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Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi (L), Minister of Transportation; Muhammadu Buhari (C), President of Nigeria; and Babatunde Fashola (R), Minister of Power, Works and Housing. Credit:

President Buhari swears in his cabinet: A quick geopolitical analysis

Over seven months after he was elected, President Buhari has finally sworn in his cabinet.

In this May 29, 2015 file photo, Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, salutes his supporters during his Inauguration in Abuja, Nigeria. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File) (Sunday Alamba/AP)

Nigeria committed to good governance and fighting terror: Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria

This month, the world moved a step closer to the defeat of Boko Haram, the jihadist group that has terrorized hundreds of thousands in the northern states of Nigeria.

Goodluck Jonathan, President of Nigeria

Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan makes surprise visit to insurgency-hit northeast

President Goodluck Jonathan made a surprise visit to insurgency-plagued northeast Nigeria on Thursday, a rebuff to critics who say he has ignored the plight of victims of Boko Haram Islamist militants.

Goodluck Jonathan, President of Nigeria

Nigerian president replaces state oil firm's leadership

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has replaced the top four executives at Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, his office said on Saturday, intervening in one of the country’s most powerful institutions and the source of 80 percent of government revenues.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Miraculous Deliverance Of Oga Jona: A Satirical Piece on Nigeria by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

As soon as he opened his eyes, he felt it. A strange peace, a calm clarity. He stretched. Even his limbs were stronger and surer. He looked at his phone. Thirty-seven new text messages – and all while he was asleep. With one click, he deleted them.

Ade Onitolo, Director, Political Risk at IHS Exclusive Analysis

Ade Onitolo, Director, Political Risk at IHS Exclusive Analysis: Violence in Nigeria Hasn't Put Investors Off (Video)

According to Ade Onitolo, the Director of Political Risk at IHS Exclusive Analysis, violence by the terrorist group, Boko Haram, has not dissuaded investors in Nigeria who take a long-term view.

Doyin Okupe, Senior Special Adviser on Public Affairs to Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan

Doyin Okupe on BBC HARDtalk: It took the American government 444 days to free the hostages during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis (Video)

BBC HardTalk’s Stephen Sackur recently interviewed Doyin Okupe, the Senior Special Adviser on Public Affairs to Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan.

Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan ("GEJ") of Nigeria is clueless, incompetent, and callous: 35 reasons why this is a big lie

The Economist magazine recently published an article on Nigeria in which it described the government of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (“GEJ”) as “A clueless government”.