Buhari opens campaign, promises to address corruption, insecurity, economy

The presidential campaign of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was formally inaugurated in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, on Tuesday with its candidate in the February 14 election, Muhammadu Buhari, promising to tackle corruption, insecurity and economy, if elected.

Mr. Buhari, a former head of state, told the party faithful at the Adokiye Amasiemeka Stadium, venue of the event that he would pick competent hands to run the nation’s economy, which he said is in poor shape.

He also said the level of corruption in the country could no longer be tolerated.

Mr. Buhari asked all eligible voters in the country to secure their voters cards and go ahead to mobilise others to vote in other to effect the desired change, noting the end justifies the means.

“The fundamental issue facing this country is insecurity and the problem of economy which was being made worse by corruption. I assure you that we are going to finally assemble a competent team of Nigerians to efficiently manage the country,” he said.

“I am appealing to you, the damage done to this country is great. The level of unemployment, level of insecurity is intolerable. The journey has begun. It will take time, it will take patience, it will take support from you to make sure that we succeed.”

“Let us make sure that our votes count. The problem we are facing today is the problem of security and economy. We have gathered competent hands to manage the economy and tackle insecurity.

“The level of corruption in Nigeria is intolerable and we will make sure we succeed in fighting corruption when we get there. I wish Nigerians the best of luck and we believe in one indivisible Nigeria.

“I appeal to you to mobilise yourselves to ensure that the end justifies the means. I also urge you to collect your PVC to enable you to vote in order to bring in the change we have been talking about,” Mr. Buhari said.

The APC flag bearer hailed the Rivers State Governor, Chibuike Amaechi, who is also his national campaign director, for his ability to mobilise the people of the state and Nigerians for the task ahead.

He described the governor as the proper person for the position.

He said, “We congratulate the Governor of Rivers State profusely for being the Director General of the presidential campaign organisation. I thank you very much for accepting the responsibility to work with our great party.

“Amaechi has made enormous sacrifice. He earned it, he worked for it and I thank him for accepting it. He got it through a lot of hard work. The way Amaechi mobilises people shows that he is the right choice,” he said.

The governor in his speech earlier said there was a plot hatched by some people he did not name to remove him from office last year.

According to him the people collected money to undertake the task, but failed.

He promised to continue to stand by the people.

“I thank God for this opportunity. I never knew I would be governor. Today, I am governor by the grace of God. I have stayed in office till 2015. By this time last year, the men who thought they were God, thought I would have been out of office,” Mr. Amaechi said.

“By this time last year, men had collected money to remove us from office, but the God we worship never allowed it to happen. Now, they are the people struggling. We told them there will be this time, when they will be looking for our votes.

“I want to thank all of you and thank Rivers people, for accepting to make me your governor. I may not have been the best governor you have ever seen. I am not a perfect man at all, because I am human.”

The governor criticised the attack on some supporters of the APC in Asari-Toru and Khana Local Government Areas. He said they were on their way to the venue of the inauguration of the campaign when they were attacked.

He added, “When we came, we addressed insecurity. In the past, we could not have had our rally here. We are gradually going back to that. I hear today that members of the APC from Asari-Toru (Kalabari) and Khana (Ogoni) Local Government Areas were shot at on their way to this place.”

Mr. Amaechi accused the members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of believing in guns and that the APC members believed in God and man.

He said, “The fact that they shot you, brings to the fore the argument we put forward that currently, the government in power cannot protect you and I. If the government could protect you and I, why were we shot at? Who bought guns for those people, who shot at our members?

“Go and get your PVCs and vote for all APC’s candidates, beginning from Gen. Muhammadu Buhari; his vice; Rivers governorship candidate, Dakuku Peterside; and his running mate, Honourable Asita Okorie. We will make sure they win.”


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  • Oleku

    What a piece of tosh–Imam says he will fight corruption and sends corrupt Naijas to kirikiri–yet surrounds himself with Ayatollah Tinubu ati Abubakar Amaechi kingpin of corruption–if this is not madness tell me what it is–rather than submit his credentials–in the spirit of change–they rented the people of Rivers state who he has impoverished in the last 8 years–to come dance skelewu for Buhari–the Hausa-Fulanis ganged up few weeks ago not to drive PDP buses in Arewa north–which were meant to ferry Jonathan supporters–as reported by the janjaweeds media headquarters in New York–coz he’s Ijaw–then shamelessly expects SS&SE citizens to come out for it’s sharia candidate–sadly for us we have judas in our midst–who have been deceived of petroleum minister appointee–allowing them into pitakwa–then open the state treasury to rent crowds–were Amaechi have an atom of sense in him he would have been calling for freedom of the SS–the mainstream media which is being pocketed by the opposition will never tell Naijas how much was spent to organize this rally–and who funded it-what a shame

    • PROF

      Buhari has enrolled for this may/june WAEC AND NECO ,i wish him “Goodluck” for the exams .I trust budilion will fix it 🙂 ..

      • Oleku

        I wish him luck my brother, he can come contest back in 2019

        • Nostory

          Be prepared to join your clueless brother on Ekene dili chuckwu bus from Aso rock back to otuoke iwith his new shoes in May 2015.
          SAI BUHARI

          • Babandum

            Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ho ho hu hu hu hi hi hi he he he ……..

  • MushinSpeaks

    All that Buhari mentioned, Jonathan has not done. We can only make it happen by FeBuhari 14 with our votes by voting CHANGE.

  • Ismail Ibrahim Bakori

    Fake promises and contradictory utterances. The other day, he said there is no room for first lady in his agenda. Only for Buhariyya wife to arrived Lagos few days later on First lady in waiting kind of visit to Tinubu and surrounded by wives of other APC leaders falling over themselves for recognition from the wife of the Supremacist in Chief (S in C).

    • Ukpaka

      You’re so ignorant. You need to go back to school. He did not say “abandon your wife”. He says one thing and you interpret to suit whatever you’re trying to achieve. Go and re-read what he said.

    • Mosaku 147

      “Kind of visit”. I don’t know what to call you,maybe ode will do for now.

  • Concerned Citizen

    Buhari and his lapdog VP look more like those exhumed from the grave – if this picture is anything to go by. They don’t look like those in rude health. I believe they need urgent medical check up before certified fit to embark on their campaign of doom and calumny.

    • Ukpaka

      show your face and lets see how you look and then compare. Until then, shut it up.
      Your president that looks better than Bianca Ojukwu has done absolutely nothing in 6yrs and will be sent on permanent retirement. He will be the first ex-president to go to jail and all his loot will be recovered and put in to help Nigerians in need. They know why they don’t want Buhari to come in but it’s too late.
      Change train is on the move, hop in or get left behind. Vote Buhari/Osinbajo for a new Nigeria.

    • Lara

      We like their look. Look is deceptive. For all I know, the 72yrs old man might be more healthier than your current president who kept visiting foreign hospitals secretly.

  • Ayo Kellany

    IMPORTANT NOTICE ! ! !

    This is inviting all Buhari supporter & lovers of good governance around ETI OSA LGA to our meeting on Sunday 11th January, 2015 by 4pm.

    The venue is Ologolo millenium village, Ologolo, after OSAPA, before Igbo Efon. Pls come along with friends & lovers of good governance

    Announcer – BUHARI VANGUARD ETI OSA CHAPTER ((08148921478)

  • favourtalk

    Corruption will be a thing of the past and we will ensure that wealth goes around our citizens in an equitable manner.GMB
    That is the change we need need right now not the confused and non focus party called PDP. We need chna

  • orkar

    I am laughing my head off-was that what happened when he ruled Nigeria for almost 3 years—? The citizenry were made to queue for –rice-cooking oil –bread- sugar–garri—-beans—–known then as essential commodities——-so what magic wand has buhari to change my situation-4 d better—–it will be from frying pan to fire—-at least under Jonathan the firms that buhari killed in Lagos such as Volks are back—–to offer jobs to Lagosians–In the South East–Buhari destroyed ANAMCO motors—they are also back under Jonathan again—–Let him quietly go and show his certificates–to INEC BIKO

    • Ukpaka

      Prophet of doom you need to hide yourself in shame. Queuing in line is the accepted behavior in all civilized countries. When your governors travel to USA, they all queue up in line to pay for whatever they need. Nobody cares about your political status. So, I think you have been confined to your village for too long. Time has changed. Hop on the change train or be left behind. Vote Buhari/Osinbajo for a new Nigeria.
      Also, Buhari did not kill Anamco. I am from Anambra. Don’t talk about something you know nothing about….especially publicly. Worry about innocent Nigerians slaughtered under GEJ’s watch. As always he will blame it on his enemies or form a committee….that’s all he did for 6yrs.
      Find something about your president to sell the people on….if you can find one. Don’t lecture anybody about Buhari.

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    • Brooklyn101

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  • Wahala

    I will not tell you that money did not change hands but we told
    everybody clearly, if anybody offers you money, collect it but don’t
    ever act on the basis of the money….John Oyegun (On how Bokohari emerged from the apc primaries

    Is collecting money corruption?

  • I go die o!

    Breaking News:

    BUHARI EXPOSED AS FRAUDULENT

    Vanguard newspapers report that third-party investigations now reveal the following facts:

    • That, Muhammadu Buhari, by his own past admission in writing, spent less than four [4] years
    in primary school and did not obtain a completion certificate.

    • That, Muhammadu Buhari has no proved attendance of any secondary school,
    perhaps in consequence.

    •That in 1963 Muhammadu Buhari attended a 2-month basic rifle-training course at
    Cadet School in Aldershot, United Kingdom, which is NOT equivalent to School cert.

    • That the United States of America’s War College has confirmed in writing that
    it ‘..searched its records from 1980 to 1990 and there is no ‘Masters student’
    name like Muhammadu Buhari (in any combination)’ – contrary to earlier claims made.

    • That these four key facts were established by the investigative initiative of a group known as
    South-West Democracy Circle – with offices located at 5, Njamenna Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja.

    • omokomol

      You really need to die. Why passing around stories that are not true all in the name of winning an election at all cost. I am a Nigerian living in the U.S and I just called the U.S Army War college Alumin on the phone and i was categorically informed that Buhari is an Alumni, a class of 1980. Where are all these lies coming from? U.S is not like Nigeria, please pick your phone ant call +1717-243-1756 to confirm for yourself or email info@usawc.org to validate. I am tired of the politics of bitterness.

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        ALUMNI….YES
        MASTER’S DEGREE …….NO
        War college arranges all sorts of crash courses for foreign counterparts !!

        • Akiika

          Jawando Alatenuje! doing your thing, i hail o!
          Your contract will expire by FeBuhari 14th.

          • Nasar

            We deeply in our hearts(Nigerians) knw the right and wrong, what Buhari did and what goodluck have done, we can clearly sort who is better among them I think this time around all these lies will not count we all knw who to vote for if we want progress.

        • Lara

          Have you ever taken time to check out the website of the said school, it is not for baby military officers. Talking to my hubby yesterday who happens to be a veteran of the U.S Army, he said most people in attendance at that school are Generals. The school website says they offer Masters program and I saw Buhari’s name on the list of International fellows which was displayed after the faculty members and below the fellows are the list of the graduates. Now if you have any educational intelligence, which is higher between a Fellow and a regular graduate? The website also says, these General would have completed 2 years of educational correspondence with them before coming to school to spend 8-12months in order to earn their full certificate. Knowledge is power. Please learn to read.

          • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

            You just don’t get it !! Nigerians MUST know who Buhari was before the Army….it is our right to know,it will help us have a holistic view of his character and history,it will enable the electorate to make a decision !

      • ModyHH

        Almost all Nigerian Bank CEOs have visited the expensive Harvard summer courses for foreign executives and all those who can afford to pay. Does that make them Harvard graduates? No.

    • djay

      You now have these evidence, get a lawyer and go to court. its that simple.

    • bashdo

      kai see how evil PDPig members can be like there leaders chai God-forbid bad thing. Turfiakwa

  • Mosaku 147

    Marylyn Marylyn,you will never stop to amaze me. When did it become your business to monitor how parties register their members? Anyway,I wait to see where you will run to post 14th febuary. Useless woman.

  • Lamoke A.

    APC this, APC that. Is this beautiful lady and her agency now commissioned to checkmate APC? Why is it that anytime SS media chief talks it is about and against APC? Is she employee of Nigeria or PDP? She repeatedly presents APC as culprit. Does it mean PDP have no skeletons. As an agency of the nation it should be non-partisan. It must of course do its statutory duties of intelligence management but it must be fair to all.

    • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

      Crimes attract security agencies,if the APC continue in their criminal exploits,security agencies will keep an eye on them. The APC members caught in the act have been charged to court so they should go there and prove their innocence .

  • Gbemileke

    You see why our SSS are not intelligent???? So because you found how to hack tutorial on a laptop means the person is planning to hack INEC database. That was funny….please go to ikeja computer village, you will get CD/VCD of tutorials on hacking the internet. And who says a foreigner can be members of APC or how does this APC trying to augment the number of there party membership means augmenting inec database. This is just a case of hanging to a straw to make a point. Nothing in this finding is cupable if they believe otherwise let them place them before a competent court and lets see the outcome of there trash evidences .

    • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

      Cloned cards with under-aged children and security agents nko ?

      • Gbemileke

        I guess we read seperate articles cos nothing was mentioned of cloned cards of Inec within the article. And if I may ask what is the benefit or effect of APC registering under age children as members of APC to inec database, if ever anything like that existed in the first place?? Those APC memebership database amounts to Inec database. The information they told us when the invaded the building was that there was information that inec PVC where been cloned in the building. Unfortunately nothing of that was even mentioned in the update she gave. And on the issue of security men…even Ogar herself said it was inconclusive that the name of the alleged security personnel have been sent to there respective agency to ascertain there cupability or otherwise.

