Election commission declares victory for former military ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, over incumbent Goodluck Jonathan.
by Alia Chughtai
- Safeeyah Kharsany
by Fisayo Soyombo
Africa29 May 2015 03:03 GMT
President-elect Muhammadu Buhari prepares to attend swearing-in ceremony in Abuja, amid tight security in the capital.
Africa18 Apr 2015 06:49 GMT
Muhammadu Buhari's historic win has prompted talks of an 'African Spring'.
Politics13 Apr 2015 12:41 GMT
Muhammadu Buhari's All Progressives Congress has won governorship elections in at least 19 states out of 36.
Politics13 Apr 2015 11:28 GMT
Rivers State falls back into hands of outgoing President Jonathan's party in governorship election.
Politics04 Apr 2015 12:00 GMT
Depleted treasury and low oil prices may hamper transformation incoming president Muhammadu Buhari vowed to bring.
Politics02 Apr 2015 02:25 GMT
Nigerian president-elect says he will rid nation of armed group in first address to the nation since poll victory.
Politics01 Apr 2015 09:56 GMT
Buhari will have to call for a nationwide reconciliation between different tribes and religions in the country.
Politics01 Apr 2015 08:08 GMT
This may well be the first Nigerian election where issues trump allegiances.
Africa01 Apr 2015 07:48 GMT
Buhari is the first man to overthrow - by the ballot - a sitting Nigerian president.
Politics31 Mar 2015 20:56 GMT
Al Jazeera calls for the release of Ahmed Idris and Ali Mustafa who were detained one week ago while covering elections.
Politics31 Mar 2015 13:21 GMT
Reuters poll shows Muhammadu Buhari in lead with more than 14 million votes as counting for presidency draws to a close.
Politics29 Mar 2015 18:19 GMT
Technical issues force presidential poll into second day, after record number of people vote despite Boko Haram threats.
The Listening Post29 Mar 2015 17:33 GMT
The partisan coverage of Nigeria's vote; plus, the 800 million Indians not deemed newsworthy by their country's media.
The Listening Post29 Mar 2015 15:51 GMT
We look at the various challenges facing Africa's most populous nation and its media ahead of elections.
Politics28 Mar 2015 20:46 GMT
Technical problems have plagued a new system for reading voting cards with biometric card-reading machines.
by Cathy Haenlein
by Ayesha Kajee
by Fisayo Soyombo
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