Tag: GEJ

Ahmed Gulak was a “loyal public servant” and will be remembered for his contributions to democracy – Former President Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed shock over the death of Ahmed Gulak, his ex-special adviser on political matters. Gulak was killed by gunmen while returning to Abuja from Owerri, Imo state capital, on Sunday. In his reaction, Former President Jonathan praised the deceased as a “loyal public servant”, expressing[Read More…]

Leave Matter For Matthias By Reuben Abati

“I saw something yesterday. I thought it was a joke.” “What happened?” “Nigerians and their sense of humour; we always manage to squeeze laughter out of every situation, no matter how sad.” “I don’t like the suspense. What is it?” “I attended a wedding engagement ceremony.” “And?” “When the groom’s[Read More…]

Nigerian Students Endorses Jonathan For 2nd Term, Confers On Him Nigeria Hero’s Award [Pictured]

The Leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, endorses President Jonathan for second term, decorates him Commander of Nigerian Students and confers on him Nigeria Hero’s Award- Present and past NANS President presenting plaque of Honour to President Jonathan after his investiture as GCNS today. Pictures show President[Read More…]

APC Tells Nigerians To Hold Jonathan Responsible If Ebola Worsen

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said Nigerians must hold President Goodluck Jonathan personally responsible if the Ebola Virus Disease spreads more than it has done in the country, after he failed to stop a rally in his support in Port Harcourt on Saturday, despite warning from individuals and groups.[Read More…]

Chimamanda Adichie: The Miraculous Deliverance Of Oga Jona

By Chimamanda Adichie As soon as he opened his eyes, he felt it. A strange peace, a calm clarity. He stretched.  Even his limbs were stronger and surer. He looked at his phone. Thirty-seven new text messages – and all while he was asleep. With one click, he deleted them.[Read More…]

Opinion: As GEJ Fights Back, Will The Opposition Fold?

Politics has its ebbs and flows; a man down today could be up tomorrow. Such is the thrill of a political journey that one remembers with either trepidation or nostalgia the days when President Obasanjo’s word was law. Indeed, those were the days governors lost their office when minority (often[Read More…]

Eferovo Igho: The Gay Madness And Canada’s Rubbish

By Eferovo Igho When the gay madness sprang up to confront sanity, decency and natural decorum I did two write-ups in the Vanguard newspaper of November 22, 2011 and December 21, 2011. I wish to draw from both works because they are as timely now as when I wrote them and[Read More…]