      • VOTEoutGEJ!

        Like GEJ’s Ph.d, the SSS under the flawed leadership of that dog eating Ekpeyong, is a mockery of intelligence communities around the world

  • Etomi

    Buhari’s Certificates: Go to Court, Agbakoba Advices Nigerians

    Foremost senior advocate of Nigeria and former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Olisa Agbakoba, has advised that any Nigerian, who has evidence to show that any of the presidential candidates in the February 14 election lacks the minimum educational qualification, could approach the court to pronounce on the candidate’s eligibility.

    Speaking amid the raging controversy surrounding the educational qualification of the presidential candidate of opposition All Progressive Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari, Agbakoba said that although only the courts reserve the power to disqualify candidates, only a petition brought before a competent court by a Nigerian citizen can activate the powers of court to disqualify.

    “If you want to challenge a candidate’s aspiration to become president, then you bring your petition before the appropriate judge; upon the judge’s review of the documentation, he makes the proper pronouncement,” he said.

    Speaking in an exclusive interview with The Union, he stated that “According to section 31 of the Electoral Act, any Nigerian has the right to look into any candidate’s eligibility to contest in the election.”

    He maintained that “It is almost the same procedure as if you are getting married in the church. The priest would put up bans of marriage and say any person who has an objection to the couple that is getting married should raise the bjection.

    “So the proper procedure now is that if you feel you have enough evidence why any of the presidential candidates cannot move forward on grounds of any disqualifying feature, then you approach a State or Federal High Court and make your case.”

    According to Section 31 (5) of the Electoral Act, 2010, “Any person who has reasonable grounds to believe that any information given by a candidate in the affidavit or any document submitted by that candidate is false may file a suit at the High Court of a State or Federal High Court against such person seeking a declaration that the information contained in the affidavit is false.”

    While stressing the position of law as established in the locus classicus suit of INEC v. Atiku, Agbakoba said: “INEC does not have the power to disqualify, as established in INEC v. Atiku. At that time (2007), I was the president of the NBA when INEC disqualified Atiku. The court held that it was only the court that can take that decision.”

    He maintained that the question of whether a candidate meets the constitutional stipulation as to minimum educational qualification to contest in an election is simple, saying “it is a straight forward matter.”

    According to him, “There is a minimum requirement prescribed by the constitution and if you do not have that minimum requirement of educational qualification, then you are disqualified.

    “For example it is either you have a degree to practice Law or you don’t.

    “If you challenge my qualification as a lawyer, all I need do is to show you my law certificates.

    “If I cannot produce it then I don’t have it. It is as simple as that.”

    On the procedure a citizen could follow to challenge a candidate’s eligibility, the lawyer said, “Now that INEC has published the list of presidential candidates, you start with an application to the umpire to give you the certified true copy of the nomination form lodged by the candidate.

    “If you get hold of, say, candidate A’s nomination form, and in comparing it with the constitutional requirement, you can see that he did not qualify, that would be the case you make before the court.”

    • FortB

      Exactly. QED

  • Eze1

    …. It was a disgrace to watch DSS spokesperson quoting the APC constitution..that APC violated her constitution in the registeration of minors…… Busy Body

  • amazing2012

    Jonathan is sick ! So to jail Boko boys to million years is not due process ? What is due process ? People are killed every day you are talking about due process ? Again what relevance is buying weapons by Buhari’s administration can do to you ? Even if he bought the weapons, the weapons must have become outdated. Weapons are purchase based on threat analysis or just to go with defense strategy. During 80s what will Nigeria needs weapons for ? Is the main reason you cannot fight BOKO boy, because Buhari did not buy weapons ? Tell us what you achieved and what you want to achieve when voted now or get out !

    • FortB

      You are so used to military regime system that you cannot differentiate what democratic system entails. Simply rule of law. That’s the message the president is conveying. You cannot by presidential fiat send people to jail no matter what they have done. It is only the judiciary that can confirm a crime and pass sentence as specified in the constitution. What’s so difficult to understand there? Must we continue to behave like animals in a jungle when the rest of the world is moving on?

      • Ekerete Etukudo

        Now you’re a real democrat! All these APC people talking fascism/dictatorship and trying to link it to democracy are the biggest threats to Nigeria’s continued development.

  • endingNaija

    Mr. outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan, So your “due process” is what makes you to continue to protect your woman -Mrs. Diezani Alison Madueke in the theft of $20b? Hm Hm “due process” indeed!

  • rhad

    So jona has forgotten he asked for issues based campaign. So myopic

  • tundemash

    Dumbo keep boxing your own shadow ….. Tell us what you have done in the last 6 years with statistics, your campaign was all about Buhari .

    From available facts, President Jonathan seems to be suffering from cerebral leukemia- a blockage of the flow of reality to the brain, creating a delusional image of popularity and acceptability, hence decisions are irrationally taking without recourse to pragmatic events. (cr. @Adekoya Boladale)

  • Alcindo Satori

    “…When he (General Buhari) was Head of State, did he buy one rifle for the Nigerian soldiers?” Question!! And I can answer that — 0 (zero) rifle(s). yet, he (buhari) claims he graduated from military college in America.

    • djay

      you were both the defence minister and chief of army staff when Buhari was head of state rite?

      • Alcindo Satori

        Tell your fellow muslim brother/junta/sharia proponent/APC to answer that question. How many guns did he buy for the Nigerian army? And if you choose to be the hero, then go ahead and answer!

        • George Ager.A

          The Army was well equiped then.

          • Alcindo Satori

            so why is the number 1 citizen of the country questioning him then? Surprise me with a different answer by the way — cause I know you response already!

          • George Ager.A

            Your number 1 citizen is not telling you the truth but aiming cheap shots at GMB. The Nigerian army like i said was well equiped within the standards of an Elite Military force in Africa up to Obasanjo’s second return. OBJ degraded the capability of the Army to check military coups. Remember, this same Army enforced peace in Liberia,Sierra Leone and some other parts of Africa effectively and even got recogintion from bodies like the UN.

          • Alcindo Satori

            Did you consider that they used UN equipment in those operations?

          • George Ager.A

            The operations i mentioned above were carried out under ECOMOG. West African forces led and 90% sponsored by NIGERIA! 90% of the equipment and forces were Nigerian.

          • George Ager.A

            this are from the archives

        • Onike24

          Yet Jonathan asks why the Country is so divided? What a joke

  • BlackieUmukoro

    President Jonathan,, those with you are more than the crowd with them

    • Ekerete Etukudo

      That’s for sure! GEJ all the way!!!

      • Tunsj

        Agreed. GEJ all the way back to his village.

        • Ekerete Etukudo

          You could’ve tried harder to surprise me/us. You’re Yoruba so your answer is not a shocker.

          • Tunsj

            You are dead wrong.

          • Ekerete Etukudo

            …still not surprised. Try harder!!!

  • Mazi

    It was the same Soldiers that were ill equipped that went Somalia, Liberia, Mali, deal with Cameroun troops on the issue of Bakassi etc and did wonders. Now you claimed to have equipped them with over N4 trillion for the last three years, what is happening? are they still doing wonders? why are they abandoning their weapons and running away? The issue of BH is very simple to tackle, but is unfortunate the security Agencies have not been able to pinpoint the sponsors of BH or their source of weaponry and other equipment for over six years and have successfully uncovered how APC want to hack INEC database, how APC do this and do that. Something is really wrong and is until we identify the real sponsors of BH, no amount re-equipping of military will stop BH. I have a strong feeling that the BH sponsors are within this administration, but because our DSS and other security Agencies are partisan, they have unable to get them. Oby Ezekwesili was detained and searched at the Airport all because she criticised Fg. Who searched Okupe, Abati, Maku, Ali Modu Sheriff and other Govt officials when? Who will investigate PDP data office to know exactly what’s is happening inside their? Nobody…….

    • tundemash

      The out-going President Dumbo is high on ogogoro as usual and does not think before he talks. Thanks for reminding him about Somalia, Liberia, Mali, and cameroon.

      From available facts, President Jonathan seems to be suffering from cerebral leukemia- a blockage of the flow of reality to the brain, creating a delusional image of popularity and acceptability, hence decisions are irrationally taking without recourse to pragmatic events. (cr. @Adekoya Boladale)

      • FortB

        Your insulting people scores you no points but places you as a deranged individual. Can you for once behave normal?

        • tundemash

          fake soldier….. u are here playing politics after Boko Haram chased u from Baga ?

    • FortB

      Well just for knowledge sake, the military equipment used during ECOMOG operations were bought during the Shagari regime, and that is what the military has been using till 2014 when a $1bn loan was taken by this government to re-equip the military. Let’s get that fact right as we comment please.

      • Mazi

        But they used the equipment to achieve great things, what is happening now with BH, until you route the sponsors of BH, the battle will not be over. simple as facts

  • Oleku

    Great speech Mr president–come February the janjaweeds progressives will go in to extinction

    • tundemash

      Amnesty miscreant … help your dunce President with the simple question : Was Nigeria safer in 1983-1985 or not ?

      And like @Mazi also pointed out …. the “ill-equipped” Nigerian army succeeded in Somalia, Liberia, Mali, and chased Cameroon out of Bakassi. Plead with Dumbo to drop the bottle during campaigns …..

      From available facts, President Jonathan seems to be suffering from cerebral leukemia- a blockage of the flow of reality to the brain, creating a delusional image of popularity and acceptability, hence decisions are irrationally taking without recourse to pragmatic events. (cr. @Adekoya Boladale)

    • TrueNja

      Change must come whether you creek boys like it or not. Our next neighbor Benin did, Ghana also had it, Citizens of those two countries are better than us to today. Tell your uncle Badluck to start packing his things from Aso Rock. By way, how many trailers does he need? I’ll supply them free.

  • deji

    Jonathan is a dunce. The question should be: What was the level of insecurity when Buhari was head of state?
    The answer is : Buhari kept Nigeria safe, a task that Jonathan has failed at. Budgeting and stealing millions of dollars in the name of security, is no security. The end justify the means.
    Stop giving excuses for your failure.
    #JonathanisbadluckforNigeria

    • Ekerete Okon

      buhari kept the country safe from who? his brothers you mean? All he (buhari) has to do now is to signal them to stop the mayhem in the north. And to stop donating their daughters for their criminal acts! And they’ll heed to his advice. That’s how he (buhari) can control them.

      • deji

        Buhari did not signal to them between 1983 to 1985. He killed those behind Maitatsine insurgents. #Fact

        “Boko Haram are in my Government” – Jonathan
        – PDP is Boko Haram and Boko Haram is PDP – Gen Azazi
        – Boko Haram are Freedom fighters – Former PDP National Chairman, Bamanga Tukur
        – “Boko Haram are my siblings” – GEJ
        – PDP is party of monkey dey work, Baboon dey chop – Muazu, PDP National Chairman.
        “Our party is full of injustice” – Muazu, PDP National Chairman

        • Ekerete Etukudo

          Action speaks louder than words; remember that statement? Now, I’m faced with voting for a democratically elected president or a retired coup stager/junta/sharia supporter/Islamic fundamentalist. I guess my vote is a no brainer. But taking a step back and considering what just transpired in France yesterday, why would anyone/political party in their right frame of mind even hoist a known islamist/sharia supporter as their flag bearer. That speaks volumes about you and your party. And action does indeed speak louder than words.

          • deji

            Yes, action speaks louder than words and that is why Boko Haram has killed thousands of people, while their commander, Jonathan continues to give Nigerians excuses.

            Talking of Sharia, the current PDP National Chairman was one of the first Governors from the North to implement Sharia in his state..

            Buhari kept Nigeria safe, a task that Jonathan has failed at. #Fact

            Boko Haram are in my Government” – Jonathan
            – PDP is Boko Haram and Boko Haram is PDP – Gen Azazi
            – Boko Haram are Freedom fighters – Former PDP National Chairman, Bamanga Tukur
            – “Boko Haram are my siblings” – GEJ
            – PDP is party of monkey dey work, Baboon dey chop – Muazu, PDP National Chairman.
            “Our party is full of injustice” – Muazu, PDP National Chairman

            #JonathanisbadluckforNigeria

          • Ekerete Etukudo

            Notice that I’m not even quoting buhari’s now infamous (2011) statement; or the fact that your party is an Islamic party. But you keep repeating same old Yoruba-conjured rumor. At least that shows that I’ve cornered you where I want you to be. Now, don’t be bashful, step up, and answer the previous question I posed since you’ve chosen to be the superhero that saves your party (APC): I’m faced with voting for a democratically elected president or a retired coup stager/junta/sharia supporter/Islamic fundamentalist. Who do I vote for? And please, don’t surprise me; I already know your answer but I want the world to read from you/your ilk.

          • deji

            Tell me which of the below is rumour?

            Buhari kept Nigeria safe, a task that Jonathan has failed at. #Fact

            ” Boko Haram are in my Government ” – Jonathan
            – PDP is Boko Haram and Boko Haram is PDP – Gen Azazi
            – Boko Haram are Freedom fighters – Former PDP National Chairman, Bamanga Tukur
            – “Boko Haram are my siblings” – GEJ
            – PDP is party of monkey dey work, Baboon dey chop – Muazu, PDP National Chairman.
            “Our party is full of injustice” – Muazu, PDP National Chairman

            #JonathanisbadluckforNigeria

          • Ekerete Etukudo

            I cannot help but point out the fact that you’ve refused to answer the question. And that is what I expected from you as a Yoruba (deceit) man that you are. At least the world can read from this exchange and understand the dilemma Nigeria would’ve had if not for the preparedness of other well-meaning Nigerians.

