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United States

Paul Carsten

UPDATE 1-MTN targets Thursday for long-planned Nigeria listing

May 14 2019

ABUJA, May 14 MTN's Nigerian business is aiming to list on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday, a spokesman for the South African company said.

African e-commerce firm Jumia pushes ahead with New York listing

Mar 13 2019

ABUJA Jumia, the African e-commerce company of German start-up investor Rocket Internet , has filed for a New York initial public offering, which could value the firm at $1.6 billion or more.

Nigeria's Buhari wins re-election, rival pursues fraud claim

Feb 27 2019

ABUJA Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari comfortably won a second term at the helm of Africa's largest economy, election authorities said on Wednesday, but his main rival planned a fraud challenge after a vote marred by delays and violence. | Video

Buhari re-elected as Nigerian president, Atiku vows legal challenge

Feb 27 2019

ABUJA, Feb 27 Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has won a second term at the helm of Africa's most populous state and top oil producer, the electoral commission chairman said on Wednesday, following an election marred by delays, logistical glitches and violence.

Nigeria's Buhari wins second term as president

Feb 27 2019

ABUJA Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari won a second term at the helm of Africa's largest economy and top oil producer, the electoral commission chairman said on Wednesday, following an election marred by delays, logistical glitches and violence. | Video

Dozens killed in Nigeria poll violence: observers

Feb 24 2019

ABUJA As many as 39 people have been killed in election violence in Nigeria, civil society groups said on Sunday, as the country awaited the results of voting in what was forecast to be its tightest election since the end of military rule in 1999. | Video

Attack on Nigeria governor's convoy deadlier than government said: witnesses, security officials

Feb 22 2019

ABUJA Lying in bushes by the side of a road, the security officer played dead and hoped the militants would mistake the blood pooling from a colleague's body as his own. He did not risk looking up to see what was happening, but he could hear.

Nigerian vote tough to call as week-long delay may hurt turnout

Feb 22 2019

YOLA, Nigeria/ABUJA Nigerian teacher Benjamin Shagu flew 500 km (310 miles) from the east of the country to the capital, Abuja, to vote in the presidential election - only for the vote to be delayed for a week, just five hours before polls had been due to open.

Explainer - The race for Nigeria's presidency in 2019

Feb 21 2019

ABUJA Nigeria's elections were postponed by a week to Feb. 23 just five hours before polling units were set to open last Saturday, causing shock and disappointment among many voters.

Explainer: The race for Nigeria's presidency in 2019

Feb 21 2019

ABUJA Nigeria's elections were postponed by a week to Feb. 23 just five hours before polling units were set to open last Saturday, causing shock and disappointment among many voters.

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