Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 16:44
Nigeria`s presidency on Friday said the country was at war with Boko Haram, apparently backing off previous claims that the Islamist rebels were on the run and desperate.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 18:32
Security issues threatened to overtake the festivities as President Francois Hollande arrived in Nigeria on Thursday for centenary celebrations, as calls mount for French help against Islamist Boko Haram militants.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 00:53
The governor of Nigeria`s embattled Borno state warned President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday that the military is outgunned in its fight against Boko Haram and more troops are urgently needed.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 17:28
Nigeria is to hold its next presidential election on February 14, 2015, the electoral agency said Friday, with incumbent head of state Goodluck Jonathan expected to seek a second term.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 03:31
Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 22:10
Nigeria`s President Goodluck Jonathan has approved a bill banning gay marriage and same-sex partnerships that sparked international condemnation, his spokesman said on Monday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 16:03
The father of a state governor who defected from Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan`s ruling party escaped unhurt after gunmen attacked a mosque in his village, police said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 07:24
The volume of oil theft in oil rich Nigeria`s Niger Delta region has reduced from 100,000 barrels to 40,00 barrels per day, the governor of oil rich Delta State said Thursday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 05:34
Nigeria`s President Goodluck Jonathan is challenging a prominent critic to prove allegations of corruption and that he is training a death squad to kill enemies.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 19:47
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has made a "speedy recovery" from illness in London and was well enough to attend an investor conference, the presidency said.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 00:30
Nigeria`s President Goodluck Jonathan received unplanned medical treatment in London on Thursday after he "became indisposed" and was forced to miss a scheduled meeting, his spokesman said.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 08:41
The request was made in two letters presented to the House of Representatives and the Senate in Nigeria`s capital, Abuja.
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