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Friday, 05-29-15, 16:21Buhari's Tough Challenge in Nigeria[African Arguments] When Muhammadu Buhari assumes office as Nigeria's president on 29 May, he will take the reins of a country in serious distress. read more...
Friday, 05-29-15, 14:28Governor's Inauguration Disrupted[Vanguard] The inauguration of Gov. Nasir El-Rufa'i of Kaduna State ended abruptly on Friday. read more...
Friday, 05-29-15, 10:48New President Pits Hope Against Harsh Realities[Chatham House] The symbolic significance of Nigeria's 2015 election is enormous. But Nigerians' renewed hope and their new government are about to be thoroughly tested. read more...
Friday, 05-29-15, 10:31A New Dawn - Buhari In, Jonathan Out[Premium Times] At exactly 10:45 A.M. Friday, May 29, Muhammadu Buhari mounted the podium to take his oath of office and that of allegiance, effectively becoming President of Nigeria, Africa's largest democracy. read more...
Thursday, 05-28-15, 14:48Genital Cutting - Will Nigeria Enforce the Law?[This Day] With the recent passage of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Bill into law by the National Assembly, which also aims at criminalising barbaric act of female genital mutilation, there may be light at the end of the tunnel for many who continue to live in fear across the country. read more...
Thursday, 05-28-15, 11:19Zuma Jets Off to Nigeria As Nkandla Report Set to Be Released[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma will jet off to Nigeria for president-elect Muhammadu Buhari's inauguration on the same day that the police minister's report on the R246m worth of security upgrades to his private home in Nkandla is expected to be released. read more...
Thursday, 05-28-15, 5:34Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers for "Cowardice"[Premium Times] The Nigeria Army on Tuesday at the Rukuba Barracks in Jos, Plateau State, dismissed about 200 soldiers from service for their failure to capture the Sambisa forest - a notorious hideout for Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State. read more...
Wednesday, 05-27-15, 7:24UN - Boko Haram Increasingly Uses Children for Suicide Attacks[Deutsche Welle] Children are in danger of being seen as threats, after an "alarming spike" in suicide bombings by children and girls in Nigeria, UN officials have said. The Islamic uprising left thousands of children without protection. read more...
Wednesday, 05-27-15, 6:28Jonathan Turns Down Defeated Ruling Party Position[Vanguard] Abuja -President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, turned down a proposal by members of the Board of Trustees, BoT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to take over the position of the chairman of the board. read more...
Wednesday, 05-27-15, 5:50Boko Haram Kills Dozens in Borno Village[Leadership] At least 37 persons consisting men, women and children have been confirmed dead after Boko Haram terrorists attacked Gubio town in Gubio local government of Borno State, security sources and government officials have confirmed. read more...

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