          • deji

            So, your problem are the Yorubas? See why I said that Jonathan and his followers are dunce?
            Bring out the rumour or lies in my statements, you cant, yet you are still ranting.

          • Ekerete Etukudo

            NO! Africa’s problem is the Yoruba tribe.

          • deji

            I am proudly Yoruba and I am glad that I remain your problem.

          • SAM .A

            deji , you must stop replying this house boy called Ekerete Etukkudo, he should blame his parents who sent him to Lagos to be house boy in Yoruba man’s house . This is why he couldn’t grow beyond that mentality, and imbecile full of poison and hatred for Yoruba his benefactors.
            Jonathan is going back to Otuoke in May 2015.

          • deji

            Thanks!

          • UNAFFECTED

            You know when Abati made similar claims, Buhari slammed him and Guardian with a billion naira lawsuit. Fani-Kayode came out yesterday to say that Buhari has no connection to Boko Haram. Jonathan is a disaster. Go ahead and support him but in your heart you know that fact speaks for itself.

  • Comfortkay

    People Destruction Party (PDP) is just desperate! Uncle Ebele Azikwe Jonathan can not fight corruption, he has rouges,area Boys, school drop-out, thieves, looters surround him. l quote our PHD President “People exaggerate Corruption in Nigeria. It is not even our first or second problem, maybe the third”(2014). That is a pure Kindergarten statement from a man that has PHD in Zoology.
    GEJ wants to distroy Nigeria because of his evil ambition of a must re-election. Nigeria is now wiser, no amount of propaganda will change the quest for a CHANGE.

    • Tunsj

      Perfectly said, Comfortkay. GEJ is a Psychopath.

  • Bayo Ola

    President Jonathan says: I stand by due process. Any country that does not respect due process is a jungle,” We the people ask: What about the immigration recruitment scam by your Minister, Abba Moro; the Aviation scam by your Stella Odua? Did you respect due process my president? Then, what about your Ayo Fayose PDP goverment in Ekiti state, where 6 members of the State House of Rep’ are more than 19 members!!!! Was that due process, too? Okay oo Jonathan. Kontinu. Dia ris God oo. God will see us. Chai, Chai, Chai, Jonathan, Dia ris God oo

    • Guest

      Buhari has enrolled for this may/june WAEC AND NECO ,For the main time ,tinubu has decided to fix it al OLUWOLE

  • George Ager.A

    The same MEND that GEJ proclaimed (and that is on record)that they were not responsible for the october 1st bombing were trying to kill him? who are you decieving with cheap lies? vote for change!

    • Alcindo Satori

      The only ‘Change’ that you’ll see if your guy (buhari) wins is 0.50 kobo left in your pocket. And that is not a risk I and my household can afford to take.

  • Rommel

    The world remains in shock that this man decided to seek reelection,only vampires will campaign and vote for Jonathan Goodluck.

    • Tunsj

      The guy is shameless.

  • George Ager.A

    I was shocked to hear the president use the elementary presentation by Madam maryln to make accusations. The accusation by the dss was not only circumstantial but imaginary and for him to have mentioned it showed that their presentastion yesterday was just to arm the preseident with cheap shots at the opposition!

  • Chris1408

    No they didn’t, they was no need to. They were produced in defense factory in Kaduna. Same way crude oil was refined. Same way security wasn’t our problem. Nigerians were respected worldwide. GEJ benefited from Nigeria of Buhari era. What legacy is GEJ gonna leave behind

  • Ha

    Please listen to your president:

    “…. IPPIS system which, he said, shut down after officials attempted to divert some of the salaries”. The president then went ahead to other issues. As simple as that!!!

    Who are those officials that wanted to divert public funds and what measures have you taken to deal with them? Weak, weak, very weak, extremely weak and helpless president. I pity Jonathan.

    • Cypo

      Why not tune to a TV for broadcast report of the rally? There you hear him speak and not what Premium Times edited for you. Anyway, I can see, maybe you are one of the mischievous commentators.

    • deji

      I beg , dont pity Jonathan. He is a “Guy Man”. Those to be pitied are the few Nigerians who wants to vote for him out of ignorance, sentiments and pettiness.
      #JonathanisbadluckforNigeria

    • Lara

      I dont believe that crap and those are not the kind of thing a president should be saying in public. The system that was not vulnerable from January – November suddenly became vulnerable when govt does not have enough money to pay. Read between the lines.

    • What Goes Around Comes Around

      …any one who is senseless enough to accept the principle of “irrefutable presumption” as a basis for clearing a presidential candidate in lieu of the constitutional provision, should be as senseless as not bothering about who attempted to divert some salaries.

      Remember that corruption is not stealing. Yes! Corruption is not stealing because when money was stolen and /or missing at ITT in the 70s MKO Abiola & Obasanjo were not called thieves. In fact, while OBJ came back to govern, MKO narrowly missed it. So, how can corruption be stealing? …and when President Jonathan made that statement, many people did not understand. I hope you now know why he said so?

  • Ha

    Did Jona give flag to Jimi Agbaje the Lagos PDP aspirant who yesterday made those treasonable comments on shutting down the country if Jonathan losses?

  • Remi

    I just learn that Shekau has also sent his own donation to jona fund as he is afraid that if Buhari should win then the game is up.

    • George

      you got it wrong Buhari associated with bombers not GEJ OK tell your wicked story to monkey and baboon father

  • Abaleke

    Mr President you have opened a real issue campaign and not propaganda that some people are peddling, thinking that it will win election for them. All security budgets went down the rail during his regime and they want the army to be equipped over night is not possible,let Buhari tell Nigerians for 18 months he was in power if he asually bought one rifle.We also want to know what was the content of about 35 brief cases that came in through northern bodder during his regime. We want to know why he he promulgated laws and backdated it and still use it prosecute offenders.Nigerians want issues to be discussed and what he did to better the economy in his past not propaganda and empty promises.

    • Lara

      What issue are you talking about? did he talk about power, healthcare, roads, youth empowerment etc. He was attacking Buhari, so there was no issue discussed. You people have come again o to redefine the term ‘issue’.

    • UNAFFECTED

      Stop talking nonsense my dear and face facts. You keep saying things that even the PDP came out yesterday to refute. Did you not hear Fani-Kayode say that there was no link between Buhari and Boko Haram. You and Jonathan are using something serious to make jokes because you do not care. Boko Haram is seizing towns daily and you are here saying crap. They took over a whole military barracks on Saturday and killed more than 2000 people. Your president is aware and he is just saying that you don’t equip a military in a hurry. Did Yar’Adua waste time in stopping the Niger Delta insurgency? Did he give the excuse that it was created to frustrate him? What if this was an invading army from another country? He has appropriated four trillion naira for this war yet the military is saying soldiers are poorly equipped. That hole you are digging, you will fall into it one day.

  • Comfortkay

    Fellow Nigeria 80 percent of all those people at the Tafawa Balewa Square are unemployed Nigerian paid to come and give an impression that Nigerian are behind the President, this is not correct, we are already rejecting him.
    Please ask those in Lagos how it was hard for them to go about their business when our so-called security men and women made Life completely difficult for lagosian. CHANGE WILL COME .

    • Tunsj

      Poverty is a disease. I agree with you that most of the people at the rally are unemployed Nigerians paid to show up. Will these people continue to vote against their own interests?

      • Comfortkay

        No they went over there to get their own share of 21 Billion Naira. PDP has started to share the money.

    • Ekerete Etukudo

      The only ‘CHANGE’ that will come is the 0.50 kobo left in your pocket after your candidate loses. Get ready for the royal ‘brokeness’ treatment the rest of your life.

      • deji

        There is life after Sure – P and militants stipend. Dont be deceived into believing that the best you can do with your life is somebody giving you handouts so that you can tell lies for them.
        #Sycophancyisnolife

        • Ekerete Etukudo

          If only you knew what you sound like… Anyway, get ready for a life under GEJ ’til 2019.

          • deji

            Jonathan will lose next month election. You can take that to the bank.
            Febuhari 14, here we come…

      • Lara

        Are people rich now. People are crying. Some with no food to eat and no hope of anything from anywhere. Businesses are closing down due to economic crunch. Only the high and mighty are laughing. Govt workers are not paid. So what is left. We are already at the 0.50 kobo level already.

    • George

      those that went to rivers are employed liar like father like son

      • Comfortkay

        You are a clown and a shameless lair.

  • TrueNja

    Mr. President, if truly you’re a believer in due process, what did you do with Oduagate scandal? We Nigerians gave you six years opportunity to turn things around to better the life of ordinary Nigerians but you blew it. You also stated that stealing is not corruption. You misused your goodluck. We need a change now as Ghana, Benin republic, Senegal, etc… did. Your government is a disaster!!!

    • Okey

      Oduah was sacked but had the troubler of Lagos treasury been stopped ? how can we have a change when the man who steals 1/2 of Lagos IGR is the driver of this “Chnajee.”

      • Lara

        Oduah was sacked but was the issue investigated and was she convicted? Sacking is not enough when a crime is committed. Sacking is not punishment, it is just a dismissal from office. Were the funds recovered?

        • Okey

          Convicted for buying two bullet proof cars for N225 Million when Lagos had earlier bought two of the same cars from the same dealer at N600 Million ? Jagaban uses one whilst Fashole uses the other. Oduah is a culprit made by media and believed by weak-minded fellows.

        • Okey

          You are right ojaree ! jail her but crown those who bought theirs N600 Million.

      • Caleb Abelo

        You will soon run back to the zoo to be managed by the phd holder in animal farm

        • George

          Its your Buhari who will run to Chad where he came from

    • Okey

      Hair-brained wisdom ! Convicted for buying two bullet proof cars for N225 Million when Lagos had earlier bought two of the same cars from the same dealer at N600 Million ? Jagaban uses one whilst Fashole uses the other. Oduah is a culprit made by media and believed by weak-minded fellows.

    • George

      Did Oduah take away the BMW?

      wHAT HASPPENED TO Buhari godfather who took away Lagos State money

      • TrueNja

        Where are the BMW?

  • Rimi

    Come rain , come sun GEJ till 2019.

    • Alcindo Satori

      …that for sure!!

    • Tunsj

      Come rain, your hero, Jonathan, will be on his way back to Otueke next month.

      • George

        we shall see few days

        • Tunsj

          You got that right my friend.

  • Ogom

    “.. attributing it to the IPPIS system which, he said, shut down after officials attempted to divert some of the salaries.”

    Aaaaw, come on!

    • deji

      Jonathan was born on “Lying Day”.

      • George

        your mother was fu–cked on buhari bed

        • deji

          Only a baztard like you will be the first to launch attack on another person’s mother.

    • warry

      That is the way to go. Prevent corruption to take place in the first instance. Even an attempt can be detected.

  • karl marx

    BLOODY CIVILIAN, WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT SECURITY? IS THAT NOT WHY YOU ARE FAILING? DON’T WORRY, YOU WILL SOON WAKE UP FROM YOUR SLUMBER!!! GMB / OSINBAJO ALL THE WAY….

    • Joe

      Buhari will be disqualified because of lack of certificate. He has no secondary certificate. Nigeria is funny country. I cannot imagine a Yoruba man, who is very sophisticated, a professor for that matter, to be subject to someone that has no school leaving certificate as VP. APC should please make an amend and go for either Atiku or kwankwaso.

      • George Ager.A

        The constitution stipulates MINIMUM qualification as a school cert or its equivalent (WASC,SSCE NECO E.T.C). Lets even assume he joined the army without a school cert. The military education he has attained is considered higher than a school cert.Therefore he qualifies.If you are not satisfied with his documentation it is alSO within your right to file a petition in A Nigerian court.( the electoral act provides you this right)

    • George

      Abino get out here

  • Okey

    Premium Times, what type of reporting is this ? The N150 Billion was the sum submitted by the House of Reps led by saints Tambuwal, Femi Gbaja and Osagie, all APC members and leaders of House of Reps. A common expectation was that these saints should have in the spirit of “Chanjee” reduced the amount from N150 Billion to N20 Billion which reduces their allowance from the current jacked up criminal figure of N40 Million per person per quarter to the 2003 N9 Million per person per quarter. That these fake agents of change refusal to show remorse but continued on this nation-destruction jumbo allowance should blamed on Jonathan by Premium Times, is very, very unfortunate.

  • abbadd

    GEJ stop blabbing and prepare to vacate the presidency you were warned not to re-contest because you badly performed and could not solve the security challenges of the nation. now you are talking about Buharis administration that totally jailed corrupt individuals while Buhari was fighting corruption and strategising how to build a corrupt free respectful society IBB forcefully overthrew him Buhari was president for only 2 years if am right within that 2 years the corruption Buhari fought GEJ AFTER 6 YEARS YOU ARE EVEN YET TO ACHIEVE LITTLE OF THAT. About the issue of soldiers we all know under Nigerians military regimes the Nigerian army was the 4 strongest in Africa, under ECOMOG Nigerian soldiers re-instated the president of Sierra leone, today the Nigerian soldiers are only know for running away at the heat of battle. Whatever the past presidents have done GEJ did worst than them.

    • deji

      My brother, have you forgotten that the same Nigeria Military defeated the Maitatsine insurgency and the Chadian forces under the command of Buhari in the eighties?

      Buhari kept Nigeria safe, a task that Jonathan has failed at. #Fact

      #JonathanisbadluckforNigeria

      • abbadd

        Thank you for that reminder.

      • Joe

        @deji, the weapons Buhari used to defeat maitatsine and tried to confront Chad were the weapons shagari brought to Nigeria, and since then no government ever brought even military hardware or train our troops. Infact, babangida reduced the competences of our soldiers, thinking that if they are well equipped, they can takeover government.

