Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Tag "Goodluck Jonathan"

    Dear Nigerian youth, everything shouldn’t be about the hustle

Dear Nigerian youth, everything shouldn’t be about the hustle

Dear Nigerian youth,I will be brief.Hello from the “woke side”. I hate to knock your hustle, but you are about to give yourself up for conscription into an enchanted army of influencers and social media bugs again.You did the same thing in the build-up to the 2015 presidential election; you sold a septuagenarian from Katsina state as Mai Gaskiya; as [...]

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    Omokri: Jonathan treated herdsmen as terrorists

Omokri: Jonathan treated herdsmen as terrorists

Reno Omokri, a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says herdsmen were decisively dealt with under his former principal.He said this in reaction to the statement of Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, that 756 people were killed during the period Jonathan was in office.Describing Adesina's comment as "mischevious", Omokri said Jonathan was not inactive in the face of the herdsmen [...]

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    QUESTION: First, Mbaka, now Bakare… why are Buhari’s friends turning against him?

QUESTION: First, Mbaka, now Bakare… why are Buhari’s friends turning against him?

“I love President Goodluck Jonathan and I used to be his ardent fan, but I want good for my people and that’s why I want Nigerians to vote out Goodluck Jonathan and vote General Muhammad Buhari. I don’t care if Buhari is a Muslim and from the north; all I care about is that Buhari can save Nigeria,” Ejike Mbaka, [...]

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    Jonathan to lead election observers to Liberia

Jonathan to lead election observers to Liberia

Former President Goodluck Jonathan will lead a United States’ National Democratic Institute (NDI) delegation to observe rerun presidential election in Liberia.The election slated for Tuesday is between  Joseph Boakai, incumbent vice-president, and George Weah, retired football star.While Boakai is of the Unity Party, Weah is running under the platform of Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC).The NDI delegation consists of 35 political and civic leaders, elections [...]

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    EFCC detains wife of Jonathan’s late CSO over ‘N69bn fraud’

EFCC detains wife of Jonathan’s late CSO over ‘N69bn fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detained Ngozi Olojeme, the widow of Felix Obuah, the late chief security officer of former President Goodluck Jonathan.Olojeme was deputy chairman, finance committee of the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation in the 2015 election.Quoting sources, PUNCH said the woman, who was chairman of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) between 2009 and [...]

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    Omokri: Anyone accusing GEJ of squandering $65bn is ignorant

Omokri: Anyone accusing GEJ of squandering $65bn is ignorant

Reno Omokri, ex-aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan on new media, says Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, is ignorant.Omokri said this in reaction to Amaechi's statement that former President Olusegun Obasanjo left $65 billion in the excess crude account (ECA) but it was frittered away under Jonathan's watch.TheCable fact-checked Amaechi's claim.In a statement on Wednesday, Omokri said when Amaechi was [...]

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    East-West road designed to fail, says minister

East-West road designed to fail, says minister

Usani Usani, minister of Niger Delta, says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will prosecute 40 contractors for the delivering faulty designs on federal contracts including the East-West road, a project he says was designed to fail.The minister made this known while addressing state house correspondents after the federal executive council (FEC) meeting which was presided over by Vice President [...]

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    ‘Where’s the $65bn OBJ left in excess crude account?’ — Amaechi fires another shot at GEJ

‘Where’s the $65bn OBJ left in excess crude account?’ — Amaechi fires another shot at GEJ

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, has fired yet another shot at former President Goodluck Jonathan.This comes less than a week after the minister said the time to stop blaming Jonathan had come.Speaking with NAN in Lagos, Amaechi said former President Olusegun Obasanjo left $65 billion in the excess crude account but it was frittered away.WHAT IS EXCESS CRUDE ACCOUNT?It [...]

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    GEJ, do yourself a favour; keep quiet

GEJ, do yourself a favour; keep quiet

Each time we mouth the cliche “our heroes past”, I wonder if we dig enough into the enormity of sacrifices made and how some of those heroes moved against established norms of debauchery for which they paid dearly, the supreme price.Each time I introspect on the events of the 70s, I shudder at the brutal murder of General Murtala Ramat [...]

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    Jonathan: PDP has never deceived Nigerians… it’s the only stable party

Jonathan: PDP has never deceived Nigerians… it’s the only stable party

Ex-president Goodluck Jonathan says Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is the only party that has not deceived Nigerians.Speaking at the party's elective convention at Abuja on Saturday, Jonathan said the PDP is the only stable party in the country.The former president said the party had done "extremely well in managing the affairs of this country".He said the PDP is the only [...]

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    PDP convention: Drama as security operatives bar Olisa Metuh from VIP section

PDP convention: Drama as security operatives bar Olisa Metuh from VIP section

Olisa Metuh, former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was prevented from going into the state box of the Eagle Square, Abuja, venue of the party’s convention.After exchanging pleasantries with some people, Metuh headed towards the state box but the security personnel stopped him.A shouting match ensued but the operatives stood their ground, forcing the former image maker of the [...]

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    PDP convention: I don’t have preferred candidates, says Jonathan

PDP convention: I don’t have preferred candidates, says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says he has no preferred candidates in the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scheduled for Saturday.Ninety-two aspirants have signified their intention to run for 23 offices in the convention.In a  statement issued on his behalf by Ikechukwu Eze, his spokesman, the former president expressed optimism that the convention would produce positive outcomes which would [...]

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    It’s time to stop criticising Jonathan’s govt, says Amaechi

It’s time to stop criticising Jonathan’s govt, says Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says he agrees with those saying the current administration should stop criticising ex-president Goodluck Jonathan's government.Amaechi said it is time for the present government "to do our own" and "leverage on what we know".The minister said this on Wednesday when he received the report of the inter-ministerial committee for the finalisation of the Draft National [...]

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    Oyegun: Jonathan looked monumental corruption in the face and turned away

Oyegun: Jonathan looked monumental corruption in the face and turned away

John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says former President Goodluck Jonathan was aware of the corruption in his administration but chose to ignore it.Oyegun said this an interview with Osasu Igbinedion on the sidelines of the launch of Bolaji Abdullahi’s book, ‘On a Platter of Gold: How Jonathan Won and Lost Nigeria’.According to him, Jonathan's refusal to fight [...]

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    Jonathan hits Shettima: You frustrated Boko Haram war, failed to secure Chibok girls

Jonathan hits Shettima: You frustrated Boko Haram war, failed to secure Chibok girls

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has accused Kashim Shettima, Borno state governor, of frustrating the war against Boko Haram during his administration.He said the governor exposed the girls of Chibok Secondary School to danger by failing to heed the federal government's directive to relocate them while writing the West African School Certificate Examinations (WASCE).Jonathan said this in reaction to Shettima's claim that [...]

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