Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Tag "Goodluck Jonathan"

    ‘He sat on facts about Chibok girls abduction’ — Shettima faults Jonathan’s book

‘He sat on facts about Chibok girls abduction’ — Shettima faults Jonathan’s book

Kashim Shettima, governor of Borno state, has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of writing an elementary book of tales, saying he deliberately omitted facts about the abduction of Chibok girls.On Tuesday, the former president launched a book titled ‘My Transition Hours’, in which he wrote about issues concerning his administration.In a statement on Wednesday by Isa Gusau, special adviser on [...]

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    Jonathan: APC’s propaganda tore our economy to shreds, so we slipped into recession

Jonathan: APC’s propaganda tore our economy to shreds, so we slipped into recession

Ex-president Goodluck Jonathan says Nigeria's economy slipped into recession after he left office because the then opposition used "their malicious propaganda" to tear the country's economy into shreds.Jonathan said this in his book entitled 'My Transition Hours'.The major opposition in the build-up to the 2015 election was the All Progressives Congress (APC).The party is a merger of three political [...]

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    Buhari: Jonathan is a true democrat… he will rise again

Buhari: Jonathan is a true democrat… he will rise again

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday hailed his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, for voluntarily conceding defeat at the 2015 general election, describing him as a true democrat.Buhari made the comment at the launch of Jonathan's book titled 'My Transition Hours' in Abuja.Represented by Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation, the president said Jonathan’s act of courage had made him [...]

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    EXTRA: Oshiomhole causes stir at Jonathan’s book launch

EXTRA: Oshiomhole causes stir at Jonathan’s book launch

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), caused quite a stir when he made an appearance at the book launch of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan.Jonathan commemorated his 61st birthday on Tuesday with the launch of his book, 'My Transition Hours'. The event took place at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.The arrival of Oshiomhole, who came late to the [...]

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    Abdulsalami: Jonathan brought peace to Nigeria by accepting defeat in 2015

Abdulsalami: Jonathan brought peace to Nigeria by accepting defeat in 2015

Abdulsalami Abubakar, ex-head of state, says ex-president Goodluck Jonathan showed that he loves Nigeria more than power when he conceded defeat in 2015.Abubakar said this on Tuesday at the launch of 'My Transition Hours', a book written by Jonathan.At the last general election, Jonathan called President Muhammadu Buhari, the then candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to concede before [...]

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    APC US: Obasanjo, Jonathan made Nigeria one of the poorest countries in the world

APC US: Obasanjo, Jonathan made Nigeria one of the poorest countries in the world

The United States of America chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says the administration of former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan made Nigeria one of the poorest countries in the worldIn a statement on Sunday, Francis Onukwuli, national publicity secretary of the party in the US, said the country became one of the poorest countries in the world [...]

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    Buhari: I’ll continue to hold Jonathan in high esteem

Buhari: I’ll continue to hold Jonathan in high esteem

"I’ll continue to hold former president Jonathan in high esteem as a result of that singular act," he said. [...]

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    Jonathan to south-east leaders: Atiku does not need regional approval to pick Obi

Jonathan to south-east leaders: Atiku does not need regional approval to pick Obi

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has pleaded with south-east leaders to accept the decision of Atiku Abubakar to choose Peter Obi as his running mate for the 2019 election.The VP pick of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate has elicited a protest from south-east leaders who say they were not consulted.PDP governors and leaders of the region met on Saturday, [...]

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    PDP convention: I’m confused over the aspirant to support, says Jonathan

PDP convention: I’m confused over the aspirant to support, says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says he is confused about whom to support among the 12 aspirants seeking the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 election.Jonathan said this while speaking at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt, during the presidential primary of the party.He said many of the aspirants were eminently qualified to lead the country."I'm confused [...]

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    Tambuwal: How Dickson lobbied for Jonathan to become acting president

Tambuwal: How Dickson lobbied for Jonathan to become acting president

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, says the emergence of Goodluck Jonathan as acting president was due to the actions of some people including Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa.Jonathan became acting president in 2010 after his principal, Umar Musa Yar'adua, died.Speaking on Sunday when he paid Dickson a condolence visit to commiserate the death of his mother, Tambuwal said Dickson approached [...]

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    Clapping for Ngige with one hand

Clapping for Ngige with one hand

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, is wondering why we’re not clapping for the government of President Muhammadu Buhari first thing every morning and, perhaps, last thing at night before going to bed.In case we have forgotten, Ngige reminded us, we were sinking in the mire of falling oil prices and had almost been brought to our knees [...]

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    Jonathan’s spokesman: Oshiomhole suffering from multiple personality syndrome

Jonathan’s spokesman: Oshiomhole suffering from multiple personality syndrome

Ikechukwu Eze, spokesman to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is "suffering multiple personality syndrome".Eze said this in reaction to Oshiomhole's claim that the former president introduced vote-buying into Nigeria's electoral process.“President Jonathan started this massive vote buying in Nigeria and the Media must play back and do proper interview and proper [...]

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    Ex-IGP blasts Omokri: Jonathan will be sad if I open up

Ex-IGP blasts Omokri: Jonathan will be sad if I open up

Suleiman Abba, former inspector-general of police, has issued out a warning to Reno Omokri, former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.Speaking with reporters when he visited the secretariat of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Lagos, Abba expressed dissatisfaction with the reaction of Omokri to an interview he granted to Daily Trust last month.In the interview, the former number one [...]

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    Sylva: Jonathan didn’t want me as gov… once Yar’Adua died, my problems started

Sylva: Jonathan didn’t want me as gov… once Yar’Adua died, my problems started

Timipre Sylva, a former governor of Bayelsa state, says his problems began after the demise of ex-president Umar Musa Yar’Adua.Yar'Adua was elected in 2007 but died in May 2010. Goodluck Jonathan, his vice-president at the time, replaced him as president.The former governor, while speaking at an event — Frank Talk with Timipre Sylva — on Saturday in Abuja, said he started having [...]

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    Bakare: I worked with Jonathan, Buhari in 2015… but Nigeria on a collision course again

Bakare: I worked with Jonathan, Buhari in 2015… but Nigeria on a collision course again

Tunde Bakare, the serving overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly (LRA), says he worked with former president Goodluck Jonathan and President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure Nigeria escaped disintegration in 2015.Speaking in Glasgow, UK, to the African forum Scotland and the Association of Nigerians in Scotland, the fiery preacher warned that Nigeria was on a collision course again as the 2019 elections [...]

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    Sadly, Nigeria has a Pinocchio for a vice-president

Sadly, Nigeria has a Pinocchio for a vice-president

The recent comments by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo that the administration of which he is a part of has achieved much more than the Jonathan government is another in a long line of lies that the Vice President has come to be known for.It beats my imagination why a man who claims to be an ordained pastor would have a [...]

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