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In Photos: President Jonathan at OAU

President Jonathan waving at students at the Obafemi Awolowo University campus yesterday. See more pics after the cut. Please follow and like us: Read More »

I’m a better president than OBJ, says Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has rejected a below-average scorecard given him by former Nigerian leader, Olusegun Obasanjo. Instead, President Jonathan has rated himself the best leader since Nigeria’s independence in 1960. Dr. Doyin Okupe, President Jonathan’s Special Assistant on Public Affairs, gave the revised score-card in Abuja on Sunday, expressing disbelief that Obasanjo could make the comment credited to him. “Our attention has been drawn to comments made by a former ... Read More »

PDP Reps move against plan to Impeach President Jonathan

Members of the House of Reps under the umbrella of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have begun taking steps against moves by the All Progressives Congress lawmakers to impeach President Goodluck Jonathan. Recent findings showed that after Thursday’s stormy session at the National Assembly, the PDP members immediately started making efforts to counter the impeachment moves. Members are pleading that this is not the right time. The message was that ... Read More »

NY Times Publishes Article Blasting President Jonathan’s Government

In a recent article written and published by Adewale Maja-Pearce titled ‘The Nigerian Status Quo’ the New York Times calls President Jonathan’s government “…the most corrupt since Independence in 1960.” This article goes on to spell out the terrorism crisis in North-Eastern Nigeria and the oil crisis in the Niger Delta and in-between President Jonathan’s nonchalant attitude towards all these. Maja-Pearce explains that though the problems in the country should ... Read More »

#News: Deputy House Leader Pleads As 120 Lawmakers Sign Jonathan’s Impeachment Notice

More than 120 lawmakers have appended their signatures for the impeachment of President Goodluck Jonathan, immediately House reconvenes in December, Vanguard reports. Mohammed Zakari, chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, while reacting on it said “the notice of impeachment was not on the order paper today but I’m not foreclosing that some other things took place.” On his part, Leo Ogor, deputy House Leader who urged members to ... Read More »

Jonathan decides on emergency rule in Borno, others today

The Federal Government’s next line of action on Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states at the expiration of the emergency rule imposed on the three north-eastern states will be decided on Monday (today), investigation byThe PUNCH has revealed. The third tranche of six-month emergency rule imposed on the states following the continued activities of members of the Boko Haram sect expires on Thursday. There have been speculations that President Goodluck Jonathan ... Read More »

Again, FG Reassures On Insurgency

President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday said the Federal Government was determined to liberate all territories occupied by Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East. Jonathan gave the assurance at the launch of the Presidential Initiative for the North-East (PINE) in Maiduguri. Represented by Alhaji Mohammed Wakil, the Minister of State for Power, Jonathan said government was in the process of deploying more troops and resources to ensure quick liberation of the ... Read More »

Photos : President Jonathan Declares His Intention To Rerun In 2015

President Goodluck Jonathan has officially declared his intention to run under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Presidency of Nigeria in the 2015 general elections. In an event attended by all the PDP leaders, governors, national assembly members with representatives from all the geo-political zones, President Goodluck Jonathan reassured Nigerians of a better governance. In his words: “I, Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan, have accepted to re-present ... Read More »

GEJ Unveils N100 Centenary Notes

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday formally unveiled the new N100 commemorative notes at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The short ceremony which was initially scheduled for last Wednesday did not hold then because of the President’s journey to Burkina Faso. Vice President Namadi Sambo and the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Governor, Godwin Emefiele, joined the President to unveil the note during the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting. Shortly after presenting the ... Read More »

Jonathan Finally Declares Interest In 2015 #Election

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday finally declared interest in contesting the 2015 presidential election. He told Peoples Democratic Party leaders at the Presidential Villa, Abuja that he would procure nomination form of the party before the deadline. He has also set up a presidential declaration committee saddled with the responsibility of coming up with a formal programme for his declaration. The committee is headed by a former Minister of Defence, ... Read More »

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