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Politics in Nigeria is powerfully shaped by its multicultural society and diverse multi-ethnic population. Nigeria is a federal republic comprising 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory; elections for president and National Assembly members use the British first-past-the-post system and serve for two four-year terms with universal suffrage being allowed for all citizens; all elections are overseen by Independent National Electoral Commission which has been widely criticized for procedural irregularities during previous elections.
The ruling party exercises direct control over the executive and legislative branches of government. There are 14 daily newspapers and several newsweeklies published locally; free inter access is also readily available via cybercafes and private homes; state television broadcasters also carry international and local news broadcasts.
Many political leaders in Nigeria use religion as an important campaign issue. Muslim voters may hesitate to vote for non-Muslim candidates, while Christians might oppose the prospect of Muslim and Christian co-tickets; nonetheless, in actual democracy, candidates’ capacity matters more than their religious affiliation.
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Niger was overthrown by a military coup on July 26. Since then, its junta has established strategic ties with neighboring Burkina Faso and Mali countries. Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin has made his first video appearance post-failed rebellion attempt in Russia.