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Nigerians vote in presidential poll
Early results suggest close race between incumbent President Jonathan and former military ruler Buhari.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2011 18:01 GMT
Nigerians voting for new president
Violence reported in Maiduguri as polls open in election expected to be won by incumbent Goodluck Jonathan.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2011 09:43 GMT
Nigeria to vote in crucial presidential poll
Goodluck Jonathan, the current incumbent, expected to win as opposition leaders fail to unite.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2011 02:24 GMT
Country Profile: Nigeria
Africa's most populous country has had a chequered history since gaining independence from Britain in 1960.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2011 12:41 GMT
Nigerian opposition fails to agree vote pact
Nigeria's main opposition parties fail in efforts to forge alliance aimed at unseating president Goodluck Jonathan.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2011 17:43 GMT
Nigeria ruling party loses political ground
Emerging poll results show party of President Goodluck Jonathan with weakened grip on parliament.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2011 18:59 GMT
Vote counting under way in Nigeria
Voters say voting in parliamentary polls went generally well despite initial fears of violence and logistical problems.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2011 22:25 GMT
Nigeria hit by second blast as polls continue
Official says bomb went off near the city of Maiduguri and caused casualties hours after a deadly blast on election eve.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2011 12:09 GMT
Nigeria elections postponed for second time
Vote now scheduled to take place on April 9, electoral commission says, following logistical problems.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2011 18:58 GMT
Nigeria parliamentary vote aborted
Officials say decision to postpone election to Monday taken after materials failed to reach some polling stations.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2011 12:15 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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