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It Is Better To Gain Honour At The Cost Of Losing Power – Jonathan To Trump
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It Is Better To Gain Honour At The Cost Of Losing Power – Jonathan To Trump

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has again preached peace to nations around the world, saying it is preferable to gain honour and lose power. His Facebook post on Friday came at the time sources in US President Donald Trump’s camp said he was not considering conceding defeat if he loses the election to Democrat Joe Biden. “Nobody’s ambition is worth the blood of any citizen. It is better to gain honour at the cost of losing power than to gain power at the cost of losing honour,” Mr Jonathan wrote. “At any point in time, the power of love should matter more than the love of power. “This is my philosophy. I have lived it. It has brought great peace to both my beloved nation and I. And I recommend it to all leaders facing challenging situations, either in government, or at the p...
Photos Of Goodluck Jonathan Observing Tanzanian Election
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Photos Of Goodluck Jonathan Observing Tanzanian Election

Shared with Caption... ELECTION DAY IN TANZANIA: The African Union (AU) Expert Election Observer Team which I lead visited some polling stations in Dar es Salaam this morning as voting got underway in Tanzania's general elections. The African Union sees today's polls as yet another opportunity for the good people of the United Republic of Tanzania to deepen democracy and peace in the country. -GEJ
JJC Skillz and Soso Soberekon clash over ex-president Goodluck Jonathan
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JJC Skillz and Soso Soberekon clash over ex-president Goodluck Jonathan

Music executive Soso Sobereokon, who recently indicated interest in going into politics, shared a photo of himself with former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan and added a prayer emoji. JJC Skillz had a problem with Soso's post and he replied: "4 what?" Soso hit back saying: Because he is far better!! Don't forget your wife campaigned for APC & Buhari and they still betrayed and disgraced her. Think about it bro. JJC hit back, writing: "Get your facts right. My wife never campaigned for your friend. You're just being defensive because you join chop Nigerian money. So Abegie Sharappp there. #thiefnathief." Soso responded by trying to emasculate JJC. He wrote: "No need for insults, your HUSBAND Funke is my friend except I for post the video evidence. Gig...
#EndSARS: Goodluck Jonathan Condemns The “Use Of Deadly Force” On Protesters
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#EndSARS: Goodluck Jonathan Condemns The “Use Of Deadly Force” On Protesters

Former president Goodluck Jonathan has condemned the “use of deadly force” on #EndSARS protesters in Lagos state. In a statement on Thursday, Jonathan said such actions will only worsen the situation, calling on all parties to embrace dialogue. Nationwide protests against the now-dissolved police special anti-robbery squad (SARS) metamorphosed into agitation for improved governance in addition to justice for victims of police brutality. On Tuesday, soldiers shot at the young protesters while they converged on the Lekki tollgate. Twelve people died in the shooting and in a related development in Ikeja, according to Amnesty International. In the statement shared with TheCable, the former president said the event of recent days “has been a difficult time to me as well”. ...
EndSARS: Buhari, Obasanjo, Jonathan, security chiefs, others in crucial meeting
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EndSARS: Buhari, Obasanjo, Jonathan, security chiefs, others in crucial meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently hosting a virtual meeting with former Nigerian leaders and senior government officials. Those believed to be in attendance at the closed-door virtual meeting include ex-presidents Goodluck Jonathan, Olusegun Obasanjo, Abdulsalami Abubakar, Ernest Shonekan and Yakubu Gowon. Senior officials physically attending the meeting at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, include Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari and National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno. The heads of various security agencies like the police and the SSS are also attending the meeting which commenced at about 9 a.m. Although details of the meeting, which ...
Actor Yul Edochie calls for President Buhari’s resignation
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Actor Yul Edochie calls for President Buhari’s resignation

