PDP national leader declares support for APC candidates in Akwa Ibom
“A surrogate of Godswill Akpabio must not be allowed to govern us.”
Controversy as allegations of “shady deals” rock Nigeria Election Debate Group
Respected pro-democracy group, TMG, disowns NEDG saying “it is a product of AIT and Dokpesi and so for us you have to count us out”
How President Jonathan’s Airport shuttles weaken Abuja security, endanger residents
Governor Fashola of Lagos recently blamed the president for compromising his state’s security and opening up Lekki for armed robbers attack
Jonathan visits Buhari’s hometown, denies pushing for Interim Govt.
The president threatens to order the arrest of those spreading claims of an Interim National Government.
How Nigerian Universities encourage sexual harassment of female students
Without policies or sanctions against sexual harassment, more officials in Nigerian universities are emboldened to abuse their students.
FACT-CHECK: Jonathan, Health Minister lied about polio eradication in Nigeria
President Jonathan and Health Minister Alhassan were economical with the truth in asking WHO to declare Nigeria polio-free.
I’ll surely defeat Buhari – Jonathan declares
The president says his party remains the strongest.
Nigeria2015: PDP chairman, Mu’azu, rules out landslide victory for Jonathan, others
Mr. Mu’azu says his party has done well but will not sweep the polls.
Don’t be afraid of jail, Buhari’s wife tells Patience Jonathan
For those that are campaigning, saying that he is coming to jail Nigerians, I don’t know what their fear is, Mrs. Buhari said.
Jonathan swears in Ministers, names Obanikoro junior Foreign Affairs Minister
The president also swore in new federal commissioners.
Missing $20bn: Alison-Madueke sues PREMIUM TIMES, APC, 9 others
A Court has ordered that no Nigerian or organization should publish any report linking Mrs. Alison-Madueke to the missing money.
Nigerian military found no sign of Chibok girls in recaptured territories – Army Chief
Nigeria’s Chief of Army says only INEC can decide whether elections will hold in the recaptured areas.
Jonathan cannot apologise over Nigeria, Morocco phone row – Minister
Nigeria’s foreign minister says he will apologize if there is need to do so.
Nigerian government cuts electricity tariff by half
The electricity commission says the decision followed complaints from consumers.
Again, Obasanjo seeks dialogue with Boko Haram; says sect has legitimate grievances
Former President Obasanjo says the Nigerian government should negotiate if Boko Haram is willing to do so.
Nigerian troops dislodge Boko Haram, retake Bama after days of fighting
With Bama liberated, Gwoza remains the only major town in Borno state under Boko Haram control
#Nigeria2015: Jega says No to terminal leave, insists on card readers for polls
The campaign organisation of Mr. Jonathan had accused Mr. Jega and the leadership of the APC of “grand conspiratorial alliance” for “electioneering manipulation”
Speaker Tambuwal attacks PDP, says supporting party “undignified”
Mr. Tambuwal says PDP will undermine the self-worth of every Nigerian.
Nigeria denies hiring mercenaries to fight Boko Haram
“What we have are trainers who came from security companies to help us manage and learn how to use some of the much more modern weapons.”
Nigeria2015: Ex-House Speaker, Ghali Na’Abba, dumps PDP
“No administration has used religion and ethnicity to divide Nigerians more than the current administration.”
Boko Haram: Falana charges Nigerian military to free accused soldiers, respect human rights
“… the army authorities have neither allowed the convicts any access to their family members and lawyers .”
‘What do you call corruption?’ Patience Jonathan explains
Mrs. Jonathan: “We are not propagandaly (sic). We are not here to deceive you. We are not here to lie for you.”
In Adamawa, Jonathan begs PDP, traditional rulers for support
The Adamawa State branch of the Peoples Democratic Party assures the president he will win in the state bloodied for years by Boko Haram.