Nigeria

Nigeria's Buhari rattled by Boko Haram attacks as polls loom

Insecurity is a major electoral issue for President Muhammadu Buhari as he seeks re-election in 2019 polls.

Nigeria's Buhari rattled by Boko Haram attacks as polls loom

Africa

Nigeria police: President approves pay rise

Nigeria's president plans to tackle corruption in the police force, using salary increases

Nigeria

'Get working again': Nigeria's Abubakar launches poll campaign

A record 79 candidates are in the race for the Nigerian presidential election scheduled in February.

'Get working again': Nigeria's Abubakar launches poll campaign

Africa

President Buhari, 78 others in the fray for Nigerian polls

Nigeria gears up for its presidential election next year.

Africa

Nigeria: Opposition mounts against Buhari's re-election bid

At least 39 political parties have teamed up in a bid to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election.

Nigeria: Opposition mounts against Buhari's re-election bid

Opinion

Boko Haram, IDP returns and political calculations in Nigeria

Why are IDPs being urged to return to unsafe areas in Nigeria's northeast?

Orji Sunday

by Orji Sunday

Orji Sunday

Muhammadu Buhari

Trump calls on Nigeria to remove trade barriers

Meeting comes at a time when both the US and China are looking to strengthen financial relations with Africa.

Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria's Buhari set to meet Trump in Washington

Meeting comes at a time when both the United States and China are looking to strengthen financial relations with Africa.

Opinion

In Washington, Buhari needs to speak for all of Africa

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari should demand from the Trump administration a clear policy on Africa.

Richard Mammah

by Richard Mammah

Richard Mammah

Opinion

Buhari's unconvincing return from medical leave

Nigeria deserves a substantive president - not just in name but also in practice.

Fisayo Soyombo

by Fisayo Soyombo

Fisayo Soyombo

Nigeria

Nigeria leader talks security, not illness, in address

In televised speech on his return from long medical leave in London, Muhammadu Buhari sidesteps details of his illness.

Africa

President returns to Nigeria after lengthy absence

President to address nation following more than three months of absence spent in London for an undisclosed ailment.

Buhari returns after lengthy UK medical treatment

Africa

Nigeria's president 'feels' ready to return home

Muhammadu Buhari says he feels ready to return home from London after three months and is awaiting doctor's permission.

Africa

Nigerians tell absent Buhari: 'Resume or resign'

President under growing pressure after spending more than 90 days abroad seeking treatment for an unspecified illness.

Nigerians tell absent Buhari: 'Resume or resign'

Africa

Nigeria: Buhari skips cabinet meeting amid health fears

Wife of Nigerian leader plays down health worries as Buhari fails to attend third consecutive weekly cabinet meeting.

Buhari misses cabinet meeting amid health fears