Actor Yul Edochie has called for the resignation of President Buhari. He made the call via his Twitter handle on Monday afternoon, October 19.   According to Yul, President Buhari was very vocal during the Goodluck Jonathan administration and called for the resignation of the former President on the basis of poor performance.   He opined that President Buhari has performed worse than Jonathan, therefore  he should resign from office. ''President Buhari was very vocal during the previous Govt. He called for Goodluck's resignation on the basis of poor performance. Today Buhari's performance is worse than that of Jonathan. We put our hopes in him & he failed us. I call for Buhari's resignation. #ENDBADGOVERNANCE'' he tweeted
Goodluck Jonathan Congratulates Obaseki For Emerging Victorious In Edo Election
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Goodluck Jonathan Congratulates Obaseki For Emerging Victorious In Edo Election

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan has sent a congratulatory message to Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over his victory in the Edo state election. Jonathan in a series of tweets on Sunday, September 20, commended the people of Edo and INEC for ensuring a peaceful, credible and transparent election in the state. The former president urged the re-elected governor to govern all people of his state without any partisan bias. He wrote: "I congratulate His Excellency @GovernorObaseki on his re-election as Edo State Governor. I also congratulate @inecnigeria for overseeing a process that allowed the votes of the good people of Edo to count."   "Democracy can only be consolidated to promote good governance in our nation and continent when our ...
Electronic Voting Is The Only Way To Credible Elections – Jonathan
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Electronic Voting Is The Only Way To Credible Elections – Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan, former president of Nigeria and UN special envoy on crisis management, says for electronic voting is the only way to get to credible elections in Nigeria and the rest of Africa. Speaking on the presidential panel of The Osasu Show Symposium 2020, Jonathan said the outcome of elections should be decided by the ballots, not by any other means — not even the courts. “To me if Africa especially will move forward is not just about routine conducts of elections, this year alone in West Africa made up of 15 states, we have five states that had elections,” Jonathan said. “So in terms of regular elections, we are progressing, but are these elections credible? Are they representing a constructional democratic setting is the issue. “Regular elections, fine, but election...
Second Niger Bridge: Buhari Did What OBJ, Yar’adua, Jonathan Couldn’t – Adesina
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Second Niger Bridge: Buhari Did What OBJ, Yar’adua, Jonathan Couldn’t – Adesina

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity on Friday gave details of how former Presidents elected under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deceived Nigerians with the Second Niger Bridge project. In his weekly article titled ‘ My Mercedes Is Bigger Than Yours’, Adesina said former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo who ruled Nigeria from 1999 to 2007; Umaru Musa Yar’adua who was President from 2007 to 2010 and his successor, Goodluck Jonathan only used the Second Niger Bridge project as a campaign promise during the 16 year reign of the PDP. He said “We can never say too much about the Second Niger Bridge. The existing one was built in 1965, and had become totally inadequate to serve as the artery between the southern and other parts of the ...
Mali: Jonathan Briefs Buhari, Says Junta Wants ECOWAS Sanctions Removed
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Mali: Jonathan Briefs Buhari, Says Junta Wants ECOWAS Sanctions Removed

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), again on Monday received briefings from former President Goodluck Jonathan, who is the Economic Community of West African States Special Envoy to Mali, on the current situation in the country. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President at the meeting held inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said the priority in Mali now should be securing the country, which is largely occupied by terrorists. The statement was titled, ‘President Buhari receives updates on Mali situation from Special Envoy, Goodluck Jonathan.’ Adesina said the meeting between the two leaders came ahead of an extraordinary virtual summit by ECOWAS heads of state and leaders, scheduled for Friday. ...
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Marry a woman you are physically attracted to’ – Reno Omokri says to men

former Presidential Aide to Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has advised men to go in for women who there are physically attracted to. Taking to his Twitter page, Reno Omokri cited that a man should marry a woman he has physical attraction for irrespective of how ‘holy’ he is. He used the case of Abraham in the Holy Bible citing him as a holy man yet he was physically attracted to Sarah. his words; “No matter how holy you are, still ensure you marry a woman you are attracted to. She MUST be a believer. However, holiness alone can’t make a woman attractive. Abraham was physically attracted to Sarah!”
Goodluck Jonathan Mourns Late Burundi President, Nkurunziza, Prays For Peaceful Transition
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Goodluck Jonathan Mourns Late Burundi President, Nkurunziza, Prays For Peaceful Transition

