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Nigeria's Buhari wins second term as president

Nigeria's Buhari wins second term as president

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari won a second term at the helm of Africa's largest economy and top oil producer, the electoral commission chairman said on Wednesday, following an election marred by delays, logistical glitches and violence.

Observers say several killed in Nigeria poll violence

Observers say several killed in Nigeria poll violence

As many as 35 people were killed in election violence in Nigeria civil society groups said on Sunday after voters went to the polls in a tight presidential race between President Muhammadu Buhari and businessman Atiku Abubakar.

Nigeria votes for a new president after delay

Nigeria votes for a new president after delay

Nigerians vote for a new president on Saturday after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence.

Nigerian presidential poll postponed, opposition slams decision

Nigerian presidential poll postponed, opposition slams decision

Nigeria's president and the leading opposition candidate urged people to remain calm after a national election scheduled for Saturday was postponed by a week just five hours before polls were due to open.