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Kano, Abuja and Zaria The protracted dispute between the Federal Government and striking university lecturers took a new dimension yesterday when the Minister of Education issued a week's ultimatum to the teachers to resume work or be sacked. Mr.
Nigeria (AP) Five key governors say they have defected to Nigeria's new coalition opposition in a blow to President Goodluck Jonathan's governing party and its chances for re-election in 2015. The defectors include the powerful governors of oil-rich
President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday said he has received the report of the three-member administrative panel of enquiry set up to probe the Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah's role in the purchase of two bullet proof cars...The panel was asked to
London on Thursday, but could not make it because he became indisposed, according to Reuben Abati, the presidential spokesperson. "President Jonathan has since been examined by competent medical practitioners.
Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan taken ill in London President Jonathan was in London when he became ill Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has been taken ill and given medical treatment while overseas, but his condition is not said to be
Nigeria (AP) An official says Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is "indisposed" in London and doctors have advised he "rest for a few days." Special adviser Reuben Abati says in a statement that Jonathan missed the opening Thursday of a meeting of
The United States declaration of Boko Haram and Ansaru as foreign terrorist organizations is a significant boost to Nigeria's effort to end their violent campaigns, says Rueben Abati, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Goodluck
Two gunmen from Boko Haram had seized the Christian teenager in July as she picked corn near her village in the Gwoza hills, a remote part of northeastern Nigeria where a six-month-old government offensive is struggling to contain an insurgency by
Nigeria's Anambrva state went to the polls on Saturday to choose its next governor, with the result viewed as a benchmark of public support for the country's president before a national vote in 2015. Some 1.8 million voters are registered to decide
Nigeria (AP) Before Nigeria imposed a state of emergency in the northeast last May, bar owner Stephen Daniel poured drinks for dozens of people every night of the week. Now, after months of strict curfews and military roadblocks, he is lucky to serve