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  1. Why Sen Ibrahim should be next Senate President - GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Vanguard

    ... as the Yoruba which never shared any political leaning or cooperation with the North-West, known as Arewa or Hausa/Fulani enclave, has now came together under the banner of APC. Thanks to the efforts of the likes of Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim, who ...

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  2. Senate presidency: Akume as brideRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Vanguard

    ... not only ethnic and geopolitical colouration of the country but also religious affiliations. Since Buhari, a Fulani Muslim from the North West has emerged the President with the glaring possibility of another Muslim from the North East emerging as ...

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  3. Realities in the Aftermath of winning Presidential Election (Part I)Adebimpe Onifade, New Jersey, UsaRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Nigeriaworld

    Outgoing president had graciously conceded. Celebration is still going on. Sooner than later, reality of Governance will set in fully.

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  4. Plateau governorship election: How Jang was brought downRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Vanguard

    ... predominantly occupied by Hausa Fulanis has traditionally been the base of the opposition. But some from the Hausa-Fulani area said they could not have given their votes to Pwajok because as one of them said, "Governor Jang has always told us GNS is ...

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  5. Nigeria's 2015 Elections: Prologue to the Past?Read the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | PressReleasePoint

    ... The APC also brings together, for the first time in a formal coalition, political leaders of the core Hausa-Fulani northern states and almost all of the predominantly Yoruba southwest. The overriding question, however, is: Will Nigeria now ...

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  6. Aka Ikenga threatens to take Lagos monarch to ICCRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Vanguard

    ... s we have copied this release. "It is a known fact that we seek free and fair elections. Where were Yoruba and Hausa/Fulani threatened for their votes?"

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  7. Nigeria's Critical ElectionRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Project Syndicate

    After 16 years in power, the People's Democratic Party will no longer lead Nigeria's government, having lost last week's presidential election to the opposition All Progressives Congress . Moreover, the outcome marks the first time since Nigeria achieved independence from Great Britain in 1960 that an incumbent has been displaced by a rival political party without violence.

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  8. Of Igbos and political naivetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Vanguard

    ... Igbo man in Ihiala or Aba continues to view with grave suspicion anything suggestive of a re emergence of a Hausa Fulani political hegemony or enthronement of ethnic supremacy by any group. Does the Igbo man suffer some kind of political paranoia? ...

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  9. My family used to call me 'Fulani' because of my beauty - Grace Edwin-OkonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Vanguard

    She began her journey into the world of entertainment after she won the Miss Face of Detlta State University, as an undergraduate. She went on to emerge second runner-up in the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria in 1999.

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  10. Tough times for Boko Haram under Buhari: ExpertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Newstime Africa

    ... the insurgency," said Yau, who at one time served on government committees on the Boko Haram crisis. Buhari, a Hausa Fulani Muslim from Nigeria's northwestern Katsina State, is particularly admired in the north for his Spartan lifestyle and personal ...

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  11. Learn more about Nigeria.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Encyclopaedia Britannica

    Nigeria has a diverse geography, with climates ranging from arid to humid equatorial. However, Nigeria's most diverse feature is its people.

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  12. Opposition holds lead but Nigeria president narrows gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Peninsula

    ... a stronger opposition. The 72-year-old built an early lead in northern states dominated by the mainly Muslim, Hausa-Fulani ethnic group of which he is a member. He is likely to gain further ground when a group of states in the northwest deliver ...

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  13. Muhammadu Buhari elected the new Nigerian PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Indian Express

    ... 72-year-old former army general is from neighbouring Katsina state and like most in Kano is a Muslim from the Hausa-Fulani ethnic group. Buhari won 1,903,999 votes in Kano, which is Nigeria's second most populous state after Lagos, the southern ...

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  14. Nigeria votes in tight securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Peninsula

    Nigerians headed to the polls on Saturday to elect a new president in a knife-edge vote against a backdrop of security fears but new technology delayed the process, affecting even the outgoing president. Boko Haram appeared to carry through their pledge to try to disrupt the vote, attacking two polling stations in the northeastern state of Gombe, leaving at least two voters dead.

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  15. Polls: Northern Christians In Jeopardy - CANRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Ghanamma.com

    ... come, if government and security forces failed to take action. The President of Tarayyar Masihiyawan Nijeria (Hausa, Fulani and Kanuri Christians), General Ishaku Ahmed Dikko (rtd) and the Director of National Issues in Christian Association of ...

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  16. Christians in the north are in jeopardy - CANRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Vanguard

    ... come, if government and security forces failed to take action. The President of Tarayyar Masihiyawan Nijeria (Hausa, Fulani and Kanuri Christians), General Ishaku Ahmed Dikko (rtd) and the Director of National Issues in Christian Association of ...

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  17. Nigeria: Why I Won't VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | AllAfrica.com

    ... it doesn't stop them from hoping, accounts in large part for the astonishing fact that a member of the reviled Hausa-Fulani aristocracy with unsavoury antecedents should be championed by Jonathan's otherwise natural supporters, and tacitly ...

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  18. Nigeria: Its Patience Versus AishaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | AllAfrica.com

    ... was born in Adamawa State into the family of the first Minister of Defense, Hon. Mohammadu Ribadu. A thoroughbred Fulani woman, she is a granddaughter of the first Ciroma of Adamawa. A woman with a royal pedigree, Aisha Buhari was raised in the ...

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  19. Nigerian exodus as election loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | BBC News

    ... Mosque. "Now I think everybody has understood that Boko Haram is not religious and it is just as against Hausa Fulani as it is against Igbos or Yorubas," says Dr Patrick Ayelangbe, the leader of Kano's Non-Indigenes Community Leaders Association ...

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  20. Five Million Fulani Voters Endorse Buhari, El-RufaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Ghanamma.com

    Five million potential Fulani voters, under the aegis of APC Fulani Nationwide Association, in Kaduna on Tuesday endorsed Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari , and the Kaduna State APC governorship candidate, Nasir el-Rufai, for the March 28 and April 11 general elections.

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