Topic: Goodluck Jonathan
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
Although African incumbents facing reelection have so far performed well, those still facing votes will need to tread carefully amid rising public anger.
06/30/2011 02:45 pm
The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria is fielding criticism for exacerbating the country's sectarian problems by allowing Islamic banking to make its debut in Nigeria.
06/27/2011 02:06 pm