        • deji

          All I am hearing from the Jonothing camp are still excuses for their failiure.

          Buhari kept Nigeria safe, a task that Jonathan has failed at. #Fact

          #JonathanisbadluckforNigeria

          • Gideon Orkar

            So maitesine has same capabilities as Boko Haram abi? Na mumu water. Dem take baff you when you be pikin?

          • deji

            Na craze dey worry you. If no be so, you for no dey write as you dey write so.. If Maitatsine was allowed to grow as Jonothing dey feed, and provide for the needs of Boko Haram, they would have become another monster. You Mumu no be small.
            Instead of accepting responsibility for your failure, you dey there, dey point finger.

          • Gideon Orkar

            chai, so you want compare maitesine we dey carry catapult with Boko Haram wey dey use bombs? I tire for you o!

        • Yusuf

          u are a real Dumbo employer, talking without clue, fact or even reason. Just junk of pathetic lies

    • orkar

      mumu–stop using these boko haram issue to attack Jonathan–it can no longer be relied on to sell your affidavit prone candidate–buhari—whom every Nigerian including the foreign nations know is a hard core jihadist-France was attacked by some jihadist who killed more than 12 human happily the French ARE NOT BLAMING THEIR PRESIDENT-unlike the way we do things in Nigeria—b4 Jonathan was corruption in 9ja—Buhari is corruption personified—what do u call a man who got enlisted into the army with fake affidavits—under whatever guise u present the army–its not because of lack of weapons that is why they are refusing to fight boko haram—its because of their tribal marks—as fulanis and lastly cause of their Islamic ideas about boko haram——————–at the United Nations Peace keeping Mission abroad–they fought as citizens of Nigeria—-and not the Fulani emirate————–as we now have in the armed forces—where a certain group would be allowed to join the army with court papers–

      • ola

        Illogical reasoning, say something more sensible

    • Reality

      There’s no vacancy in Aso Rock…

      • SAM .A

        Aso Rock became vacant the day Mr BUHARI was nominated by his party. it will be occopied on Febuhari 14th , 2015

  • abbadd

    DSS is controlled by PDP and GEJ just like the police and army are also controlled by them. All this are aimed at discrediting APC in case APC wins they will now turn around and say APC rigged the election. Only PDP has the power to rigg election as it controls the electorate and we will not allow that.

    • George

      PDP has been rigging elections is Lagos State mumu followers we shall see

  • pheliciti

    Mr Jonathan, please note the following:
    1. Your job description is not chief purchasing officer, it is that of chief security officer of Nigeria, hence nobody is interested in the number of guns bought but the level of security enjoyed by citizens. If you like, use bows and arrows, just provide security in these your last few days in the saddle as Buhari provided during his government
    2. Due Process is not a sentence but an abbreviation of the statement that things are to be done in accordance with the due process of the law. In that wise, consequence management is part of due process. Hence, when your staff, (we presume you have control over them) steal or try to, you have a duty, under due process to prosecute them and if the penalty is jail, you jail them. That is the legal consequence for that offence. A leader’s got to have balls and make hard calls. Your excuse on IPPIS manipulation should have yielded suspects and arraignments otherwise you may be a presidential accessory to crime. The attempted crime will repeat itself, as we would lose the deterrence value of punishment
    3. On MEND, you said immediately after the bomb blast that it wasn’t MEND that perpetrated the attack. There is uncontroverted affidavit evidence before the courts in SA stating that you authorized the attack. You have so far hidden under the cloak of immunity to avoid responding. Now that you have started telling your side of the story, do we expect a full affidavit rebuttal of Henry Okar’s testimony?

    • George

      Keep crying your faded Buhari will never be the president mark it down

      • Wizard

        Because you are God?

  • orkar

    Buhari–Declared unabashedly to Nigerians that he knows the real population of the North off-head. Say: “I warned Northern politicians then, who were supposed to protect the interest and integrity of Northerners, not to accept the national identity card project because our tradition in the North showed that we know the death and the birth record of our people. In every ward, we know those who have reached the age of paying taxes.”

    Reveal that you decided to sabotage the national identity card scheme when you were military head of state because you saw it as a means of marginalizing the North by showing it does not have a larger population than the South. Show that you are more concerned about perpetuating the myth of Northern population supremacy than in promoting national economic growth by determining the true population of Nigeria.)

  • Usman Suleiman

    MR president u said u will strengtnen govt institutions yet u don’t give a dame to assets declaration

    • Okey

      Deceive yourself and none other. Jonatha had declared his assets and the declaration is with Code of Conduct Bureau. What Jonathan said is he won’t go to the media – newspaper and television – to publish it, as that is not a requirement of the law. His declaration is now a public document, go to the Code of Conduct, they will oblige you a copy.

      Jonathan has fulfilled the requirement of the law, let your man fulfill the law by showing the world his Secondary School Certificate, and he must, if he is serious of being our president. For he cannot become president by circumventing the law and expect us to obey the law by being “displin” under him.

    • Truth_Is_Bitter

      You mean the ‘certipicate’ declaration?

    • George

      Malluh go and rest did Abacha Buhari served declared his assets?

      • Wizard

        I think there’s no better malluh than you. Remember that Asset Declaration is a constitutional responsibility of every Political Office holder in Nigeria. To underscore its importance, even the civil servants have not been spared. Yet you are deliberately supporting illegality. Besides, how would that portray the so-called fight against corruption when the leadership is totally aversed to it? Please answer me devoid of any abuse or insults.

  • humm

    Is this how to kick off a presidential campaign? Na wa o. Its clear that ASO ROCK is vacant.I read nothing of any substance going on here.

  • orkar

    Would the world allow a jihadist like Buhari take control of the affairs of the Nation–state of Nigeria? The answer from France among other nations is Naaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa–just ask Buhari to pack his load and get the hell out of the country back to Chad–where he hails from–we are no longer interested in his affidavits–just tell him to go

    • Maria

      Which BBC? The only news on BBC is about rotten corpses littering Baga town in Borno…shameless liar.

      • Joe

        We have no alternative, just like what woke Soyinka said. APC refused to give us better candidate and as such we have no option than to stick to Jona. Worst still Buhari may be disqualified due to lack of school leaving certificate. Too bad!.

  • Proudly Niger Deltan

    The BBC reported that the flagging off witnessed a sea of people that virtually brought Lagos to a standstill. In this report, there is no reference whatsoever to the unprecedented teeming supporters who graced the holy occasion. Had it been Bokohari’s launching would the news have been reported without reference to the crowd? ….It has no other name, it is called zombiec journalism.

    • tundemash

      Liar ….. did you mean NTA ?
      The only news on BBC is the shame of this govt.

  • Yusuf

    Dumbo we do not need to hear your plan for corruption, we are living witness to your 6yr rule. U never arrest indecrmly but U discriminately open up Nigerian treasury for looters; All thieves have sympathy for each other..Pls do not run away before May 29 and your jail term will be 300yrs at kirikiri with hard labor and the Nigerian people will insist that your corps complete the jail term, IBB will always be there by your side

    • warry

      For the uninformed fighting corruption will mean arresting perceived enemies and detaining them. The world has gone past that trend. All over the world technology is used to prevent corruption now and detect it when it occurs. The FG is right in this regard. The reforms on privatization is also to eliminate Govt corruption. Even the e-payment system in the Banking sector, and due process in Govt procurement activities reduce or eliminate corruption.

      • SAM .A

        LIAR, LIAR ,LIAR , The Ex governor of Virginia in US will start his jail term of 2years this January, 2015He is jailed for corruption , his wife narrowly escape. The Ex governor of Illinois is already serving jail term for corruption .
        Just wait until after MAY, many of these rogues you see on that podium will go to jail. You will sentenced for aiding and abetting corruption . If you run out we shall crate you and return u back . No sinner will go unpunished . They all have the grace of 1 months , their bubble will burst .Akpabio 400years.All the money he stole will be spent by unknown thieves.

        • oty

          you Seem not to mention APC members whom have acquired wealth through questionable means. will they be overlooked by GMB if elected, just like he did in 1984. foes are sentenced to decades in prison while friends are placed in cozy house arrest. is that your idea of justice

        • Yusuf

          dont mind this clueless people, imagine some one saying the world has passed the trend of detaining corrupt officials, I do not know which world he is talking about

        • FortB

          What did Akpabio do? He has to be jailed for the uncommon transformation of Akwa Ibom? Just asking o……

  • kelechi

    Does Akpabio not deserve 400 years in jail? Go and ash Jim Nwobodo’s kids if their father did not deserve the 310 years he was sentenced. LOL ! GEJ strengthening anti-curruption institutions. What has happened to EFCC and ICPC under your watch? Tell your story to the marines! Is your spokesman Femi Fani Kayode not being tried by EFCC? The Oxford dictionary meaning for corruption is Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. You are simply rattled by GMB’s endorsement by the original and incorruptible MEND. Are Tompolo and Dokubo saints?

    • oty

      MEND has become incorruptible, just because they adopted GMB through an email. it is pathetic.

    • warry

      Really, who are these original and incorruptible. MEND. The ones who tried the 2010 independence day Bombing?

    • Wole

      God bless you my Bro. This clueless Joe think we don’t have brain to think. He thinks we don’t know what happened with the Fanikayode, Daniels, Mohammed Abacha’s of this world. you can loot all the lootable. My country people “a meeting with Joe in Aso Rock is the beginning of Freedom” . God will punish the man and make him footless

    • MrFesh+Ifebuche+Paschal

      Strengthening institutions my man not strengthening anti corruption institutions. Don’t read things upside down and without understanding.

      When you strengthen an institution you establish due process and order for things so that you won’t not only make it easy to detect correction but also deter it cos a fraud will see that it’s easy to catch him or her.

  • sammyctu ode

    After the France terrorist attack, their President came on National Television to talk, calm and assure his people that they are one which is the attribute of a good leader. However, whenever there is a devastating bomb blast our so called clueless president will just make a one liner statement that the perpetrators will be captured but nothing is done. It took him 18 days to acknowledge that the Chibok girls were abducted. jonathan, what the majority of Nigerians are saying is that your time as our leader is up because you misused, mismanaged and maligned all the opportunities you had to correct all the ills of Nigeria. Your management skills so poor, you can’t move anything forward, you surrounded yourself with armed robbers, very shady characters, people that have ruined Nigeria and people who wants to keep the status quo and enslaving the majority of Nigerians. JONATHAN, WHO OWNS EKO DISTRIBUTION POWER COMMPANY, WHO OWNS ABUJA DISTRIBUTION POWER COMMPANY, HAVE YOU PAID SHELL JV CASH CALLS? Other countries have reduced the pump prices of fuel except your government because you want Nigerians to continue to suffer under your government, how many of the oil subsidy thieves are in prisons, are they not the sons & daughters of pdp? You don’t deserve another term because you have shown no leadership at all. You think you are President of your zone but not of Nigeria. What have you even done for the people of SS & SE that are supporting you, have you uplifted them from poverty? CAPITAL NO!!! So, mr. president, be ready to go back to your village come MAY 30TH, 2015.

    • warry

      Did you see how all French people came out to condemn the terrorists ?In Nigeria politicians would have seized it as an opportunity to score cheap political point by running down the Govt.

    • FortB

      And I guess you also saw the opposition politicians come out on media and abuse Hollade for being incompetent or a moron, and calling for his sack?

      • Okey

        MEND is now the first NGO to endorse Buhari, next will be BH.

      • tundemash

        Because Hollande did not go dancing skelewu the next day, did he ?

    • Okey

      Jonathan is surely behind the France terror attack. According the book of Lai, it is not beyond him. And I know sooner than later Alhaji Lai will confirm that Jonathan is behind the attack.

  • Usman

    This guy is a joke

    • Maria

      Big one!

  • Maria

    But you defended the same man in 2010 when you paid him to detonate bombs on Oct 1st and asked him to implicate northern elders. He refused and that landed him trouble. Now, if he was procured by some Nigerians to kill you, did he make the attempt to kill you in South Africa or Nigeria? The charges against him in South Africa was not attempted murder of Nigeria president, but that bordering on gun running. This man is the biggest liar ever. And when he tells lies, he doesn’t tell intelligent lies. What shameless man.

    • djay

      He is dumb and clueless. An Anti-Christ.

      • FortB

        Please don’t bring anything Christ or anti-Christ into Nigerian politics. Common. We can play politics in a more decent way na

        • tundemash

          is defending terrorists to implicate political opponents your idea of “playing politics in a more decent way” Mr. Coward Army deserter ???

          Did Dumbo not absolve MEND of the Oct. 1 bombing ? WHat is more devilish than that ?

          • Maria

            He absolved them with every strength in him… and for cheap f00lish political gain,5 years after he now turned around to say they were actually paid to kill him, what a clown!

        • djay

          Gej started with it and it shall end with it. He is Anti-Christ.

  • Spoken word

    President GRIDLOCK Jonathan.

  • Spoken word

    Your plan for corruption is to steal more.

  • Maria

    Mr Badluck Jonothing, illiterate.

    • Otile

      He is no illiterate, and you know it.

      As a matter of fact, you know who the illiterate is, Maria Babe.

  • djay

    Jonathan in his speech today said equipping the military takes time and not something that is done within a short time, why then is he challenging Buhari for not equipping the military when Buhari spent less than 2 yrs in office and he has spent 6 yrs, 4 trillion naira and yet the military is not equipped.

    • deji

      The Mumu Jonathan is full of contradictions.

      • Okey

        But why should Jonathan do this sort of thing, going far away France. I am certain Alhaji Lai will produce details soonest. But for now, I must condemn Jonathan for the deaths in the hands of Shariarists in France.

