President Goodluck Jonathan has announced his intentions to run for a second term to, once again, fight corruption and defeat Boko Haram.
Officials are awaiting news about the fate of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls after Nigeria claimed to have reached a deal with Boko Haram.
After Boko Haram posted a video offering to release kidnapped girls in exchange for prisoners, Nigeria says "the window of negotiation is still open".
Nigeria's Cabinet has agreed to increase spending by 5% but reduce the deficit in next year's budget to be sent to Parliament for approval in August.
Nigeria's Cabinet has approved a final draft of an oil law that will be sent to President Goodluck Jonathan before going to Parliament in a few days.
Nigeria has cleared fuel import subsidies that were on hold while authorities verified they were for real deliveries.
Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan has cut petrol prices and mass protests were suspended in an effort to continue talks over suspended fuel subsidies.
President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency on Saturday in parts of Nigeria plagued by a violent Islamist insurgency.
President Goodluck Jonathan vowed on Saturday to "crush the terrorists" who set off a series of bombs across Nigeria on Christmas Day.
Boko Haram says it planted bombs that exploded on Christmas Day at churches in Nigeria, one of which killed at least 27 people just outside Abuja.