President Goodluck Jonathan

11 parents of the Chibok Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram have died since abductions

Nearly a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped northern schoolgirls will never see their daughters again. Since the mass abduction of the schoolgirls by ... Full story

Parents Of Abducted Chibok Girls Arrive At Presidential Villa

Parents of the school girls that were abducted from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok , Borno State on April 14, by the dreaded terrorist group, ... Full story

Nigerian Government: Why we want to borrow $1 billion

The Federal Government on Thursday defended its decision to borrow $1 billion (N160 billion) to enhance security forces in the battle against the insurgent Boko ...

Department of State Services parade kidnappers of President Jonathan’s uncle

The suspected abductors of an uncle to President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Nitabai Inengite, from his Otuoke country home in Bayelsa state few months back have ...

Impeachment: Two ex-heads of state, emirs plead for Governor Murtala Nyako

Two former military heads of state led the embattled Adamawa State Governor Murtala Nyako to a meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday night in ...

President Jonathan claims Chibok girls will be rescued soon

The Council of State, made up of former heads of government, on Tuesday held its second meeting in the year and came out with a ... Full story

President Jonathan Says Boko Haram War Is Worse Than Nigeria's Civil War

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday said the activities of the radical Islamist sect, Boko Haram is worse than Nigeria's civil war. Speaking with a delegation of ... Full story

Prime Minister of Ethiopia Reveals Where Boko Haram Terrorists Get Funding From

Hailemariam Desalegn, the visiting Prime Minister of Ethiopia on Wednesday said members of the radical Islamist sect, Boko Haram operating in Nigeria as well as ... Full story

Rivers State Governor Amaechi Recounts His Near Bloody Encounter With Soldiers In Akure

The Rivers state governor, Rotimi Amaechi who was ambushed by security operatives in Ado-Ekiti on his way to attend the final rally of his party, ... Full story

Governor Amaechi released after being ambushed and held hostage for over an hour

Governor Rotimi Amaechi who has been ambushed and being held hostage for over an hour by security operatives in Odudu, Ondo state, has been released. According ... Full story

Dora Akunyili To Be Buried On August 28

Former NAFDAC DG/Minister of Information, Dora Akunyili who's remains arrived Nigeria, on June 11, 2014, from Mumbai will be buried on August 28, 2014, the ... Full story

Asari Dokubo Calls Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, New Emir Of Kano A Dog

Ex- Niger Delta militant and leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF) Mujahid Asari Dokubo has described the new Emir of Kano, Sanusi ... Full story

New governor Godwin Emefiele starts at scandal-hit Nigerian central bank

 Nigeria's new central bank governor began work on Tuesday, starting a fresh chapter in Africa's biggest economy after his predecessor's tenure ended in scandal and ... Full story

Abducted Chibok Schoolgirls Now In Chad, Cameroon, Niger Republic

The remaining 219 Chibok schoolgirls still being held by Boko Haram have been splitted into four groups and some have been transferred outside Nigeria.Some of ... Full story

Stakeholders: Airport remodelling didn’t follow due process

Stakeholders in the aviation sector have said they are not surprised at the turn of events regarding the airport remodelling project, stating that the review ... Full story

Parents Of Missing Schoolgirls 'Abandoned' By Nigeria Government

The parents of the 276 schoolgirls taken by Boko Haram three weeks ago have accused President Goodluck Jonathan of abandoning them and they are outraged at ... Full story

Wole Soyinka: Jonathan allowed insurgency to fester

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Tuesday said the era of denial of President Goodluck Jonathan on the magnitude of the Boko Haram menace was ... Full story

Boko Haram threatens to sell kidnapped schoolgirls Video

Nigeria's Islamic extremist leader threatened in a videotaped statement seen on Monday to sell the more than 200 teenage schoolgirls abducted from a school in ... Full story

Asari-Dokubo dares Boko Haram leader to meet him on the battle field

The leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Alhaji Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, has dared Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, to be prepared to meet him ... Full story

Meet President Goodluck Jonathan's Secret Wife Lott Jonathan

According to our source. President Goodluck Jonathan is married to two women…reports say his second wife, Mrs Lott Jonathan aka Lott J is a top ... Full story

Nigerian students in Malaysia cry for justice over constant intimidation, harassment and illegal arrests

Nigerian Students in Malaysia said they are fed up with the constant intimidation, harassment and illegal arrests carried out on them by Malaysian authorities while ... Full story

Former CBN Governor Sanusi Lamido Fingered As Top Boko Haram Sponsor In Nigeria

A new twist has been added to the ongoing travails of the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Lamido Sanusi, as the ... Full story

Is President Jonathan's Daughter Getting Married?

