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    Hundreds of girls missing after Boko Haram attack in Nigeria. 15 photos. American Black Film Festival 2018: Red carpet. ... Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Gala Exhibition - Gangneung Ice Arena ...

  3. 2019 Nigerian general election - Wikipedia

    The People's Democratic Party held its presidential primaries on 5 October 2018, at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Thirteen aspirants contested for the ticket of the PDP, with Atiku Abubakar emerging the winner. [17] APC [ edit]

  4. Federal government of Nigeria - Wikipedia

    Nigerian politics takes place within a framework of a federal, presidential, representative democratic republic, in which executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is held by the federal government and the two chambers of the legislature: the house of representatives and the senate.

  5. List of massacres in Nigeria - Wikipedia

    Several including Onitsha and Aba, Igboland. 80+. Over 80 protesters agitating for the secession of the Biafran region from Nigeria have been killed en masse by Nigerian security operatives, while more than 400 others have been arrested, detained or imprisoned [51] 2015 Zaria massacre. 2015-12-12,13.

  6. 2021 in Nigeria - Wikipedia

    6 March – President Buhari receives the Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and calls for Nigerians to follow his lead. 3.92 million vaccines arrived on March 2, provided by the U.N. COVAX program. The country expects 84 million doses of vaccine this year and hopes to vaccinate 40% of the population this year and 30% in 2022.

  7. 2019 Niger State gubernatorial election - Wikipedia

    The 2019 Niger State gubernatorial election occurred on March 9, 2019, in Nigeria. The APC nominee Abubakar Sani Bello won the election, defeating Umar Nasko of the PDP. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] Abubakar Sani Bello emerged APC gubernatorial candidate after he was returned as the sole candidate.

  8. 2007 Nigerian general election - Wikipedia

    2007 Nigerian general election. General elections were held in Nigeria on 21 April 2007 to elect the President and National Assembly. [1] Governorship and State Assembly elections had been held on 14 April. Umaru Yar'Adua of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) won the highly controversial presidential election, and was sworn in on 29 May.