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Delta Avengers threaten to cripple Nigerian economy if Buhari re-elected

A militant group in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern Niger Delta threatened to cripple the economy if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected on Saturday. The Niger Delta...

ISS: Another chance for Nigeria to get counter-terrorism right

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Nigerians will vote for a president on 16 February. Much is anticipated regarding the new leader’s strategy to end the deadly Boko Haram insurgency...

Islamic State attacks Nigerian governor’s convoy

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on a convoy carrying a state governor to a rally in north-eastern Nigeria ahead of Saturday’s presidential...

Suspension of Nigerian chief judge a human rights breach

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The suspension of Nigeria’s most senior judge by President Muhammadu Buhari broke international human rights standards on independence of the judiciary and the separation...

Embraer, SNC confirm Nigerian Super Tucano contract

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Brazil’s Embraer and partner firm Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) have confirmed the contract for 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft on order for the Nigerian...

The race for Nigeria’s presidency

Nigerians will on February 16 choose between two septuagenarians to lead Africa’s largest democracy: President Muhammadu Buhari and former vice president Atiku Abubakar. The...

Nigeria manufacturing light patrol vehicle

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The Nigerian Army is domestically manufacturing a light military patrol vehicle at a new facility that was recently launched by the head of the...

Boko Haram rampage in town abandoned by military

Islamist militant group Boko Haram killed at least 60 people in the Nigerian town Rann a day after it was abandoned by the military,...

Nigeria election preparations in disarray

Muhammad Suleiman thought it was safe to go home after the army drove Islamist insurgents from his town in north-eastern Nigeria three years ago. In...

Top Nigerian judge to be tried by tribunal

A Nigerian appeals court ruled a code of conduct tribunal can try the country’s top judge, suspended for allegedly breaking wealth declaration rules, according...

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