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2015: Any Person Fighting Jonathan Is Fighting God – Clark

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Former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark said Wednesday that President Goodluck Jonathan was reluctant to accept to be the vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, when he was offered the position in 2007. He said when the idea of becoming the running mate to late ... Read More »

Why Ihejirika Must Appear Before ICC Despite Opposition From Kinsmen, By NEF

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Despite stiff opposition from the South-East region of the country against the plan to drag erstwhile Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Azubuike Ihejirika and six others before the International Criminal Court of Justice in The Hague for alleged human rights violation by security agencies in campaign against Boko Haram ... Read More »

President Jonathan Joins Other World Leaders For Economic Summit In Davos

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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday joined over 2,500 government and political leaders, economists and scientists at the four-day economic forum in Davos, Switzerland. The meeting would discuss amongst others, how to strengthen global economic recovery, tackle lingering problems of growing inequalities, youth unemployment and ageing societies. The Dutch Press Agency reports that in spite of its ... Read More »

Gani Adams: Unpatriotic Nigerians Planning To Sabotage Confab

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National Coordinator of the Oodu’a People’s Congress, OPC, Otunba Gani Adams has raised alarm over alleged plans, by those he referred to as unpatriotic Nigerians, to sabotage the proposed national conference. Adams in a statement, yesterday, reaffirmed the OPC’s resolve to support the conference initiated by President Goodluck Jonathan noting that ... Read More »

Hundreds Of Anti-Amaechi Protesters Threaten To Shut Down Airport, Oil Installations Over Mbu

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Hundreds of protesters drawn from the four Ikwerre speaking local government areas of Emohua, Obio/Akpor, Port Harcourt and Ikwerre of Rivers State yesterday blocked the ever busy Port Harcourt-Aba-Enugu road thereby causing serious traffic hold-up in major parts of the Garden city. The protesters comprising youths, young and elderly men and ... Read More »

2015: Ndigbo Must Support Jonathan’s Re-Election Bid In Their Own Interest – MASSOB Leader

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Leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has advised Ndigbo to support President Goodluck Jonathan’s second term ambition. The MASSOB leader, made this call in Owerri, the Imo State capital, when he received the recently reinstated National Chairman of the ... Read More »

Anarchy Looms In Rivers And Jonathan Pretends Not To Know, APC Warns

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned of the looming anarchy in Rivers that may have far-reaching consequences beyond the state, unless President Goodluck Jonathan urgently reins in his supporters, who it said backed by a gross-partisan police, have now resorted to bringing in ex-militants from neighbouring states to attack ... Read More »

Nigeria Will Not Disintegrate Even If Jonathan Loses In 2015 – Junaid

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Second Republic federal lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, yesterday maintained that Nigeria would not disintegrate if President Goodluck Jonathan was not allowed a second term in office in 2015. Mohammed pointed out that the country had grown beyond the stage of disintegrating on account of the electoral misfortune of one man. ... Read More »

Jonathan Appoints Tukur As Chairman Of Nigeria Railway Corporation

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President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of immediate past National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, as the Chairman of the Nigeria Railway Corporation. His appointment was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the ... Read More »

Breaking News: Jonathan Forwards Ministerial List To Senate… Gusau, Boni Haruna, Obanikoro Make List

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As previously reported by Information Nigeria, President Goodluck Jonathan has submitted the list of ministerial nominees to the Senate for confirmation on Tuesday before jetting out to Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting. Jonathan in a letter read by Senate President David Mark at plenary in Abuja ... Read More »

New Automotive Policy: Nigeria Will Soon Start Exporting Cars To Other Countries – Jonathan

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President Goodluck Jonathan has boasted that with the recent National Automotive Industry Policy put in place by his administration, Nigeria will soon begin the exportation of cars to other countries. He also stressed that the policy must come into effect as part of federal government’s industrialization policy. Speaking yesterday when a ... Read More »

2015: Jonathan’s Campaign Posters Resurface In Abuja

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Despite denials from the presidency that President Goodluck Jonathan has not authorized any person or group to begin campaigns for his reelection in 2015; various groups have continued to flood the nation’s capital city, Abuja, with campaign posters of the president in respect of 2015 presidential polls, thereby flouting the ... Read More »

Anti-Gay Law: Jonathan Was Not Scheduled To Visit Canada, Says Canadian High Commission

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The Canadian High Commission has denied media reports that a state visit being planned by President Goodluck Jonathan to Canada in February has been cancelled by the Canadian government. According to the reports, the cancellation was the North American country’s way of registering its strong opposition to the recent signing ... Read More »

Anglican Bishop To Northern Elders: Igbos Will Resist Any Move To Drag Ihejirika Before ICC

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The Anglican Bishop of Enugu, Rt. Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, yesterday, flayed the Northern Elders Forum for threatening to drag the immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika before the International Criminal Court, ICC, in The Hague for alleged extra-judicial killings of some northerners during military operations against ... Read More »

Why We Chose Mu’azu As Tukur’s Replacement – Jonathan

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As Nigerians express optimism that the appointment of Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu will bring an end to the crisis rocking the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, President Goodluck Jonathan has given an insight into the choice of the former Bauchi State governor to pilot the affairs of the party at its ... Read More »

Tukur To Be Appointed New Defence Minister?

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There are indications that immediate past national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Dr. Bamanga Tukur maybe appointed the next Minister of Defence by President Goodluck Jonathan. The ministry has been without a substantive minister since June last year and is presently supervised by Information Minister, Mr. Labaran Maku. ... Read More »

Rivers Ethnic Group Demands Apology From Amaechi For Nominating Wike As Minister

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The Council of Orashi Ethnic Nationality in Rivers state has demanded an apology from Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and the people of Ikwerre ethnic nationality, for recommending the Supervising Minister of Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, to President Goodluck Jonathan as a minister. Amaechi and Wike are Ikwerre. Amaechi had often ... Read More »

CNPP Asks Jonathan To Wade Into Rivers Crisis

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The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) on Monday appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to intervene in the face- off between the police and some politicians in Rivers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the face-off which began in 2013 has continued to gather momentum with allegations and counter ... Read More »

Afenifere Group Rejects Okurounmu’s Confab Recommendations

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The Afenifere Renewal Group, ARG, has restated its objection to the recommendations of the Femi Okurounmu’s Presidential Advisory Committee on National Dialogue for its inability to “engender the type of confab that Nigeria needs”. The Yoruba socio-political group in a statement signed by Kunle Famoriyo, its Publicity Secretary on Sunday, ... Read More »

Security Operatives On Top Of The Situation In Rivers – Presidency

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The presidency has reacted to the allegation by All Progressives Congress, APC, that the crisis in Rivers State is being sponsored by supporters of President Goodluck Jonathan, saying the opposition party was the one fomenting trouble in the oil-rich South-South state to give an impression that the governor, Rotimi Ameachi, ... Read More »