Nigerian elections 2015: Opposition All Progressives Congress takes lead in presidential election

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Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) – With about 51 per cent of the results so far released as at Monday night, Nigeria’s main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken the lead from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the country’s … Read More

Nigeria: Jonathan requests Senate approval for US$1 billion loan to fight Boko Haram

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Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, formally asked Wednesday for US$1 billion to equip the Nigerian military towards combatting Boko Haram activities in Nigeria. In a letter dated July 15, 2014, titled ‘Tackling On-going Security Challenges: Need for Urgent Action’ and addressed … Read More