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Niger Delta militants meet in Yenagoa, threaten war should Jonathan lose presidential election

“For every Pharoah, there is a Moses. We are going to war. Everyone of you should go and fortify yourself’.”

Zaki Biam Massacre: Jonathan, Suswam under fire for diverting N8bn victims’ settlement funds

Neither Mr. Suswam nor the Benue State Government was a party to; or supported the long drawn legal battle between the massacre victims and the Nigerian government.

Full Text and Video of NSA Sambo Dasuki’s famous presentation at Chatham House, London

This is Mr. Dasuki’s full presentation: his prepared speech as well as answers to questions posed by reporters.

Buhari cancels planned U.S.‎trip

Organisers say they also extended invitation to President Goodluck Jonathan

Nigerian military set for “final onslaught” against Boko Haram — Source

The new military plan came as the Jonathan administration became so worried by the activities of Boko Haram, especially after viewing the latest video from the terror group.

INEC snubs Dasuki, says commission set for February elections

“INEC is not looking back. We are planning and working to ensure elections hold successfully next month as planned”.

Nigeria Security Adviser, Dasuki, wants February election postponed

The All Progressives Party says under no circumstances should the polls be scuttled.

Drama as Northern group seeks ICC prosecution of Buhari over 2011 election violence

The group said action had to be taken to prevent a reoccurrence following the 2015 elections.

EXCLUSIVE: Katsina College releases Buhari’s ​WASC results

PREMIUM TIMES has obtained copies of Mr. Buhari’s secondary school results and a print out from the University of Cambridge.

Boko Haram leader, Shekau, brands Nigerian soldiers cowards; says Baga weapons enough to win war

Shekau accuses President Goodluck Jonathan and Muhammadu Buhari as enemies of Islam.

Buhari requests secondary school to release details of own WASC result

Although the ruling party may want to wish this away, the issue in this campaign cannot be my certificate which I obtained 53 years ago

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian Army releases academic records to Buhari

A spokesperson said the Nigerian Army could not confirm whether Mr. Buhari’s claim of obtaining WASC in 1961 was verified by the military.

Security agents fire tear gas as thugs stone President Jonathan’s convoy in Katsina

The President was visiting Hajiya Dada, the mother of late President Yar’Adua when the incident happened.

Nigeria2015: Buhari is qualified, APC insists; cites another law

The APC accuses the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and President Goodluck Jonathan, of attempting to compromise the army.

Nigeria Police redeploy controversial AIG Mbu, 27 others

Mr. Mbu was posted to Lagos.

Former INEC Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega

EXCLUSIVE: INEC clears underage candidates to contest Senate, House of Reps elections

Against electoral laws, INEC has cleared candidates as young as 25 years to contest National Assembly elections.

EXCLUSIVE: Real reason Buhari is travelling to U.S.

Media reports had suggested that the APC candidate had become so sick that he was planning a medical trip abroad.

Outrage over Gov. Fayose’s newspaper ad suggesting Buhari will die in office like Abacha, Yar’Adua

Mr. Fayose listed the APC candidate alongside Murtala Mohammed, Sani Abacha, and Umaru Yar’Adua – all, Nigerian leaders who died in office.

Boko Haram: Nigeria downplays Chad’s move to capture Baga

The Nigerian government confirms it received no notice from Chadian authorities of its plan to retake Baga.

Court-martial of Nigerian Army General, Colonels begins Monday

This is the first time senior army officers would be put on trial for alleged offences related to the campaign against Boko Haram.

Buoyed by performance, Jonathan storms Northern Nigeria – PDP

“We are going to the north, well-equipped with our record of performance,”

Nigerian government reduces fuel price

Mr. Buhari had five days ago called on the government to implement immediate price reduction on fuel products to reflect the downscaling in global oil prices.

Nigeria 2015: Buhari must come clean on his health status, PDP insists

“We are not impressed by the fact that his campaign organisation and his party have tried to speak for him on this matter.”

Nigeria fumes after Indonesia executes two Nigerians for drug offences

Twelve other Nigerians are on death row in Indonesia.

Nigeria 2015: SERAP asks Jonathan, Buhari, others to endorse 7-point anti-corruption program

“We ask you to demonstrate your total rejection of corruption by publicly declaring your assets ahead of the election.”