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Jonathan Congratulates Talon, President-Elect Of Benin Republic

Having followed the elections in the Republic of Benin very closely, I am very impressed with the orderly manner with which the administration of President Boni Yayi conducted those polls. They were adjudged peaceful, credible and transparent by local and international observers and President Yayi deserves commendation for providing the leadership that led to this outcome. I also congratulate the ... Read More »

Buhari, Jonathan, 18 Nigerians In ‘100 Most Influential Africans’ List

Nigerians dominated the list of “100 Most Influential Africans of 2015” containing the continent’s top game changers in eight different fields with 20 persons including President Muhammadu Buhari, as well as Goodluck Jonathan, his predecessor. Nigeria, which accounts for one of every five persons on the list was followed by South Africa, while 28 other nations shared the remaining 64 ... Read More »

No More Fight!!! APC Wishes Former President Jonathan Happy Birthday Yesterday (See What They Wrote)

Yesterday was former president Goodluck Jonathan’s 58th Birthday. APC Took to their Twitter Page to wish the Former President a Happy Birthday and also prayed for him… This is indeed a great move by the Party, It shows how matured they are.. However, Reuben Abati blasted all Former President Goodluck’s Aides who could not even wish the celebrant a Happy ... Read More »

Love or Hate Him! Goodluck Jonathan Has Left a Giant Footprints – Sen. Ben Murray-Bruce

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has made insightful revelations about the administration of former president Goodluck Jonathan. Senator Ben Murray Bruce of Bayelsa state has taken to his Twitter account to heap praises on the immediate past President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan who has been widely hailed in Tanzania concerning his role in the peaceful organization of the presidential election in the African ... Read More »

Dear Baba: Jonathan Writes Obasanjo, Seeks Blessing For New Foundation

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has written to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, seeking the latter’s blessing for his next public engagement: the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation, and pledging to spend the rest of his life making the world better place. The foundation will advance Mr. Jonathan’s interest in human development, peace and security, the letter, which begins with the endearing greeting, “Dear ... Read More »

Boko Haram And Jonathan: The Truth Unfolds

We are suddenly back to those dark days when Boko Haram terrorists strike with ease and attack military formations. That was precisely what these blood-thirsty bastards did on Tuesday when they attempted to dislodge the 120 Task Force Battalion located in Goniri, Yobe State. Our gallant soldiers repelled the attack, killing over 100 of these terrorists. On the same day, ... Read More »

I Know What Pained The People – Jonathan

Commercial and governmental activities were Tuesday brought to a stand still as Bayelsans besieged the Samson Siasia Stadium to witness the formal declaration of Governor Seriake Dickson to run for second term in the forthcoming governorship election under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP. The occasion attracted prominent Bayelsa elders and top shot PDP members led by chairman ... Read More »

This May Be Why Jonathan Couldn’t End Boko Haram Insurgency (Must Read)

As President Muhammadu Buhari looks into the Boko Haram war efforts of the last administration, information has emerged that Nigeria’s traditional allies in the West deliberately frustrated the efforts of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s, towards bringing an end to terrorists’ activities in the country. A security source disclosed in Abuja that Nigeria, during Jonathan’s administration, 25 letters were written to ... Read More »

What I Know About Buhari, Jonathan And Tinubu – Tunde Bakare

Pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly and one of the conveners of the Save Nigeria Group, Tunde Bakare, has disclosed what he knows about some of Nigeria’s leading political figures. Speaking in the second edition of The Interview magazine, which hits the newsstand this week, Bakare revealed how President Muhammadu Buhari chose him as running mate in 2011 and the ... Read More »

Ex Presd Jonathan Is The Reason We Can’t Give School Kids Free Meal Or Pay N5,000 Monthly – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC has blamed former President Goodluck Jonathan for the party’s inability to fulfill its campaign promises. In a Sunday statement issued by APC National Publicity secretary, the party said if Jonathan had not looted funds, it would have been able to do more than basically fulfilling its campaign promise. ”They say we are yet to fulfil ... Read More »

Stop Insulting Jonathan, Ex-ministers Tell Buhari

Ministers, who served under former President Goodluck Jonathan have told President Muhammadu Buhari to stop unwarranted attacks on the former president. They have also asked Buhari to show respect to Jonathan in his actions and utterances as a former president of Nigeria, who paved the way for his emergence. The ministers made the call in a joint statement released in ... Read More »

Jonathan Is The Reason We Can’t Give School Kids Free Meal Or Pay N5,000 Monthly – AP

