By Tancrede Chambraud and AFP Distribution of voting cards began on Saturday, in what will be one of the most watched elections in Western Africa. In key opposition neighbourhoods, some have argued the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) had voluntarly...
Chris Ewokor BBC News, Abuja The governor of Nigeria's southern state of Edo has been re-elected for a second term of office. Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party defeated his closest rival, Pastor Laze lyamu, who ran on a ticket...
The town of Oginibu in Ughelli South Local Government of Delta State last week held its community election which led to the emergence of Joel Ejukolemu as the President-General alongside other members that constitute the leadership under him.The election, which was midwifed by the Delta State Government...
by bbcafrica Ex-Ivory Coast Prime Minister Guillaume Soro has questioned the legitimacy of elections scheduled for next month after he was barred from running for president. Mr Soro, who is in exile in France, was excluded from the...
by bbcafrica Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has named Mohamed Hussein Roble as prime minister. The president said Mr Roble was selected on the basis of "his knowledge, experience and ability to move forward with state-building efforts and the...