Nigeria is probing a wave of Christmas Day bombings that killed at least 40, including one blast that ripped through a crowd of worshippers.
Nigeria's Parliament is pushing ahead with a Bill that would harshly crack down on gay rights despite moves from abroad to counter such legislation.
Nigerian police said on Sunday car bombers had intended to "commit mass murder" and distributed photos and other details of the two suspects.
Côte d'Ivoire strongman Laurent Gbagbo has agreed to negotiate a resolution to the crisis gripping the nation, mediators said on Tuesday.
Nigerian intelligence authorities said they are holding nine people believed to have links with an ex-militant leader already arrested.
Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says the World Bank appointment is not being decided on merit and that the US nominee will win.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has vowed to harness the potential of the oil-rich country, which remains dogged by poverty, graft and violence.
Nigerian acting President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday dissolved the Cabinet, asserting his power a little over a month after taking over.
Nigerian authorities hunted oil militants on Saturday who claimed responsibility for two car bombs that killed at least 12 people.
West African leaders decided to meet for emergency talks on the crisis in Côte d'Ivoire as strongman Laurent Gbagbo resists calls to step aside.