What Happens to Nigeria After Buhari?

As the 2019 elections draw closer and Buhari's health problems continue, ambitious figures within the ruling All Progressives Congress are sensing an opportunity to position themselves favourably, writes Lagun Akinloye for African Arguments.



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    African Arguments, 16 May 2017

    With the president on medical leave again, ambitious figures are positioning themselves favourably for what might happen next. Read more »

President Muhammadu Buhari.

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    African Arguments, 8 March 2017

    Relations between the Absent President, the Acting President, the "cabal" and the APC were complex and often tense before. The could get all the more so. Read more »

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    African Arguments, 4 August 2016

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