Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag "ex-President Goodluck Jonathan"

    Omokri to ex-IGP: I accept your challenge to a debate… I hope you won’t chicken out

Omokri to ex-IGP: I accept your challenge to a debate… I hope you won’t chicken out

Reno Omokri, former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says he is ready to debate Suleiman Abba, former inspector-general of police, over the 2015 presidential election.The duo has been entangled in a back and forth over Abba’s claim that the police forced Jonathan to concede defeat after losing the poll.In an interview with Daily Trust, Abba was quoted to have said: [...]

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    PHOTOS: Atiku visits Jonathan in Bayelsa

PHOTOS: Atiku visits Jonathan in Bayelsa

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar paid a courtesy visit to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state, on Wedensday.Abubakar was accompanied by Gbenga Daniel, former governor of Ogun state, who is the director-general of his 2019 presidential campaign.The former vice-president ran against Jonathan in 2011 when he emerged as the consensus candidate of the north.Jonathan won the election. Below are pictures [...]

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    Osinbajo: No appetite to implement TSA under Jonathan

Osinbajo: No appetite to implement TSA under Jonathan

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the administration of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan had no appetite to implement the treasury single account (TSA) policy.He said this on Monday while speaking at the opening ceremony of the open government partnership week held in Abuja.The TSA is a federal government-regulated account where all government revenues and incomes are domiciled. Jonathan introduced the policy in 2015 [...]

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    Laolu Akande: N88bn Jonathan got illegally in one day is enough to fund 244,000 N-Power graduates for a year

Laolu Akande: N88bn Jonathan got illegally in one day is enough to fund 244,000 N-Power graduates for a year

Laolu Akande, spokesman of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, says his principal is standing by the allegations of corruption he levelled against the government of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.He said this on Monday, while reacting to a report attributed to “Jonathan’s media office” on previous allegations.Osinbajo had been accused of lying against the ex-president or his government by citing the looting of the nation’s [...]

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    Witness: How Jonathan’s minister, Plateau PDP chairman withdrew N450m cash from bank

Witness: How Jonathan’s minister, Plateau PDP chairman withdrew N450m cash from bank

Annette Gyen, a witness, has told a federal high court in Jos how Sarah Ochekpe, former minister of water resources, and two others allegedly withdrew N450 million cash a new generation bank.Ochekpe, who was minister under ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, and the co-accused are being tried by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly collecting N450 million from Diezani [...]

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    Sagay: Why no ‘corrupt’ ex-president has been charged to court

Sagay: Why no ‘corrupt’ ex-president has been charged to court

Itse Sagay, chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), says the federal government is yet to charge any former president to court over corruption allegations in order to avoid “distractions”.The administrations of ex-Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan have been, at various times, accused of corruption.With no corruption charges filed against the two leaders yet, some Nigerians say [...]

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    PHOTOS: Jonathan attends peace forum in Malaysia

PHOTOS: Jonathan attends peace forum in Malaysia

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan attended the world peace forum in Malaysia on Friday.The forum, which had in attendance 700 young leaders from 102 countries, was organised by the Junior Chamber International (JCI) and the Malaysian state of Sarawa.During his speech at the programme, Jonathan urged leaders to avoid ego and follow their conscience.The Nigerian leader also appealed to world leaders to aspire to meet [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari laughs heartily as he hosts aides in London

PHOTOS: Buhari laughs heartily as he hosts aides in London

President Muhammadu Buhari appeared to be in his element when he hosted some of his aides in London, UK on Saturday.The aides are Femi Adesina, senior special adivser on media and publicity, Lai Mohammed, minister of information; Garba Shehu, senior special assistant on media and publicity; Lauretta Onochie, personal assistant on digital/online media and Abike Dabiri-Erewa, senior special assistant on diaspora matters.The president was also [...]

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    Sam Amadi: I — not Jonathan — reversed electricity tariff

Sam Amadi: I — not Jonathan — reversed electricity tariff

Sam Amadi, former chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), says ex-President Goodluck Jonathan did not order the reversal of electricity tariff in 2014. In the build-up to the 2015 general election, the commission announced an increase in electricity tariff, but it later suspended the action.Speaking at a public lecture in Lagos on Thursday, Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works [...]

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    We are not holding Jonathan’s cousin illegally, says EFCC

We are not holding Jonathan’s cousin illegally, says EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has a valid remand order to keep Roberts Azibaola, cousin of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, in custody.Reacting to the report that a federal capital territory (FCT) high court faulted its action, the anti-graft agency explained that Goodluck Olasumbo, the presiding judge, only expressed dissatisfaction with the commission over its refusal to produce the [...]

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    EXTRA: Okupe ‘kisses’ Obasanjo in reconciliation

EXTRA: Okupe ‘kisses’ Obasanjo in reconciliation

‎Doyin Okupe, former senior special assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on public affairs, has revealed that he kissed former President Olusegun Obasanjo at a meeting where both men reconciled.Okupe, who also worked under Obasanjo, said the elder statesman  scolded him before pardoning him.During the reelection campaign of Jonathan, which Obasanjo was not favourably disposed to, Okupe criticised his former boss publicly.But [...]

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