Tag Archives: Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari’s Victory in Nigerian Election Has Global Significance

What appears to be a peaceful transference of presidential power in Nigeria -- unprecedented in the country's history -- has global significance in the fight against religious extremism.

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Five African Elections to Watch in 2015

With elections slated for 15 sub-Saharan African states in 2015, Africa Check looks ahead at the polls for executive leadership in five volatile states.

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View from Africa: Is Nigeria Too Big to Fail?

The destruction of Boko Haram will not necessarily lead to a more peaceful and stable Nigeria. The extremist group rose out of a toxic brew of corruption, religion, politics and ethno-regionalism, in which struggles over Nigeria’s vast oil revenues have played out for decades.

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