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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.

Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the new Ooni of Ife, will be one of the youngest traditional rulers in Nigeria

New Yoruba king named in Nigeria: 40-year old Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi named Ooni of Ife

A 40-year-old accountant has been named the new Ooni of Ife – a revered monarch in south-west Nigeria.

Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria

Here is the second list of 16 cabinet nominees submitted by Nigeria's Buhari to the senate for approval

The following is the second list of nominees chosen by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari for ministerial positions in Nigeria.

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.”

Elections in Nigeria. (AP Photo/Kunle Ogunfuyi)

Now that votes are in, the dangerous part of Nigeria's election has begun

After waiting in long lines around the country over the past two days to vote, Nigerians are engaged in another long wait—to find out who will lead their country for the next four years.

Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola (Right) with Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan. Photo Credit: Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters

Nigeria: High stakes in key states vote

As partisan, personal and religious rivalries grow, the two main parties are heading towards state elections that will be as closely fought as the presidential vote.

African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa

Nigerians tap into Africa’s fast-growing $1.5B luxury market

Smart Nigerian entrepreneurs are taking position in the fast growing Africa luxury market by creating and producing exclusive luxury products using the continent’s abundant natural resources and the skills of local artisans.