Nigeria ruling party hit by defections

Fifteen senators quit Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s ruling party on Tuesday and the country’s third most senior politician said he might follow suit, in a sign of growing rifts in the former military ruler’s restive political camp.

Nigeria's President Buhari orders home stranded World Cup fans

Stranded Nigerian football fans camped on the floor outside the country's embassy in Moscow have been ordered home by President Muhammadu Buhari.

New Nigeria PDP-led alliance aims to defeat Buhari

Nigeria's main opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) has formed an alliance with dozens of other parties in a bid to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in next year's election.

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