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Mon,25May2015

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New Nigeria, New Ecowas

Nicholas Norbrook

Nigeria's President-elect, Muhammadu BuhariThere were a lot of presidents in the the presidential wing of Abuja airport on 23 March.

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Hope after the Naija revolution

Nigeria's President-elect Muhammadu Buhari. Photo©ReutersBuhari's test is to show he can run a democratic and multi- faith country at a time of polarisation elsewhere.

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Ebola road to zero

Beatrice Yardolo, right, Liberia’s last Ebola patient, walks out of the Chinese Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) in Monrovia, Liberia, at the beginning of a short ceremony celebrating her survival and release from the ETU on March 5. Photo©UNMEER/Simon RufLiberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the three most affected countries in the West African region, remain vigilant in their fight against the Ebola virus disease. Authorities in the three most affected countries are walking a "tightrope" trying to keep infections down while restore normal public life.

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Nigeria's defining moment

Impressed with his composed Jedi-like manner Nigerian social media has already dubbed him 'Jegai'. Photo©ReutersNigeria's electoral commission (INEC) chairperson Attahiru Jega was cool, calm and collected as he presided over the 2015 presidential election, which is being hailed as a historic moment for the troubled country.

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Nigeria's man of the moment

Attahiru Jega. Photo©Thomas Sataar for TARProfessor Attahiru Jega’s tenure as President of the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) coincided with the military regime of Ibrahim Babangida, a period in which, according to one University professor quoted at the time, “practically all the factors that make a university autonomous have been interfered with by one decree or the other.”

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Nigeria votes: Nollywood's President

At an event to mark the 30th anniversary of the Silverbird entertainment empire, in November 2010, President Jonathan caught the audience unawares with his announcement of a $200 million fund for Nigerian "entertainers".

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