Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag "Goodluck Jonathan"

    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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    Jonathan: Okonjo-Iweala, Chidoka, Adoke never asked me to reject 2015 election result

Jonathan: Okonjo-Iweala, Chidoka, Adoke never asked me to reject 2015 election result

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan says he was not advised against accepting defeat while the 2015 presidential election results were being tallied.Jonathan commemorated his 61st birthday on Tuesday with the launch of his book, 'My Transition Hours'.Some reports quoted the former president as saying that he was pressured by some of his ministers not to accept defeat.But Ikechukwu Eze, his media adviser, issued a [...]

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    ‘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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