I extend my deepest condolence to the Government and people of Burundi over the passing on of their President H.E. Pierre Nkurunziza who died suddenly on Tuesday. May God Almighty comfort his family and the good people of Burundi as they mourn. . May he grant the Republic of Burundi the grace of peaceful transition that will further strengthen the hope and confidence of the people in democracy and its promise of a stable State. GEJ The Former President Tweeted  
African leaders back Adesina, say no nation has veto power over AfDB
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African leaders back Adesina, say no nation has veto power over AfDB

  At least 15 African leaders Friday said they were “concerned” by the allegations against the president of African Development Bank Akinwunmi Adesina and insisted that no nation would be allowed to control the 56-year-old institution. Those who signed the statement included former Nigerian presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan, whom Adesina served as agriculture minister, Ghana’s John Kuffour, former Malawian President Joyce Banda and former Liberian leader Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. Tunisia’s Mohamed Marzouki, Tanzania’s Benjamin Mkapa and former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn also signed the statement. “No nation, regardless of how powerful, has a veto power over the African Development Bank, and no nation should have such power,” the African...
Pantami Blocks Twitter Users Who Questioned Silence On Zamfara, Katsina Killings
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Pantami Blocks Twitter Users Who Questioned Silence On Zamfara, Katsina Killings

Nigerians on social networking platform, Twitter, are recounting how Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, blocked them for questioning him about his silence on the attacks by armed bandits in Zamfara and Katsina states. While in the opposition in 2012, Pantami heavily criticised the handling of insurgency in Nigeria's North-East by former President, Goodluck Jonathan. He also said in an opinion piece published on an online news platform that "leadership in Nigeria has failed" and called on Nigerians to "rise up" and change the situation. An audio where he incited Nigerians against Jonathan over his handling of security in the country has also been making the rounds on Twitter, with many accusing him of hypocrisy now that the party he belongs to, the All P...
Jonathan Disowns Online Comments On Biafra And Niger Delta
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Jonathan Disowns Online Comments On Biafra And Niger Delta

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that he never spoke on the position of Niger Delta over agitations for Biafra. Jonathan, in a statement by his Media Adviser, Mr Ikechukwu Eze, on Saturday also disowned an online publication which claimed that he spoke on the relationship between the South East and Niger Delta. The report was said to have also claimed that Jonathan spoke on the position of Niger Delta over agitations for Biafra in a speech he was said to have presented recently in Texas, United States. The former president described the report as false, adding that he couldn’t have presented the purported speech because he neither travelled to the US nor sent anybody to represent him at the unnamed event. Eze said it was the second time in three years that Jonath...
Former Presidential Aide, Doyin Okupe, Wife Recover from COVID-19
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Former Presidential Aide, Doyin Okupe, Wife Recover from COVID-19

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, and his wife, have been discharged from the Ogun state Isolation center after testing negative twice for the novel Coronavirus. Okupe in a post shared on his Facebook page this afternoon, said himself and his wife Aduralere, tested positive for the ravaging virus on April 23rd and were immediately checked into the state Isolation center in Sagamu. Thankfully they were treated for the virus and have fully recovered. ''On the 23rd of april, my wife aduralere and I tested positive to covid19 virus. That same day we were moved to the isolation ward facilities in Sagamu. Glory be to God Almighty Jehova and His Son Jesus Christ through whose blood that was shed for us at calvary and by whose stripes we became healed and test...
New York Judge Orders 10 Banks To Release Money Laundering Docs Against Ex-President Jonathan, Wife
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New York Judge Orders 10 Banks To Release Money Laundering Docs Against Ex-President Jonathan, Wife

