With half the votes counted, President Muhammadu Buhari led the election by nearly 3.5 million votes.
By Cara Anna, Khaled Kazziha, Associated Press
Nigerian officials began counting votes in its delayed election on Saturday, after gunfire and explosions started voting day, as President Muhammadu Buhari seeks a second term in Africa’s most populous nation.
By Ben Curtis, Rodney Muhumuza, Hilary Uguru, Associated Press
Nigeria’s top candidates on Saturday condemned the last-minute decision to delay the presidential election for a week until Feb. 23, blaming each other but appealing to Africa’s largest democracy for calm.
By Rodney Muhumuza, Hilary Uguru, Cara Anna, Associated Press
The president said Monday at the news conference with Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari that he had nothing for which to apologize.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Barack Obama welcomed Nigeria's new president to the Oval Office on Monday and praised him for working to bring "safety, security and peace" to a nation challenged by economic strains, a history of corruption and violence unleashed by the…
By Larisa Epatko
President Barack Obama will host Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House on Monday, just days before he travels to Kenya and Ethiopia, and the timing of their meeting is no accident.
By PBS NewsHour
The week after the inauguration Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria's new president, was marred by a series of attacks, all blamed on the Islamic militant group Boko Haram. But President Buhari has vowed to eradicate the group. The Wall Street Journal's Drew…
By PBS NewsHour
Nigeria’s new President Muhammadu Buhari has inherited a host of problems from outgoing president Goodluck Jonathan, including the fight against Boko Haram militants. Does Nigeria’s new leadership offer an opening for better relations with -- and more help from --…
Nigerians celebrated the historic inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari, as their nation’s first democratic transfer of power was finalized. Buhari, a former military dictator, vowed to take charge of the fight against Boko Haram militants. Meanwhile, the U.S. is reportedly…
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