As Buhari leads an epic victory against Jonathan, we bring you a chronology of key events in Nigeria from 800 BC to March, 2015!

Circa 800 BC – Jos plateau settled by Nok – a neolithic and iron age civilisation. Circa 11th century onwards – Formation of city states, kingdoms and empires, including Hausa kingdoms and Borno dynasty in north, Oyo and Benin kingdoms in south. 1472 – Portuguese navigators reach Nigerian coast. 16-18th centuries – Slave trade: Millions […]

Umana protests as APC rejects Presidential, NASS election results in Akwa Ibom

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State on Monday staged a peaceful protest against the alleged irregularities in last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. Leading the party faithful in the protest, the APC governorship candidate in the state, Mr Umana Umana, called for the cancellation of the poll, describing it as a […]

Buhari leads Jonathan with 3 million votes

Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), continues to lead incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with a comfortable margin, even as controversial election results from Rivers and Akwa Ibom states were added to the national tally, giving a boost to Mr. Jonathan. Election observers as well […]