Tag: Jonathan

2023: No special treatment for Jonathan if he defects — APC

“Coming into the party gives no one special status of being an automatic party candidate in any election,” the National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has clarified insinuations that the ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan if he defects might be given an automatic ticket. According to Senator John James Akpanudoedehe,[Read More…]

Buhari meets Former President Jonathan; discuss Mali crisis

President Buhari has urged parties in the ongoing political crisis in Mali to settle their differences and unite for the peace and unity of the country. Buhari said this on Friday while receiving his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Former president currently serves as Special Envoy[Read More…]

Ex-President Jonathan says he is staying away from Partisan Politics

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said he reduced his political activities since he quit power in 2015 to enable him to concentrate on his foundation. The former leader gave the explanation on Sunday in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, when Governor Douye Diri inaugurated the state executive council of the Peoples Democratic[Read More…]

Governor Dickson Says Fmr. President Jonathan is being “USED” by APC

Governor Seriake Dickson, of Bayelsa State has said the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are using ex-President Goodluck Jonathan “to legitimise the illegitimacy that happened on Saturday”. Shortly after the victory of David Lyon, candidate of the APC in the Bayelsa governorship election, APC leaders had visited the[Read More…]

Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan Collectively Looted N11trn Electricity Fund – SERAP Alleges

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) says N11 trillion electricity fund was squandered by the administrations of former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan. The former presidents were in charge of the country between 1999 and 2015. In a report titled ‘From darkness to darkness: How[Read More…]

[Opinion] Who Governs Nigeria? by Reuben Abati

During the Jonathan administration, an outspoken opposition spokesperson had argued that Nigeria was on auto-pilot, a phrase that was gleefully even if ignorantly echoed by an excitable opposition crowd. Deeper reflection should have made it clear even to the unthinking that there is no way any country can ever be[Read More…]

Demola Olarewaju: Why I Voted For GEJ Against #Change on March 28 Last Year

I not only voted against #Change, I campaigned against it all over Lagos with my principal Senator Musiliu Obanikoro and on one of those campaigns, I was seated beside him as gunshots in Isale-Eko not far from Iga Idunganran rained directly on our vehicle. Thank God it was a bullet-proof[Read More…]

Muslim Group Says Ex-President Jonathan Is Sabotaging Buhari’s Ongoing Efforts To Ensure Stability In Power Supply

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has put forward a new conspiracy theory concerning what they believe could be behind the recent excessive epileptic power supply in the country. In an emailed statement to the media entitled SHARP FALL IN POWER OUTPUT: WE SMELL A RAT, and signed by the Group’s[Read More…]

Buhari Sacks All The Vice Chancellors Of 12 Federal Universities Established By GEJ

The Federal Government has sacked all the vice chancellors of 12 federal universities that were established by the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. Also affected by the sack is the Vice Chancellor of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Vincent Tenebe. Their dismissal which was contained in a short[Read More…]

PDP Denies Asking Ex-President Jonathan To Speak Up On $2.1 billion Arms Scandal

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Acting National Chairman Prince Uche Secondus has denied that the party asked former President Goodluck Jonathan to open up on the $2.1 billion arms scandal. About 12 prominent PDP chieftains, including a former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, are standing trial for their role in the[Read More…]