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Nigeria’s Buhari Promises To End Corruption

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria's new president, Muhammadu Buhari, vowed on Friday to end a deadly fighting by the Boko Haram militant group and fight corruption in Africa's largest economy.

New Nigeria, New Ecowas

AFRICANGLOBE - Could the arrival of a truly democratic Nigeria be the final piece of the puzzle for ECOWAS's big economic integration projects? Certainly, for a single currency the regional body needs Abuja on board. Nigeria represents 77% of West Africa's gross domestic product, and its economy would be the guarantor of any single currency.

A New Dawn In Post-Elections Nigeria

AFRICANGLOBE - For 16 years, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) dominated the political space like an octopus. Its leaders boasted that it will rule for 60 years. But yesterday, the table turned. In a free and fair election, power shifted to the main opposition party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), signaling the end of an era.

Democratic History: Opposition Candidate Muhammadu Buhari Wins Nigerian Election

AFRICANGLOBE - Opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari has swept to victory in the Nigerian general election, inflicting the first defeat of an incumbent government in the history of Africa’s biggest democracy.

Nigerian Presidential Candidates Urge Peaceful Elections

AFRICANGLOBE - In the renewed accord they jointly signed, Jonathan and Buhari reassured the world of their commitment to a violence-free presidential election on Saturday. In what was titled "Renewal of Our Pledges to Peaceful Elections", they also pledged to respect the outcome of free, fair and credible elections.

Nigeria’s War Against Boko Haram Sabotaged By The United States

AFRICANGLOBE - Recent reports in leading Nigerian newspapers indicated that Washington is not cooperating in the war against Boko Haram but is actually sabotaging the Nigerian government. The U.S. has refused to provide arms to Nigeria and has blocked a recent sale of helicopters from the State of Israel.

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.