President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) party have no plans on how to rescue Nigeria from
According to the Global Terrorism Index the world's deadliest terror group is not ISIS. That dubious crown instead belongs to Nigeria' Boko Haram.
“It is crucial that we scale up efforts to change traditional cultural views that underpin violence against women,” Stella
Regardless of your opinion of Mr. Jonathan, and in spite of the handful of bad actors who filled some important positions, he's also had some truly stellar people filling extremely important roles -- people who it will be difficult to see go. The most glaring example is Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
Nigerian voters have also sent a strong message to ordinary Africans throughout the continent. If Nigerians can vote for a candidate of their choice, even unseating an incumbent president, voters in other African countries can do the same.
Now, he faces a new set of problems, not least the Boko Haram Islamist insurgency in the North and the risk of unrest flaring
Nigeria's political leaders exploit the extreme poverty, hunger and high unemployment rates for their personal gains, and rather than hold these leaders accountable for job-creation, power and educational reforms, the large numbers of ill-informed voters give away their voting.
Others have argued that the time had come to end Nigeria's power-sharing arrangement, noting that rotating the presidency
A 2014 Gallup poll found that just 13 percent of Nigerians have confidence in the elections, down from 51 percent in 2011
* Boko Haram has attacked Gombe several times The insurgents also increasingly threaten Nigeria's neighbors, and both Chadian
Using Orwellian logic, U.S. ambassador to the UN Samantha Power claimed that the resolution calling for the establishment of two states for two peoples would somehow undermine the effort "that makes it possible to achieve two states for two people."
I am not Charlie. I can never be Charlie. I don't have the complexion for protection to be Charlie. What I am, is Baga. #IAmNigeria
ABUJA, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan announced on Tuesday that he would seek a second term in
She was joined by her husband, producer-rapper Swizz Beatz. She said people need a reminder that the schoolgirls are still
* Teenage activist backs campaign for abducted girls' return But, with the girls still missing three months after their April