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ABUJA The leader of Nigeria's Senate on Wednesday called for an investigation into a blockade of parliament by security forces and said it was an attempt to secure his impeachment but stopped short of saying he would run for president next February.
ABUJA Nigeria's security forces stopped lawmakers entering parliament on Tuesday in a blockade seen by the opposition as a bid to intimidate its leaders, but the presidency condemned the move and the acting president fired the head of the security agency. | Video
ABUJA Nigeria's ruling party won a governorship election in southwestern Ekiti state, officials said, unseating the opposition and giving President Muhammadu Buhari a boost ahead of national polls next year.
ABUJA Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday the country will sign up soon to a $3 trillion (2.27 trillion pounds) African free-trade agreement.
ABUJA Nigeria's ruling party has split after a faction declared that it no longer supports the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, threatening his hopes of a securing a second term in an election due early next year.
ABUJA Nigeria's ruling party has split after a faction declared that it no longer supports the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, threatening his hopes of a securing a second term in an election scheduled to take place this year.
ABUJA Nigeria's president signed a record 9.12 trillion-naira ($29 billion) budget for 2018 into law on Wednesday but said he would use a supplementary spending plan to seek changes, creating uncertainty about the final details of his growth strategy.
ABUJA Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari confirmed on Monday he will seek another term in elections next year, ending months of speculation about his future after bouts of ill health. | Video
ABUJA Nigeria's government will investigate allegations of improper involvement by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica in the country's 2007 and 2015 elections, a presidency spokesman said on Monday.
ABUJA Nigeria's government is in talks with Islamist militant group Boko Haram about a possible ceasefire with the ultimate aim of securing a permanent cessation of hostilities, the country's information minister said on Sunday.