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#Goodluck Jonathan

# goodluck-jonathan - Sunday 16 November, 2014

# goodluck-jonathan - Thursday 30 October, 2014

From The42 Stephen Keshi to return as Nigeria boss two weeks after being sacked Turnaround

Stephen Keshi to return as Nigeria boss two weeks after being sacked

The team has a lot of work to do to qualify for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations.

# goodluck-jonathan - Friday 17 October, 2014

Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram could finally be released

Nigerian’s government claims a ceasefire has been agreed.

# goodluck-jonathan - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Abducted schoolgirls: Nigeria says it will talk to Boko Haram

Meanwhile, a regional governor has said that all of the girls shown in a video release by the militant group had been identified as students in the school attacked last month.

# goodluck-jonathan - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Column: Living for love, dying because of hate – the rising tide of homophobia in Africa

Jean-Claude Roger Mbebe died an untimely death last week, after his family allegedly prevented him from receiving necessary medical treatment. He had been previously been convicted of “homosexuality and attempted homosexuality” and imprisoned.

# goodluck-jonathan - Saturday 6 July, 2013

30 killed in vicious attack on school in northeast Nigeria

Some pupils were burned alive and others shot dead in the latest school attack blamed on a radical terror group Boko Haram.

# goodluck-jonathan - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Insurgents kill 180 in attacks that rocked Nigerian city

Islamists from the Boko Haram group mounted a deadly series of bomb attacks and shooting sprees across Kano.

# goodluck-jonathan - Saturday 31 December, 2011

State of Emergency declared in Nigeria

The president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in certain areas of the country following an attack that left 39 dead on Christmas Day.

# goodluck-jonathan - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Nigeria Senate votes to ban gay marriage

People found to be breaking the law will face prison sentences of up to 14 years under the new bill, which has been sent to the country’s president for approval.

# goodluck-jonathan - Monday 27 June, 2011

Beer garden bomb attack kills 25 in Nigeria

Islamist militants have been blamed for the attack, the latest in a series of deadly bombings.

# goodluck-jonathan - Monday 30 May, 2011

Nigeria blast kills 15 people hours after inauguration

A bomb tore through a military barracks in the north of the country killing 15 people – just hours after the inauguration of President Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria’s capital of Abuja.

# goodluck-jonathan - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

50 killed in central Nigerian post-election rioting Nigeria This post contains videos

50 killed in central Nigerian post-election rioting

As Christian southerner Goodluck Jonathan accepts victory, supporters clash with those of Muslim challenger Muhammadu Buhari.

# goodluck-jonathan - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Jonathan appeals for calm after being declared Nigerian winner

Re-elected president Goodluck Jonathan asks citizens to find common ground, after riots break out over his victory.

# goodluck-jonathan - Monday 18 April, 2011

Riots break out in Nigeria over incumbent Goodluck Jonathan's likely election success

Opposition supporters in the north reportedly firing guns and setting fire to houses after early results suggest Jonathan will top the polls.

# goodluck-jonathan - Sunday 17 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits. Today including: an awesome time-lapse video.

Good Luck for Jonathan: incumbent set to take Nigerian victory

Goodluck Jonathan seems set to top polls in Nigeria, but could fall short of an overall first-round victory, results indicate.

# goodluck-jonathan - Saturday 16 April, 2011

Nigeria votes in Africa's biggest presidential election

The incumbent Goodluck Jonathan is seen as the favourite in the poll.