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Nigeria's Historic Election: The Return of Muhammadu Buhari (part 1)

It was shortly after 5pm local time Tuesday when the sitting president of Africa's most populous nation picked up the phone to concede defeat. Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated one-time military strongman Muhammadu Buhari who, 30 years on, will be returning to the the presidential palace in civilian clothes. We look at the reasons why voters picked Buhari, and also why this election went so right; there were no protracted disputes, no post-electoral bloodletting. So, what's Buhari's plan?

Produced by Cécile Khindria and Haxie Meyers-Belkin

By François PICARD

Our guests

Mike OLAJIDE

Paris-based Nigerian businessman

Prince Randy KOUSSOU ALAM-SOGAN

Chairman & President, Black Lion Rising Investments Ltd

Nicolas GERMAIN

FRANCE 24 Special Correspondent

Anna CUNNINGHAM

France 24 Correspondent

Hussaini ABDU

Country Director, ActionAid Nigeria

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2017-08-22 Afghanistan war

New president, old war: Trump outlines his strategy for Afghanistan

The longest war in US history just got longer. Donald Trump has long been sceptical of US military involvement in Afghanistan, which he once called a complete waste. But on...

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2017-08-21 Islamic State (IS) group

What's next for the "Islamic State Group"?

The fight against the Islamic State group in the Middle East does seem to be working. Isis has already lost its home base of Mosul in Iraq. And is now facing an...

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2017-08-18 Spain

Spain attacks - Can Europe prepare for vehicle-ramming terror attacks?

The terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils this week are the latest in a string of vehicle-ramming attacks in Europe. Do Europeans need to be better prepared for this kind of...

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2017-08-16 Donald Trump

US racial tensions: How far should freedom of speech be stretched?

US President Donald Trump has sparked fury after calling some of the participants in the racist Charlottesville rally “very fine people”, blaming also the anti-racist protestors...

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2017-08-14 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso attack: How to restore security in the Sahel region?

At least 18 people were killed in a terror attack in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou on Sunday night. Last month, the idea of setting up a five-nation African task force was...

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