Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag "Goodluck Jonathan"

    Direct your insults at Buhari NOT Jonathan, PDP tells APC

Direct your insults at Buhari NOT Jonathan, PDP tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) to redirect its invective on former President Goodluck Jonathan at President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration.The party was reacting to a statement by the APC that the former president should not have denied the allegation that he rejected the British government's proposal to help rescue some of the [...]

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    APC to Jonathan: You shouldn’t have replied Cameron… Nigerians know about your negligence

APC to Jonathan: You shouldn’t have replied Cameron… Nigerians know about your negligence

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says former President Goodluck Jonathan should not have responded to the allegations of David Cameron, former UK prime minister.In his new book entitled: "For the Record", Cameron had accused Jonathan of not allowing the British government rescue some of the Chibok school who were kidnapped on April 14, 2014.But the former president described Cameron as [...]

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    Jonathan: I fired my service chiefs twice in five years

Jonathan: I fired my service chiefs twice in five years

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan says he fired his service chiefs twice between 2010 and 2015 when he presided over the country.Jonathan said this while responding to some allegations in the memoir of David Cameron, ex-British prime minister.Cameron had accused the Nigerian leader of frustrating the efforts to release the schoolgirls Boko Haram abducted in Chibok, Borno state, 2014.He also said the [...]

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    ‘You are a liar’ — Jonathan fires back at David Cameron

‘You are a liar’ — Jonathan fires back at David Cameron

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has asked the public to take the claim in "For The Record", the memoir of David Cameron, former UK prime minister, with "a grain of salt".In the book, Cameron had said some British troops spotted the location of the abducted Chibok girls and offered to help in rescuing them but Jonathan refused.TheCable had earlier contacted Jonathan to [...]

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    Four years too short for any leader to make impact, says Jonathan

Four years too short for any leader to make impact, says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the four-year tenure is too short for any president to make meaningful impact on the country.Jonathan said this at the constitutional term limits summit taking place in Niamey, Niger Republic, on Wednesday. The event was covered by TheCable.He said elections are expensive and that they constitute a distraction to performance."When Professor Wade (Senegal) was in [...]

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    Malami: Jonathan’s government was supposed to appeal P&ID case — they didn’t

Malami: Jonathan’s government was supposed to appeal P&ID case — they didn’t

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, says the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration had, at a point, considered negotiating with Process and Industrial Developments Limited (P&ID), despite doubts about the contract's authenticity.Addressing journalists in Abuja on Sunday, Malami said the case was supposed to have been appealed by lawyers engaged by the immediate past Goodluck Jonathan administration but they didn't.The attorney general [...]

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    ‘Have you come to tell me I lost to Buhari?’ — Adoke reveals Jonathan’s post-election blues

‘Have you come to tell me I lost to Buhari?’ — Adoke reveals Jonathan’s post-election blues

The day after the presidential election in 2015, President Goodluck Jonathan already had a feeling that things did not go well -- according to Mohammed Bello Adoke, who served as his attorney-general for five years.In his book, “Burden of Service: The Reminiscences of Nigeria’s Former Attorney-General”, due for release in Nigeria on September 16, Adoke described in detail the days following [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Jonathan was under pressure to prosecute Buhari over certificate, says Adoke in new book

EXCLUSIVE: Jonathan was under pressure to prosecute Buhari over certificate, says Adoke in new book

President Goodluck Jonathan came under pressure to prosecute Candidate Muhammadu Buhari over various allegations in the run-up to the 2015 presidential election -- but he declined and eventually lost to the former military head of state.Mohammed Bello Adoke, who was attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice under Jonathan, made this revelation in his memoirs, “Burden of Service: The [...]

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    FLASHBACK: In 2012, Jonathan deported South Africans after Nigerians were sent back home

FLASHBACK: In 2012, Jonathan deported South Africans after Nigerians were sent back home

Cases of discrimination and violence against Nigerians living or visiting South Africa are not strange.After reports of attacks on foreign nationals, especially Nigerians, living in South Africa rippled on Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari sent an envoy to the country to register the government's displeasure.The envoy is expected to arrive in South Africa on Thursday.In 2012, there was a diplomatic row [...]

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    Timi Frank: We sabotaged Jonathan’s govt when I was in APC

Timi Frank: We sabotaged Jonathan’s govt when I was in APC

Timi Frank, a former deputy national secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he and some unidentified people sabotaged the government of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.In a statement, Frank said in the build-up to the 2015 general election, many lies were fabricated against the former president.The former APC deputy spokesman urged some people he called imams, pastors and traditional rulers [...]

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    APC deputy spokesman describes Jonathan as a ‘push and start president’

APC deputy spokesman describes Jonathan as a ‘push and start president’

Yekini Nabena, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described ex-President Goodluck Jonathan as "a push and start president" who never won an election."Push and start" is a local parlance used to describe a faulty car that does not start until it is pushed.Nabena said this in reaction to a statement credited to the former president.At [...]

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    Insecurity getting worse under Buhari, says Jonathan

Insecurity getting worse under Buhari, says Jonathan

Less than 24 hours after ex-President Olusgeun Obasanjo raised the alarm over the high level of insecurity in the country, former President Goodluck Jonathan lent his voice to the same issue.When he paid a condolence visit to Reuben Fasoranti, leader of Afenifere, in Akure, Ondo state capital, on Tuesday, the ex-president said insecurity is getting worse under President Muhammadu Buhari.Although [...]

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    Garba Shehu: We are still negotiating the release of Chibok girls

Garba Shehu: We are still negotiating the release of Chibok girls

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media, says the Buhari-led administration is still negotiating with Boko Haram for the release of Chibok girls. The insurgents kidnapped 276 female students from the Government Secondary School, Chibok in Borno state on April 14, 2014.The federal government had secured the release of some of the girls.In her newly published book titled ‘Beneath [...]

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    Jonathan: Solution to Nigeria’s problems is in Confab report

Jonathan: Solution to Nigeria’s problems is in Confab report

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has again called for the implementation of the 2014 national conference.Speaking at the public presentation of a book by Femi Okurounmu, a former senator, Jonathan said his administration inaugurated the national dialogue to reconcile ethnic differences, heal old wounds and promote peace.The conference was chaired by late Idris Kutigi, former chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).He said [...]

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    Court orders forfeiture of Diezani’s $40m jewellery, iPhone

Court orders forfeiture of Diezani’s $40m jewellery, iPhone

A federal high court in Lagos has ordered the forfeiture of jewellery and a customised gold iPhone, belonging to Diezani Alison-Madueke, former minister of petroleum resources.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) valued the items at $40 million.At the court on Friday, Nicholas Oweibo, a judge, ordered the temporary seizure of the items following an ex parte application moved by Rotimi Oyedepo, [...]

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    Omokri: Jonathan approved N100bn loan for cattle ranches

Omokri: Jonathan approved N100bn loan for cattle ranches

Reno Omokri, a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has tackled Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau state, for saying Jonathan budgetted N10 billion for Ruga settlement.In a statement on Tuesday, Omokri said the former president approved N100 billion loan for states who wished to build cattle ranches for "modern processing" of beef.Omokri said the Ruga initiative did not originate from Jonathan's [...]

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