The commission's dignity has been held up by Zondo's personal approach. Even the most reluctant witness couldn't withdraw, writes Ralph Mathekga.
Nigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to tackle the nation's problems 'head on' and intensify the fight against Boko Haram in his inaugural speech after taking the oath of office.
Outgoing Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan says some of his friends deserted him shortly after he conceded defeat to his rival General Muhammadu Buhari in the March election.
The electoral commissioner for Nigeria's second-most populous state, Kano, has died in a house fire with his wife and two children.
Three decades after seizing power in a military coup, Muhammadu Buhari has become the first Nigerian to oust an opponent via the ballot box.
Nigeria's opposition All Progressives Congress has declared victory in the presidential election on saying Africa's most populous nation was witnessing history.
First results have trickled in from Nigeria's closely fought general election, with protests over the conduct of the vote and a warning of manipulation of the count adding to fears of violence.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated Nigerians for holding "largely peaceful and orderly" elections despite Boko Haram attacks.
Voting in Nigeria's general election has been extended to Sunday in 300 out of 150 000 polling stations, the electoral commission said, after technical glitches marred polling nationwide.
Boko Haram insurgents launched two deadly attacks on voters in northeast Nigeria killing six people in an election in which insecurity is a major issue.
As campaigning reached a peak for this Saturday's presidential election in Nigeria, residents of the volatile city of Kaduna made their own preparations - stock-piling food and securing shops and homes.
New Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to eradicate Boko Haram and rescue hundreds of women and children held captive.
Results in Nigeria's governorship vote has seen a swing towards president-elect Muhammadu Buhari's All Progressives Congress (APC) party.
President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Nigerian president-elect Muhammadu Buhari.
Nigeria's All Progressives Congress has told AFP that President Goodluck Jonathan has conceded the general election to Muhammadu Buhari.
Boko Haram militants were unable to disrupt Nigeria's presidential election, a United Nations envoy has said.
Nigeria's electoral commission has hit back at US and British fears of political interference in the country's general election, saying there was no evidence of party meddling in the count.
Voters unable to cast their ballot because of technical problems in Nigeria's general election have returned to the polls, as the main parties traded blows over the use of the technology.
Nigeria's electoral commission says polling in the country's presidential and parliamentary election had been suspended in some places because of glitches with new voter ID card readers.
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has directly ordered women to be killed in the northeast Nigerian town of Gwoza a conscript claims.
Nigeria's federal police chief has ordered restrictions on movement on election day this weekend, as the country goes to the polls.
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