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The PDP’s lack of faith in biometric registration played into the hands of the tech-savvy APC. Credit: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP

How the Nigerian electoral race was won

With less money than its rivals, the APC poached ruling party dissidents and used technology and social media to get its message out and monitor the vote.

Goodluck Jonathan is still the favorite for Nigeria's February 14 election (AFP Photo/Pius Utomi Ekpei)

Could Goodluck Jonathan lose next week's election? Nigeria seeing shift in ethno-religious politics ahead of vote

Less than two weeks from national polls, Nigeria’s ruling party is facing unprecedented shifts in the politics of religion that could spell trouble for the incumbent, President Goodluck Jonathan

Lamido Sanusi, Emir of Kano and former Governor of Nigeria's Central Bank

Will Emir Lamido Sanusi, Nigeria's former Central Bank Governor, ruffle feathers?

Lamido Sanusi, Nigeria’s controversial former bank chief, has achieved a life-long ambition.