Nigerian leader Goodluck Jonathan will contest election
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has announced his intention to stand in next year's election, via a post on the social networking site Facebook.
The news came as a rival for the People's Democratic Party nomination, General Ibrahim Babangida, launched his campaign.
The PDP traditionally alternate leadership between northerners and southerners - of which Mr Jonathan is one.
Jack Izzard reports.
16 Sep 2010
- From the section Africa