Nigeria:Atiku – Firing Up His Last Presidential Bid

[This Day] Lately, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has been a guest of many prominent political, traditional and religious leaders across the country, including former President Goodluck Jonathan, advancing and consolidating his presidential bid through nationwide consultations. Iyobosa Uwugiaren examines his strategic political moves

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Nigeria:Buhari Committed to Tackling ‘Concerns of N’ Delta Region, Says Osinbajo

[This Day] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has reiterated the commitment of the Buhari administration to addressing the prevailing challenges concerning development in the Niger Delta region, even as he expressed the desire of the Federal Government towards sustainable peace in the oil-rich region.

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Africa: Africa Leads the Way in Election Technology, but There’s a Long Way to Go

[Democracy Works] Kenya’s recently annulled elections will soon be re-run, but the long-term questions they raised about election management are still unanswered. The spotlight is on the work of international observer teams, but there are also much wider questions of electoral capacity – problems that extend to the top of the African Union, and thence across the whole continent.

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Nigeria: One Man’s Trash – How Garbage Could Solve Nigeria’s Energy Crisis

[Daily Maverick] Experts believe that Nigeria’s capital city, Lagos, can be energy-sufficient if it can tap into the latent power of its organic garbage, so why has an innovative project to turn food waste into power been abandoned, leaving millions of Nigerians in the dark? By ADELANA OLAJIDE.

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