Nigerians are praising the lifting of a visa ban by the United Arab Emirates following a meeting in Abu Dhabi this week between President Bola Tinubu and United Arab Emirates President Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Nigerian authorities also secured an investment deal worth billions of dollars, according to the presidency. Nigerian presidential spokesperson Ajuri…
Bola Tinubu’s new role as ECOWAS chair, and the coup in Niger, present an opportunity for a foreign-policy reset.
The country’s toll makes up nearly a third of the world’s 619,000 malaria deaths each year. Now Nigeria has approved a new vaccine. Will it get into the arms of those who need it most? (Image credit: Emma Houston/Xinhua via Getty Images)
Bola Tinibu takes over as president of Africa’s largest economy at a time when the country is facing unprecedented economic and security challenges. (Image credit: Ben Curtis/AP)
Nigeria’s new president will immediately face pressures from within his party, the opposition, and the majority of voters who didn’t back him.
For Tinubu, it’s the culmination of a deeply held ambition. But the elections have been criticized over logistical failings and violence that suppressed the vote. (Image credit: Michele Spatari/AFP via Getty Images)
Editor’s Notes: Nigerians go to the polls on Saturday, February 25 to elect the country’s next president. The top three contenders in the election are Peter Obi, representing the Labour Party, former vice-president Atiku Abubakar who is representing the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), and Bola Tinubu, representing the All Progressive Congress(APC) party. Current President, Muhammadu Buhari…
Nigeria’s government changed the currency design before the presidential election, causing shortages and wreaking social havoc.
Ruling party candidate promises hope, opposition pledges change as Thursday’s deadline to end campaigns approaches.
The race is wide open in the presidential election in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation and a struggling economic powerhouse. Youth looking to evict the old guard are cheering on Peter Obi, a surprise third-party candidate.