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No need for UN military enforcement to battle Boko Haram, says Jonathan

He reaffirmed the UN's readiness to support the ongoing efforts by Nigeria and its neighbours to end the insurgency.

Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan

"Nobody's ambition is worth the blood of any Nigerian," Jonathan said.


Nigeria opposition's Buhari ahead as vote count resumes

Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari won the Presidential elections after defeating Goodluck Jonathan by 1.7 million votes.

Nigeria postpones presidential election to March 28

Foreign powers have voiced concerns over violence in the aftermath, as was the case after the 2011 election, when 800 people died.

Blast kills dozens in northeast Nigerian town: Officials

Othman Abubakar, a spokesman for the Adamawa state police, confirmed the explosion but he couldn't say how many people had been killed or injured.

Gunmen kill at least 62 in Nigeria

President Goodluck Jonathan is struggling to contain Boko Haram in remote rural regions in the country’s northeast corner, where the sect launched an uprising in 2009.


Nigeria's military repel militant attacks,kill 40 Boko Haram cadres

The military's claims are difficult to verify due to non-accessibility to concerned regions.

A millionaire moment

‘Goodluck Jonathan’ proved this writer’s undoing on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

Nigeria crash toll 193,Indian co-pilot among the dead

Nigeria plunged into a state of mourning after a horrific air tragedy saw a plane crash

Christians fleeing attacks in northern Nigeria,37 killed

Emergency in place but Muslims fear reprisals