Saturday, February 16, 2019

Tag "Goodluck Jonathan"

    PHOTOS: Jonathan watches as Davido entertains crowd at Atiku’s Rivers rally

PHOTOS: Jonathan watches as Davido entertains crowd at Atiku’s Rivers rally

Former president Goodluck Jonathan and wife, Patience, were among thousands of supporters who received Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, on Monday.Also present at the rally are Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers; Senate President Bukola Saraki; Uche Secondus, national chairman of the  PDP, among others.Music Star Davido was also on ground [...]

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    Calling political opponents liars, looters ‘could trigger violence’

Calling political opponents liars, looters ‘could trigger violence’

The conference for peaceful election organised by ex-President Goodluck Jonatahn has warned African politicians against referring to their opponents in "unsubstantiated" names.The conference, chaired by Abubakar Abdulsalami, former head of state and chairman of the National Peace Committee, was attended by over 500 participants,  including former heads of state, members of the diplomatic community, development partners, the police and civil society [...]

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    Partisanship will be a recipe for crisis, Jonathan warns INEC

Partisanship will be a recipe for crisis, Jonathan warns INEC

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has warned the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to be partisan in the forthcoming elections.He also asked politicians not to support actions that could instigate violence in the country.The former president said this at the peace conference organised by his foundation in Abuja, on Thursday."If people feel INEC and similar bodies are fair to all, [...]

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    Jonathan: Political office shouldn’t be used as instrument of punishment

Jonathan: Political office shouldn’t be used as instrument of punishment

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says political office should not be used as an instrument of punishment.Jonathan said this on Tuesday at the presidential campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at Ox-bow Lake Pavillion in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state capital."Political office should not be used as instrument of punishment to the people," Jonathan said.He said Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the [...]

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    Borno politicians ‘spinning fakes news for personal gains’

Borno politicians ‘spinning fakes news for personal gains’

The Arewa Youths Integrity Forum (AYIF) has accused politicians from Borno state of out churning out fake news just to create tension in the state.The youth group said it is unhappy over acts of "treachery and distortions by some political players in Borno State.AYIF said some politicians were taking advantage of the ongoing unrest in the state to enrich themselves [...]

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    Court orders seizure of assets belonging to Jonathan’s former campaign director

Court orders seizure of assets belonging to Jonathan’s former campaign director

The federal high court in Abuja has ordered the interim forfeiture of assets belonging to Ngozi Olojeme, a former director of the campaign of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015.The assets comprises of residential buildings, a hotel building, a bank building and lands among others.Olojeme, who also served as chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), has been accused of abuse [...]

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    ‘I’m not responsible for the failure of this govt’ — Jonathan blasts Garba Shehu

‘I’m not responsible for the failure of this govt’ — Jonathan blasts Garba Shehu

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says it is unfair to blame for him for the "failure" of President Muhammadu Buhari to inspire confidence in investors within his first six months in office.He said this while responding to the comments made by Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, when he featured on Channels Television earlier on Monday.Shehu had said Jonathan directed members of his cabinet [...]

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    Buhari has been of great service to Nigeria, says Jonathan

Buhari has been of great service to Nigeria, says Jonathan

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan says President Muhammadu Buhari has been of great service to the country.Jonathan said this on Sunday in a goodwill message to Buhari on his 76th birthday.He said the president has contributed much to the development of the country, having served in different offices.The former president prayed for good health and more productive years for Buhari."Yours has been [...]

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    Déjà vu: I fear it will be unto Buhari as it was unto Jonathan in 2015

Déjà vu: I fear it will be unto Buhari as it was unto Jonathan in 2015

There is a grand conspiracy. A plot hatched in the pits of despair and agony. There are three conspirators involved in this plot – the Nigerian people, top business executives and the international community.In this thrilling “scheme”, the Nigerian people are providing the hammer and the nail; business executives are providing the brick and mortar, while the international community is [...]

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    Vote Atiku so we can all have food to eat, says Jonathan

Vote Atiku so we can all have food to eat, says Jonathan

Former president Goodluck Jonathan says only the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) can feed Nigerians three times a day.Jonathan asked Nigerians to vote Atiku Abubakar, the party's presidential candidate in 2019, "so that all of us will have food to eat".Speaking at the flag-off of the 2019 presidential election campaign by the PDP, Jonathan said the northwest is the most populous part of Nigeria, [...]

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    GEJ was counter rigged out, Nigeria would have been better off

GEJ was counter rigged out, Nigeria would have been better off

BY JONAH OBAJEUN‘My Transition Hour’ by GEJ is all that is needed now for Nigeria, for Nigerians, for PDP, for APC, for the third force (RIP), for the angry twittering young people, for 2019, for Atiku (runaway visitor-in-chief to the USA), for Obi, for Buhari, for Osinbajo (money sharer-in-chief). We are all still trapped in GEJ’s transition mood, in motion, [...]

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    Omokri: Even the blind can see the corruption in Buhari’s administration

Omokri: Even the blind can see the corruption in Buhari’s administration

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says the current administration is "laden with corruption" to the extent that the blind and deaf can see and hear it.Omokri made the remark in a Facebook post on Friday, while reacting to a statement by Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity.In a tweet on [...]

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    Presidency tackles Jonathan on claims about corruption, recession in new book

Presidency tackles Jonathan on claims about corruption, recession in new book

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, has asked ex-President Goodluck Jonathan to give records of his achievements instead of "blaming everyone but himself".Shehu said this in reaction to a statement by Jonathan in chapter 5 of his recently launched book, 'My Transition Hours'.The ex-president had noted in the book that corruption was less in his government than in the administration of President [...]

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    FLASHBACK: The Obama ‘campaign’ video against Jonathan

FLASHBACK: The Obama ‘campaign’ video against Jonathan

Before the 2015 elections, Barack Obama, former US president, released a video admonishing the Nigerian government to create a conducive atmosphere for the peaceful conduct of the poll.Goodluck Jonathan, the then incumbent president, has said the tone of Obama in the video affected his re-election bid.Jonathan, who lost the presidential election to President Muhammadu Buhari, made the allegation in his [...]

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    Abiola’s wife calls Jonathan’s book ‘monumental manipulation of facts’

Abiola’s wife calls Jonathan’s book ‘monumental manipulation of facts’

Zainab Duke-Abiola, wife of late Moshood Abiola, says the book written by ex-president Goodluck Jonathan is a "monumental manipulation of historical facts and figures".Jonathan on Tuesday launched his book, 'My Transition Hours', to mark his 61st birthday.Ex-presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and John Mahama of Ghana were among the dignitaries who graced the event.In a statement on Thursday, Duke-Abiola described the book [...]

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    Jonathan raises the alarm on fake e-version of ‘My Transition Hours’

Jonathan raises the alarm on fake e-version of ‘My Transition Hours’

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the portable document format (PDF) of his recently launched book, 'My Transition Hours', is fake.Jonathan celebrated his 61st birthday on Tuesday with the launch of his book.The former president raised an alarm on Thursday, saying a fake copy is circulating online.Jonathan said there is no provision for marketing a soft copy of the book.He explained that [...]

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