[BBC News]Nigeria elections 2023: What you need to know

Supporters of Bola Tinubu say he transformed Lagos when he was governor there

BBC News reports: Next month voters in Africa’s most populous country, Nigeria, will head to the polls to select their next president amid mounting unhappiness in the country due to worsening insecurity and economic hardship. Will any of the frontrunners, most of whom have been in the political system for decades, be able to turn the country around?

From high inflation to deadly attacks by gunmen against innocent civilians, the seven-year rule of outgoing President Muhammadu Buhari has seen Nigeria face various crises.

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1 Comment

  1. Ibo France
    January 24, 2023

    I listen to the BBC almost every night before I fall asleep to be current with world affairs. Sometimes I have to tune it out.

    The BBC deliberately has journalists throughout Africa only reporting the unsavory and the worst happenings on the continent. They barely report any internal wrongs about the UK.

    Yes, many countries in Africa have huge conflicts and challenges. However, there are many successes also which they wilfully fail to mention. The Rwandan president usually take their reporters to task for this reason.

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