        • Wale

          Stay away from drugs.

          • Okey

            How, when Jonathan sent killers to France ? We must use it to
            campaign against him. In fact, Alhaji Lais will address the nation on this heinous evil of Jonathan.

    • I think Jonathan is really very bitter and confused how. One way to discomfit your opponent is to get him angry and he’ll begin to composure and memory. The president is very confused at the moment and has lost the ability to remember what he said previously. He can’t make logical connection with what he said previously and what he’s saying now. Jonathan should just go in May.

    • FortB

      The answer is quite simple only if you are ready to be realistic. Just as Buhari could not have eqiuiped the military within the short time he was in power, so too the GEJ administration should not be blamed. I think that’s the argument.

      But our past leaders did not do well. To think that the last time we retrofitted the military was during Shagari’s regime, over 30 years ago, is a sad testimony of the kind of leadership that we have been cursed with. Oh my dear country, a potential power in Africa, crawling on the floor instead of directing policies across the continent.

      We must get our acts right from now on. Whoever wins the election must make it a number one priority to boost the capacity of our military to the extent that we can project force across West Africa at least. That’s the only way we can regain our lost glory internationally and locally. If we can do it in the 90s, there is no reason why we cannot do it again. Common 9ja………… We can

      • tundemash

        If only u direct half the energy u use in playing politics online, in fighting Boko Haram as u claimed u are a soldier, just maybe Boko Haram would have succeeded in chasing you guys out of Baga.

        • FortB

          In your warped mind, anyone that is a soldier must be at every location, abi? Mumu

          • tundemash

            Is PremiumTimes your location Mr. coward ?
            How come you ran from baga and left the women soldiers at the mercy of Boo Haram ?

        • Otile

          If only you would devote your whole effort fighting harder you would have succeeded in liberating all the 12 sharia states. Stop playing politics and fight for Allah.

      • djay

        Carry you badluck from my page. I didn’t write for people like you to reply me.

        • FortB

          then bug off this medium because it is public and not your fathers property

          • djay

            Its my space and that’s y my Id is on it. U have yours.

      • tundemash

        cl0wn ….

        1. same army that fought galantly in Liberia (1986-1990), chased Cameroon (1983-1985) were not equipped ?

        2. Your looter masters have been in power since 1999 (16yrs), how long does it take to equip the military and where has the defence budget been going since 16yrs ?

        3. Gov. Shettima of Bornu wad the first to raise alarm that the army was not well equipped over 2 yrs ago, in response did Dumbo not dismiss that and threaten to remove soldiers guarding the Borno govt house.

        Too many lies now you confuse yourself.

        By the way … how did you escape from baga and left the women soldiers at the mercy of Boko Haram Mr. Coward ?

  • Stomach Infrastructure

    Look at your president, he’s drunk again. It’s time to send him back to his fishing community in otuoke.

  • oty

    GEJ your good works are eloquent testimonies… the airports, roads, schools, new universities, availability of PMS, macroeconomic growth and stability, freedom of expression, human capital development and many more.. Millions of Nigerians are in support of you. We shall continue to remember you in our prayers and will come out en mass to prove our love on valentine day

    • Dave

      Unfortunately, Nigerians don’t appreciate these achievements. I’m particularly disappointed at the youths, who instead of taking advantage of the opportunities provided by this administration are looking to a 73 year old former military man for deliverance. Earlier this week, the minister of communications, Omobola Johnson mentioned that the FG has invested billions in the postal and courier sector. It costs so much much because past administrations did not do anything in this sector. The postal system is non-existent as there was no standard procedure for something as small as identification of addresses in Nigeria.This is a very important sector where the youths of this nation can invest and maybe start a courier company. What about Agriculture? Nigerians have been so mentally damaged that they have a messianic mentality about governance; hence they always look unto a retired military man to rule them. If we knew we couldn’t do without the military, why did we ask them to leave. Mark my words, no successful nation is built on personalities but on institutions, and institutions take decades to build. The mere fact that everyone now trust the electoral system and believe their votes will count is a credit to the Jonathan administration.

      • Mamman

        Dave,you are wrong. Successful countries largely depend on individuals to push the envelope. Strong,smart,visionary leaders establish those coveted institutions you glibly talk about. Strong, honest,determined and visionary individuals continuously build those institutions to make them stronger,relevant and functional over time. So,come up with another argument. This is busted.

        • FortB

          He just mentioned one area of our National life where the presidents deliberate efforts being made to build institutions, but people like you see no sense in that. You would rather prefer policies of brutal force like WAI by your ‘strong leader’ that cannot stand the test of time? Or a deliberate building of institutions that can survive any government, as we are witnessing now?

          • tundemash

            fake soldier …. did u run from Boko Haram at Baga or how come u are playing politics here ?

          • Otile

            Abubakar tundemash, how man Christians are you going to kill after jumat this Friday?

          • tundemash

            I know u are excited i gave you audience today at all. Atleast that would increase your “kudi” with your master that u succeeded in finally getting some few mins attention from me.
            It is a shame on you and your cl0wnish President and the PDP spokeswoman that you know the terrorists and u fail to arrest them. More reason Nigerians must get rid of your Otuoke Cl0wn Feb. 14th!!!

          • FortB

            I am a fake soldier, So who are you? Internet junkie or yahoo yahoo master?

          • tundemash

            fake soldier…… Baga is where Boko Haram has overrun your camp…. not here !

        • Dave

          I live and work for the government of a first world country. Nobody depends on individuals but on systems, institutions and structures. That is why it is easy for a leader, no matter how highly placed or loved by the people, to step down from his exalted position in the face of controversies. Nigeria lacks many basic systems and infrastructures e.g. identity management, civil servant payment system, census of agricultural producers etc. The current administration has established many of these institutions. It would interest you to know the importance of identity management in crime prevention; once everyone in the country can be identified by their biometrics and addresses (among other things), crime will reduce.

          • Onike24

            Perhaps you should go home and see what Jonathan has done? Then compare it with your firs world country?

  • mk

    Johatan is blasting GMB on how he equipped the soldiers then? ur ans
    Buhari equipped the soldiers from scratch economy then and WIN his war period and successfully..
    Here is GEJ using sound billions of dollars for almost 5 years and still loosing,loosing loosing n continue loosing..GEJ where is ur point here.

    • NFG

      What is loosing?

      • mk

        N what is loosen…in ur own way..if u don’t want to command English.

    • Otile

      Which war did Imam Buhari win? Defeating civilians? What you are describing is a victory of the military over defenseless civilians. During his regime unsuspecting civilians were captured and clamped into prisons for spitting on the street or casting a lusting look at women. Is that what you call winning war successfully?

      • mk

        Then what do you say of president taking more time in brewing beers for (6 YEARS)than securing his country…my friend GMB won in his time n despite the size n nature of the conflict…THE ONLY MAN ALLOWING HIS RECORDS TO SPEEK FOR ITSELF…

        • Otile

          I know what you are talking about. Everybody keep praising him for what what they said was war of indiscipline. That kind kind of war is nothing compared to what GEJ is facing. Any soldier can always defeat a score of unarmed civilians.

          • mk

            War on indiscipline ( pls echo that) find more on indiscipline,corruption,impunity..and judge the direction of our country by ursef..and see where and wat the opposition r all about..

  • Maria

    I listened to this clown talk… only in Nigeria will such moron claim he is a president.

    • FortB

      Smart Maria, why don’t you run for president since you are smarter?

      • tundemash

        fake soldier, your mates are being harassed at baga while u are playing politics here .

        • Otile

          Abubakar tundemash, how about you? Your colleagues are fighting hard to actualize their Islamic Caliphate while you are harassing and insulting decent people.

          • tundemash

            cl0wn … was it me that claim to be a soldier ? Fraudsters looking for mates. Ask your fake soldier what made run from Baga ?

          • Otile

            Oh yes, every Mohammedan youth is a soldier/jihadist. Are you a different kind of Muslim? Do you not want to fight for Allah?

          • tundemash

            i can’t help but laugh your hallucination !!!! Keep on dreaming creek monkey !

        • FortB

          Busybody, I didn’t know you also go by the name Maria. Hermaphrodite

          • tundemash

            cl0wn .. if u think i am Maria, then u are still suffering from the nightmare dished out to you, a boys’ scout calling yourself a soldier, by Boko Haram at Baga.
            You were all over here 2 weeks ago defending the corrupt senior Army officer sentencing of soldiers to death claiming you are a soldier commanding some boys’ scout.
            The question is how come you spend more time on blogs defending GEJ than you spend at the war front???? The war is at Baga, what are u political soldier doing online 24/7 ??? Are u not one of those incompetent cowards in the army who have only gone there to steal ?????

  • Godfrey Etokebe

    BUHARIS’S PHANTOM CORRUPTION

    BUHARI destroyed our beautiful DEMOCRACY under the leadership of our DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED PRESIDENT SHAGARI on the pretext of CORRUPTION. PERSONALLY, I would like BUHARI to provide evidence(s) of the CORRUPTION perpetuated by the following INDIVIDUALS that I personally knew where in the DEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENT that he toppled.

    BUHARI, please show me evidence(s) of the CORRUPTION that PRESIDENT SHEHU SHAGARI perpetuated against the Nigerian People?

    BUHARI, please show me evidence(s) of the CORRUPTION GOVERNOR CLEMENT ISONG of the then Cross River State
    perpetuated against the Cross Riverians?

    BUHARI, please show me evidence(s)
    of the CORRUPTION that DEPUTY GOVERNOR OFOBOCHE of the then Cross River State perpetuated against the Cross Riverians?

    BUHARI, please show me evidence(s) of the CORRUPTION that CHIEF ETIM JAMES (the NPN chairman of the then Cross River State perpetuated against the Cross Riverians?

    BUHARI, please show me evidence(s) of the CORRUPTION that DAN ETOKEBE (the NPN deputy chairman of the then CrossRiver State perpetuated against Cross Riverians?

    If you (BUHARI) cannot prove CORRUPTION charges against these GREAT DEMOCRATES that you FALSELY accused of CORRUPTION, just for the PURPOSE of STEALING the mandate that the Nigerian People gave to them, then, YOU
    (BUHARI) is NOTHING ELSE THAN A SERIAL LIAR AND A DEMOCRATIC MANDATE THIEF!!!!

    • Preco01

      Jonathan is a piece of work! Whining, pointing fingers and doing the “it is not me ” child-like shuffle, kai na wao! Thank God, change is coming to Nigeria

      • Godfrey Etokebe

        BUHARI is A SERIAL LIAR AND A DEMOCRATIC MANDATE THIEF!!!! The Nigerian People REJECTS APC and BUHARI ABSOLUTELY!!! UP PDP for SUSTAINABLE TRANSFORMATION!!!

      • Godfrey Etokebe

        JONATHAN is a decent man that Calls a spade a spade!!!

        • Onike24

          If Jonathan is a decent man, Adolf Hitler was a pacifist

  • UNAFFECTED

    “President Jonathan also used the opportunity to apologize to federal civil servants for the delay in their December salary, attributing it to the IPPIS system which, he said, shut down after officials attempted to divert some of the salaries.” I hope these officials have been identified, sacked and arrested? What a way to strengthen public institutions. Nothing presidential in his speech, just rambling and crying and waffling.

  • Concerned Citizen

    Come on, so it’s no longer PVCs that the APC was cloning, this is a sad excuse for findings, it’s too sad..the dss while trying to cover their shameful act shamed themselves more.

    • orkar

      is there anything APC CANNOT FORGE–FROM CERTIFICATES TO PVCs——–just ask buhari to present his credentials to the nation——we can no longer encourage our children to be studious while others use sworn affidavits as their fake certificates to gain entry into the army–as cadets–how is buhari going to fight corruption–with his fake oluwole certs?

      • tundemash

        Go to court, WE DON’T GIVE A DAMN !

        • Otile

          Imam is already preparing to head to court after the election. You his minion need not remind him.

          • tundemash

            keep jabbing the air … that sniff was too strong today obviously .

          • Otile

            The sniff of what? You mean the stench of the people you beheaded in Madinatul Islam?

          • tundemash

            duh !!!!!

          • Otile

            duh what? Are you not going to say Allahu Akbar?

          • tundemash

            duh !!!!

          • Otile

            Don’t say duh!!!, Say Illa ila Illala Muhammadu Rasullah.

          • tundemash

            duh !!!

          • Otile

            Are you still saying duh, better say Asalamu Alaikun Jama’a

      • Concerned Citizen

        How does Buhari presenting certificate have to do with DSS findings

  • orkar

    (Buhari it was that derailed the Lagos Metroline project, designed to address the perennial problem of traffic jams and gridlock in Nigeria’s then capital city and financial centre out of lack of vision and foresight, as well as contempt for Southern economic growth and development. Refuse to guarantee a loan of $100 million that the Lagos State government needed for the project. Waste thereby close to $80 million of the money of Lagos taxpayers and investors already expended on the project.

    Fail to apologise to Lagosians for this faux pas, even though those currently bankrolling your presidential campaign are relying largely on the resources of Lagos State. Still expect Lagosians to vote for you on the assumption that they have forgotten, or do not know, what you did.

    Have the former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Nasir El’Rufai, give this verdict about your chances: “General Buhari has remained perpetually unelectable because his record as military head of state, and afterwards, is a warning that many Nigerians have wisely heeded. His insensitivity to Nigeria’s diversity and his parochial focus are already well-known.”)

    • Conrad mukweri okafor

      Only Evil or evily minded will vote GEJ

    • tundemash

      clown ! PDP has been in power for 16yrs, how come they couldn’t implement that Metroline anywhere in Nigeria?

