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Nigerian parliamentarians scuffle with police
Proceedings suspended during session meant to discuss president's request for extending emergency rule in northeast.
Last updated: 20 Nov 2014 20:24 GMT
Nigeria set to extend state of emergency
President Jonathan to ask national assembly to extend a state of emergency in three northern states hit by Boko Haram.
Last updated: 17 Nov 2014 20:43 GMT
Nigeria's Chibok falls to Boko Haram
Impoverished town in Borno state synonymous with mass abduction of schoolgirls seized by armed group in new attack.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2014 00:14 GMT
Nigeria's Jonathan announces re-election bid
Incumbent president declares himself candidate for next year's election, a day after school bombing killed scores.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2014 20:55 GMT
Nigeria's 'fake' ceasefire with Boko Haram
How were Nigerians led to believe that Boko Haram had agreed on a ceasefire?
Last updated: 11 Nov 2014 14:15 GMT
Nigeria's Jonathan to seek second term
Incumbent president formally declares himself candidate for next year's general election at political rally in Abuja.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2014 13:30 GMT
Burkina Faso military promises transition
Leaders from the army, activists, and opposition agree on elections but fail to elect head of transitional government.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2014 10:53 GMT
ECOWAS presses Burkina Faso on civilian rule
Regional bloc calls on military to hand over power to interim government for guiding country to elections next year.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2014 07:25 GMT
Nigeria deal with Boko Haram still possible?
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan under fire after a discredited truce with armed group Boko Haram.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2014 02:08 GMT
Burkina Faso, African leaders and 'sit-tightism'
Welcome to the age of the citizen uprising in Africa.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2014 10:26 GMT
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