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Muhammadu Buhari Re-Elected As President Of Nigeria

AFRICANGLOBE - Muhammadu Buhari was on Tuesday re-elected Nigeria's president, after a delayed poll that angered voters and raised political temperatures. Buhari, 76, took an unassailable lead of more than four million votes with the last states yet to be declared, making it impossible for his nearest rival, Atiku Abubakar, to win.

Nigeria’s Election: Young Voters, Old Candidates

AFRICANGLOBE - Two men in their 70s are contesting a Nigerian presidential election in which half the registered voters are aged between 18 and 35. Both are familiar faces. It is the fifth election campaign for President Muhammadu Buhari, 76, who was a military ruler in the 1980s, and the fourth for main opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar, 72, who was vice president from 1999 to 2007.

Nigeria: Former Military Ruler Muhammadu Buhari To Contest Presidential Election

AFRICANGLOBE - A former Nigerian Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, has emerged the presidential candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC. He defeated four other aspirants to win the ticket by polling 3,430 votes at the party’s national convention held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.

A New Vision for Nigeria

Nigeria must restructure its federalism, establish unified law enforcement instruments and a two party system in order to strengthen the country's institutions, former Vice...