Jonathan, rigging lecturers and election conundrum
Election in Nigeria is better understood when one is defeated than when the electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) presents a certificate of return for being victorious.
Between Jonathan And Lamido: Renewing An Old Beef
The pain of loss goes deep. And, just as success demands no explanation and failure permits no alibi, to fail on many occasions compounds aches and pains.
Jonathan bags highest degree from Clark’s varsity
- Praises Ugwuanyi’s leadership style Edwin Clark University (ECU), Kiagbodo, Delta State, at the weekend bestowed on former President Goodluck Jonathan its highest honour, D.Sc (honoris causa). The degree was awarded to the former president by the chancellor, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, during the maiden convocation of the university after the governing council found him…
You cannot compromise your electoral integrity, Jonathan tells academia
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, said the involvement of academia in the management of elections in the country was based on their integrity, insisting that compromising their roles would undermine Nigeria’s fledgling democracy.
Buhari greets ex-President Jonathan at 62
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former President Goodluck Jonathan on his 62nd birthday.
PDP walking a tightrope to retain Creek Haven
Barely 20 days to the Bayelsa State governorship election, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seems to be walking a tightrope amid the gale of defections, fragmentation and lawsuit.
Bayelsa 2019: PDP kicks off guber rally, as APC mocks absence of Jonathan
In politics, the opposition always looks at the negatives because they feed into its expectation and narrative. Highlighting the positives will give it away as having no grounds in wanting to takeover the affairs of state.
Ex-president Jonathan visits Buhari in Aso Rock, declines comments
Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday visited President Muhammadu Buhari, his first visit to Aso Rock in Buhari’s second term. He arrived at the State House around 2.58 pm and met the President behind closed doors in his office around 3pm.
Attorney-General Adoke and the burden of memory
Senior Nigerian public officers are notoriously parsimonious with their recall once out of office. From among their club memoirs are unusual, especially, from those with any sense of lingering shelf-life.
You didn't offer help on Chibok girls, Jonathan counters former UK PM Cameron
Former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan said claims by former UK Prime Minister David Cameron that his government rejected help to rescue the abducted Chibok girls were untrue. "He (Cameron) never called me on the phone to offer any help," Jonathan said in a statement. "On the contrary, I am the one that reached out to…