And the relationship could extend past the security realm.
The lessons of the election must translate into accountable and transparent governance for all Nigerians.
Muhammadu Buhari could be the answer to Nigeria's prayers.
One of Nigeria's neighbors is helping it fight off a deadly insurgency...but that assistance may come at a price.
The amateurish attempt to overthrow Jammeh was almost as bizarre as the Gambian leader himself.
"As radical groups across the Sahel exploit the breakdown in regional order caused by the Arab revolts, African leaders increasingly see Israel as an asset, not a liability, in the fight against jihadism."
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