Nigeria and other African countries in March only to be fired after his return to Washington.

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari vows to step up fight against Boko Haram

The government has never said what exactly has been ailing Buhari and his long absences have led some to call for his replacement and for the military to remind its personnel to remain loyal. Earlier this year Buhari spent seven weeks in London for treatment and said he had never been so sick in his life

Nigerian president Buhari: Can't promise to find the 219 girls Boko Haram abducted

"We do not know if the Chibok girls can be rescued." - President Buhari

Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan

"Nobody's ambition is worth the blood of any Nigerian," Jonathan said.


Nigeria opposition's Buhari ahead as vote count resumes

Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari won the Presidential elections after defeating Goodluck Jonathan by 1.7 million votes.

Security beefed up in Nigeria ahead of governorship polls

Authorities in Nigeria have beefed up security nationwide ahead of the gubernatorial polls to be held on Tuesday in a bid to prevent the recurrence of violent riots that led over 200 people dead following the recent presidential elections. “We cannot afford not to effectively monitor political activities and place actors under surveillance in order […]