President Goodluck Jonathan
Why are we like this?
My friend, Henry, was a Cameroonian. We were classmates at the University of Lagos years ago. He was a voluble man. But each time something surprised or shocked him about Nigeria and the Nigerians
Edo PDP plots return as APC reels over Obaseki, Oshiomhole faceoff
Pointers emerged recently indicating the preparedness of leaders of Edo State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) to regain the Osadebay Government House in the forthcoming 2020 gubernatorial poll in the state.
Metuh tenders transactions in alleged N400m fraud suit
Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh has unveiled transactions on his account leading to the spending of the N400 million for which he is standing trial before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja. The court admitted the record of account as exhibit D20. Metuh had…
Alleged $40m Fraud: Jonathan’s cousin, Azibaola, knows fate May 27
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed May 27, 2019 to rule on the $40 million fraud case brought by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Robert Azibaola, cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan. Azibaola and his company, One Plus Holdings, are facing a two-count charge of money laundering and criminal…
‘Elections in Nigeria have improved’
As Nigerians go to the polls tomorrow to elect a President and National Assembly members, Sentell F. Barnes, Resident Programme Director of the International Republican Institute, insists that the country is moving in the right direction in its democratic journey. He urges citizens to come out in their numbers to vote peacefully to elect their…
Locating Alaibe in post-Dickson Bayelsa politics
When Bayelsa State was created alongside five others in 1996, it was celebration galore for the people of the new state. Central to the excitement of the Bayelsans was the reality of carving a separate political identity from the old Rivers State. After 22 years of its creation, Bayelsa could be said to have lived…
Negating Nigeria as ‘negative example’
The regret expressed, the other day, by former President Goodluck Jonathan to the effect that he was ashamed that Nigeria was being used by prominent figures in the international community as an example of insecurity, poor economy and other instances of negativity, should also be the feeling of any hardworking and perceptive Nigerian. That references…
You are a serial liar, Jonathan tells Osinbajo
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has challenged Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to show evidence that officials of his administration shared billions of dollars before the 2015 general election.
EFCC faults Jonathan cousin’s persecution claims
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has faulted claims of the detained cousin of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Azibaola Robert ...
[PHOTOS] President Goodluck Jonathan Presents Handover Notes to Buhari
President Goodluck Jonathan Presented the Handover Notes to President-Elect, Muhammadu Buhari