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Nigerian Presidential Elections https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ty2YHfcJSAs   LONDON, March 31 (Reuters) - The victory of opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari in Nigeria's presidential election could mark a turning point towards genuine democracy for the country, improving the image and moral standing of Africa's troubled giant. The defeat of President Goodluck Jonathan, whose People's Democratic Party (PDP) has r...

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The Ban On Rickety Vehicles

[Independent (Lagos)] The FRSC needs to do more in the area of reporting bad sections of roads that portend potential dangers to the various relevant authorities

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EU Observers Commend Nigerian Elections

[Deutsche Welle] Election observers from the European Union have given Nigeria's general elections a clean bill of health despite delays caused by the malfunctioning of the biometric card readers.

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State Awaits Results in Close Presidential Election

[Deutsche Welle] After two days of voting, incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan is reportedly neck-and-neck with his challenger and former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari. US and UK officials have expressed concern over vote rigging.

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We Will Accept Only Election Results That Reflect People's W

[Leadership] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation said it would accept the announcement of only results of Saturday's elections which reflected the will of Nigerians.

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Jonathan Wins Presidential Election in Akwa Ibom By a Landsl

[Premium Times] The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Goodluck Jonathan has been declared winner of the disputed presidential election in Akwa Ibom state.

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Women Held By Boko Haram in Gwoza Freed - Army

[Premium Times] A number of women, the elderly and children who were locked up by fleeing terrorists in Gwoza have been freed by troops as cordon and search along with mopping up operations continue in the town, the Nigerian military has said.

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Results Confirm Buhari's March to Villa

[Leadership] The imminence of a change of baton at the presidency, yesterday, dawned on President Goodluck Jonathan and his associates, forcing them to meet repeatedly and discuss the likelihood of losing their coveted offices.

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We Are Ready to Help in Chibok Girls' Rescue - European Parl

[Leadership] The European Parliament is ready to help the Nigerian government in its effort to rescue the abducted 219 Chibok girls and curbing the insurgency of the Northeast.

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Troop Frees Women, Elderly, Children Locked Up By Fleeing Te

[Vanguard] Abuja -Following the recapture of Gwoza from Boko Haram terrorists, Nigerian troops in cordon and search operations have rescues scores of elderly persons and women locked up while another bomb making factory has been discovered.

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Reactivating the National Postal Service

[Daily Trust] Renewed interest in the utility of postal services in the country could not have come at a more auspicious period. Such services may appear incongruous when placed side by side with the phenomenal expansion in technology and improved access to the information highway through the Smartphone and internet, even in rural areas that have hitherto been ICT wastelands. But it is a step forw...

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Civil Society Calls for Release of Aljazeera Journalists

[Daily Trust] Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room yesterday called on military authorities to immediately release the two Al-Jazeera journalists restrained in the north east.

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Peering Into the Blackbox - Economic Management in Nigeria P

[African Arguments] The outcome of Nigeria's March 28 2015 polls has significant consequences for Africa's largest economy. The pace and quality of economic reforms, never sterling, have become patently mediocre under President Goodluck Jonathan. Pervasive perception of the government's incompetence and corruption has fed widespread disaffection.

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Buhari 'Takes the Lead' in Nigeria Presidential Elections

[Deutsche Welle] Nigeria's former military dictator and main contender Muhammadu Buhari is reported to be leading against President Goodluck Jonathan. The count from the weekend's election is still underway.

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PDP to Challenge Buhari's Win in Lagos

[Premium Times] The Peoples Democratic Party has said it would challenge the results of the election in some local government areas in Lagos State.

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Buhari on Hard-Won Path to Historic Victory

[Premium Times] ?Barring any last-minute invalidation of votes, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress is projected to win Saturday's presidential election.

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Sensing Defeat, Ruling Party Moves to Frustrate Results Anno

[Premium Times] Officials of Nigeria's ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday moved to frustrate the further announcement of presidential results.

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Buhari Leads Jonathan

[Daily Trust] Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday released results of the Presidential elections from 18 states and the Federal Capital, Abuja with the opposition candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari winning ten states which totalled 8,520,436 votes.

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Nigeria Elections 2015 - Interim Statement By Commonwealth O

[Commonwealth] Statement by: HE Dr Bakili Muluzi, Chairperson of Commonwealth Observer Group

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Anxiety in Aso Rock Over Jonathan's Fate

[Daily Trust] There was uneasy calm at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja yesterday over President Goodluck Jonathan's fate in the presidential election.