The All Progressives Congress, APC has blamed former President Goodluck Jonathan for the party’s inability to fulfill its campaign promises. In a Sunday statement issued by APC National Publicity secretary, the party said if Jonathan had not looted funds, it would have been able to do more than basically fulfilling its campaign promise. ”They say we are yet to fulfil ... Read More »

Former Pres. Jonathan And Diezani Face Probe Over $6.9M Campaign Stages

The ongoing probe of former Pres Jonathan’s administration by President Muhammadu Buhari is to find out the dealings behind the alleged purchase of 3 mobile stages, that cost $6.9m, Presidency source has said. According to a document, which was obtained from the Presidency on Saturday, the deal, which is now a subject of investigation, was allegedly carried out by Jonathan; ... Read More »

Goodluck Jonathan Still ‘President” In Bayelsa State – See What Happened

According to an online user, the portrait of immediate past president Goodluck Jonathan is still hanging on the reception wall of a hotel reportedly owned by Dame Patience Jonathan (former first lady) in Yenogoa, Bayelsa state -as she has reportedly refused to acknowledge president Buhari as the number one citizen…This is how it was shared online… Is anything wrong with ... Read More »

Obasanjo, Yar’adua, Jonathan Ruined Power Sector – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday attributed the deplorable power situation in the country to dubious awards of contracts by previous administrations. Various contracts for power projects were awarded by the administrations of Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan over the last 16 years. Under Obasanjo, a probe of the power sector by the House of Representatives ended on a ... Read More »

Jonathan Had 20, But Buhari Wants 15 Special Advisers

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the senate seeking approval to appoint 15 Special Advisers, five less than his predecessor’s 20, in line with Section 151 (2-3) of the 1999 Constitution. President Buhari in his first official letter to the senate after his inauguration was read at the plenary. He explained that the 15 Special Advisers would help him carry ... Read More »

Pres. Jonathan Promotes 72 Senior Police Officers At Last Minute

The Police Service Commission (PSC), Ikechukwu Anisaid the decision was made at a plenary. Hours to the end of his tenure, President Goodluck Jonathan administration has approved the promotion of 72 senior police officers from the rank of deputy commissioners of police. The press and public relations head of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Ikechukwu Ani, disclosed this in a ... Read More »

President Jonathan to formally dissolve FEC today

In preparation for its final handing over to the incoming administration, the Federal Executive Council, FEC, will be formally dissolved today. The session which will be headed by President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to witness a formal speech by the President, where he notes his achievements while in office since May 29, 2011. Ministers are also expected to make speeches ... Read More »

OGA JONATHAN HANDING OVER A DISTRESSED COUNTRY – APC

The All Progressives Congress on Sunday accused the outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan-led administration of deliberately sabotaging the incoming administration by contriving crises without making any effort to resolve them. The party said the Jonathan administration was leaving behind a fractured economy without electricity, with no fuel and disgruntled workers on strike over the non-payment of salaries. This was contained in ... Read More »

I Believe In President Buhari’s Change, Jonathan Failed Woefully – Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo, has expressed confidence in the leadership of the President-elect Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, advising him not to take Nigerians for granted in administering the country. Obasanjo spoke while hosting a delegation of South West Women Leaders led by the Iyalode of Yorubaland, Chief (Mrs) Alaba Lawson, at his Hilltop Mansion in Abeokuta. “When I came in 1999, ... Read More »

Jonathan Given 30-Day Deadline For Assets Declaration

President Goodluck Jonathan and his vice, Namadi Sambo, were directed by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to declare their assets. Moreover, 29 governors, 42 ministers, 109 senators and 360 House or Representatives members were ordered to do the same, The Punch has obtained. The officials were said to have been given a 30-day deadline to return the completed Assets ... Read More »

[OPINION] As President Jonathan Heads For Otuoke, He Leaves Legacy Of Corruption, Lies, And Waste By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Looking back through our history, Nigeria has been led by a series of heads of states and presidents. Some like Murtala Muhammed, Muhammadu Buhari the President-elect, and Yakubu Gowon left a legacy of service and wisdom. Others of course, like Sanni Abacha and Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida have been disasters. Majority of Nigerians would agree that President Goodluck Jonathan belongs to ... Read More »

Jonathan To Dissolve Cabinet Next Week

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has fixed next Wednesday as its valedictory session. The decision was reportedly arrived at during Wednesday’s three-hour long FEC meeting presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan. The Minister of Education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, who bried State House Correspondents alongside his counterpart in the Information Ministry, Senator Patricia Akwashiki, said “Council meeting held today (yesterday) and ... Read More »