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General Buhari Will Inherit Empty Treasury If He Defeats Jonathan

February 23, 2015 8:57 am
General Buhari Will Inherit Empty Treasury If He Defeats Jonathan

Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muhammadu Buhari, has said that he would inherit a huge debt profile and empty treasury if elected president, expressing confidence that his wealth of experience would assist in turning the situation around. He also stated that his party’s economic policies are conceived to […]

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President Ebele Goodluck Jonathan Sends Ministerial-Nominees List To Senate

February 17, 2015 11:57 am
President Ebele Goodluck Jonathan Sends Ministerial-Nominees List To Senate

President Ebele Goodluck Jonathan  has sent a list of 8 ministerial nominees to the Senate for screening and approval. The list which was read to members of the senate this morning by Senate president, David Mark, had names such as Senator Musiliu Obanikoro from Lagos state, Mrs.Patricia Akwashiki (Nasarawa); Mrs. […]

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President Goodluck Jonathan Postponed Elections To Frustrate Buhari’ – New York Times

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President Goodluck Jonathan Postponed Elections To Frustrate Buhari’ – New York Times

The United States-based New York Times says the postponement of the elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission was orchestrated by President Goodluck Jonathan to frustrate Maj. Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) of the All Progressives Congress. The newspaper in its post published yesterday and titled ”Nigeria’s Miserable Choices”, further stated […]

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President Jonathan Can’t Sack Jega from INEC

February 14, 2015 12:04 pm
President Jonathan Can’t Sack Jega from INEC

The Nigerian Civil Society Situation Room, on Thursday faulted the claim by President Goodluck Jonathan that he was vested with the power by the constitution to sack the Chairman of INEC. President Jonathan, who made the comment during a presidential media chat with some selected journalists on Wednesday, has now […]

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President Goodluck Jonathan’s 8th Presidential Media Chat Interview

February 12, 2015 1:35 am
President Goodluck Jonathan’s 8th Presidential Media Chat Interview

Nigeria’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, tonight hosted his eight presidential media chat since May 2011. The challenges confronting Nigeria – insecurity, the economy, corruption, dearth of infrastructure – were largely discussed. Here’s all he said, compiled by me with additional information from PremiumTimes. On postponed elections: The president sought the understanding […]

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President Goodluck Jonathan’s Salary and Tax Payment Details

February 11, 2015 6:12 pm
President Goodluck Jonathan’s Salary and Tax Payment Details

President Goodluck Jonathan made tax payments of N6, 264,221.75 to the Federal Inland Revenue Service, (FIRS), out of a total of N43, 230, 871.44 as president between 2011 and 2013. Details of the president’s tax payment also showed that the president did not earn any other income besides his fixed […]

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”Hold Jonathan if Anything Happens to Me” – Bola Tinubu

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”Hold Jonathan if Anything Happens to Me” – Bola Tinubu

“Nigerians and the south-west should hold the Jonathan-led military responsible if any harm or danger comes to Tinubu and his family. The case of the ‘Unknown Soldier’ is too recent in our memory,” his media office said in a statement. Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), […]

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Boko Haram, Election, Security and Manipulation of the Military

February 9, 2015 11:50 am
Boko Haram, Election, Security and Manipulation of the Military

The waiting game has ended. Elections will not hold this month. That was the outcome of the series of meetings INEC held with stakeholders on Saturday. The Nation reports the shift may return Nigeria to the old era where umpires shifted goal posts in the middle of the game. The […]

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Gunmen raided printing press and Confiscate Book On Jonathan in Shomolu area of Lagos State,

February 8, 2015 6:39 pm
Gunmen raided printing press and Confiscate Book On Jonathan  in Shomolu area of Lagos State,

They came and confiscated all the printed copies of the book.  They came in mufti. “We don’t know the arm of security agency that they belong to, or whether they are private individuals or not. The printers had to immediately release the books to them, because, they were heavily armed. I […]

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“Elections in Nigeria Under My Watch Have Been Credible and Transparent” – Goodluck Jonathan

February 7, 2015 3:44 am
“Elections in Nigeria Under My Watch Have Been Credible and Transparent” – Goodluck Jonathan

  The president, Goodluck Jonathan posted the below message on his official Facebook page yesterday, stating, “Elections in Nigeria under my watch have been credible and transparent”, and encouraging all eligible Nigerians to vote.

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Prof. Wole Soyinka Offers Buhari Cautious Endorsement, Dismisses Jonathan’s Re-Election Hopes

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Prof. Wole Soyinka Offers Buhari Cautious Endorsement, Dismisses Jonathan’s Re-Election Hopes

Soyinka, who was most probably alluding to President Olusegun Obasanjo, asked in the case of Buhari, “Would it be different this time round?” Calling for vigilance over Buhari’s candidature, he said, “Whatever demons got into a contestant to declare the spread of Sharia throughout the nation his life mission must be exorcised – indeed, are presumed to be already […]

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Doyin Okupe says Jonathan is not interested in pressurizing INEC to change election dates

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Doyin Okupe says Jonathan is not interested in pressurizing INEC to change election dates

For the avoidance of doubt, Nigerians are hereby re-assured that there has never been, and never shall be any plan to cancel the 2015 elections, for any reasons whatsoever. It will not happen, and the May 29th date for the swearing-in is sacrosanct. All talks about interim government arrangement is […]

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Gen. Buhari will never rule as Jonathan will be Nigeria’s last civilian president-Prophet

February 6, 2015 12:40 pm
Gen. Buhari will never rule as Jonathan will be Nigeria’s last civilian president-Prophet

Royal House of David Ministry’s Prophet Godfrey Gbujie yesterday said President Goodluck Jonathan will be the last civilian president to rule Nigeria before another civil war breaks out. He said the nation “is at the crossroads of the last phase of 20 years reign of demons beginning from 1995-2015.” According […]

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Jonathan Called A Failed President, Economist Endorses Buhari

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Jonathan Called A Failed President, Economist Endorses Buhari

General Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, has received another powerful international endorsement, this time from The Economist. In an editorial in its edition dated February 7, 2015, the respected newsmagazine recalls Buhari’s previous leadership of Nigeria through a coup d’etat, saying his rule was “nasty, brutish and […]

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General Buhari, IBB, GEJ, other past Nigerian leaders at Council of State meeting

February 5, 2015 3:23 pm
General Buhari, IBB, GEJ, other past Nigerian leaders at Council of State meeting

President Ebele Goodluck Jonathan is currently holding the Council of State meeting with some past presidents and current Governors to deliberate on the forthcoming general elections. According to reports, one of the issues to be deliberated upon is the possible postponement of the elections to give INEC more time to […]

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