      • Otile

        After 50+ donkey years why couldn’t your Fulani masters bring good healthcare to Najeriya, Abubakar tundemash?

        • tundemash

          Otile Shekau …. so it’s same old story , no transformation.

          • Otile

            You cannot call me Otile Shekau because you know very well that I am a good Christian man, a Catholic for that matter.

          • tundemash

            yeah …. u are as good a xtian as your Dumbo dining with terror sponsor Modu Sherrif and absolving terrorist group MEND. Or a god xtian like Fani Kayode.

          • Otile

            As good Christians we mix with everybody. We don’t discriminate between Jews and Gentiles, unlike you Mohammedans that behead infidels.

          • tundemash

            i guess you made enough money now from Reno atleast i granted you a nonentity 10 mins of my time today. That is it, let another e-rat make some money .
            Next e-rat please …..

          • Uyi

            This are headlines news and from experience. i can tell u that most newspaper headlines in Nigeria do not reflect the real story inside the paper. i try to read the news directly by clicking on the line. U have posted above but it is not opening.

          • tundemash

            Uyi….. from what planet are u? U don’t click on a picture ….. all you need do is google “MEND not responsible for bob blast” and u would get a million links.
            I have gone through most of your submission and honestly you need education and it is quite said u sat behind that amnesty laptop defending these rogues in power because of TAN stove and bag of rice !

        • Ojukwu Chukwudi

          So you can still write. Ayah! Sorry oh! Your man the clueless Aso conductor has few days to pack, so he has become a mad dog, discharging foams from every corner of his mouth as he speaks. What of femi fucker Kayode? I learnt that his drugs have finished please tell Kashamu Ole to bring more for him. And you, i pity you because after February you will be deported from US, and we will send you to evil forest to go and rot there with Ayo the weapon thief. Please tell Ayo we are wiser if he send that our mugu pastor to come and deceive us about Jonadaft, i will break my pastor’s head. Please tell him.

  • KAL

    Wahala wa o! Is this the issues-based Fani Kayode and other career Jonathanians promised us few days ago? As incumbent, we love to hear what you have done and why you deserve a second term! Now, it is about whining and crying and pointing accusing fingers. What happened to EFCC and ICPC under GEJ? They are both comatose and powerless now!

    The IPPIS system shut down and December salaries were not paid because some people try to divert funds? Really???!!! What about the continuous stealing of our common wealth? Why didn’t the system collapse as the diversion and stealing is continuous? Haba! Are we this dump? Mr. President, tell us what you have done with the 6 years you have and what you plan to do for the next four years! GMB was a 40 years old when he ruled this country and he is now 70, and nobody can accuse him corruption or any vice. Your administration is full of mind-buggling stealings, corrruptions and plundering of our commonwealth.

    Please, lets know the following and what you have done with them to deserve a second term please. It is 37 days to Presidential elections, let’s all remember the following and make informed judgement while we cast our votes:

    1. The Chibok Girls
    2. NNPC Scam
    3. Police Pension
    4. Missing 20Billion
    5. Bomb Blast
    6. Immigration Job Scam
    7. Petroleum Pump Price
    8. Devaluation of Naira
    9. $9million Arms deal
    10. Oil theft
    11. Power Outage
    12. Selling of NEPA
    13. Skyroceted NEPA bills
    14. Doctors Strike
    15. Kerosene Subsidy
    16. National Assembly tragedy
    17. Stella oduah aviation Scam
    18. Selling of refineries
    19. ASUU & Poly strike
    20. Abuse of Judges
    21. Job Scarcity

    Please add yours and decide your fate! Religion and ethnic jingoism aren’t cutting it again and it is now reference to what happened some 30 years ago.

    • Godfrey Etokebe

      These are Usual phantom BUHARI’S accusations that has now been IMPORTED and INCORPORATED into APC as a MANIFESTO. Your lies shall never see the light of the day this time!!!! VOTE PDP for SUSTAINABLE TRANSFORMATION!!!

      • Harry

        GEJ is Ewu….

        • abeem

          Cluelessness has been turned into an art by TAN.

    • Magenta

      The people diverting the funds what are you doing to them Mr president. Weda is stealing or curruption is there no law. That how u allowed pension thief’s go free

      • Uyi

        The President did not allowed the Pension thief to go free. the law was imply,The man was arrest and taking the the court. That is what any right government should do. Arrest people who are corrupt or persons who have fault and the law and take them to court. if we are not satisfied with the court judgement then we should blame the court. This happen everywhere in the world. more recently in the United state. when the court refused to charge the said white cops for murder crime. Nobody said it was Obama instead the protect was been taking to the attorney general office becos the judiciary is a separate arm of government. When the court fail to carry out that duties we should hold them responses and stop taking it on the federal government. We want the federal government is speak on every issues in the country. that is not democratic. under democracy different institution should he hold if there fail to carry our there duty. Not the federal government interfering with all government activities including the judiciary.

        • Magenta

          Na lie

    • Uyi

      @KAL, U seems like a family man or woman Please get your facts rights before placing comments. Only take your time to read well. this is really important, some of us learn so much from people comments. You have raise 21 issues. some of the issues are legit but others are just for written sake. Please next time do a better jobs before placing comments. Selling of NEPA is the right time to do and i advice you to listen to the APC Vice president Candidate interview on Channel tv Nigeria. Were he agreed that selling of NEPA was the right thing to do. he even when further to state that APC will also sell the transmission lines. which is current under the federal government control. The Skyrocketed NEPA bills is only normal and the bills will go up. Until the federal government introduce subsidy to reduce the price. maybe through gas intervention by supplying gas to the power generation companies at cheaper prices., Later the price will go down this is common economic, U can read your basic economics text books. i will not spend my time breaking it down. i do not work for the government. ASUU & Poly strike are normal in countries like Nigeria. in fact even in develop society such as France and UK. workers still go on strike for better pay. the only way for you to stop workers strike is to adopt Buhari system of 1983 when he was a head of state. Go and check your records as at the time he stop labor unions from going on strike. Anyone who go on strike is likely to face jail terms. By so doing workers right were been suspend for them. i am not written this to blackmail Buhari or praise GEJ. But this are facts that can be find on public documents. U can read them up yourself to be better informed. Only fela brother when on strike when he complain about neglect of the health sector. No refineries have been sold far but selling of the refineries is the best way to go. Go to US today most refineries are privately owned. Abuse of Judges was not done by GEj. it happen in Ekiti and the state should take charge of that. the federal government should not involve into any problem any were. the Judiciary is a arm of government on his own. So the CJN should handle such issues and i think something has been done already.same with the National Assembly tragedy. Job scarcity is a major problem in Nigeria, that is going to run for a long time. Both government APC & PDP can not fix the Job problem as quickly as possible. i listen to some many of there campaigns. most of the political are just speaking for campaigns sake. fixing Nigeria unemployment problem will take good planning for 20 to 25 years. We also need to look at your population, our population is moving in triple dimension and our economic is not moving in the same direction. People always talk about population been strength. this is not completely true for example in Nigeria where the population comes with lots of challenges such as education. it will be difficult to translate such population into strength that quickly. it will take years or planning. very good years of planning maybe 20 or 30. As i speak with you today some Europe country are already planning for poplution increase or reduction in the next 20 to 30 yrs. there are also designing programs that meant create jobs in those years to come.

  • Umar Dendi

    A man is only as good as his word

    • Okey

      Yes, a man is as good as his words. Buhari: “I won’t Contest Again After This 2011”

      • Umar Dendi

        Show us the proof!! I just showed you mine!

        • Okey

          you are behind the times. the man himself has come out to say why he changed his mind – that el rufai persuaded him to do otherwise.

          • Umar Dendi

            What the hell are you talking about? you really need to log in some hours at your village school…., oh…I guess the good man did not build any for you. so sad!

          • Okey

            Bh rants

    • Otile

      Dendi boy, you want to push him out and replace him with an old frail illiterate Fulani man who can easily go kaput within 6 moons of swearing in. You don’t love the imam, boy.

      This is what your uncles, the cabal did to Musa. When he died, they looted our treasury and slept with his widow.

      Boy, you Mohammedans are up to no good. Allah Ya Sariki.

  • Magenta

    In fact pension nd subsidy thief’s should be jailed 3000 years without trial. If it were in China u all know the rest

    • Godfrey Etokebe

      In China, all APC STALWARTS would have been DEATH by now!! APC as a party would never have seen the light of the day!!! DO NOT WISH YOURSELF EVILNESS!!!

    • orkar

      Every certificate forger should be executed at the bar-beach—what type o corruption is he who enlisted into the army with forged credentials going to fight—–where are the moral lessons if any for our kids- to learn from a man who got a job and went on to be come the chief executive with fake credentials-?

      • Kensty

        You are the only one saying he forged certificate, a man that attended American military Academy, I believe Americans have certain requirements before admitting someone into their Academy. This you trick no hold water at all.

    • orkar

      Again in China prosecution of rogues like buhari is never based on your tribal marks or the zones u hail from in China—during buharis tainted era- he put alex ekweme in kirikiri prison which he has again promised to undertake if elected but escorted shagari into a presidential guest house————went to Sam Mbakwe and told him about the death of his senior wife in prison—-but came back and took his junior wife–as his yawo–is that the man who can end corruption in Nigeria—who refused to allow Pa Ajasin go home even after–he has been freed by the courts—————–? Yet he goes about romancing with drug addicts and dealers as ell as thieves like tinubu—

      • abeem

        There is no big rogue in present day Nigeria other Jonathan who has caused the Nigeria nation to be afflicted with bad luck. Anything that he comes across with must have a share of his bad luck. Pity Yaradua, he is now lying six feet under. What about our oil? Its price has crashed and is now in a free fall in the global market. What about our economy? It is now in shambles, courtesy of Ebele, the rambler and babbler in chief. And our Naira, it is depreciating day-in day-out.
        This big rogue must go with his badluck for sanity and peace to return to our country.

      • Magenta

        Story, change or nothing

    • Maria

      Let him go to china and call them jungle. US still jails people for thousands of years and still carries our capital punishment.

      • Uyi

        US jail people with proof that there have commit the said crime. Please go and check Buhari records, people can say anything there want to say for the sake of campaign but the facts are there in the history books for everyone to read. People where jail with trial during is time a head of states. freedom of the press was taking away and Journalist were jail. Today we can all write on facebook, different media and even insult the President and ask question but all of this was Prohibit during Buhari regime.

  • Wole

    People! Where is Yinka Odumakin please Joe the clueless just informed us the confab report is dead can you hear him telling us that the report will be presented to the next House? When he is already retired to Etuoku. I am really pissed up and disappointed with this guy who has scammed all of us and wasted billions of Naira in a name of National Confab. This man is an error in Nigeria history. I rest my case

  • Segun

    Can I just ask what GEJ has done with his own defence budget?
    Does the strengthening of institutions means people go scot free?

    If after 6 years all you can do is to redirect me to your opponent, you probably don’t deserve my vote…

    • orkar

      ask buhari to tell us what he did with his when he was head of state–

      • ode

        Is that an answer to the catastrophic misgovernment Jonathan has given us so far? At AU meeting he couldn’t deliver his speech when it was Nigeria ‘s turn (some say he wasn’t in the sober state required to do so. He does not personally present the budget and cannot articulate his vision. He prefers to dodge his responsibilities preferring instead for others to take them up for him which is why his wife appears to be in charge and folks say Okonjo is de facto president. Nature abhors vacuum! A man who is not in control is under control! Let’s get this man out. HE IS AN AFFLICTION ON NIGERIA. A MISTAKE WE MUST CORRECT NOW! This is not about politics!! Pleaaaaaaaaasssssseeeeee!

  • dave

    What kind of leader is this,he cannot articulate his points he was just rambling.GEJ go home and rest,you have done your best but your best is not enough.Jonathan said Okah and MEND tried to assassinate him twice.Why does it take him 4 years to say this.Every time Jonathan talks he expose himself to ridicule,i think his handlers should do some rehearsals with him before he come out to talk.

    • orkar

      which point have u ever heard buhari present in public-beyond fighting corruption which he could not stop as head of state–where was he when abacha stole the nation blind–Was buhari not with PTF—A man who could not answer simple questions about the economy-from journalist—-that he will ensure the price of oil goes up–as soon as he is elected?–What are u APC ppl trying to hide–buhari is not electable–just show us his affidavits—-period—We cannot hav some untouchables lie their way into aso rock—never—-we cannot have 9jas burn the midnight oil for years only for some to present their fake–oluwole affidavits—-at the point of entry into the armed forces—?—no way

      • Kensty

        Why cant you see what is happening? GEJ has lost it. Directing electorates to ask his predecessors about weapon acquisition? THIS IS SHAMEFUL! I HAVE GIVING UP ON GEJ.

      • tundemash

        Keep jabbing the air. Quite hard to sell a bad product .. isn’t it ? I hope that your TAN stove and bag of rice will last you a life time.

        • Otile

          Buy him some more bottles of ogogoro he will be fat and happy.

  • orkar

    sack dasuki and gusua——————-they are the moles in government–working for boko haram

    • Kensty

      You know one thing I understand about you? You are highly sentimental with National issues and you will never get it right. Those with sentiments always drown.

  • Harry

    GEJ is really clueless, I have come to agree With those that tag him “clueless”. Some one In the prison can turned the prison into a command base, its a matter of communication. Orkar as the leader of MEND can endorse Buhari from anywhere, he does not have to be In Nigeria to do so, Sorry GEJ u are a Jew man.

