Lawmakers in troubled northeast Nigeria state impeach governor

The governor of Nigeria`s northeast Adamawa state, one of three areas under a state of emergency since last year amid Boko Haram violence, was impeached today over corruption charges.

Nigeria’s PDP wins vote in violence-hit north

Incumbent Governor Murtala Nyako won 44 percent of the vote to beat his opposition rival, Markus Gundiri, who got 35 percent.