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Nigeria Running Out Of FOREX – John Campbell, Ex-US Ambassador
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Nigeria Running Out Of FOREX – John Campbell, Ex-US Ambassador

A former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, says Nigeria is experiencing a shortage of Foreign Exchange due to the fall in international oil prices. He said the dip in oil prices occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic has had a negative effect on the Federal Government’s revenue and its access to US dollars through oil exports. This was contained in a piece by Campbell published on the website of the Council on Foreign Relations, a US nonprofit thinktank. The PUNCH reports that oil closed at about $60 per barrel in December 2019 but has since plunged to about $25 per barrel in May 2020. The former American envoy to Nigeria said, “Driven in part by the need for dollars, the government devalued the Nigerian currency, the naira, to 360 to the U.S. dollar, down...
“Muhammad Buhari Won All The Last Three Presidential Elections In Nigeria But He Was Rigged Out” – Fmr US Ambassador To Nigeria John Campbell Says
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“Muhammad Buhari Won All The Last Three Presidential Elections In Nigeria But He Was Rigged Out” – Fmr US Ambassador To Nigeria John Campbell Says

Former US Ambassador to Nigeria,John Campbell, in a recent interview with Channels TV, said from his investigations while in Nigeria, he discovered that President Buhari won the last three presidential elections but he was rigged out of the elections. Campbell first made the allegation in his recently released book, ''Nigeria, What everyone needs to know''. When asked in the interview how he arrived at the conclusion that Buhari won three times but was rigged out, Campbell said ''I arrived at that conclusion by talking to people who were intimately connected with the entire process that includes Individuals, NGOs, NGOs that are foreign based and Nigeria based. I think the rigging took place not so much at the polling units but at the places where the results from the polling units...
Patience Jonathan Was Arrogant, Flamboyant As Nigeria’s First Lady – Ex-US Envoy John Campbell
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Patience Jonathan Was Arrogant, Flamboyant As Nigeria’s First Lady – Ex-US Envoy John Campbell

A former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, has described former President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife, Patience, as being arrogant and flamboyant when she was Nigeria’s first lady. In a piece he wrote on Friday, ‘Nigerian President Buhari’s Sisyphean Efforts’, and posted on Council on Foreign Relations’ website, Campbell also wondered how Jonathan’s wife became wealthy having spent most of her life as a civil servant. The ex-US envoy stated, “Patience Jonathan as the first lady was flamboyant, arrogant, and widely disliked. She has yet to be convicted of a crime. However, it is curious how a person who spent most of her career in public service could accumulate an acknowledged $35 million in a poor country.” The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is currently ...