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Nigerians Hope Newly Elected President Will Usher in Economic Progress

Region: Nigeria

Topics: BusinessPolitics

Their purchasing power decimated by inflation, Nigerians celebrate the defeat of President Goodluck Jonathan in the March election and hope President-elect Muhammadu Buhari can turn things around. Buhari promises to strengthen the nation’s currency, end government corruption and put down the Boko Haram insurgency. While voters dance in the streets, observers warn against expecting change overnight.

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Death Toll in Pre-Election Violence Underscores Nigeria’s Political Animosities

Region: Nigeria

Topics: Politics

Most states in Nigeria have experienced politically instigated violence as the country prepares for elections on March 28 and April 11. Some experts say such violence is to be expected in a budding democracy.

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Delays in Distributing Registration Cards Could Keep Some Nigerians from Voting

Region: AfricaNigeria

Topics: Politics

Citizens are having trouble getting newly introduced permanent voter cards in time to vote in the general election set for March and April 2015. With polling delayed by armed conflict in northeastern Nigeria, the country’s independent electoral commission is working overtime to distribute the cards to as many registered voters as possible.

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Teen Girls Invent Urine-Powered Generator to Tackle Nigeria’s Energy Problems

Region: AfricaNigeria

Topics: BusinessEducationHuman RightsPolitics

Four teenage girls have invented a urine-powered generator to create safer and more access to electricity.

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Nigerians Wield Social Media During Fuel Subsidy Protests

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Global Population Hits 7 Billion, Youth in Nigeria to Capitalize on New Opportunities

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Nigerians Debate Pros and Cons of New Cashless Policy

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Sex Workers Advocate for Decriminalization of Their Profession in Nigeria

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Women Strive to Close ICT Gender Gap in Nigeria

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Nigerian Youth Celebrate Social Media as Tool of Successful Election

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