There are strong indications that President Goodluck Jonathan’s daughter, Faith Elizabeth Sakwe, is about to get married. According to E24-7 Magazine, she will be having her ... Full story

John Okafor says government should stop giving actors money

Nollywood actor, John Okafor, berates some of his colleagues for receiving money from government in this interview with Jayne Augoye. POPULAR actor, John Okafor has decried ... Full story

President Goodluck Jonathan sacks NNPC director, appoints five new GEDs

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday sacked the Group Executive Director, Exploration and Production, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Abiye Membere, and appointed five new ones ... Full story

Judge Zainab Bulkachuwa nominated for the position of President of the Court of Appeal

Judge Zainab Bulkachuwa has been nominated by President Goodluck Jonathan for the position of President of the Court of Appeal. Her name has been sent forward ... Full story

Damning US report on the role of the government in the proliferation of corruption in Nigeria

THE United States government’s recent report on the role of the government in the proliferation of corruption in Nigeria offers a fresh and undeniable insight ... Full story

Nigeria’s newly appointed defense minister Aliyu Gusau has resigned

Mr. Gusau’s sudden decision to quit President Goodluck Jonathan’s cabinet arose from what the former minister considered an act of insubordination and indiscipline from Nigeria’s ... Full story

Mallam Lamido Sanusi: I tried to trace missing $20bn

The suspended Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mallam Lamido Sanusi, said he had begun a process to trace the missing $20bn oil money before his ... Full story

US freezes Sani Abacha's $458 million hidden in European accounts

The United States today said it had ordered a freeze on $458 million in assets hidden in European accounts by former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha ... Full story

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Photos: Jonathan in Close Door Meeting with Parents of Chibok Girls

Earlier today, it was reported that thebparents of abducted Chibok girls will meet with President Jonathan on Tuesday, July 22nd. They finally the president had ...

Hollywood Role Excites Stephanie Okereke

One of Nigeria’s finest actresses, Stephanie Okereke, is not in any rush, but taking her time to interpret her script while on location shooting alongside ...

King Sunny Ade’s Pretty Daughter Weds In Style [Pictures]

One of the beautiful daughters of Juju maestro, King Sunny Ade, also known as KSA, held her traditional marriage in Ondo State.The occasion took place ...

2Face’s Babymama, Sunmbo, Marks Wedding Anniversary

One of the babymamas of 2Face Idibia, Sunmbo Ajaba, now known as Sunmbo Adeoye, is today, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, a year old in her ...

Pictures From Dr Sid Fiancee’s Bridal Shower

Music artiste, Sidney Esiri, popularly known as Dr. Sid, will be getting married to his beautiful sweetheart, Simi Osomo on Saturday, July 27, 2014.The happy ...

FCT residents seek development of satellite towns

Residents of Abuja on Tuesday, lauded the Senate for approving the N271bn 2014 budget proposal submitted to it by the Ministry of the Federal Capital ...

MBGN Winner, Iheoma Nnadi To Drop Out Of School

Newly crowned Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN), Iheoma Nnadi, has disclosed that she will abandon her education for now because of her new status ...

KEDC injects N500m to improve power supply

The new owners of the Kano Electricity Distribution Company, Sahelian Power SPV Limited, said it had injected over N500m into the KEDC since takeover in ...

USAID spends $4m on Bauchi water sector

USAID has spent $4m (N640m) in the past three years in its effort at ensuring availability of potable water in Bauchi State. Team Leader , USAID ...

Ondo grants traders N80m loan

The Ondo State Micro-Credit Agency, says it has disbursed N80m as loan to small scale entrepreneurs in the last six months in the state.The General Manager ...