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Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi (L), Minister of Transportation; Muhammadu Buhari (C), President of Nigeria; and Babatunde Fashola (R), Minister of Power, Works and Housing. Credit: dailypost.ng

President Buhari swears in his cabinet: A quick geopolitical analysis

Over seven months after he was elected, President Buhari has finally sworn in his cabinet.

Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria

Nigeria's Senate confirms President Buhari's ministerial picks

Nigeria’s Senate approved the final list of 18 cabinet nominees submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, bringing to 36 the total number considered fit to be ministers.

Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria

Here are the 21 cabinet nominees submitted by Nigeria's President Buhari

Here are the 21 cabinet nominees and their states of origin submitted by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari to the Nigerian Senate for confirmation.

Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi (L), former Governor of Rivers State; Muhammadu Buhari (C), President of Nigeria; & Babatunde Fashola (R), former Governor of Lagos State

Nigeria's Buhari nominates Fashola, Amaechi as ministers

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari nominated four former state governors and the current head of the national oil company as ministers in his administration, according to a list presented to lawmakers in the capital, Abuja.

Attahiru Jega, Chairman, Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

Nigeria's man of the moment: INEC Chairman Attahiru Jega

Professor Attahiru Jega’s tenure as President of the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) coincided with the military regime of Ibrahim Babangida, a period in which, according to one University professor quoted at the time, “practically all the factors that make a university autonomous have been interfered with by one decree or the other.”

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Broadband startup WhiteSpaces wants to bridge Nigeria's digital divide

WhiteSpaces, startup based in Nigeria, wants to offer an affordable, reliable broadband solution to the country’s millions of unserved citizens.