The Nigerian Government had last month asked the court to compel the banks to release account details of former President, Goodluck Jonathan, his wife, Patience, former ministers of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke and Rilwanu Lukman. A New York federal judge has ruled that Nigeria can subpoena 10 banks in the United States for information the country needs to prosecute government officials allegedly connected to a British Virgin Island engineering firm’s bribery scheme and subsequent $9.6bn arbitral claim, according to law360.com. The Nigerian Government had last month asked the court to compel the banks to release account details of former President, Goodluck Jonathan, his wife, Patience, former ministers of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke and Rilwanu...
Why I’m Staying Away From Partisan Politics – Goodluck Jonathan
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Why I’m Staying Away From Partisan Politics – Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said he reduced his political activities since he quit power in 2015 to enable him to concentrate on his foundation . The former leader gave the explanation on Sunday in Yenagoa , Bayelsa State , when Governor Douye Diri inaugurated the state executive council of the Peoples Democratic Party. Jonathan , who said he was actually moving away from being “an effective partisan politician , ” however , noted that his absence from political activities was being misunderstood. He said , “ Don’t be discouraged if you do not see me in most party activities in the state . I decided to appear in this event so that I will not be misunderstood. “ I ’ m shifting away from being an effective partisan politician because of my foundation . People who want ...
Former Minister Of Health, Haliru Alhassan Is Dead
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Former Minister Of Health, Haliru Alhassan Is Dead

A former minister of Health, Haliru Alhassan is dead. His demise was confirmed by a Family member in Sokoto. As at the time of filing this report, the cause and time of his death have not been disclosed. However, POLITICS NIGERIA gathered that the minister was diabetic before his death. The late Haliru was appointed minister during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. He was a prince of the Sokoto Caliphate. He is survived by a wife and four children.
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My Wife Was Always The Joke, GoodLuck Jonathan Says

The former president of Nigeria, His Excellency Ebelle Good Luck Jonathan has come up to tell Nigerians that his wife was always the joke of the country. He made the reaction on Twitter when a Nigerian made a post about the boring state of NIgeria. The tweet says; “Who else noticed Nigeria has been boring ever since Buhari became the President?” GoodLuck Jonathan retweeted the post with a caption “My wife was always the joke” The truth remains that, Dame Patience Jonathan made NIgeria lively with her sense of humour but Intentionally and un intentionally. She dropped slangs almost on a daily basis. Nigerians felt happy each time she spoke back then. Infact we have Truely missed her senses of humour. Her husband is really proud of her.
“If Goodluck Jonathan Were President During Coronavirus” By Reno Omokri
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“If Goodluck Jonathan Were President During Coronavirus” By Reno Omokri

If Jonathan was President during #COVID19, and he refused to close Nigeria’s borders because his daughter and Chief of Staff were abroad, and he also focused sharing of palliative funds in Bayelsa, while other states got little or nothing, and ‘donated’ weevil infested rice and spoilt beans to opposition states, and asked schools to close, while at the same time ordering the closed school to feed the children, who are at home, and asked Lagosians to close from work at 6PM and get home before 8PM curfew (in Lagos traffic!). What would General @muhammadubuhari, Professor Wole Soyinka, Oby Ezekwesili and Nasir @Nelrufai’s reactions have been?
COVID-19: Kano might be a manifestation of Melinda Gates’ warning – Omokri
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COVID-19: Kano might be a manifestation of Melinda Gates’ warning – Omokri

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, has warned that the situation in Kano State was a proof that Coronavirus should not be politicized. In the past few days, Kano State has stirred controversies online after it allegedly recorded death of over 600 people including twenty prominent persons. Reports on Saturday had it that twenty prominent residents had dropped dead in the state within the last 24 hours. DAILY POST reported that while some had Coronavirus symptoms, there are speculations that some died of meningitis, but residents and government are yet to explain the real cause. Reacting, Omokri called out Africans who criticized Melinda Gates for “seeing dead bodies all over African Streets due to the Coronavirus outbreak.” His tweet re...
How Oby Ezekwesili Was Used And Dumped – Reno Omokri
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How Oby Ezekwesili Was Used And Dumped – Reno Omokri

