Africa

Will voters punish Buhari for not tackling Nigeria's oil spills?

Five years after Nigeria's president promised to clean-up this oil mess, Al Jazeera looks at whether the failure will hurt his re-election bid.

Nigeria

Nigeria's president: Disrupt vote at the 'expense of your life'

Muhammadu Buhari also questions election delay calling for an investigation into the electoral commission's decision.

Nigeria's president: Disrupt vote at the 'expense of your life'

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

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

Nigeria

Has Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari honoured his promises?

The ex-army general was propelled to Nigeria's top job four years ago with promises of fixing pervasive insecurity.

Has Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari honoured his promises?

Nigeria

UN: Suspension of Nigeria's top judge breaches human rights

Suspension of Walter Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari violates global human rights standards, UN expert says.

UN: Suspension of Nigeria's top judge breaches human rights

Opinion

Nigeria's democracy is fading away

Nigerians preparing to head to the polls on February 16 must bear in mind that elections do not make a democracy.

Adewunmi Emoruwa

by Adewunmi Emoruwa

Adewunmi Emoruwa

Africa

Nigeria's Buhari suspends chief judge; opposition cries foul

Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari just weeks ahead of election.

Nigeria's Buhari suspends chief judge; opposition cries foul

Africa

Nigeria leader says President Buhari 'can't hold fair election'

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo also says incumbent Muhammadu Buhari has failed to secure the country against Boko Haram.

Nigeria leader says President Buhari 'can't hold fair election'

Africa

Unidentified gunmen kill 17 people in Nigeria's Zamfara state

Raiders on several motorbikes shoot Magami village residents indiscriminately in the latest attack in Nigeria.

Unidentified gunmen kill 17 people in Nigeria's Zamfara state

Nigeria

Nigeria's former defence chief killed amid growing insecurity

Air Marshall Alex Badeh shot dead near Abuja as authorities struggle with increase in violence in oil-rich Niger Delta.

Nigeria's former defence chief killed amid growing insecurity

UpFront

Can Nigeria's next president revive the country's economy?

Spokesmen for President Buhari and opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar debate Nigeria's economy.

Can Nigeria's next president revive the country's economy?

UpFront

Who will be Nigeria's next president?

The spokesmen for President Muhammadu Buhari and the challenger, Atiku Abubakar, debate who should lead the country.

Who will be Nigeria's next president?