Tag Archives: Goodluck Jonathan

Femi Fani-Kayode

After rejecting Jonathan, Nigerians deserve Boko Haram bombings – Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, and spokesperson of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign organisation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that Nigerians asked for the recent upsurge in Boko Haram attacks by refusing to renew Mr. Jonathan’s mandate, instead voting in Muhammadu Buhari as president. He said Nigerians were warned about the…

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New SSS chief reverses controversial promotion of Marilyn Ogar, others

The new Acting Director General of the Department of State Security, SSS, Lawal Daura, has ordered the reversal of all promotions approved by ex-president Goodluck Jonathan on the eve of his exit from office. Those who “enjoyed” the “hurried promotion”, seen then as gratification for services rendered to the Jonathan…

Nyesom Wike

APC demands probe of Wike’s tenure as minister

The Rivers State chapter of the All progressives Congress has demanded the investigation of Governor Nyesom Wike’s tenure as minister. The APC, which made the demand in a statement by its chairman, Davies Ikanya, on Sunday, also expressed support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s bid to investigate and recover the billions…

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OPC helped Nigerian Govt. save N3 bn – Gani Adams

The National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress, Gani Adams, on Wednesday said the group saved the country N3billion that would have been lost to the cartel in the oil sector. Mr. Adams made this known while speaking on a radio call-in programme, “Day Breakshow” of Rockcity F.M Radio Station,…

President Goodluck Jonathan with Governor Jonah Jang being welcomed by PDP Supporters in Jos

Contractor sues PDP over Jonathan’s campaign debt

An Abuja High Court is set to begin hearing of a case against the Peoples Democratic Party for allegedly refusing to pay debt incurred during the election campaign of former President Goodluck Jonathan. The Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory High Court on Monday assigned the suit to a…

Ahmed Joda (in white) and ex-VP, Namadi Sambo (right)

Buhari’s Transition Committee Chairman, Joda, Explodes: We found corruption everywhere

Ahmed Joda, a retired permanent secretary, chaired President Muhammadu Buhari’s Transition Committee, which interfaced with former President Goodluck Jonathan’s team. In an exclusive interview with Daily Trust on Sunday, the ‘super permsec’ of the 1970s and 1980s, would not reveal any of the recommendations his committee made to President Buhari.…

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PDP not dead, party tells Kwankwaso

The Peoples Democratic Party has cautioned former Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, against utterances capable of destabilizing the National Assembly and rubbishing the prevailing political tranquillity in the country. The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, in a statement on Tuesday said the party was particularly shocked by what it…

Former Nigeria`s, President Goodluck Jonathan

10 ways Jonathan failed Nigerians

The administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan administration can at best be described as underperforming, a review of its performance in various sectors show. This can be described as unfortunate for a government which came to power on the back of popular support and one that enjoyed a lot of public…

Mr. Jonathan at a Special Thanksgiving Service

Keep praying for me, Jonathan tells ​supporters​

The immediate past President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, Saturday, appealed to the people of Bayelsa and the Niger Delta to continue praying for him and his family. Mr. Jonathan spoke at a Special Thanksgiving Service organised by the Bayelsa State government at St. Peters Anglican Church, Yenagoa. "Let me again…

Muhammadu Buhari

After 30 years, Buhari returns to power as Nigeria’s elected president

Nearly 30 years after he was ousted from power, and after three failed attempts to return, Muhammadu Buhari, one of Nigeria’s oldest former army generals and dictator, who embraced democracy and politics at the break of the 21st century, was sworn into office today as the nation’s 15th leader. At…

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A New Dawn In Nigeria: Buhari In, Jonathan Out

At exactly 10:45 A.M. Friday, May 29, Muhammadu Buhari mounted the podium to take his oath of office and that of allegiance, effectively becoming President of Nigeria, Africa's largest democracy. That moment also ended the reign of Goodluck Jonathan as leader of the most populous black nation on earth. Vice…

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Otuoke gets ready to receive Jonathan in ‘Home of Goodluck’

It was the clatter of raindrops on gleaming zinc roofs that punctuated the extended silence in Otuoke on Thursday afternoon. Before the rains, the Bayelsa community had seemed oblivious of the impending return of one of its illustrious sons - save for the half-hearted renovation works at the Dame Patience…

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, showing Muhammadu Buhari around Aso Rock.