Do not be fooled. Oby Ezekwesili, for all her religious pretensions, is a self-righteous hypocrite. I know this because I have incontrovertible proof that lays her hypocrisy bare. Oby is a woman that loves to criticise others, but cannot stand to be criticised. While I was one of President Jonathan’s spokesmen, I watched her criticise my boss using polite and impolite language. Then one day, I saw her respond to criticism by another person against her, and all hell broke lose. She attacked me like a mother hen whose chickens were under threat and promised to report me to my boss. You can imagine! Reporting me to the very same authority she had been undermining. How rich! Typical Oby. And then I wrote a parable tweet directed at someone who is now serving in Buhari’s government...
I Am Delighted By Presidential Insult On Soyinka, Says Omokri
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I Am Delighted By Presidential Insult On Soyinka, Says Omokri

Popular social media commentator and people democratic party (PDP) chieftain, Reno Omokri has stated that he is delighted by the presidential insult on renowned literature icon, Wole Soyinka. He stated that the Nobel prize winner lambasted former President Goodluck Jonathan and wife in 2015 because of president Muhammadu Buhari. Omokri asked if Soyinka is currently enjoying the treatment he is currently getting. He wrote: “So delighted by the @NGRPresident’s insults on Wole Soyinka. Well done @GarShehu! Soyinka insulted ex President @GEJonathan and his wife, who he called a hippopotamus. He then campaigned for General @MBuhari. I hope he is enjoying him.” So delighted by the @NGRPresident’s insults on Wole Soyinka. Well done @GarShehu! Soyinka insulted ex President @GEJo...
Buhari, Jonathan, Others Congratulate Tinubu At 68
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Buhari, Jonathan, Others Congratulate Tinubu At 68

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a congratulatory message to a former governor of Lagos State and a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, who clocked 68 Saturday. The president, who spoke through his aide, Femi Adesina, praised Mr Tinubu’s “courage, forthrightness and diligence in providing exemplary and broadminded leadership for the political party.” He said the leadership example set by Mr Tinubu in Lagos has steadily provided a ladder for budding leaders to grow and contribute to national development. “Asiwaju greatest strength lies in his ability to look beyond religious, ethnic and political stereotyping, embracing the reality of Nigeria as one entity,” Mr Buhari was quoted as saying. Also, former President Goodluck Jonathan felicitated with M...
Stop Calling Upcoming Actors Veterans’ – Fred Amata warns
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Stop Calling Upcoming Actors Veterans’ – Fred Amata warns

Nollywood actor and filmmaker Fred Amata has warned the media to desist from calling upcoming actors Veterans saying veterans are people who have contributed to the growth of the Nigerian movie industry over a long period of time. Fred Amata, who is the president of the Directors Guild of Nigeria made the comments just days after actor after actor Zubby Michaels Criticized the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) organizers over an alleged snub of “pillars of Nollywood”. Zubby, accused the AMVCA organizers of being tribalistic in their choice of awards by ignoring Igbo 'veteran' actors and now Amata has asked the media to stop referring to young actors and actresses as veterans. Speaking in a press conference in Lagos to mark the Directors Guild of Nigeria forth coming ...
Jonathan, Anyaoku, Ooni Of Ife, Soyinka Join One United Africa 1000 Man March
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Jonathan, Anyaoku, Ooni Of Ife, Soyinka Join One United Africa 1000 Man March

Zambia President, Goodluck, Anyaoku, Ooni Of Ife, Soyinka, Join One United Africa 1000 Man March In the search for workable solutions to manage the extensive challenges faced in Africa, a non governmental organization called One United Africa Foundation has commenced the crusade of a Pan-African renaissance. In its envisioned prospects, the organizations has signed a partnership with one of Nigeria's leading PR agency, Amity Global Network, as the official Media Partner for the efficient promotion of its People to People Citizenry Engagement Initiative. This is in view of the One United Africa 1000Man March, holding in Abuja on the 31st of March 2020 and organized to promote unity, defined engagements that unites the collective exploration of our resources and productively channeli...
No Record of How Obasanjo, Yar’adua and Jonathan Spent Abacha’s $5bn Loot – FG
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No Record of How Obasanjo, Yar’adua and Jonathan Spent Abacha’s $5bn Loot – FG

