A Nigerian court rejected a challenge to President Goodluck Jonathan's victory in an April election and rejected demands by the main opposition party for a recount in several areas of the country.
Nigeria's trade unions have warned President Goodluck Jonathan there could be civil unrest if the go-ahead is given to remove the fuel subsidy the government says will cost 1.2 trillion naira this year.
In Nigeria, a member of parliament was shot dead by militants thought to be affiliated with Islamic group Boko Haram.
Nigeria's 2012 budget will be based on average oil production of 2.48 million barrels per day and a benchmark price of $75 dollars per barrel, the country's finance minister said on Friday.
Gunmen shot dead four people in a bar in the northeastern Nigerian town of Maiduguri in the latest strike by a radical Islamist sect, police said on Tuesday.
It is evident that we are not facing common criminals. We are facing true terrorists who have surpassed not only the limits of the law but basic common sense and respect for life, Calderon said in a speech Friday.
With news that the United Nations bombing in Nigeria is connected to al-Qaeda, how serious is the militant group's presence in the country?
Nigeria will increase its capabilities in handling a variety of tasks such as security, agriculture and disaster monitoring, following the successful launch of two satellites into space on Wednesday.
The SSTL's NigeriaSat-2 and NigeriaSat-X satellites, which were built under contract with the Nigerian National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), will give Nigeria the ability to perform monthly crop monitoring, help with increasing urban planning demands through the development of engineering skill, and advance the growth of new technologies in the African country.
President Goodluck Jonathan needs to end the violence in his country.
President Jonathan will need to act with great care if Boko Haram bombings are to ever stop in Nigeria.
An awful lot is riding on President Jonathan's political skill.
The Islamic sect has struck another Nigerian city, this time bombing a popular beer garden.
The jihadist clan has made good on their threat to cause more destruction in Nigeria. They have said that the time to negotiate has passed.
A powerful blast struck the police headquarters building in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, killing dozens, and according to local officials.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for global action to end the Aids (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) disease by 2020, in a UN summit on Aids in New York.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan to begin for his first full term on Sunday amid high expectations that he will usher reforms and try to heal regional rifts, Reuters reported.
The re-election of Goodluck Jonathan as president of Nigeria has led to dozens of killings and thousands of people leaving their homes, according to the Red Cross.
Three people were killed and 21 injured by an explosive device thrown from a car at an election rally near Nigeria's capital Abuja on Thursday, the latest act of political violence ahead of nationwide polls next month.
Nigeria's parliament has begun a detailed debate of the latest version of long-delayed reforms to Africa's biggest energy industry, just two months ahead of elections, the head of the state oil company said on Wednesday.
At least 11 people were trampled to death on Saturday in a stampede at an election campaign rally for Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in the southern oil city of Port Harcourt.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, the strong favourite to win an April presidential election, has said he will stand for only one term, a move which may help to appease some of his northern opponents.