Topic: Goodluck Jonathan
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
Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram is suspected in Sunday's deadly attacks on beer gardens, the latest since the inauguration of a Christian president May 29.
06/27/2011 10:13 am
Africa Monitor West Africa Rising: Why Indian firms are bidding to buy up Nigeria's decrepit electrical grid
More than 200 companies – including India's Tata Group, New Jersey's Honeywell Energy, and Nigerian conglomerate Dangote Group – have signed up to own a rusty piece of Nigeria's grid.
06/07/2011 05:05 pm
Kenya greeted Osama bin Laden's death as "justice." Other countries worry that America's battle against terrorism masks an attempt to expand military influence in Africa.
05/02/2011 02:51 pm
Stakes in Tuesday's state governors races are high, both for incumbents who want to hold onto their lucrative seats and for opposition challengers.
04/26/2011 09:32 am
The Muslim rebel movement Boko Haram has bombed polling stations and electoral offices, contributing to the chaos and instability following the elections.
04/25/2011 02:26 pm
The next two weeks will include a slew of elections on the African continent. Guest blogger Alex Thurston takes a look at the issues at play in some of the polls.
04/22/2011 04:19 pm
Scores have been killed in Muslim-Christian violence after this weekend's relatively clean presidential election, highlighting that the age of 'do-or-die' politics and 'thugs-for-hire' networks is not dead in Nigeria.
04/20/2011 01:45 pm
In Pictures Nigeria election turmoil