Tag: President Goodluck Jonathan

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President Jonathan Sacks Nigerian Ports Authority Boss, Appoints Sanusi Lamido To Replace Him

President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mr. Abdullahi and has approved the appointment of Sanusi Lamido Ado ... Full story

President Goodluck Jonathan Fires IGP Abba, Appoints Arase

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday sacked the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba, less that nine months after his appointment on July 31, 2014. The President ... Full story

$700 Million Raw Cash Found In The Home Of Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke

When one realises what is happening around Nigeria’s Petroleum Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, one will be tempted to imagine the type of possible stealing and ... Full story

President Jonathan’s Top Aide Oronto Douglas, Dead At 49

A top presidential aide and confidant of President Goodluck Jonathan, has died. Mr. Douglas died early this morning [Nigerian time] at the State House Clinic The ... Full story

Has Our Democracy Come of Age?

Last Saturday’s Presidential and Legislative elections has come and gone and will go down in our history as one of the most unprecedented in terms ... Full story

President Barack Obama Awards Prof Attahiru Jega For Conducting Credible Elections

The United States President, Barack Obama, has commended Prof Attahiru Jega, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), over the way the presidential ... Full story

GEJ Has Nothing To Fear - Muhammadu Buhari

President-elect Muhammadu Buhari has assured President Goodluck Jonathan that he has nothing to fear. Buhari, in his acceptance speech after being declared the winner of Saturday’s ... Full story

Goodluck Jonathan Lost The Presidential Elections Because Of Five Reasons

Nigerians are so used to the idea that an incumbent should win presidential elections that President Goodluck Jonathan's failure to beat Gen Muhammadu Buhari needs ... Full story

Goodluck Jonathan Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Buhari

President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on his victory in the Saturday’s presidential election. A top ... Full story

Muhammadu Buhari Wins Nigeria's 2015 Presidential Election

Election commission declares victory for former military ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, over incumbent Goodluck Jonathan. Nigeria's election commission has declared Muhammadu Buhari the winner of the country's ... Full story

Analyst Project Muhammadu Buhari As President-Elect With 95% Polling Units Collated

Political Analyst project Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of last weekend’s presidential election based on collated poll results from ... Full story

PDP Wins Presidential Elections In Rivers State

Prof. John is RO of Rivers state LGAs: 23 NO of POLITICAL PARTIES: 14 REG. VOTERS: 2,324,300 ACCR VOTERS: 1,643,409 AA: 1066 AD: 1104 ACPN:525 ADC:1031 APA:513 APC:69,238 CPP:577 HOPE:542 KOWA:2274 NCP:565 PDP:1,487,075 PPN:492 UDP:303 UPP:156   ... Full story

Muhammadu Buhari leads with 2m votes after INEC declares results from 18 states

Results from 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory so far released by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday showed the All Progressives Congress ... Full story

Wole Soyinka Describes The Elections As Vicious, Unprincipled, Vulgar And Violent

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has described the presidential and National Assembly elections as the most vicious, unprincipled, vulgar and violent he had ever witnessed. Soyinka, ... Full story

INEC Officials Announce Elections Result - Video Video

Following a relatively peaceful election across different States of the federation, we bring you a live stream of the result announcement from the INEC officials. ... Full story

Muhammadu Buhari Beats Jonathan At The Presidential Villa Polling Units

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari has pulled off a major upset by defeating President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic ... Full story

Nigerian Presidential Election Day Updates

Buhari has been accredited in Daura. - President Jonathan and his wife had momentary hitches at their polling venues as the card readers failed to process ... Full story

Nigerian military destroys Boko Haram headquarters in Gwoza

Nigerian military says it has destroyed the jihadi's headquarters in Gwoza   North-east Nigerian city is a Boko Haram stronghold and de facto capital It is also where the ... Full story

Buhari’s Wife Tells Patience Jonathan Not To Be Afraid Of Jail

AISHAT Buhari, wife of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has told President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife, Patience, not ... Full story

Area Boys threaten election peace in Nigeria

Congested streets lined with shops selling everything from plastic sandals to instant passport photos and hawkers shouting for customers above deafening car horns: the Oshodi ... Full story

