Tag: President Goodluck Jonathan

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AGF And Minister Of Justice Talks On $2.1bn Arms Scam

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami has revealed the government's position on the ongoing $2.1bn Arms Scam.  The Attorney ... Full story

FG freezes accounts of former President Jonathan’s associates

The anti-corruption campaign of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration appears to have taken a bigger bite as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has secretly ... Full story

Diezani Alison-Madueke, Ex-Petroleum Minister Arrested In London

The immediate past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, was on Friday arrested in London, PREMIUM TIMES can exclusively and authoritatively report. The former minister, who ... Full story

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

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OMG: I Want To Be Lesbian Says Cossy Orjiakor

cossyControversial Nollywood actress, Cossy Orjiakor has indicated her readiness to become a lesbian for a personality. The Nollywood queen of boobs, on her Twitter handle @ ... Full story

Torres Ready For Game Of His Life Against Real Madrid

Fernando Torres is dreaming of eclipsing his Champions League triumph with Chelsea and making history for the second time in the competition by leading Atletico ...

Mourniho Determined To Gain Revenge On Chelsea

Newly appointed manager of Manchester United Jose Mourinho wants to gain revenge on former club Chelsea. Mourinho, 53, is on a mission to show the Blues ...

Iwobi Sad To Lose Jersey No 45

Arsenal youngster Alex Iwobi has admitted he is “gutted” he will no longer wear jersey No 45 in the new season. Iwobi will now wear the ...

Zidane: We Deserve To Be In The Final

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane says his team deserve to be in tonight's Champions League final. Zidane expects a great game against Atletico Madrid. He said: "We've ...

Gov Wike Spotted With Players During Yobo's Testimonial Match

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state was spotted with the stars and players during the much publicized testimonial match of veteran Nigerian player Joseph Yobo. See ...

Lord Of The Pitch: The Return Of ‘The Broken One’

By Abayomi Kalejaye In J. R. R. Tolkien’s epic adventure trilogy, Lord of the Rings, the ephemeral defeat of the villain, Sauron, by the hand of ...

Adekunle Gold Opens Up On How Following A Girl To Church Changed His Life

YBNL singer, Adekunle Gold, has opened up on how he switched from his Islam faith to becoming a full fletched Christian. Gold also mentioned that his ...

Barcelona's Busquets Signs New Contract

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets has signed a new five-year deal with the club. Busquets, 27, has established himself as one of the best defensive midfielders in ...