Nigeria’s presidential election pits a wheeler-dealer against a soldier

From imports to importance AND then there were two. After a long night of intrigue and counting in primary elections in Port Harcourt, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition, chose Atiku Abubakar as its presidential candidate for the elections in February. At the same time, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), more predictably, unanimously backed the incumbent, Muhammadu Buhari, for a second term

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Africa:Global Index Reveals Governments Split Between Fighting and Fueling Inequality

[Oxfam] Nigeria, Singapore, and Argentina are among a group of governments that are fueling inequality, according to a newly released edition of the Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index developed by Oxfam and Development Finance International.

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Nigeria:Why We’re Blocking Some People From Accessing Polling Units – Police #osundecides2018

[Premium Times] The police have confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES that some persons are being prevented from accessing some polling units where election is taking place in Thursday’s re-run election in Osun State.

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Nigeria:Osun Rerun – Sour Grapes By PDP’s Adeleke

[Vanguard] Senator Ademola Adeleke, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may have already resigned himself to defeat by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the rerun election in the state, as he termed the election as “a coup”.

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Nigeria:Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Wife Robbed, Beaten

[This Day] When men of the underworld strike, they hardly take into consideration the status of their victims. In most cases when they do not leave a trail of blood, they leave behind an indelible scar of losses and psychological trauma. In fact, in some cases, the higher their victims’ status, the likelier they are to pounce on them and wreak havoc.

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