Nigeria World Cup team only managed to earn one point in the first round of the World Cup soccer tournament in South Africa. Wednesday, Nigeria's president suspended the entire team from international competition for two years.
With the death of Nigeria's President Umaru Yar’Adua, the 2011 presidential election race has effectively begun. Who are the contenders? What are the pros and cons of new president Goodluck Jonathan running for second term?
Nigeria President Umaru Yar’Adua died late Wednesday and his former vice president, Goodluck Jonathan, was sworn in today. But will Jonathan run again in next year's election, or follow Nigeria's tradition of rotating the presidency between north and south?
Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan, acting president, unexpectedly dissolved the nation's cabinet Wednesday in a move to quickly assert power during the elected president's absence. He's expected to announce a new cabinet within days.
As many as 500 people were killed Sunday in Nigeria violence that pitted Muslim herders against Christian farmers near the volatile city of Jos.
Ailing Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua returned home on Wednesday, but Vice President Goodluck Jonathan is still in charge, leaving Nigeria to wonder if and when the president will take the reins.
Nigeria President Umaru Yar'Adua flew into the capital in the dead of night Wednesday after undergoing medical treatment in Saudi Arabia for nearly three months.
Nigeria President Umaru Yar'Adua returned to his country after nearly three months of medical treatment in Saudi Arabia, but he is not yet well enough to lead. Vice President Goodluck Jonathan is still in charge – for now.
Nigeria’s parliament today voted to hand Vice President Goodluck Jonathan the powers of president, a move intended to fill the vacuum left by President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua's hospitalization in November.
In the central Nigerian city of Jos, at least 260 people have reportedly died during fighting between Christians and Muslims.