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A roadside restaurant features on March 12, 2015 a poster of main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari in Lagos. Buhari, the 72-year-old candidate of the APC is in neck-and-neck with President Goodluck Jonathan in the closely fought election campaign, which initially was expected to be held on February 14, but rescheduled for March 28 due to security concern. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI        (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Buhari’s Call for Improved Nigerian Behavior Offers Reminder of His Hardliner Past

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has launched a new campaign to improve behavior in Nigeria.

French President Francois Hollande (L) welcomes his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari to the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris on September 14, 2015. Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will seek support for his battle against Boko Haram on a trip to Paris that starts September 14, more than three months after he took charge of Africa's largest economy. AFP PHOTO / DOMINIQUE FAGET        (Photo credit should read DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

France to Nigeria: It’s All One Fight Against Boko Haram and the Islamic State

French President François Hollande announced Monday that the fight against the Islamic State and Boko Haram must be considered part of the same offensive.

People queue with jerrycans to buy fuel at Mobil filling station in Lagos, on May 21, 2015. Long queues formed at petrol stations across oil-rich Nigeria on May 21 following a row over subsidy payment to petrol importers as well as sale of government oil blocks to private investors, union officials said. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI        (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

If Nigeria Is a Petrostate, Why Is It Always So Short on Fuel?

Nigeria has some of the world's richest oil fields. But recent strikes prove its lack of refinery infrastructure could soon make it a failing petrostate.

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