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Jonathan Performing Better Than Obasanjo – Presidency •You’re Building On My Foundations – Ex-President

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President Goodluck Jonathan has again fired a salvo in the direction of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, saying the ex-President left Nigeria in darkness after his tenure. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, made this known while speaking in an interview with Sahara TV on Saturday. ... Read More »

2015: Chime Declares Support For Jonathan, Says APC Will Not Campaign In Enugu

FROM LEFT: SPEAKER, ENUGU STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, MR EUGENE ODOH; PDP CHAIRMAN FOR THE STATE, CHIEF VITA ABBA; DEPUTY GOVERNOR, MR SUNDAY ONYEBUCHI AND GOV. SULLIVAN CHIME, DURING THE SWEARING-IN CEREMONY OF ELECTED LOCAL GOVERNMENT CHAIRMEN IN ENUGU (CREDIT: NAN).

Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State has pledged his support for President Goodluck Jonathan for the 2015 election. He declared his support for the president Saturday at the inauguration/swearing in ceremony of 17 local government chairmen in the state at the Michael Okpara Square, Enugu. While assuring the president of the ... Read More »

Operation Tukur Must Go: Presidency, National Chairman’s Loyalists Finger South-South Pro-Jonathan Gov

FROM LEFT: VICE-PRESIDENT NAMADI SAMBO; PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN; PDP NATIONAL CHAIRMAN, ALHAJI BAMANGA TUKUR AND PDP BOT CHAIRMAN, CHIEF TONY ANENIH, AT THE PARTY'S POST CONVENTION DINNER IN ABUJA LAST SEPTEMBER

The campaign for the removal of Alhaji Bamanga Tukur as National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been traced to a South-south governor, who is also a dependable ally of President Goodluck Jonathan. Presidency hawks and loyalists of the embattled national chairman identified the governor as the brain behind ... Read More »

2015: Ango Abdullahi, Northerners’ Utterances Will Spur Jonathan To Test Popularity – Onuesoke

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A  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in 2007 general elections and currently Special Project Director in the office of Delta State Governor, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, has declared that the threat of war by Professor Ango Abdullahi and his northern associates over President Goodluck Jonathan’s 2015 ambition will not stop the ... Read More »

Proposed Ban On Tokunbo Cars Not Meant To Punish Nigerians – Jonathan

PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN RECEIVING THE GREAT GRAND PATRON AWARD FROM THE NATIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE ROAD TRANSPORT EMPLOYERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA, HIGH CHIEF MUSA ISIWELE SHEHU, DURING THEIR VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT AT THE STATE HOUSE IN ABUJA. PHOTO BY AKIN OLADOKUN

President Goodluck Jonathan has assured Nigerians that his administration’s recent auto policy is not designed to cause hardship for them as being widely feared. When it comes into effect, the policy will ultimately ban the importation of used cars popularly known as ‘Tokunbo’ – the major means through which middle-level ... Read More »

Jonathan Okays Upgrade Of Gombe Medical Centre To Federal Teaching Hospital

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The Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Gombe has been upgraded to a Teaching Hospital. This was stated in a press release on Friday, signed by the Assistant Director, Public Relations of the hospital, Haruna Abdulrasheed, issued on Friday. According to the release, the approval for the upgrade was given by President ... Read More »

2015: Resign Or Face Sack, Suswam Tells Commissioners, Perm Secs Eyeing Position

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Benue State governor, Mr. Gabriel Suswam has given Commissioners and Permanent Secretaries eyeing the ticket for 2015 governorship elections in the state up to the end of January to resign or get sacked. The governor gave the directive in Makurdi, the state capital on Friday at an emergency meeting with PDP governorship ... Read More »

Jonathan Goes Spiritual Over 2015, PDP Crisis

PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN (R) RECEIVING HOLY BIBLE FROM THE DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT, APOSTOLIC FAITH, WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA, REVD. BAYO ADENIRAN DURING LAST SUNDAY OF THE YEAR CHURCH SERVICE AT APOSTOLIC FAITH CHURCH, REGIONAL HEADQUATERS JABI ABUJA ON SUNDAY (29/12/13).

