A president under pressure – Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan swept into power on a wave of goodwill but has seen his popularity plummet in recent months.
Visiting Kano explosion site – The president walks with the Emir of Kano Ado Bayero at the emir's palace on January 22, 2012 in Kano during a one-day visit to the city that was rocked by multiple explosions that killed more than 150 people.
With IMF head Christine Lagarde – International Monetary Fund's Managing Director Christine Lagarde is greeted by President Jonathan on December 19, 2011. There is speculation her visit prompted the removal of fuel subsidy on New Year's day., which led to nationwide strikes and protests.
Angry protests – A man protesting against President Jonathan's government for scrapping oil subsidy.
With the Queen of England – Britain's Queen Elizabeth II greets Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan as his wife greets Prince Phillip at a banquet dinner in Perth on October 28, 2011
At the White House – U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Goodluck Jonathan during a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office of the White House June 8, 2011.