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Former President Goodluck Jonathan and other African leaders, yesterday, brainstormed on issues of democracy and crises on the African continent, with a view to boosting development.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been awarded the ‘Symbol of Peace’ among recipients of the maiden edition of the ‘100 Most Notable Peace Icons in Africa’ honour.
Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has advocated a shift in perception that agriculture is a rural development programme. He said it should be seen as a wealth creation initiative.
As we are still deconstructing the complexity and implications of last Wednesday’s almost thirteen-hour Court of Appeal’s judgment on the 2023 presidential elections, it is important to note the word on marble above as it dealt us a blow ten years ago when a perceived electoral injustice claimed the life of a former Governor of Ondo State.
Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said the protest that greeted fuel subsidy removal during former president Goodluck Jonathan's administration in 2012 was mere politics. Fayemi stated this while presenting his keynote address at a national dialogue organised to celebrate 60th birthday of the founding National Secretary of Alliance for Democracy…
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has explained why he supported the late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua to be his successor in 2007 despite his health challenges at the time. Yar'Adua succeeded Obasanjo in 2007 following a controversial election. However, Yar'Adua's presidency was overshadowed by his persistent health issues. He suffered from a longstanding kidney ailment and…
A suggestion lately from the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde that governors can do with one term in office as against the current two terms is interesting and a reenactment of age-old debate about the desirability of one term for elected public officers.
Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, leaves Abuja for Harare on Saturday to observe Zimbabwe’s general elections, scheduled to take place on Aug. 23.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, former vice president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa and Rwanda President, Paul Kagama have been named peace icons in Africa by an international peace-based organisation, Peace Ambassador Agency Worldwide. Others on the list included Kenyan President, William Ruto, President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adeshina; Chairman UBA…
President Bola Tinubu has tasked Nigerian politicians and traditional rulers on sustaining nation’s unity. He made this known in Abuja on Thursday at the public presentation of the book “Brutally Frank,” an autobiography of elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the book has 28 chapters with 688 pages.…
Ikechukwu Eze, the spokesman to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has dismissed allegations by the Bayelsa APC Elders Council that Jonathan nominated, or attempted to nominate the Bayelsa ministerial appointee in President Bola Tinubu's yet-to-be announced cabinet. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Eze said Jonathan would have ordinarily ignored the allegations “given that neither the…