Nigerians react to one week delay to elections

Voters in Lagos, economic capital of Nigeria, react to the postponement of the presidential elections. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the one week delay just hours before polls were due to open.

Logistical problems force Nigeria election delay

Nigeria’s electoral watchdog on Saturday postponed presidential and parliamentary elections for one week, just hours before polls were due to open. SOUNDBITES++TO COMPLETE VID1305076_EN/VID1305077_FR++

Logistical problems force Nigeria election delay

Nigeria’s electoral watchdog on Saturday postponed presidential and parliamentary elections for one week, just hours before polls were due to open. SOUNDBITES

Logistical problems force Nigeria election delay

Nigeria’s electoral watchdog on Saturday postponed presidential and parliamentary elections for one week, just hours before polls were due to open. SOUNDBITES

Youth vote key as Nigeria heads to the polls

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country and leading oil producer, is heading to the polls as the tight race between outgoing president Muhammadu Buhari and opposition leader Atiku Abubakar, a former vice-president, comes to an end.

Africa Weekly – a round up of news and features from Africa

This week on Africa Weekly, we focus on Nigeria where around 84 million people are registered to vote in this weekend’s presidential and parliamentary elections. Along with the main candidates, pop singer and rapper Banky W is also vying for power, putting his showbiz career on hold to run for a seat in parliament. FOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLY

Nigeria

Videographic profile of Nigeria. Presidential and legislative elections take place in the country on Saturday. VIDEOGRAPHICS

Boko Haram

Videographic presenting the Boko Haram islamist insurgents in northern Nigeria. Nigeria’s government has said Boko Haram has been virtually defeated, despite persistent attacks against the military and civilians. The country holds presidential and legislative elections on Saturday.VIDEOGRAPHICS

Cameroon: 187 ex-Boko Haram fighters surrender arms

Some 187 Cameroonian former members of the Nigerian jihadist group Boko Haram voluntarily return to their country from Nigeria. They were taken to the base of the Multinational Joint Task Force, set up by Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

Nigeria: Abubakar concludes final rally ahead of election

Nigerian opposition leader Atiku Abubakar concludes his presidential campaign in his home state two days before the elections. The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader said he was not there to campaign on the day because he has already been chosen by the people.