The Federal Government has revealed that they have no records of the exact amount of public funds stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha and no records of how the administrations .of Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua and Goodluck Jonathan spent about $5 billion of the loot recovered between 1999 and 2015. The disclosure was made after Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) Freedom of Information (FoI) requests to Mr Abukabar Malami (SAN) Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice and Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning on “information on the exact amount of public funds stolen by Abacha, and details of spending of about $5 billion recovered loot since the return of democracy in 1999.” The FoI r...
Side Chicks are Only after Money and not Love – Reno Omokri
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Side Chicks are Only after Money and not Love – Reno Omokri

Nigerian activist and former to aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has stated that side chicks are mostly after money and not necessarily love. The author took to his Twitter page to enlighten those who mistake the closeness of side chicks to be love, telling them that they (side chicks) are only after their pocket and nothing more. He wrote; “You say your side chick loves you? Ask yourself how many side chicks have you seen with broke guys. When you get the answer, you will realize they are not into guys. They are into money. They are not heterosexual or homosexual. They are moneysexual ”
We are Still Probing Donations to Jonathan’s Campaign – EFCC
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We are Still Probing Donations to Jonathan’s Campaign – EFCC

The funding for the 2015 presidential campaign of former President Goodluck Jonathan is still being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). An EFCC investigator, Shehu Shuaibu disclosed this while being cross-examined in a money laundering case before the federal high court in Lagos on Tuesday February 25. He said the donations made to the bank account of Joint Trust Dimensions Limited, who alongside Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation and an official of Jonathan’s campaign organisation; Nenadi Usman, former minister of finance; and Yusuf Danjuma are defendants in the case relating to Jonathan’s campaign, is still being investigated. The cash inflow into the company's bank account was quoted as follows; “N500m from Global Scan System L...
We Are Still Looking Into Donations From Jonathan’s Presidential Campaign – EFCC
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We Are Still Looking Into Donations From Jonathan’s Presidential Campaign – EFCC

An investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Shehu Shuaibu, said on Tuesday that alleged donations towards the 2015 presidential campaign of former President Goodluck Jonathan were still being probed. Shuaibu pointed out to Justice Rilwan Aikawa that some monetary inflows into the bank account of a firm, Joint Trust Dimensions Limited, which is being tried for money laundering in connection with Jonathan’s campaign funds. The firm is the fourth defendant in the N4.9bn fraud charges filed by the EFCC against a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, and Yusuf Danjuma. Fani-Kayode was the Director of Publicity of Jonathan’s presidential campaign organisation for the 2015 elections. He, alongsid...
Goodluck Jonathan Congratulates Douye Diri
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Goodluck Jonathan Congratulates Douye Diri

CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE TO HIS EXCELLENCY SENATOR DOUYE DIRI I congratulate His Excellency, Senator Douye Diri who was sworn in today as the 5th Civilian Governor of Bayelsa State, in compliance with the Supreme court verdict of yesterday, 13th February 2020. As Governor, the responsibility of building hope and sustaining peace across the State now lies on your shoulders. I urge you to always bear in mind that you are the Governor of all Bayelsans and to seize this moment of glory to build bridges of unity by entrenching a culture of love, fairness and justice in our polity. Your journey to Creek Haven is a divine one, so I advise you to use the position to do good to humanity and pursue the development of the State in order to write your name in gold. You have worked with me befor...
Goodluck Jonathan Justified – Omokri Reacts As Borno Residents Boo Buhari
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Goodluck Jonathan Justified – Omokri Reacts As Borno Residents Boo Buhari

