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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi accepts allegiance of Nigeria's Boko Haram
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Buhari vows action on Boko Haram, graft after poll win

ed to rid Nigeria of the "terror" of Boko Haram after his historic election victory marking the first democratic transfer of power in Africa's most populous nation. The 72-year-old former military ruler also pledged reconciliation with political opponents who ... Business Standard, 25 minutes ago

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Britain calls for peaceful transition in Nigeria

Britain on Wednesday hailed the successful presidential election in its former colony Nigeria and voiced hope that the transition of power to vote winner Muhammadu Buhari would be "peaceful". "I congratulate Muhammadu Buhari on his election victory as the ...
 Zee News11 hours ago Nigeria's Jonathan: 'I kept my word' on free, fair elections  Zee News19 hours ago Nigeria`s Goodluck Jonathan publicly concedes election  Zee News21 hours ago 'I Kept My Word' on Free, Fair Elections: Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan  NDTV22 hours ago

Boko Haram uses children as human bombs, commits 'heinous crimes', UN says

Boko Haram Islamist militants in northern Nigeria are using children as human bombs and targeting women and girls for particularly horrific abuse, including sexual slavery, the United Nations human rights chief said on Wednesday. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein told a ...
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Jonathan has nothing to fear from me: Nigeria`s Buhari

Nigeria`s president-elect Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday sought to reconcile past differences with incumbent Goodluck Jonathan, extending a hand of friendship to his beaten election opponent. "Let me state clearly: President Jonathan has nothing to fear from ...
 Zee News6 hours ago Nigeria's Buhari praises Jonathan for peaceful handover  Zee News14 hours ago Nigeria's president-elect hopes to cooperate with Jonathan  Prokerala7 hours ago Counting underway in Nigeria in close presidential polls  News on Air2 days ago
Hindustan Times

Oppn Candidate Buhari Defeats Incumbent in Nigeria Polls

Amid anger over an Islamic insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, Nigerians threw out the incumbent and elected a 72-year-old former military dictator in a historic transfer of power officially announced early today following the nation's most hotly ...
 Outlook16 hours ago Buhari wins in Nigeria defeating Goodluck Jonathan  Hindustan Times16 hours ago Nigeria's ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari wins presidency  Rediff.com1 day ago Nigeria's former military dictator leads in vote count  Himalayan times1 day ago
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Storm over Girirajs Sonia remark BJP warns him Nigeria protests Congress says he has lost his mind

Union minister of state Giriraj Singh faced flak on Wednesday for targeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi in racist remarks which he later described as informal The Congress also demanded Singhs resignation as a massive row broke out over Singhs slip the ...
 Hindustan Times6 hours ago Nigeria condemns Giriraj`s `racist remark` against Sonia Gandhi, Nigerians  Zee News7 hours ago Girirajs Sonia remark triggers storm Cong wants his ouster Lalu sees dirty politics Nigeria protests  Hindustan Times7 hours ago

Key points in Buhari`s Nigerian election win

Did Muhammadu Buhari win or Goodluck Jonathan lose? Either way, a number of factors contributed to the first ever democratic transfer of power between political parties in Nigeria`s history. Previous elections in Nigeria have been hit by electoral fraud on an ...
 Zee News6 hours ago Nigeria vote winner Muhammadu Buhari hails historic election  Hindustan Times9 hours ago Nigeria`s new president-elect Buhari hails `historic` polls  Zee News11 hours ago Nigeria presidential poll winner Buhari hails 'historic' election  News on Air17 hours ago

UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon Praises Nigeria's 'Democratic Spirit'

bed the vote as a "testament to the maturity of Nigeria's democracy." Buhari defeated incumbent Goodluck Jonathan and will oversee the first democratic change of power in Africa's most populous nation. "The successful outcome of these polls is a testament to ...
 NDTV8 hours ago UN chief praises Nigeria`s `democratic spirit`  Zee News9 hours ago Ban calls on all Nigerians to vote in large numbers  Sify4 days ago Nigeria Must Set 'High Standard' for Elections: UN  NDTV4 days ago
Hindustan Times

Nigerian envoy criticises Giriraj Singhs racist remarks

Nigeria has reacted sharply to junior minister Giriraj Singh's racist remark that the Congress would not have accepted Sonia Gandhi as its party president if she was from that country. "It is quite unacceptable, coming from an honourable minister in the ...
 Hindustan Times7 hours ago Nigeria's Envoy Reacts to Racist Remarks by Minister Giriraj Singh  NDTV10 hours ago Besides insulting Sonia, Giriraj Singh could also put India-Nigeria relations in a jeopardy  One India10 hours ago Ahead of Africa summit, Delhi shamed by Giriraj's remark  Deccan Herald29 minutes ago

Nigerian High Comm takes strong objection to Giriraj comments

The Nigerian High Commission today took strong objection to the racist remarks by Union minister Giriraj Singh in which he refereed to a Nigerian woman and demanded an apology for the "unacceptable" comments. Acting High Commissioner of Nigeria O B Okongor ...
 Deccan Herald7 hours ago Nigeria reacts to racist Giriraj: Won't tell PM what to do, he will do the right thing  Rediff.com8 hours ago Nigerian High Commission takes strong objection to Giriraj Singh's racist comments  Jagran Post7 hours ago
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