Nigerian President Cancels Chibok Visit

President Goodluck Jonathan has cancelled a visit to the parents of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls, heading instead to a security summit in Paris for discussions on a strategy around the security threat posed by Boko Haram on Nigeria and other West and Central African countries.

President Goodluck Jonathan.

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan to Visit Chibok

    Daily Trust, 15 May 2014

    President Goodluck Jonathan will tomorrow visit Chibok, Borno State, where about 270 schoolgirls were abducted 32 days ago. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram - Jonathan Jets to Paris to Mobilise Joint Action

    Leadership, 16 May 2014

    President Goodluck Jonathan will on Friday travel to Paris, France to participate in a security summit convened by President Francois Hollande where fresh strategies for dealing ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  President Goodluck Jonathan's Fallouts From Chibok

    Vanguard, 15 May 2014

    "Statistics say Nigeria is the richest country in Africa, with an average annual per capita income of 1,200 pounds, great wealth in most of the continent. But this is the greatest ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram - Jonathan Leaves for Paris

    This Day, 15 May 2014

    President Goodluck Jonathan will be leaving Abuja for Paris, France, Friday, to participate in a summit convened by President Francois Hollande to discuss new strategies aimed at ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria Official Denies President Jonathan Chibok Visit

    Voice of America, 16 May 2014

    A senior official has sharply denied reports that President Goodluck Jonathan plans on Friday to visit Chibok, the place where over 200 school girls were abducted by violent ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan to Visit Kidnapped Girls' Parents - Report

    Premium Times, 15 May 2014

    Though the visit is yet to be formally confirmed, an advanced team of the presidential entourage is said to have already left Abuja. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan to Visit Chibok, Troops Today

    Vanguard, 16 May 2014

    ABUJA-- President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to visit Borno State today to assess the security situation and possibly visit troops deployed there. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Chibok - the Case for Foreign Intervention

    Daily Trust, 16 May 2014

    The excitement expressed by many Nigerians and the outright rejection voiced by many others over the possible United State's intervention to help rescue Chibok abducted girls ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Service Chiefs Vow to Bring Back Chibok Schoolgirls

    Vanguard, 16 May 2014

    THE service chiefs, yesterday, said the abducted Chibok schoolgirls will be rescued and the war against insurgency won, while endorsing the Presidential Fact Finding Committee on ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Chibok Girls - Traditional Rulers Meet Jonathan in Aso Rock

    Leadership, 16 May 2014

    Royal fathers from oil producing communities on Thursday met with President Goodluck Jonathan at the presidential villa where they expressed concern about the continued abduction ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Presidential Committee On Chibok in Closed-Door Meetings With IGP, Defence Minister, DG NIA

    Government of Nigeria, 15 May 2014

    In continuation of its assignment, the Presidential Fact-finding Committee on the abduction of the Chibok schoolgirls has held closed-door meetings with the Minister of Defence, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Chibok Girls - NBA Asks Jonathan to Negotiate With Boko Haram

    This Day, 15 May 2014

    The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Thursday called on the President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan to reconsider his position that the federal government would not negotiate with terrorists ... read more »