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to trending video of Borno residents booing President Muhammadu Buhari. In the viral video, it was reported that hundreds of Borno residents booed Buhari and his entourage on arrival in the state on a “sympathy visit”. The resident shouted “Ba ma so, ba ma yi” in Hausa language which means “We don’t want, we are not interested” in English. They booed Buhari’s convoy as they passed. The President arrived Maiduguri following the killing of 30 persons in Auno by Boko Haram insurgents. The terrorists stormed the village at about 9:50 pm on Sunday and abducted some persons. Omokri, sharing the video on his Twitter page inferred that the actions of Borno residents had vindicated Goodluck Jonathan. Acc...
Farida Waziri Lied About Why She Was Sacked – Goodluck Jonathan
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Farida Waziri Lied About Why She Was Sacked – Goodluck Jonathan

Nigeria’s Ex-President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has branded former Chairperson of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mrs. Farida Waziri, as a liar for saying that she was fired from office because of her probe of some oil racketeers. But the former President said Waziri was sacked based on Nigeria’s interest and global standing. A statement issued by Ikechukwu Eze, Media Adviser to Jonathan on Monday said the former president read media reports credited to Waziri, in which she claimed in her new book that she was removed from because of her probe of some oil racketeers. “We thought we had dealt with this matter, after promptly debunking similar statements she made in the past. In 2017 when she claimed that she lost her job because she “refused to back down from...
Sheikh Abubakar Gumi Asks Buhari To Resign Over Insecurity, Praises Jonathan
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Sheikh Abubakar Gumi Asks Buhari To Resign Over Insecurity, Praises Jonathan

Mycelebityandi reports that famous Islamic leader and scholar, Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Abubakar Gumi has condemned the present state of Insecurity witnessed in the country as a result of Boko Haram. In the video below, he said that Nigeria has witnessed more death as a result of Boko Haram now than during the government of President Goodluck Jonathan. He blamed the current President, Muhammadu Buhari for Boko Haram attacks. He said Buhari's government is not committed to fighting insurgency as it should. The Islamic scholar said the way he asked President Jonathan to resign over Boko Haram insurgency is the same way he is now asking President Buhari to resign, even with immediate effect as insecurity is getting worse. Gumi who could not hide his feelings during the speech felt sorry ...
Buhari Not Invited But Jonathan And Obasanjo Are Invited To World Summit 2020
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Buhari Not Invited But Jonathan And Obasanjo Are Invited To World Summit 2020

Former Presidents of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, and Olusegun Obasanjo, met at the ongoing World Summit 2020, focused on ways to ensuring peace around the world. In a tweet on Tuesday, Jonathan expressed his delight at meeting with Obasanjo. Jonathan served as the President of Nigeria from 2010 to 2015, while Obasanjo served as Military Head of State from 1976 to 1979, and later as President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007. Announcing their meeting, Jonathan tweeted: “I was delighted to meet His Excellency, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, at the ongoing World Summit 2020, in Seoul, South Korea, where we joined Leaders from across the world to make a case for lasting peace, interdependence, and shared values among the world’s peoples and nations.” Recall, that Jonathan jetted out of t...
Marriage Does not Complete you, it Compliments you- Reno Omokri
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Marriage Does not Complete you, it Compliments you- Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri this morning took to his twitter handle to share his thoughts on marriage. He is of the opinion that marriage does not complete anyone but rather compliments. The former presidential aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, wrote; If you end up getting married, good. But if not, you are enough! You are so enough! You are more than enough! Marriage COMPLIMENTS you, but it does not COMPLETE you. “You are COMPLETE in Christ”-Colossians 2:10 You don’t need more COMPLETION
Nigerian Embassies In USA And China Have Not Updated Their Websites in Years
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Nigerian Embassies In USA And China Have Not Updated Their Websites in Years

