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Paul Carsten

Nigeria's Buhari signals four more years like the last

12 Jun 2019

ABUJA Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari promised on Wednesday to repeat in his second term successes from his first four years including an improved economy and new infrastructure.

Nigeria's Buhari kicks off challenge-filled second term with low-key inauguration

29 May 2019

ABUJA Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at a low-key inauguration ceremony in which he surprised many by not delivering a speech. | Video

UPDATE 1-MTN targets Thursday for long-planned Nigeria listing

14 May 2019

ABUJA, May 14 MTN's Nigerian business is aiming to list on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday, a spokesman for the South African company said.

African e-commerce firm Jumia pushes ahead with New York listing

13 Mar 2019

ABUJA Jumia, the African e-commerce company of German start-up investor Rocket Internet , has filed for a New York initial public offering, which could value the firm at $1.6 billion or more.

Nigeria's Buhari wins re-election, rival pursues fraud claim

27 Feb 2019

ABUJA Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari comfortably won a second term at the helm of Africa's largest economy, election authorities said on Wednesday, but his main rival planned a fraud challenge after a vote marred by delays and violence. | Video

Nigeria's Buhari wins second term as president

27 Feb 2019

ABUJA Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari won a second term at the helm of Africa's largest economy and top oil producer, the electoral commission chairman said on Wednesday, following an election marred by delays, logistical glitches and violence. | Video

Buhari re-elected as Nigerian president, Atiku vows legal challenge

27 Feb 2019

ABUJA, Feb 27 Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has won a second term at the helm of Africa's most populous state and top oil producer, the electoral commission chairman said on Wednesday, following an election marred by delays, logistical glitches and violence.

Dozens killed in Nigeria poll violence - observers

25 Feb 2019

ABUJA As many as 39 people have been killed in election violence in Nigeria, civil society groups said on Sunday, as the country awaited the results of voting in what was forecast to be its tightest election since the end of military rule in 1999.

Attack on Nigeria governor's convoy deadlier than government said: witnesses, security officials

22 Feb 2019

ABUJA Lying in bushes by the side of a road, the security officer played dead and hoped the militants would mistake the blood pooling from a colleague's body as his own. He did not risk looking up to see what was happening, but he could hear.

Nigerian vote tough to call as week-long delay may hurt turnout

22 Feb 2019

YOLA, Nigeria/ABUJA Nigerian teacher Benjamin Shagu flew 500 km (310 miles) from the east of the country to the capital, Abuja, to vote in the presidential election - only for the vote to be delayed for a week, just five hours before polls had been due to open.

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