Gulf Times - Nigeria-elections
Troops fight off Boko Haram in NE Nigeria before polls

Troops fight off Boko Haram in NE Nigeria before polls

One soldier was killed and 20 others were injured in a Boko Haram rocket attack in northeast Nigeria, security sources said on Saturday, just hours before elections began.

Nigeria votes for a new president after delay

Nigeria votes for a new president after delay

Nigerians vote for a new president on Saturday after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence.

Nigerian president warns vote-riggers of 'ruthless' response

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.