June 1, 2015Sub-Saharan Africa
In Nigeria’s current circumstances, it is hard to imagine a better inaugural address than the one President Buhari delivered on May 29. It strikes all the right notes. He accepted his new role as an …
April 1, 2015Nigeria
In a country where elections have routinely been rigged in favor of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential incumbent or his designee, opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progre…
March 21, 2017Nigeria
In this episode of the Africa in Transition Podcast series John Campbell and Allen Grane discuss Muhammadu Buhari’s recent extended vacation to the United Kingdom.
March 31, 2015Sub-Saharan Africa
International and Nigerian media is reporting that Aviation Minister Osita Chidoka and opposition All Progressives Congress Party spokesman Lai Mohammed state that President Goodluck Jonathan has cal…
March 19, 2019Nigeria
In Nigeria’s presidential elections in February, incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari was declared the winner, but his primary opponent, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, is challenging those results in court. According to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Buhari received 15.2 million votes, or about 56 percent of the total, to Atiku’s 11.3 million, or 41 percent.
November 29, 2018Nigeria
On November 28, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari visited soldiers and a military hospital in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state and the epicenter of the Boko Haram insurgency. His visit was in conjunction with the 2018 chief of army staff’s annual conference.