Tag: Muhammad Buhari

Nigeria’s Abubakar to challenge Buhari in 2019 presidential election after primary race win, what you need to know…

Abubakar, 71 and a former vice president, will stand as the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate.

Nigeria’s ruling party passes vote of confidence in Buhari

The national executive committee of Nigeria’s ruling party has passed a vote of confidence in its leaders including President Muhammadu Buhari, it said on Wednesday. The committee, whose decisions determine the direction of...

In the weeds: How top official got tangled in Nigerian aid scandal

When millions of people in northeast Nigeria faced hunger and attacks by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in March 2016, the government acted: it decided to spend $1.4 million cutting down weeds...

Nigeria’s cabinet meeting cancelled for second time since Buhari’s return

Nigeria has cancelled its weekly cabinet meeting for the second time since President Muhammadu Buhari returned from three months of medical leave in Britain. Information Minister Lai Mohammed said in a statement Wednesday’s...
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