President Jonathan meets President-elect Buhari; schedules tour of Aso Rock..

President Goodluck Jonathan has proposed a tour of the presidential villa for President-elect Muhammadu Buhari. The two leaders met Friday behind closed-doors. It was their second meeting since March 28 elections, won by Mr. Buhari. Mr. Jonathan will hand over power to Mr. Buhari on May 29. Speaking after the meeting, President Jonathan told journalists…

(Bloomberg) Jonathan Exit Seen as Spark Needed to Ignite Nigeria Markets.

President Goodluck Jonathan left the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange after a visit two weeks ago to traders singing “For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow”. Some investors would prefer that he keeps walking.  Since rising to a five-year high in July, Nigeria’s benchmark stock index has plummeted 30 percent and is now only 11…