Nigeria

Nigeria's chief justice banned from holding public office

Ethics court orders any cash found in Walter Onnoghen's foreign bank accounts be taken by the treasury.

Nigeria's chief justice banned from holding public office

Nigeria

Nigerians vote for powerful governor posts amid unrest

Millions have voted across the West African country to elect 'influential' governors and state assembly members.

Polls close in Nigeria as Buhari looks to consolidate victory

Nigeria

Nigerian women brace for election upsets

Female candidates are hopeful women voters will show support in Saturday's local elections in Nigeria.

Nigerian women brace for election upsets

Nigeria

President Buhari's win challenged by Nigeria's opposition

Buhari might have won by a wide margin, but main opposition leader says 'flawed polls' will be contested in court.

Nigeria

Nigeria's 2019 election 'last gasp of the old order'

Al Jazeera speaks to opposition politician Kingsley Moghalu about the credibility of Nigeria's just-concluded polls.

Nigeria's 2019 election 'last gasp of the old order': Moghalu

Africa

Nigeria's Buhari wins re-election, challenger rejects vote

Incumbent appeals for unity as rival Atiku Abubakar vows to pursue fraud claim after vote marred by delays and violence.

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