Felix Onuah

Nigerian president to run for second term

President Goodluck Jonathan has announced his intentions to run for a second term to, once again, fight corruption and defeat Boko Haram.

Nigeria claims deal with Boko Haram to release kidnapped schoolgirls

Officials are awaiting news about the fate of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls after Nigeria claimed to have reached a deal with Boko Haram.

Nigeria open to negotiate with Boko Haram over kidnapping

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 agrees to $30.8bn budget plan for 2013

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 approves oil sector revamp Bill

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 resumes fuel subsidies after fraud review

Nigeria has cleared fuel import subsidies that were on hold while authorities verified they were for real deliveries.

Jonathan cuts fuel prices, Nigeria protests suspended

Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan has cut petrol prices and mass protests were suspended in an effort to continue talks over suspended fuel subsidies.

Nigeria’s Jonathan declares state of emergency

President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency on Saturday in parts of Nigeria plagued by a violent Islamist insurgency.

Nigeria’s Jonathan vows vengeance

President Goodluck Jonathan vowed on Saturday to "crush the terrorists" who set off a series of bombs across Nigeria on Christmas Day.

Boko Haram explode five bombs in Nigeria

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.

Nigerian church struck by bomb on Christmas Day

A bomb has exploded in a Catholic church on the outskirts of Abuja, Nigeria, with a shortage in ambulances hampering the evacuation process.

Islamist militants claim responsibility for UN blast

At least 18 people were killed by a car bomb that ripped through the United Nations' building in the Nigerian capital Abuja on Friday.

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