PHOTO NEWS: Jonathan takes Buhari on tour of Aso Rock

Outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday took his successor, Muhammadu Buhari, on a tour of Nigeria's presidential palace, which will be his home in the next four years. The tour also defined Mr. Jonathan's last moments at  Aso Rock. After the tour, Mr. Jonathan, at a brief ceremony, passed a…

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Buhari commends Jonathan for choosing “path of honour”

Nigeria’s President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday said that outgoing President, Goodluck Jonathan, could have made things difficult by refusing to accept the outcome of the election, but rather choose the path of honour. Mr. Buhari said Mr. Jonathan’s decision to make the telephone call to him changed the course of…

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Buni TV: ‘Aso Villa to Otouke’ by Jonathan

A comical musical remix of Akon's 'Ghetto' by Goodluck Jonathan https://youtu.be/74ySKyUULug

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Jonathan bags Peace Award for conceding defeat to Buhari

President Goodluck Jonathan was on Tuesday honoured with another award of "Peace Loving Global Citizen" for his decision to accept the result of the 2015 Presidential poll. The award was presented to the President by the Universal Peace Federation(UPF) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking at the event, President Jonathan…

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I’ll be a peace advocate after leaving office – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday said he would be an advocate of peace in the country after leaving office. The president said this when The Apostolic Church Nigeria, FCT Field, presented him with the “2015 Epitome of Peace Award’’ at the State House in Abuja. Mr. Jonathan thanked the church…

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Buhari confirms APC’s claim, says Jonathan’s team yet to brief incoming govt

The President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday confirmed claims by his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, that the incoming administration has yet to receive any briefing from the Goodluck Jonathan government as the country prepares for the transfer of power in a week. Mr. Buhari opened up while receiving the…

Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Okonjo-Iweala urges staff to support incoming administration

The Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Thursday urged members of staff of the ministry to support the incoming administration for the growth of the country. Mrs. Okonjo-Iweala said this at a send-off ceremony organised for her and the minister of state for finance at the ministry in Abuja. She…

President Goodluck Jonathan and President-Elect General Muhammadu Buhari during their meeting today at the Aso Villa

Nigeria would’ve been in crisis if Jonathan disputed elections – Buhari

The President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, has again commended President Goodluck Jonathan for conceding defeat at the March 28 polls. Mr. Buhari, who gave the commendation in Abuja on Thursday when he received Nigerien President Issoufou Mahamadou, said Mr. Jonathan's action turned around Nigeria's nervous political process. He said: “The Nigerien president…

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Jonathan asks Nigerians, International Community to support Buhari’s administration

Outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday asked Nigerians and the international community to support the administration of the incoming President, Muhammadu Buhari, to enable him deliver on his promises. The president made the request as he received members of the African Ambassadors Group, who were on a farewell and solidarity…

Femi Fani-Kayode

Jonathan would’ve suffered worse defeat if we didn’t help – Fani-Kayode

Former minister and spokesperson for President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign, Femi Fani-Kayode, has debunked claims that hate campaign by some members of PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation caused the party’s defeat at the March 28 presidential election. Mr. Fani-kayode, who served as Director of Media and Publicity of the organisation, spoke with…

Former Head of State, Sani Abacha

Abacha Loot: Inside the secret deal Jonathan authorized to shield ex-dictator’s family from prosecution

For allegedly helping their father plunder Nigeria of an estimated $5 billion in the 1990s, Mohammed and Abba Abacha, and other relatives of the late dictator, Sani Abacha, have been rewarded by the Nigerian government. A secret deal between the government and the Abachas, wants the family to return part…

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Jonathan signs Criminal Justice Bill into law

President Goodluck Jonathan has signed the Administration of Criminal Justice Bill 2015 into law. The bill, which was passed by the Senate on May 5, seeks to among others things, address the problem of delayed criminal trials. Reuben Abati, President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, confirmed this development in…

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As Senator, I’ll expose anybody that offers bribe to me, my colleagues – Ben Bruce

​A ​Senator-elect from Bayelsa State, Ben Murray-Bruce, has vowed to expose anyone who offers him or any other Senators bribe. Mr. Murray-Bruce is part of the eighth Senate due for inauguration early June. He said as Senator, he will expose any offer of “Ghana-Must-Go” to him or his colleagues. Ghana-Must-Go…