Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan


Nigerian president calls for US help as Boko Haram invade city

Feb 15, 2015 - 7:41 AM

I can tell you that there are no plans as I speak here to send US troops into Nigeria There are no US troops operating in Nigeria Pentagon spokesperson Rear Admiral John Kirby tells reporters

LEADER: File photo of Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram. Boko Haram/AFP

Nigeria president requests extension to state of emergency

May 13, 2014 - 10:10 PM

Nigeria s president asks the country s parliament for a 6 month extension to the state of emergency in 3 states riven by violence