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Muhammadu Buhari - Nigeria’s New President

On April 1, the election commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria - a country with vast mineral wealth and a population of 185 million - announced that a new president had been elected, a professional soldier named General Muhammadu Buhari, who attracted nearly 54% of the vote, beating the incumbent president, Goodluck Jonathan.
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As Nigerians vote, Boko Haram pillages

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses say Boko Haram gunmen forced villagers to abandon three northeastern polling stations as Nigerians line up to vote in a closely contested presidential election.

New Boko Haram attack on Nigerian city of Maiduguri

Boko Haram fighters have launched a fresh assault on the strategically important Nigerian city of Maiduguri, eyewitnesses say. Gunfire was reported on the streets of the northern city after an attack that began in the early hours of Sunday.
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