  • Kensty

    Fashola said and I quote ” I’ve watched the President in my State campaigning and talking for about one hour all I see is an angry Man pointing accusing fingers at past leaders instead of deliberating on what to offer Nigerians if reelected”. GEJ is a drowning man, and can no longer contain himself. GEJ DOES NOT BELEIVE IN HIMSELF ANY LONGER, HE NEEDS HELP!

    • orkar

      Fashola should tell us more about buharis certs——that is the issue at stake right now—a man who left his state in debts—–?–More than 600b——-voted over 70b to run his office alone——-should at least tell us the real story on how buhari got enlisted into the army—–its not going to be allowed to go away—-we cannot continue to build our country based on some false hopes—let him name the schools he attended–his class mates–if any—–and grades in school—-not sworn affidavits–biko—

      • lanalan

        GEJ is not the right persom to be talking about how to make nigeria better , what has done since he has been there, economy nothing, job zero, security error .. i dont see us this man should ever rule us again.. #buhariforpresident

        • olanatty

          GEJ is busy trying to convince people and na lie our eyes has open, allowing corruption to flow is his greatest mistake and we nigeria wont go that way again ..

          • faruqlee

            is he not tired of talking trash. mr jona rest now

          • shegzy

            the only mistake we nigerian can make is to vote this clueless man again as president, GEJ is a confused man he cant lead or control which is visible to the blind and audible to the deaf

          • semilore

            lol must he pick on buhari to make his point, i tire for this man oooo…#buharialltheway

          • cynthia temi

            with jona corruption will be the order of the day, how can u say u wont tackle corruption very bizzare word from some who claims to be a leader..

    • Okey

      Fashola should assist Buhari locate his school certificate if he truly loves Buhari

      • Kensty

        Certificate issue is long gone my friend. INEC have published the names of candidates. If you dont agree go to court, didn’t you hear it from the Inec chm? Those with certificate what did they offered us? Is it this GEJ you are calling a Phd holder? I prefer to go with a certificateless President with integrity to his name. You just heard GEJ THAT HE CANNOT JAIL ANYONE IN THE NAME OF CURRUPTION.

      • mk

        NIPSS HAS PROOF YOU WRONG…Mr cert finder read ur postings o update ur phone

        • Okey

          Why go afishing ? The man said “contact the Army Secretary” not NIPSS. MK, so your originals are with your last employer ? What manner honesty !

    • Uyi

      I love Fashola so much he is very sound and articulate. However Nigerians should be very careful about the following people Fashola, Ameachi, Oshiomole,. And i have my reasons for mentioning this names. these governors are knows for there good speech. And, most Nigeria are been carried away when someone speaks very well. what there say and what there do 2 different things most of them speaks so well because there know that Nigerians are been carried away by good speeches. This group of persons are always talking about unemployment. we need to look in-dept into there various states and see how there have been able to tackle unemployment. despite the high resources from federal allocation, internal generation revenue, High dept profile of this states. in fact most of this state is been know for employing people to collect taxes or work in motor park ( Oshiomole Police in Benin, Lastma in Lagos). Yet this governor are always speaking about unemployment. Graduates every where and the federal government is doing nothing about it. when there are using Graduates to work as touts,motor parks workers and takes collectors to harass people all over the place over internal generate revenue. So i am not moved by good speeches by the Governors. i look more deep inwards rather than follow cheap statements. Recent Oshiomole send touts to destroy building inside University of Benin. Because he won a law suit that the building belong to the state according to him. he has to destroy the building and send everybody parking. that same man Governor Oshiomole is talking about providing shelter. Only yesterday he host the VP candidate of the APC and he was talking like a saint. Please lets looked really deep inward into this people administration and forget the wonderful speech from there mouth. Check what it cost to run the government houses of all the governor. it is enough to give quantity jobs to citizen. Check the cost of there pension benefits it is bigger than the income of most local government area in the areas. there is the amount of money there have approved for themselves to received after leaving office. Please do not be deceived by comments because so many beautiful comment will come as the campaign for both party progresses. Most of the speeches are deceit. By there fruit you should know them. if you look at them very closely forget who there present outside or how they carry themselves. those are stage drama, if you look really in dept carefully enough you will be see the true. though some of us have been blind from seeing the truth under the name of party members or supporters. Today the APC celebrate so many of the PDP government who join them one year ago. they even show case the works that was done by the governors when there were still in PDP. example is the case of Kano state, the governor just move to APC and all is achievement is been celebrated. Those project were done when the governor was still in PDP. But today the APC party showcase it has APC governors at work. Please watch carefully.

  • ode

    Yet Jonathan did nothing in response to the threats by Shekau followed up by relentless BH attacks. One moment he says to move against BH would amount to killing our kinsmen as if the folks killed by BH were not our kinsmen as well. Next moment he says his government is infiltrated by BH yet no one was dismissed or asked to resign on that ground which means the BH implants are still strolling the corridors of power to his knowledge and with his implied consent. Now he says he is reequipping the Armed Forces and planning to fight corruption when everything about his government shows otherwise! Our soldiers are dying cheaply in battle while the Chibok girls are yet unaccounted for and got no mention in his new year speech to the nation. In all of these, at least three possibilities are plausible – either Jonathan is indeed clueless about leading Nigeria well; he is wickedly allowing all the bad things happen to us or he simply couldn’t care less! He, clearly, has turned out to be bad luck and should resign now or be voted out! This is not about politics!

  • selipre godspel

    Jonath that is not the way of politics,I pity Joseph Yobo representing youth from his village,is he talking for Youth?Jonath,it is time for you to know that Nigeria wouldn’t pity your cheap clamouring and pity,who draft those speech you are making or it is from your mouth?if yes then you are not yet a politician. You ought to be firm and talked without going back to criticise any one be yourself and also remembered what you said on air about MEND in 201O,and also note that you tries all means to bring Okah back to Nigeria from SA for pardon,why are you lieing about MEND yesterday when last week left a landmarks behind?it is time for our media and journalist to refrain back all those involvement made by Jonath.

  • Yemi

    ‘President Jonathan also used the opportunity to apologize to federal civil servants for the delay in their December salary, attributing it to the IPPIS system which, he said, shut down after officials attempted to divert some of the salaries’…………So, who has been punished for the alleged attempted diversion? Nay the good Lord save us from this guy. Why can’t he just read prepared a speech? Anytime, he speaks off the curve, he lacks coherence and clarity!

    • abeem

      He can’t speak off-the-cuff and can’t read a prepared speech without babbling and rambling. Little wonder he hold a PhD without thesis. If the Jonathanians want to challenge me on this, they should just disclose the URL where the thesis could be found for us to read.
      Bottom line, Jonathan is only fit to head a zoo, where he will be tending to animals but no human beings!.

      • Uyi

        hahahahahaha Please respect anybody that own a University degree to the level of a PHD. it is not compulsory that is PHD must be online. That your statement is wrong, it is more easy to find PHD thesis online if the PHD thesis was done aboard. a lot of our Nigerian Universities do not Publish thesis online until more recently.

        • abeem

          I do respect them if they can demonstrate and prove their erudition and academic accomplishment. Respect is earned and not given on a platter of silver.
          If you poll many a Nigerian, you will find the multitude agreeing that Mr. Jonathan has done a great disservice to the educational accomplishment of PhD holders. He is a bad product to that esteem qualification, a fact that is incontrovertible going by the way he has carried himself so far in office as president and as one of the recipients of that highest educational accomplishment. Which calls to question whether he actually studied to earn the degree or it was fraudulently acquired, something that is not impossible in Nigeria that is bedeviled with corruption.

      • Uche Newton

        AND WHAT YOUR BUHARI WILL BUILD FOR NIGERIANS IS MORE PRISONS TO SEND YOU AND OTHER CORRUPT NIGERIANS.PROBABLY,IF YOU COMMENT AGAINST HIM ON FACEBOOK,YOU WILL GO TO PRISON.

        • Tonnero

          Are you afraid of going to jail if corrupt? We will build one near your house so we can haul you all off to jail when you steal. You free stealing under this govt is over.

  • selipre godspel

    Do you know that in few weeks from today the brent oil price would drop to 35$/barrel?what would be the faith of the jonath government?i wish I was in the government to make ease and cool money,Ebele has made a bigger mistake bringing people like Ahmadu Ali,fani kayode,anenih,kalu and so on…..is it the rich keep getting richer?what is going on?

  • orkar

    operation show your certificates

  • SAM .A

    “President Goodluck Jonathan has said that his strategy for combating corruption is not by indiscriminate arrest and jail of people”. This statement confirmed what this man has been doing and saying, stealing is not corruption, declare your asset: ‘I don’t give a dawn. This man glamorize corruption ,sleep and wake up with corruption daily. The Holy Bible says the Wages of sin is death ,rather the president allow everybody around him to steal as much as they can, but nothing happened. this is why some people call him Jonothing, others call him Kindergarten President.

    The biggest loser at that campaign is Ribadu, as President was rambling through and he got to not punishing pen robbers the guy will be wetting his pant.
    Too many contradiction in this speech.May the Lord save Nigeria.

    • Uyi

      I love Fashola so much he is very sound and articulate. However Nigerians should be very careful about the following people Fashola, Ameachi, Oshiomole,. And i have my reasons for mentioning this names. these governors are knows for there good speech. And, most Nigerians are been carried away when someone speaks very well. what there say and what there do are 2 different things most of them speaks so well because there know that Nigerians are been carried away by good speeches. This group of persons are always talking about unemployment. we need to look in-dept into there various states and see how there have been able to tackle unemployment. despite the high resources from federal allocation, internal generation revenue, High dept profile of this states. in fact most of this state is been know for employing people to collect taxes or work in motor park ( Oshiomole Police in Benin, Lastma in Lagos). Yet this governor are always speaking about unemployment. Graduates every where and the federal government is doing nothing about it. when there are using Graduates to work as touts,motor parks workers and takes collectors to harass people all over the place over internal generate revenue. So i am not moved by good speeches by the Governors. i look more deep inwards rather than follow cheap statements. Recent Oshiomole send touts to destroy building inside University of Benin. Because he won a law suit that the building belong to the state according to him. he has to destroy the building and send everybody parking. that same man Governor Oshiomole is talking about providing shelter. Only yesterday he host the VP candidate of the APC and he was talking like a saint. Please lets looked really deep inward into this people administration and forget the wonderful speech from there mouth. Check what it cost to run the government houses of all the governor. it is enough to give quantity jobs to citizen. Check the cost of there pension benefits it is bigger than the income of most local government area in the areas. there is the amount of money there have approved for themselves to received after leaving office. Please do not be deceived by comments because so many beautiful comment will come as the campaign for both party progresses. Most of the speeches are deceit. By there fruit you should know them. if you look at them very closely forget who there present outside or how they carry themselves. those are stage drama, if you look really in dept carefully enough you will be see the true. though some of us have been blind from seeing the truth under the name of party members or supporters. Today the APC celebrate so many of the PDP government who join them one year ago. they even show case the works that was done by the governors when there were still in PDP. example is the case of Kano state, the governor just move to APC and all is achievement is been celebrated. Those project were done when the governor was still in PDP. But today the APC party showcase it has APC governors at work. Please watch carefully. in Nigerian it is easy to get anyway with Stealing. if only u can steal and be shouting thief. Like we have see in most cases today.. The people who steal the more are the ones shouting thief. for example senator ahmed tinubu shouting about stealing and corruption. ” it is a common phrase in my Place that if thief beginning follow you, find wetin lost you can never find it”. Everybody seems to talk about Fashola administration so well. everybody seems to have forget that senator ahmed tinubu was a governor of that same state for 8 year. were are the records of it is administration under that same administration of Tinubu for 8 years. Our VP today was the attorney general. Please i need someone to tell about the achieve of that Tinubu administration for 8 years. we seems to be short minded in Nigerian and we forget things very easily. i was never surprise when Buhari education qualification became an issues. many Nigerians were surprise but no me. Please i want everybody to remember is boss. Tinubu, and i know everyone remember Late gani fawehinmi. may his soul rest in peace. he made it clear to everybody. Tinubu never had any qualification. so how do u expect Buhari to have primary or secondary qualification. there are like minds, it is simple two can not work together unless the agree and share sometimes in common….

  • the truth

    Buhari was in power and couldnt build one school,gej in his first year built 65 almajiri schools in addition to 4 federal universities started and finished in his first 19 months. With idiagbon announcing the defence budget can anybody refute the claim that buhari did not equip the military by adding even one rifle but millions which are equivalent to billions today were approved.where did that money go? Buhari where is your certificate easy as abc.

    • mk

      How old r u that time?
      Check his memoirs as careful as u can.incase u need ref go to NIPSS.

      • the truth

        Please mention one school built by buharis government

        • Uche Newton

          HE WILL BUILD MORE PRISONS.

          • abeem

            And penitentiaries for criminals like you does not believe in honest living except swindling and drug peddling.

      • Uche Newton

        HE DIDNT ATTEND NIPSS.WHERE ARE HIS CERTIFICATES?

    • Tonnero

      Mr. Neutral, you still dey here?

    • Finitri

      Is it that you TANoids can’t count? Reno has quoted 150 and 125. GEJ quoted 100 and now you quote 65. Where are the schools sef?

  • orkar

    Nigeria cannot afford to take such a very serious gamble of allowing a
    primary school certificate holder to lead the nation in 2015. It is
    unthinkable and absolutely unacceptable.

    “To be educated up to school certificate level is a necessary condition
    for General Buhari or anyone who aspires to be Nigeria’s president.

    “If Buhari cannot present his secondary school certificate, all he needs
    to do is to go to the secondary school he attended and obtain a certified
    true copy of his result from the school record, if he ever attended any
    secondary school.