President Goodluck Jonathan may have decided to go spiritual to overcome the storm facing him and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over his non-verbal declaration for the 2015 presidential elections. It was learnt that that throughout last month, several prayer meetings which centered on the lingering PDP crisis and the ... Read More »

I’m Number 7 On Jonathan’s Watch List, Says el-Rufai •You’re Suffering From Paranoia-Mental Illness – Presidency Reacts

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Former Minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Malam Nasir el-Rufai stirred the hornet’s nest on Thursday evening when he claimed that he is number 7 on the purported watch list of President Goodluck Jonathan. el-Rufai, who made the claim via his tweeter handle, identified four other prominent Nigerians including former ... Read More »

2015: Jonathan Set To Declare Re-Election Bid Next Week To PDP NEC

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Information Nigeria has gathered that President Goodluck Jonathan will declare his intention to contest for the 2015 presidential election next Thursday. He is expected to make his intention known at a scheduled meeting of the National Executive Council, NEC, of the party, where a vote of confidence would be passed ... Read More »

Alleged Opposition To National Confab: Opposition Trying To Pitch Me Against Presidency – Elechi

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Governor Martin Elechi of Ebonyi State on Friday said he believes Nigeria has done well as a country since amalgamation in 1914. Mr. Elechi, who made this known while speaking with State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, after emerging from a meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan, also noted ... Read More »

Jonathan Makes U-Turn, Says No Plan To Sell Four Refineries

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President Goodluck Jonathan has said his administration has no plan sell the four refineries in the country, contrary to widespread reports that the move has received his blessings. President Jonathan, who made this known through his spokesman, Reuben Abati, was reacting yesterday to reports that he had given the go-ahead ... Read More »

Doctors’ Strike: Jonathan Agrees To Appoint Nigeria’s First Ever Surgeon-General

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President Goodluck Jonathan may have saved Nigerians from having to experience another agonizing round of strike action by doctors in public hospitals as he has acceded to demands by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) to appoint a surgeon-general of the federation. He has also reportedly agreed to the association’s demand ... Read More »

Single Term Pact: Nyako’s A Lost Sheep – Presidency

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The Presidency on Thursday lampooned Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State over his recent allegation that President Goodluck Jonathan indeed signed a document with some Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governors agreeing to serve for a single term. Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Mr. Ahmed Gulak, in an interview ... Read More »

Jonathan’s New Year Message: Promises Alone Can’t End Corruption, Says SERAP

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A civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, on Thursday urged President Goodluck Jonathan to refer unresolved cases of corruption to the anti-graft agencies. SERAP gave the advice in a statement issued in Lagos which was a reaction to Mr. Jonathan’s New Year broadcast where he promised to fight ... Read More »

FG Says No plan To Increase Fuel Price… Warns Against Panic Buying, Hoarding Of Products

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Amid rumors that the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as fuel, would be jerked up from its current approved rate of N97/litre, the Federal Government on Thursday described the speculations as false. The speculation comes on the backdrop of the 2012 New Year day unexpected increase ... Read More »

Anenih, Tukur Must Retire For Peace To Reign In PDP – S/East CAN

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President Goodluck Jonathan has been warned to ‘tighten his seat belt’ in the New Year, or honourably resign his position and vacate the Aso Villa. This warning was handed to the president by Chairman of the South- East chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, and the Anglican Bishop ... Read More »

Jonathan To politicians: Place National Interest Above Personal Interests

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President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday disclosed that the nationwide ceremonies to mark the hundred years of the nation’s existence would commence in late February. The President disclosed this while addressing the congregation at the Our Lady Queen Catholic Cathedral, Garki, Abuja, where he attended the New Year service. “Today is ... Read More »

Lagos PDP Prays For Nigeria, Seeks Divine Intervention In 2015 Polls

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The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday, held an inter-religious service for victory in the upcoming governorship election in the state. The party also prayed for continued peace and unity in Nigeria and for God to preserve President Goodluck Jonathan to administer the country well. ... Read More »

N255m Bulletproof Cars: Igbo Group Urges Jonathan To Ignore Calls For Oduah’s Sack

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More support has come for embattled Minister of Aviation, Ms. Stella Oduah as a group has pleaded with President Goodluck Jonathan to ignore calls for her sack until her culpability in the N255 million bullet proof cars scam was established. The group, known as Igbo Democratic Forum, which made the ... Read More »

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