By PBS NewsHour
Nigeria elected Muhammadu Buhari as their next president, unseating incumbent Goodluck Jonathan. What does the new leader bring to Africa’s richest and most populous nation? Jeffrey Brown talks to Nii Akuetteh of the African Immigrant Caucus about the nation’s fight…
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan conceded defeat to Muhammadu Buhari, who won the election by at least 2 million votes. Buhari came to power in a military coup 30 years ago, but says he is now an advocate of democracy and…
By Laura Santhanam
Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari defeated incumbent Goodluck Jonathan to become Nigeria's next president.
By Larisa Epatko
Nigerians stood in long lines to vote for their next president over the weekend, and on Monday were still awaiting results that were too close to call. “We’re all waiting with baited breath,” U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African…
Millions of Nigerians are expected to turn out for tomorrow’s delayed election, which pits President Goodluck Jonathan against former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari in a tight race, with fears of terrorism looming. Jeffrey Brown learns more about the significance of…
By Joshua Barajas
Nigeria will hold presidential elections on Saturday, and some Nigerians have expressed fear over continued bloodshed by the Islamist militant group known as Boko Haram, corruption that has come to define Nigerian politics, and basic human issues such as electricity…
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