Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Tag: Muhammadu Buhari

African Union Calls for Peace As Final...

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — As Nigeria tensely await the results in its election in which President Muhammadu Buhari seeks a second term in Africa's...

Nigeria’s Top Candidates Pledge a Peaceful Election

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's president and his top challenger in Saturday's election have renewed a pledge of peace ahead of a vote marked...

Nigeria Tries to Rally Troops as Extremists’...

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military finally revealed a death toll of 39 from a new series of extremist attacks on soldiers, while President...

Nigeria Releases New Photo of Ailing President...

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's government has released a photo of President Muhammadu Buhari more than two months after he left for London for...

Nigeria’s Government Confirms 21 Chibok Girls Have...

Twenty-one Chibok girls have been released by the insurgent group Boko Haram to the federal government, according to reports by local media sources in...

Tension in Nigeria Grows as President Buhari...

When Muhammadu Buhari took over as Nigeria’s president less than a year ago, he vowed to wipe out the corruption he said threatened the...

Thousands of Nigerians Mourn the Death of...

A revered monarch in south-west Nigeria, the Ooni of Ife, has been buried after thousands attended his funeral, a mourner has told the BBC. Traditional...

As Obama Heads to Kenya, Africans Urge...

When Barack Obama was elected president, Africans beamed with joy at the thought of a Black man in the White House. However, as Obama...

Once Again, Obama Left Nigeria Out of...

Nigeria felt slighted when President Obama overlooked the vast nation on his first African trip as head of state in 2009, instead visiting its...

Will President Obama Send White House Officials...

U.S. President Barack Obama will not attend Nigeria’s presidential inauguration on May 29, but other senior White House officials including Vice President Joe Biden...

After Securing Victory, Nigeria President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari...

Nigerian president-elect Muhammadu Buhari may have recently secured a victory at the polls, but as he addressed the nation for the first time on...

Buhari Calls Win Over Outgoing Nigerian President...

The winner of Nigeria's presidential poll, Muhammadu Buhari, has hailed his victory as a vote for change and proof the nation has embraced democracy. Buhari...