ISIS Training Boko Haram Militants

President Goodluck Jonathan says fighters from insurgent group Boko Haram have traveled to the Middle East for training with Islamic State militants. Jonathan declined to name ... Full story

Babatunde Fashola Blames President Jonathan For Robbery Success In Lekki

Yesterday we reported a daring robbery in Lekki phase one, which saw the loss of three police lives and three civilian lives with several people ... Full story

Morocco recalls its ambassador to Nigeria

Morocco has recalled its ambassador to Nigeria, in a row over whether the president of Nigeria is trying to use the king of Morocco to ... Full story

List Of Nigerian Presidents From 1960 Till Present

Sir A.Tafawa Balewa:  He was the first prime minister of an independent Nigeria. Born a commoner in the north of colonial Nigeria, he trained as ... Full story

Father Frank Mbaka Blasts President Jonathan - Video Video

Fr. Mbaka of the Adoration Ministry Enugu, expressing his thoughts on the state of the nation. In the video, Fr Mbaka denied ever meeting Buhari ... Full story

Woman collects $20,000 to provide a rented crowd for Jonathan in London Video

The lady who organised the rented crowd that protested at the Chatham House in London on Thursday on behalf of President Goodluck Jonathan has been ... Full story

President Jonathan’s Aide Burglarizes House, Steals N25M In Delta

The Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Mr. Reno Omokri, allegedly together with armed thugs who reportedly work under his instructions burglerized ... Full story

Nigerian Politicians Are The Most Corrupt In The Whole Word

A study by Transparency International, a global watchdog, has revealed that the most corrupt political parties in the world exist in Nigeria. The organisation’s international corruption ... Full story

President Jonathan - I Was Not Consulted Before The Elections Was Postponed

President Goodluck Jonathan said Wednesday that he was “not consulted” on a widely-criticised decision to postpone national elections by six weeks, rejecting claims that his ... Full story

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Davido: I Deserved To Win Best Male Artist Award

The pop star, who is gearing up for the release of his third studio album, said he deserved to win the 2015 MAMAs Best Male ... Full story

Am Not Owing Any Bank - Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Former House of Representative member, Abike Dabiri with twitter handle @abikedabiri has refuted claims by the Nigerian Deposit Money Banks that a company in which ... Full story

New Offside Rule Introduced For New Premier League And Football League Season

The start of the new season brings a tweak to football's offside rule - one that could result in quite a few goals being disallowed. If ... Full story

Ghanaians, Chadians And Others Neighbouring Countries Storm Nigeria For Dollars

The naira rate represents a sharp rise from N240 a week ago, as Nigerian commercial banks continue to reject cash deposits in dollars.  According to reports, ... Full story

Nwankwo Kanu Happy With U-23 Team, Arsenal Victories

Former Nigeria international, Nwankwo Kanu, has expressed his excitement over the wins recorded by his former club, Arsenal, and the Nigeria U-23 men’s team on ... Full story

Pray Ernest Asuzu Quits Bad Friends - Jennifer

Wife of Nollywood actor, Ernest Asuzu, Jennifer, has disclosed that she feels sad about the negative reports linked with her husband. Jennifer, who works as a ...

Obesere Warns Jealous, Aggrieved Ibadan Fuji Musicians

Fuji icon, Alhaji Abass Obesere, has warned his ‘enemies’ to stop threatening his fans in Ibadan because of the regular shows he gets from show ...

2face Idibia Attacks Comedian

Popular Comedian, Chuks D’ General, was put under intense ‘fire’ recently after his joke on Nigerian old and legendary singers went rather too far. Chuks ...

Arsenal Fan Who Picks Up Mourinho's Community Shield Medal After Defeat

Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho threw his Community Shield runners-up medal to a young Arsenal fan after defeat at Wembley.  Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho handed a young ... Full story

Timaya Pictured With Rihanna In Barbados

Nigerian dance-hall singer Timaya, was a guest star at a street festival last weekend in Barbados. He had the honour of performing on stage while Bajan ... Full story