Tag Archives: Goodluck Jonathan

Elnathan John: ‘I want to show that things are never simple’-Nigerian Author

  By Kate Kellaway Literature The Nigerian writer and satirist on his first novel, Born on a Tuesday, a study of a young man caught up [...]

Fourth Time’s the Charm: Buhari Ousts Jonathan in Nigerian Election

By Staff Reporter  This story was updated to reflect new polling information as it became available.PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images In hi [...]

Goodluck Jonathan concedes defeat in Nigeria elections

By Staff Reporter  Nigerian presidential poll has been won by Muhammadu Buhari, in the country’s first election victory by the opposi [...]

Nigeria election: First results expected

By Staff Reporter The hotly contested election has been marred by problems with its voting system Nigeria decides Nigeria votes: As it happe [...]

Boko Haram opens new front against Nigerian forces as Obasanjo’s son is shot in fighting

By Staff Reporter Civilians who fled their homes following an attack by Islamist militants in Bama, take refuge at a school in Maiduguri, Ni [...]

Boko Haram overrun Bama town in Northern Nigeria and kill scores

By Staff Reporter Islamist Boko Haram insurgents have overrun much of a northeastern Nigerian town after hours of fighting that killed score [...]

The Boko Haram menace

 A Siege of Fear By Staff Reporter  Boko Haram  A VOA Special Report Carnage and mayhem are part of the fabric of daily life in northern [...]

Malala meets Nigeria’s leader Goodluck Jonathan over Chibok girls #bringbackourgirls

By Staff Reporter Malala believes that there is a link between poor education and the political violence Nigeria abductions Pakistani rights [...]

West Africa declares war on Boko Haram

By Staff Reporter French President Francois Hollande (C) poses for a familly photo with (LtoR) Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hag [...]

US deploys surveillance aircraft as Boko Haram offers to release 200 girls in exchange for incarcerated”martyrs”

By Staff Reporter Kidnapped schoolgirls are seen at an unknown location in this still image taken from an undated video released by Nigerian [...]

Nigeria kidnapped girls ‘shown’ in new Boko Haram video

By Staff Reporter The BBC’s John Simpson says the video, which shows more than 100 girls in hijabs, could be the first step in a negot [...]

Israel helping in the search for kidnapped girls

By Staff Reporter Photographer: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images Members of civil society groups sit to protest the abduction of the Ch [...]

Nigeria has a weak Commander-in-Chief.Boko Haram flourishes

By Staff Reporter With the country descending into chaos, President Goodluck Jonathan is running out of excuses and places to hide. Regardle [...]

Boko Haram devastation spreads in Nigeria

By Staff Reporter Innocent families continue to wail as Boko Haram targets victims at will A recent bomb blast that ripped apart a bus stat [...]

The Union of Nigeria stronger than Boko Haram-Jonathan

By Staff Reporter Boko Haram can’t disintegrate Nigeria, says Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday assured Nigerians that member [...]

Boko Haram abduct more than 100 schoolgirls in northeast Nigeria

By Staff Reporter Nigerian soldiers patrol in the north of Borno state close to a Islamist extremist group Boko Haram former camp Photo: Ge [...]

Boko Haram kill 97 in Borno

By Staff Reporter Twin car bombs kill 97 in Borno Nigeria military raid kills 20 President Jonathan has failed to curb Boko Haram insurgents [...]

Boko Haram murders and burn alive 58 school children in Nigeria

By Staff Reporter Most of the victims appeared to be between 15 and 20 years old and all of them were male Militants locked doors and set fi [...]

Breaking News-Uncertainty in Nigeria as Jonathan sacks military chiefs

Abuja, Nigeria In a nation that has a history of military coup d’etats , President Jonathan has sacked military chiefs. Are things ok [...]
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