President Goodluck Jonathan

Nigeria's president visits massacre site, as 35 killed in bombings

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan visited the scene of what is feared to be Boko Haram's worst massacre and vowed that the insurgency would soon be over.

Feb 27, 2015, 03:32 AM IST

Suicide bomber in school uniform kills 47 in Nigeria

A suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber disguised in school uniform killed 47 students in northeast Nigeria on Monday, in one of the worst attacks against schools teaching a so-called Western curriculum.

Nov 11, 2014, 00:36 AM IST

Nigerian leader visiting town of abducted girls

Maiduguri: President Goodluck Jonathan is expected today in the traumatized town from which Islamic extremists abducted more than 300 schoolgirls a month ago, a visit that one community leader says is "better late than never."

May 16, 2014, 15:39 PM IST

Nigeria first lady describes mystery illness

Nigeria`s first lady has described details of a mystery illness she had that the country`s presidency refused to discuss.

Feb 18, 2013, 09:04 AM IST

Nigerian Senate OKs ministerial nominees by President

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday approved 38 of the 39 ministers nominated by the country`s acting President Goodluck Jonathan, who recently sacked an entire cabinet appointed by ailing President Umaru Musa Yar`Adua.

Apr 01, 2010, 09:58 AM IST