How do you sweep $20 billion under tyhe rug? Samuel Ukura, Nigeria’s Auditor General told the country’s senate on Thursday that he wouldn’t investigate an alleged $20 billion hole in the finances of the Nigerian National Petroleum ... FULL ARTICLE AT International Business Times
Nigeria's president has appointed a retired general from the mainly Muslim north to be the new minister of defense as the country confronts an increasing number of ever-deadlier attacks by Islamic extremists staging an uprising in the northeast.Aliyu ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Wichita Eagle
WASHINGTON — Islamist militants have killed at least 85 Nigerian civilians in northeastern Nigeria, where the Islamist militant group Boko Haram is waging a war against Christians and the Nigerian government. Reuters reported that this is a major public relations blow ... FULL ARTICLE AT Accuracy in Media
[This Day]Barely 24 hours after a sweeping sack in the aviation sector, President Goodluck Jonathan Wednesday dropped the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi from his cabinet. FULL ARTICLE AT AllAfrica.com
Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan, GCFR, BNER, GCON (born 20 November 1957) is the 14th Head of State and current President of Nigeria.
He was Governor of Bayelsa State from 9 December 2005 to 28 May 2007, and was sworn in as Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on 29 May 2007. Jonathan is a member of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP). On 13 January 2010, a federal court handed... Full
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