Wednesday, April 23, 2014
PDP condemns Nyako over memo to Northern Governors

PDP condemns Nyako over memo to Northern Governors

April 23, 2014

Atiku Abubakar , Governor Abdullazeez Yari, Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State, Hon Ikira Bilbis at an APC rally and reception for Hon. Bilibis’ decamp... read more

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Security Council Meeting: Buhari supporters seek Jonathan, Sambo’s resignation

Security Council Meeting: Buhari supporters seek Jonathan, Sambo’s resignation

April 22, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan visiting scene of Nyanya bomb attack The group says Nigeria is retrogressing. Some supporters of a former head of state, Muhammadu Buhari,... read more

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Nigerians lambast Jonathan for singing, dancing at campaign rally while nation mourns bomb blast victims

Nigerians lambast Jonathan for singing, dancing at campaign rally while nation mourns bomb blast victims

April 16, 2014

Picture by Sani Danja Nigerians have reacted with outrage over President Goodluck Jonathan’s visit to Kano to welcome former governor of the state, Ibrahim Shekarau,... read more

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Abuja Bombing: Jonathan is a heartless President — Kwankwaso

Abuja Bombing: Jonathan is a heartless President — Kwankwaso

April 16, 2014

Rabiu Kwankwaso, Kano state governor Governor Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso of Kano has described President Goodluck Jonathan as an insensitive man oblivious of the yearnings of... read more

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Abuja explosion: Jonathan visits scene, urges vigilance

Abuja explosion: Jonathan visits scene, urges vigilance

April 14, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan visiting scene of Nyanya bomb attack “Apart from our buses, many other smaller cars also come in to pick passengers especially those... read more

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The election that brought Yar’Adua to power a huge embarrassment, says Jonathan

The election that brought Yar’Adua to power a huge embarrassment, says Jonathan

April 8, 2014

Late Umaru Musa Yar’Adua (sitting) with President Goodluck Jonathan in party office President promises to punish perpetrators of electoral fraud. President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday... read more

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I’m not boasting, my privileged background is a statement of fact, says Doyin Okupe

I’m not boasting, my privileged background is a statement of fact, says Doyin Okupe

April 7, 2014

Aso Rock alternate spokesperson, Doyin Okupe The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe, has insisted that his claim of having... read more

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I’m not poor; I have never known poverty – Doyin Okupe

I’m not poor; I have never known poverty – Doyin Okupe

April 5, 2014

Doyin Okupe The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe, on Friday thumped his chest over his rich background, saying he... read more

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Nigeria rejects World Bank ‘extreme poor’ classification

Nigeria rejects World Bank ‘extreme poor’ classification

April 4, 2014

Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Minister faults World Bank’s classification of Nigeria based on large population. The Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Thursday reacted to... read more

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Update: Court dismisses terrorism allegations against Sanusi, orders Nigerian govt to apologize, pay N50M damages

Update: Court dismisses terrorism allegations against Sanusi, orders Nigerian govt to apologize, pay N50M damages

April 3, 2014

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi This court believes the way Mr. Sanusi was treated by the respondents deserves condemnation and exemplary damages. Justice Ibrahim Buba of the... read more

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SSS accuses CBN Governor, Sanusi, of financing terrorism

SSS accuses CBN Governor, Sanusi, of financing terrorism

March 31, 2014

“The allegation against the applicant as to funding of terrorism is an afterthought by the respondents which is not backed by facts.” A new twist... read more

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NLC urges Nigerian Government not to privatise media houses, refineries

NLC urges Nigerian Government not to privatise media houses, refineries

March 31, 2014

“The major privatisation exercise that was implemented recently is electricity and ever since that exercise, electricity supply has worsened.” The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on... read more

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Jonathan calls on Nigerian university administrators to address poor work ethics

Jonathan calls on Nigerian university administrators to address poor work ethics

March 31, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan and members of ASUU at the presidential villa President ask universities to address prolonged industrial action. President Goodluck Jonathan has urged university... read more

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Abuja Attack: President Jonathan is safe and well — Presidency

Abuja Attack: President Jonathan is safe and well — Presidency

March 30, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan The prolonged gun battle around the headquarters of the Department of State Services and the presidential villa did not endanger President Goodluck... read more

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Jonathan arrives Netherlands for nuclear summit

Jonathan arrives Netherlands for nuclear summit

March 23, 2014

The summit would focus on what has been achieved in securing nuclear materials.…... read more

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BREAKING: Jonathan appoints Zainab Bulkachuwa as Court of Appeal President

BREAKING: Jonathan appoints Zainab Bulkachuwa as Court of Appeal President

March 19, 2014

Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa The president send her name to the Senate for confirmation.…... read more

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Jonathan wants review of Nigeria’s education policy

Jonathan wants review of Nigeria’s education policy

March 18, 2014

The president spoke on the first day of an education summit in Abuja.…... read more

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UPDATE: Police free kidnapped Jonathan’s uncle, Nitabai

UPDATE: Police free kidnapped Jonathan’s uncle, Nitabai

March 13, 2014

The police also arrested six suspects. By Arodiegwu…... read more

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Nigeria: Defence Minister, Aliyu Gusau, has not resigned– Presidency

Nigeria: Defence Minister, Aliyu Gusau, has not resigned– Presidency

March 12, 2014

Defence Minister, Aliyu Gusau Nigeria’s newly appointed defence minister, Aliyu Gusau, who was sworn in to the post last week, has not stepped down, the... read more

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Nigeria2015: Governors vow to deliver North West to PDP

Nigeria2015: Governors vow to deliver North West to PDP

March 11, 2014

The governors lauded Jonathan for citing federal projects in the zone. The Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, governors in the North-West geo-political zone, on Tuesday assured... read more

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Jonathan in closed door meeting with South West Governors

Jonathan in closed door meeting with South West Governors

March 11, 2014

The meeting is being held in Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan is currently meeting with South West governors in his office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.... read more

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Bamidele Upfront: Centenary Heroes, Rogues and Scoundrels, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Bamidele Upfront: Centenary Heroes, Rogues and Scoundrels, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú The list of centenary honorees solidifies Nigeria’s longstanding reputation as the hotbed of political and economic corruption and a total lack of respect... read more

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How some panicking bank chiefs pressured Jonathan, Alison-Madueke to remove me — Sanusi

How some panicking bank chiefs pressured Jonathan, Alison-Madueke to remove me — Sanusi

March 11, 2014

Mr. Sanusi says he was suspended because of his determination to get to the root of the missing $20 billion oil money. Few days before... read more

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Achebe, Nnamani, others hail Jonathan over 2nd Niger Bridge

Achebe, Nnamani, others hail Jonathan over 2nd Niger Bridge

March 10, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan flagged off the 2nd Niger Bridge on Monday. A cross section of prominent Nigerians on Monday commended President Goodluck Jonathan for initiating... read more

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BOKO HARAM: What Options for the Military? By Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri

BOKO HARAM: What Options for the Military? By Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri

March 10, 2014

What began as sectarian crises in the north eastern part of the country has gradually mutated into full-blown terrorist activities. No day passes without news... read more

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