Topic: Goodluck Jonathan
Leaders of Nigeria's MEND rebel group – and other militia commanders in the oil-rich Niger Delta – say they're ready to launch fresh attacks after two years of relative quiet following a 2009 amnesty.
10/30/2011 04:28 pm
While the Nigerian military claims that the fighting with Boko Haram in the country's north is under control, the lack of information from the region fuels doubt about the military's success.
10/18/2011 04:35 pm
In Nigeria, rape video depicting an apparent gang attack on a woman by college students sparks a criminal investigation, and raises questions of how much smartphones have changed Nigerian society.
10/12/2011 02:08 pm
A string of increasingly brutal attacks – along with reports that Boko Haram may soon hit Nigeria's predominately Christian South – is bringing fresh scrutiny of the Islamist group.
09/22/2011 12:56 pm
Africa could be home to an unlikely boom in nuclear power plant construction, as Nigeria plans to join South Africa as the continent's second nuclear nation.
09/20/2011 06:05 pm
Nigeria recognized Libya's rebels yesterday, a move criticized by South Africa as 'jumping the gun' ahead of the African Union's official decision on whether to recognize the fall of key AU donor, Muammar Qaddafi.
08/24/2011 11:30 am
Even with Muammar Qaddafi's deep financial ties across Africa, many of the continent's leaders are ambivalent about his departure.
08/23/2011 04:27 pm
The Nigerian government is creating a fact finding committee on local Islamist militant group Boko Haram in hopes of putting an end to its attacks in Nigeria's northeast through dialogue.
08/19/2011 02:21 pm
Force has not quelled Nigeria's Islamist group Boko Haram, which has claimed responsibility for many terror attacks in the north. Now Nigeria's government is offering talks.
08/01/2011 03:38 pm
British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have been touring the region – and oil-rich Nigeria in particular – to boost free trade and energy partnerships.
07/19/2011 01:25 pm