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Goodluck Jonathan, President of Nigeria

Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan slams Islamists abroad, is muted at home

A day after gunmen killed 12 people at the French satirical weekly, Charlie Hebdo, in Paris on Jan. 7, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan issued a statement condemning the “dastardly terrorist attack.”

Muhammadu Buhari, Presidential Candidate of Nigeria's All Progressive Congress (APC)

Will Muhammadu Buhari be Nigeria's next president?

For the first time in Nigeria’s 16 years of democracy, there is real chance that the president could be someone other than the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Doyin Okupe, Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to the President of Nigeria

In spite of Nigeria's progress, somehow the global community & media seems to focus on the negative: Doyin Okupe, Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to the President of Nigeria

The world’s negative perception of Nigeria is a “tragedy”, a political official from the country told CNBC, who advocated focusing on the strength of Nigeria’s economy rather than its struggles with Islamist terrorism and increasing instability.

Doyin Okupe, Nigeria's Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to the President

Nigeria is doing everything it can to ensure the safe return of kidnapped girls: Doyin Okupe, Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to the President of Nigeria (Video)

Doyin Okupe, Nigeria‘s Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to the President, Goodluck Jonathan, defends the government’s attempts to tackle the problem of the insurgency and says the “safe return” of the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram is key.

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.