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President Muhammadu Buhari addresses European Parliament

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the European Parliament yesterday in an important speech for the oil rich country whose economy is struggling. You can watch the full speech below. The […]

Cabinet of Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari President, Commander-in-chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces and Minister of Petroleum Yemi Osinbajo Vice President Abubakar Malami Minister of Justice and Attorney General Gregory Onyeama Minister of Foreign […]

Full list of new Cabinet with portfolios

Parliament has vetted and now approved nominees put forward by President Muhammadu Buhari to be members in his new Cabinet. In total there are 36 ministers, one from each state, […]

President inaugurates new Federal Executive Council

Seven months after he was elected as the new President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated his new Federal Executive Council or Cabinet. In addition to himself and the Vice-President […]

President submits list of first Cabinet names

Four months after being sworn into office President Muhammadu Buhari has submitted a list of 21 names for his Cabinet to parliament. However, the list was submitted so late that […]

Full text of Buhari inauguration speech

Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in today as the fifth President of Nigeria. Below is the full text of his inaugural speech as published on the APC website. “Inaugural speech by […]

APC win Gubernatorial elections

President-elect Muhammadu Buhari’s All Progressives Congress (APC) made sweeping gains in the gubernatorial elections on Saturday as predicted. The APC took 19 of the 29 governorships contested at the election […]

Gubernatorial elections in Nigeria today

Elections will be held today for the Governorships and State Houses of Assembly for the 36 states excepting governorships for seven states which will not be involved in this election […]

Full text of Buhari acceptance speech

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, and winner of the Nigerian Presidential election has given his acceptance address to the nation. He will be inaugurated on […]

Buhari elected President

Just before 5 p.m. this evening local time President Goodluck Jonathan rang his main opponent in the Presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari, to congratulate him and to concede defeat in the […]

Presidential 2015

An election took place on 28 March 2015. Muhammadu Buhari (All Progressives Congress) 53.96% Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (Peoples Democratic Party) 44.96% Ayeni Musa Adebayo (African Peoples Alliance) 0.19% Alh. Ganiyu […]

General election today

Most Nigerians will be able to vote in the first of two big elections taking place in the country this year. Today the elections, postponed from 14th February because of […]

Parliamentary 2015

Elections to both houses of the National Assembly took place on 28 March 2015. Senate All Progressives Congress (APC) 60 People’s Democratic Party 49 Total 109 House of Representatives All […]

IMF completes Article IV consultation with Nigeria

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its Article IV consultation with Nigeria. The full press release as published on the IMF website is as follows; “IMF Executive Board Concludes […]

Edem Duke is Supervising Minister for the Ministry of Information

President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed Minister of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation Edem Duke as Supervising Minister the Ministry of Information. The vacancy occurred when the former Minister, Labaran Maku, […]

General election delayed to 28th March

The Independent National Election Commission (INEC) of Nigeria has decided to delay the general election from 14th February. It has put back the election for President and the National Assembly […]

Jonathan carries out minor Cabinet reshuffle

Earlier this week seven Cabinet Ministers announced their resignations from the Cabinet in order to allow them to stand for a range of elected positions in next year’s elections. As […]

President Jonathan’s Independence Day speech in full

Nigerian President has delivered a speech on the anniversary of the 54th Independence Day. In his speech the President talked about the achievements of his government as well as touching […]

Jonathan hands out Ministerial portfolios

President Goodluck Jonathan has made some changes to his Cabinet. The people named had previously been confirmed by the Senate but only yesterday were they assigned to their portfolios. The […]