    “If General Buhari cannot provide evidence that he is qualified to contest
    the election as prescribed by the combined effects of Sections 131 and 137
    of the 1999 Constitution as amended, then ,he is not qualified to
    contest,” Olatubosun said.what a shame–we are waiting and wait we will

  • OmoLasgidi

    Why must these clueless politicians only criticise each other? The least they could do is to tell us, Nigerians what they will be delivering to us? It lends credence to the fact that these old fools have never had ideas on what to do except LOOT! Where old men can only resort to abuses and running the other party down is evidence of lack of intelligence and knowledge on how to tackle the problems on ground, so they resort calling other candidates names like kindergarten children! May God (and the revolutionaries) save Nigeria quickly!

  • Ayobami

    How Can we trust a party that is planning to form a parallel government before Contesting for an election ? Desperation !

  • FortB

    Most comments here are really a sad commentary for our national development and political awareness. Hardly will you see any tangible substance in the discuss from both divide. Instead of the young generation discussing issues and which candidate best serve our collective interests in terms of tangible plans for the future if elected, we waste valuable time insulting ourselves and beating around the bush.

    As a concerned electorate, please convince me having seen what the incumbent has done, how the opposition will do it differently and better. Don’t tell me you will jail all corrupt officials. Words are cheap. Tell me how you will turn our ain’t corruption agencies around, how you will make the judiciary dispense justice in a timely manner in light of seration of powers, how you will make. Changes in the way the
    legislature to about their function in light of separation of powers also. Etc etc. that’s what electorates like me wish to see in this period of electoral campaigns if you must win my vote. QED

    • Otile

      We all know that our politicians are useless. They are not there to help us or help the country. But there’s nothing much we can do about it. The best we can do here is to exchange harsh words. I am sorry for those who are wounded by those unpleasant words. For me it comes as a comic relief, especially when interacting with my friend @Abubakar tundemash, or reading from @Wahala.

      However I would say that my brothers Oleku, Tawanda, Proudly Niger Deltan, Etomi, Akpos1 are the best. They make a lot of sense. But I doubt whether the politicians have time or desire to know what we are commenting about them.

      In the meantime most of the trash talk will continue. Dan uwarnan barka da jumat.

    • Tonnero

      First, you sound like a PDP man. Else you should know why they say second term elections are a referendum on the incumbent. If the incumbent has done well, give him a second term. If not, kick him out. Very simple. Second, even APC do not tell you anything, THERE IS NO WAY any administration (even another PDP administration) can be worse than this one. You now add the very glaring fact about Buhari’s track record and you have no case. If you don’t agree, then vote for GEJ.

      • FortB

        My friend, I belong to no party. Do I sound like a politician? I am just disappointed that an undecided voter cannot see any tangible campaign based on facts and proposed policies that sound convincing to help voters like me make up their mind. For someone educated, mere trading of insults and abuses by both parties will not convince one to vote one way or the other

    • Friday

      I agree with you analysis but the problem is not the Nigerian politicians. The problem is Nigerians who are more interested in this type of politics. The politicians are only giving Nigerians what they want.
      We as a nation are only driven by Emotions and Sentiment (religious, tribal and financial).

  • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

    The certificate-gate scandal is a direct result of a mentality of dictatorial arrogance exhibited brazenly by ex-tyrant Buhari. If Buhari is applying for the job of President then he must play by the rules !!

    BUHARI…..BUHARI…..BUHARI !!!

    WHERE ARE YOUR CERTIFICATES ?

    NIGERIANS WILL NEVER STOP ASKING !!

    YOU CANNOT WISH THIS QUESTION AWAY !!

    • Uyi

      I love Fashola so much he is very sound and articulate. However Nigerians should be very careful about the following people Fashola, Ameachi, Oshiomole,. And i have my reasons for mentioning this names. these governors are knows for there good speech. And, most Nigerians are been carried away when someone speaks very well. what there say and what there do are 2 different things most of them speaks so well because there know that Nigerians are been carried away by good speeches. This group of persons are always talking about unemployment. we need to look in-dept into there various states and see how there have been able to tackle unemployment. despite the high resources from federal allocation, internal generation revenue, High dept profile of this states. in fact most of this state is been know for employing people to collect taxes or work in motor park ( Oshiomole Police in Benin, Lastma in Lagos). Yet this governor are always speaking about unemployment. Graduates every where and the federal government is doing nothing about it. when there are using Graduates to work as touts,motor parks workers and takes collectors to harass people all over the place over internal generate revenue. So i am not moved by good speeches by the Governors. i look more deep inwards rather than follow cheap statements. Recent Oshiomole send touts to destroy building inside University of Benin. Because he won a law suit that the building belong to the state according to him. he has to destroy the building and send everybody parking. that same man Governor Oshiomole is talking about providing shelter. Only yesterday he host the VP candidate of the APC and he was talking like a saint. Please lets looked really deep inward into this people administration and forget the wonderful speech from there mouth. Check what it cost to run the government houses of all the governor. it is enough to give quantity jobs to citizen. Check the cost of there pension benefits it is bigger than the income of most local government area in the areas. there is the amount of money there have approved for themselves to received after leaving office. Please do not be deceived by comments because so many beautiful comment will come as the campaign for both party progresses. Most of the speeches are deceit. By there fruit you should know them. if you look at them very closely forget who there present outside or how they carry themselves. those are stage drama, if you look really in dept carefully enough you will be see the true. though some of us have been blind from seeing the truth under the name of party members or supporters. Today the APC celebrate so many of the PDP government who join them one year ago. they even show case the works that was done by the governors when there were still in PDP. example is the case of Kano state, the governor just move to APC and all is achievement is been celebrated. Those project were done when the governor was still in PDP. But today the APC party showcase it has APC governors at work. Please watch carefully. in Nigerian it is easy to get anyway with Stealing. if only u can steal and be shouting thief. Like we have see in most cases today.. The people who steal the more are the ones shouting thief. for example senator ahmed tinubu shouting about stealing and corruption. ” it is a common phrase in my Place that if thief beginning follow you, find wetin lost you can never find it”. Everybody seems to talk about Fashola administration so well. everybody seems to have forget that senator ahmed tinubu was a governor of that same state for 8 year. were are the records of it is administration under that same administration of Tinubu for 8 years. Our VP today was the attorney general. Please i need someone to tell about the achieve of that Tinubu administration for 8 years. we seems to be short minded in Nigerian and we forget things very easily. i was never surprise when Buhari education qualification became an issues. many Nigerians were surprise but no me. Please i want everybody to remember is boss. Tinubu, and i know everyone remember Late gani fawehinmi. may his soul rest in peace. he made it clear to everybody. Tinubu never had any qualification. so how do u expect Buhari to have primary or secondary qualification. there are like minds, it is simple two can not work together unless the agree and share sometimes in common.

  • Realnigerian

    WAS GEJ HIGH OR DRUNK DURING THE LAUNCHING?

    IPPIS? Electronic Wallet? Government to Government? Am I hearing or reading it correctly? Do I need my glasses or hearing aid?

    IPPIS software: How does that stop payment of salary. Salary is usually diverted from source or withheld by overzealous bank managers to meet targets or Government officials who deliberately delay to get interests from deposits

    Electronic Wallet = for the distribution of fertilisers? It does not make sense.
    Maybe for distribution of funds to help farmers. This is usually used by NGOs like the Global FUNDs, UNITED NATIONS, UNESCO to help small farmers with grant loans to buy tools, medicines, feed, educate, etc. Not for Large farms. It has nothing to do with Fertilisers.

    Government to Government = Plane load of cash to procure arms. First you break International AML rules, when you are caught, you threaten to sanction South Africa companies, Then you setup a wishy-washy committee to investigate and exonerate yourself, NSA and the CAN President.

    Then you go to the most hated country in the world today, Russia, to buy arms just to annoy USA who could have helped if you had setup a committee to investigate human rights violations against the Nigerian Army and possibly resolve the issue

    I can go on and on..

    GEJ IS FINISHED!!

    • Tonnero

      GEJ has been finished since. It is only noisemakers, mostly from the SE, that think he is still relevant. The man cannot open his mouth without committing an unforced error. The man busy destroying institutions- CBN, DSS, the Armed Forces, NASS, NNPC, INEC etc- claims he is building institutions. How deluded can he be?

  • the truth

    Coming from a neutral and unbiased standpoint,the question everybody has been asking buhari about his certificate is important.we would like buhari to show us his certificate.that is not too much to ask

    • Friday

      My friend you are not unbiased,
      1/ that is not the question everybody has been asking
      2/certificate is the last thing on a list of important things

    • Reality

      My brother I keep asking the same question.. it only shows that Buhari is an illiterate not even semi illiterate.

  • favourtalk

    Gej has finished since 2010 when he couldn’t help nigeria to be safe from BokoHaram and MEND but only hit the votes in 2011 based on pity and religion,eithnjc bias from the populace, we need a change in this nation to salvage the country. We need to move on without any fear of misplaced priority here. We need to move on

    • ofonime Daniel Imoh

      @Favour talk Did you even read the article very well? Please, give way for people that have reasonable things to say.

  • G4

    Can you beat that??? This guy is actually dumber than previously thought. Even local government assistant chairman is too much for him.

    • Anyi

      You cant abuse Mr. President office in that manner!!!Grrrhhhh

  • Friday

    Mr President, it is good that you have launched your campaign. I wish you all the best and may the best man win, also I beg you not to allow anyone to rig this election. Let it be the people’s will
    On your comments about due process for corruption, What have you done about corruption in your 6 years?

  • Bidemi Lukman

    GEJ, we don hear, leave him alone. Even if he did not buy a sinlge gun for Nigerian soldier during his tenure, at leaset, he ended the Metatsine insugency which was as voilent as BH

    With all your sophisticated weapons, BH continue to wax stronger.

    Vacate for Buhari to deal with BH

    • warry

      If BH is the only yardstick for president, then we should revert to military rule. May be Gowon.

  • MushinSpeaks

    Buhari as Military Head of State bought 361 aircraft, 12o air defence systems, 77 armoured vehicles, 29 artillery, 26 engines, 34 missiles and 6 sensors. GEJ did not achieve half of this in his six years as President.

    CHANGE we need.

  • Maria

    The moron gleefully claimed Buari did not buy a single rifle, really? Where did this clown come from? Does he have education at all?

  • true talk

    Jan08,2015. Two quick questions.. 1. Was it with bare hands that they defeated the Maitasines terrorist group 1984? 2. Did we have these levels of massive insecurity we currently have now in 1984( where are the Chibok girls)? The one on fuel queues in 1984,honestly, i no understand? Na questions,i ask ooo.

  • Dazmillion

    The fire in Jonathan belly has been kindled and is now burning fiercely. Jonathan has started fighting like a man, he has finally started answering his father’s name. Jonathan has realized that the stories Doyin Okupe has been feeding him that Nigerians love him are lies and he may likely lose the elections.

    We are going to see more fire coming from Jonathan in the coming weeks.

  • Olawole Majekanmi

    Local Government counselor is better than this man. He’s really Jo-Nothing. He is not ready to jail corrupt people because he is corrupt.

  • BOSUN

    BUHARI SHOULD ANSWER JONATHAN QUESTIONS. MILITARY GOVT(BUHARI,IBB,ABACHA) DELIBERATELY ILL EQUIPPED THE MILITARY SO THAT THEY WONT OVERTHROW THEM AND NOW NIGERIANS ARE SHOUTING OF INSECURITY IN A CIVILIAN GOVT WHAT AN IRONY. CORRUPTION WAS NEVER AN ISSUE IN ALL THE MILITARY GOVT IN NIGERIA

  • Uche Newton

    I SINCERELY AGREE THAT WE NEED A CHANGE BUT HONESTLY THIS IS NOT THE KIND OF CHANGE THAT WE NEED.WE NEED A NEW CHANGE AND NOT AN OLD CHANGE PLEASE FOR THE SAKE OF OUR FUTURE GENERATION.IF ONLY GMB IS THE ONLY ONE WHO CAN BRING CHANGE IN NIGERIA,THEN WE BETTER WAKE UP AWOLOWO,NNAMDI AZIKIWE,TAFAWA BALEWA. WAKE UP PEOPLE.

  • Etomi

    Buharii!!!!
    Illiterate of a bloody hypocrite!
    Think we don’t know your pathetic gimmick?
    Wax populist by sounding holier-than-thou…
    Even Tinubu, your political maker, would not want a hypocrite like you Buhari to come to power…
    Tinubu would surely betray this illiterate, because he knows he would be Buhari’s first casualty…
    But come to think of it, why is it so difficult for the military dictator in this impostor of a Buhari to leave him???
    I guess the difference between military rule and a democracy eludes this hypocrite of a buffoon…
    It scarcely occurs to this confused man that this is a democracy; that in a democracy there is what is called due process; and that there is what is called fundamental human rights…
    Mr. Man start with yourself; cure yourself of your baggage of lies, perjury; illiteracy, corruption in the PTF and missing $2.8billion that was traced to your London bank account; of the 53 suit cases saga; of your nihilistic Islamism and tribalism…
    Mr. Wannabe Physician go cure thy self first!!!!!!!!

  • Uyi

    This is exactly what i am talking about. he promise to address corruption,insecurity and economy. from the newspaper report attach above not even one details on how he is going to handle or tackle this problems what explains. no clues. no information, no details was giving. i think he is better we start hearing. how he is going to solve some of this problems. this is really important. that way we can assessing him if he has a better alternative or not. Going by the newspaper report it is a case of, we will do this, we will do that, we will do those, how? unknown and the next thing is go and get your pvc to vote. Really?… is that what campaign has been reduce to in Nigeria for Presidential elections.