Ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo's daughter charged with corruption
The daughter of ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo is charged with corruption due to the embezzlement of $4 million in public funds.
19 oppositional parties combine to compete in the 2011 democratic elections
Nineteen opposition parties combine to provide a single party to contest the ruling People's Democratic Party in 2011 elections.
Book Harum attempts to force shari'a law upon north-eastern Nigeria
Boko Harum, a radical Islamist movement, launches a campaign of terror in north-eastern Nigeria. They want shari'a law imposed on the entire country. Nigerian security forces attack the Boko Harum HQ and kill its leader.
Christmas Day bombing by Boko Harum kills 40, president declares state of emergency
Christmas Day bombing by Boko Harum kills 40, leading president Goodluck Jonathan to declare a state of emergency.
President Idriss Déby calls for joint military task force to combat Boko Harum
President Idriss Déby of Chad calls for a joint military task force to combat Boko Harum; He claims that the radical Islamic terrorist group is destabilizing the region.
Nigerians brave Boko Haram to cast ballots
Boko Haram, a ruthless terrorist group, threatens to disrupt and discredit the electoral process for the 2015 democratic elections in Nigeria.
Muhammadu Buhari wins presidential election
Muhammadu Buhari wins the March general presidential election; he will be placed in-office on May 29th, 2015.