The Nigerian embassy in Beijing, China, still has Goodluck Jonathan as president of Nigeria - 5 years after the election of a new president! With corona virus being a serious global threat, one would expect that the embassy would have some sort of safety information or update for Nigerians. The Nigerian Embassy in Washington DC on the one hand, is running a non-secure HTTP website, and has not updated parts of its website, see the listing of governors for instance, Ayo Fayose is still listed as governor of Ekiti, among others. If they cannot perform simple updates on their websites, what quality of service do you think they are offering to Nigerians in these countries?
Outrage As N5.9 Billion Water Project Rots In Jonathan’s Town
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Outrage As N5.9 Billion Water Project Rots In Jonathan’s Town

The inability of the Bayelsa State government to run a water project handed over to it by the Federal Government has led to the wastage of N5.9 billion and lack of potable water in the state, writes MIKE ODIEGWU. There is no potable water in Bayelsa State. While people in the rural areas depend heavily on polluted rivers, rivulets and streams for water, those living in Yenagoa, the state capital, buy water from vendors, mostly northerners, who purchase in gallons from privately-owned boreholes. On September 9, 2016, the Federal Government inaugurated a massive water intervention scheme, the Central Ogbia Regional Water Supply Project in Bayelsa State. The project, which gulped N5.9 billion, was sited at Otuoke, the community of former President Goodluck Jonathan in Ogbia Local...
“Obasanjo, Shagari, Yar’adua, Jonathan Never Wanted To Be President” – Tony Momoh
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“Obasanjo, Shagari, Yar’adua, Jonathan Never Wanted To Be President” – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Monday said only President Muhammadu Buhari became president of Nigeria by choice, adding that other past presidents in the country only came into office by accidents. Speaking in an interview with Daily Independent, Momoh said past presidents such as Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan never wanted to be presidents but were picked by some powerbrokers for the position. According to Momoh, Buhari Nigeria more than any other politician in Nigeria and that was why he joined politics in order to better the lives of the citizens. “Buhari understood Nigeria more than any other politician in Nigeria. That being the case, he knew what Nigeria wanted before he came into politics. When he came into politics in 2...
Nigerians Should Be Thankful That Bombing Has Reduced – Femi Adesina
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Nigerians Should Be Thankful That Bombing Has Reduced – Femi Adesina

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, says Nigerians ought to be thankful that the spate of attacks by Boko Haram has dropped. He said despite the recent bombings that have claimed scores of lives, the impact of terrorism was still less than what Nigerians faced under former President Goodluck Jonathan. Adesina, who is the most senior spokesman for the President, Maj. Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), said before the regime came into power, about six bombs were going off in a day. He said this during an interview on Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today’ programme on Sunday. The President’s spokesman was asked to explain to Nigerians why his principal had failed to deliver on one of his key promises, which was to defeat Boko Haram. He sai...
Rotimi Amaechi Meets GEJ For The 1st Time Since 2015
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Rotimi Amaechi Meets GEJ For The 1st Time Since 2015

Rt.Hon Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, the Transportation minister & former Governor of Rivers state met with former President Goodluck Jonathan for the first time since 2015 in worth caused a frenzy for the viewing public on the Friday the 10th of January in a function in Port-Harcourt city. This has made a lot of Political pundits to wonder why the masses are always the ones showing so much animosity even when the principals don't.
We Didn’t Completely Plug The Loopholes In Fight Against Corruption – Jonathan
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We Didn’t Completely Plug The Loopholes In Fight Against Corruption – Jonathan

Immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan has said that his administration did not plug all loopholes in its bid to end corruption in the country. The former President, however, said it was wrong to assume that the economy would have been in a worse shape if he was not kicked out of power in 2015. Jonathan spoke at the Eagles Square, Abuja on Saturday during the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, non- elective national convention. He was flanked by his former deputy, Namadi Sambo, some serving and former governors, and chieftains of the party. Jonathan also pointed at the 2012 flood in the country as a major set back to his government. According to him, “Though we didn’t completely plug the loopholes in the fight against corruption, but we did well. “I learnt that some p...