ARTICLES RELATING TO GOODLUCK JONATHAN

Nigeria's Buhari: From coup leader to 'converted democrat'

2015-05-27 14:54

Muhammadu Buhari, who is set to be sworn in this week as Nigeria’s new president, is a one-time coup leader who once ruled Africa’s populous nation with an iron fist.

Expectation weighs on Nigeria's Buhari as he takes over power

2015-05-25 17:44

Muhammadu Buhari formerly takes over as Nigeria’s president this week but his inauguration could not have come at a worse time, with the country reeling from a cash crunch and a crippling strike over fuel.

Nigeria's Jonathan 'handing over nation in crisis'

2015-05-25 08:43

Nigeria’s president Goodluck Jonathan is handing over a country in its worst-ever state, the main opposition says, as fuel shortages and economic woes cripple the nation.

Nigerian military claims fresh success against Boko Haram

2015-05-18 09:27

Nigeria’s military claims it has overrun 10 Boko Haram camps in the group’s Sambisa Forest stronghold, a day after the Islamists struck at a crowded bus station in the northeast, killing seven.

Jonathan says friends abandoned him after defeat

2015-05-10 20:21

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.

Boko Haram militants kill at least 10 in north Cameroon – army

2015-04-17 16:23

Fighters from Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram have killed at least 10 people in attacks on two villages in neighbouring northern Cameroon, army sources say.

Nigeria: No need for UN military enforcement to battle Boko Haram

2015-04-17 09:21

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has told the UN his country would not need the help of an international force in the fight against Boko Haram.

A year after kidnap of schoolgirls in Nigeria, hope dwindles

2015-04-15 13:57

A year after hundreds of schoolgirls were abducted by Islamic militants from their school in north-eastern Nigeria, hope is dwindling, as some think they will never be rescued.

Protest march as Nigeria marks anniversary of schoolgirl kidnappings

2015-04-15 09:03

Nigeria and the world marked the first anniversary of Boko Haram's abduction of 219 schoolgirls with protest marches, candlelit vigils and pledges of solidarity.

Buhari 'can't promise' kidnapped girls will be found

2015-04-14 13:27

Nigeria’s president-elect Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned that he could not make promises on the return of 219 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haran exactly a year ago.

 

Nigeria fuel strike called off 'in national interest'

2015-05-26 13:11

A crippling strike over fuel that brought Nigeria to a near standstill has been called off “in the national interest” a union leader says, as the country limps back to normal.

Nigerian senator-elect to fight US extradition, drug charges

2015-05-25 12:18

A wanted man newly elected to Nigeria’s Senate is set to appear in court to fight his extradition to the US on 20-year-old charges related to the TV hit "Orange is the New Black".

Kerry to lead US delegation at Nigeria presidential inauguration

2015-05-19 14:05

Secretary of State John Kerry will lead the US delegation to the inauguration of Nigerian president-elect Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja next week, the White House says.

More co-operation needed against Boko Haram - Chad

2015-05-12 14:17

Chad's president Idriss Deby has called for better co-ordination between coalition forces fighting Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria, warning that the group has been wounded but not defeated.

Zuma, Jonathan discuss recent developments

2015-04-30 14:11

President Jacob Zuma has had a telephonic discussion with outgoing Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan after the two countries' relationship took strain during xenophobic violence in South Africa.

How Nigeria's 'smooth' election nearly went wrong

2015-04-17 10:32

As Muhammadu Buhari closed in on Nigeria’s presidency, an aide to election commission chairperson Attahiru Jega sent a text message to an independent voting monitor, warning of an imminent threat to the electoral process.

Nigerian army focus on area abducted girls believed held

2015-04-16 07:45

Nigerian military operations against Boko Haram are focusing on a north-eastern forest where officials believe more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped a year ago are being held, a spokesperson says.

Nigeria army aims to destroy last Boko Haram camp by handover

2015-04-15 11:01

Nigerian troops will storm what they say is the last remaining Boko Haram stronghold before the handover of power to incoming president Muhammadu Buhari, national security advisor Sambo Dasuki says.

Kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls have nowhere to go

2015-04-14 19:38

For the last 12 months, campaigners have been calling for the immediate release of 219 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants.

Buhari's APC wins majority of Nigeria states in regional vote

2015-04-13 14:50

The party of Nigeria’s president-elect Muhammadu Buhari has won governorship elections in a majority of Nigeria’s 36 states, building its strength nationwide after a historic presidential win, official results show.

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