Nigeria has surprised the world with its presidential election. It could be a model for other African states.
Egypt and Nigeria account for over 1,000 death sentences announced last year, reports a London based human rights group.
“Nobody’s ambition is worth the blood of any Nigerian,” Jonathan said.
Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari won the Presidential elections after defeating Goodluck Jonathan by 1.7 million votes.
Nigerians are waiting in hope and fear for results of the most tightly contested presidential election in the nation.
A report based on accounts from witnesses and media, says Nigeria’s govt is not doing enough to protect its civilians.
Boko Haram extremists have attacked on a Nigerian border town, killing 11 people.
Nigeria has acknowledged help from regional security operatives in the fight against Boko Haram extremists.
Chadian general confirmed that military forces from Chad and Niger have gone into northeast Nigeria to attack Boko Haram.
A girl suicide bomber as young as 10 blew herself up at a busy market in Nigeria killing four others and seriously wounding 46 people.
Residents who fled the town said they appealed to troops based in Chibok but they allegedly refused to deploy.
Cameroon border base attacked by suspected Boko Haram extremists; leaves 5 soldiers dead.
No one claimed the attack, which bore the hallmarks of Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram.
Gombe has previously been attacked multiple times, including by a car bomb in Dec that killed 20 people.
Boko Haram militants waged twin attacks in the town of Diffa in southeast Niger on Sunday.