Nigerian president warns vote-riggers of 'ruthless' response

World / Politics Feb 19, 2019

Nigerian president warns vote-riggers of 'ruthless' response

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said Monday he had ordered the police and military to be "ruthless" with vote-riggers, as preparations were made for rescheduled elections. Presidential and parliamentary elections were put off just over five hours before polls were due to open on Saturday, causing ...

More than 30,000 flee Boko Haram violence in northern Nigeria: U.N.

World Jan 10, 2019

More than 30,000 flee Boko Haram violence in northern Nigeria: U.N.

Tens of thousands of people have fled their homes in northeast Nigeria after an increase in violence in the Boko Haram conflict, the United Nations said on Wednesday. "More than 30,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) have arrived in Maiduguri, mainly from Baga, in recent weeks," ...