Interactive

How different voting systems work around the world

Nearly two billion voters in 52 countries around the world will head to the polls this year to elect their leaders.

How different voting systems work around the world

Nigeria

Nigeria electoral commission: Polls delayed by transport problems

Postponement of presidential poll prompts concerns among opposition politicians, supporters over possible rigging.

Nigeria

Eight killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

The attack comes hours before the electoral commission announced the postponement of Nigeria elections.

Eight killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

Counting the Cost

Young and unemployed in Nigeria

Why joblessness is such a huge problem in Africa's most populous nation.

Africa

Nigeria elections 2019: All you need to know

A total of 91 political parties are participating in general elections in Africa's largest democracy.

Nigeria elections 2019: All you need to know

Nigeria

Nigeria elections postponed by a week

Electoral commission made the move hours before millions of Nigerians were to start voting in the presidential election.

Nigeria elections postponed by a week

Nigeria

'Tired of people taking us for a ride': Nigeria readies to vote

On the eve of Nigeria's presidential election, voters speak to Al Jazeera about which way they'll vote, and why.

'Tired of people taking us for a ride': Nigeria readies to vote

Nigeria

Gunmen kill 66 in Nigeria's Kaduna state ahead of vote

Killings in northwestern Nigeria announced just hours before polls open for the country's presidential election.

Gunmen kill 66 in Nigeria's Kaduna state ahead of vote

Podcast

Nigeria elections: A battle for the youth vote

In this episode of The Take, Al Jazeera journalists examine Nigeria's upcoming general elections, the voters and the top two candidates in the presidential race.

Nigeria elections: A battle for the youth vote

Opinion

The spectre of Cambridge Analytica still haunts African elections

Funding for social media advertising and manipulation could determine the outcome of Nigeria's February 16 vote.

Nanjala Nyabola

by Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Nigeria

Nigeria's suspended chief justice denies assets charges

As Supreme Court head, judge Walter Onnoghen would have played a key role in any dispute over Saturday's elections.

Nigeria's suspended chief justice denies assets charges

Africa

Nigeria's frustrated youth call for progress ahead of election

Oil-rich Nigeria is Africa's biggest economy, but millions are suffering from unemployment and high cost of living.

Africa

Nigeria elections: Buhari vows peaceful polls as campaigning ends

Before Saturday's polls, top two challengers for Nigeria's top seat hold final rallies vowing to have a peaceful vote.

Nigeria elections: Buhari vows peaceful polls as campaigning ends

Opinion

Nigeria elections: Caught between the devil and the deep blue sea

On Saturday, Nigerians will be forced to choose the lesser of the two evils once again.

Fisayo Soyombo

by Fisayo Soyombo

Fisayo Soyombo

Africa

Nigeria rebels threaten attacks if Buhari is reelected

The Niger Delta Avengers hope to change Nigeria's president through polls, but threaten violence if vote fails.

Nigeria rebels threaten more attacks if Buhari is reelected