Nigerians go to polls on Saturday to choose the country's new president from among more than 72 candidates. Here are the figures that matter most.
Nigerians head to the polls on Saturday to vote in presidential and parliamentary elections. Security has emerged as a key concern for voters, and it's not only about the safety of the country, they are concerned whether there voices will be heard.
Daesh has claimed responsibility for the attack on the convoy of the Nigerian governor of northeastern Borno state that killed at least three people.
The incident claimed at least 14 lives, according to a University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital spokesman.
From endemic corruption to rising unemployment, here's a breakdown of the issues that matter most in Nigeria's upcoming elections.
Africa’s biggest democracy is at a critical juncture as the country heads to the polls later this month.
With 89 million people living in extreme poverty and unemployment soaring to 23.1 percent, a political opposition to President Muhammadu Buhari is shaping up on the promise of restoring federal governance, which was discarded five decades ago.
Presidential election in Nigeria are scheduled to be held on February 16 but attacks by Boko Haram have caused tens of thousands of people in the country's northeast to flee before vote,
The militant group killed at least 60 people in renewed attack in the northeastern town of Rann, Amnesty International said.
Political godfathers have been holding power for decades in Nigeria. But as Nigerian society changes, its politics are bound to follow suit
Conflict between farmers and semi-nomadic herders across the African country since 2016 resulted in the killing of at least 3,641 people, Amnesty International says in a report.
Thousands of people have shared posts on social media claiming President Muhammadu Buhari, who spent five months in the UK last year being treated for an undisclosed illness, has been cloned or replaced by a Sudanese imposter called Jubril.
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