Tag Archives: Goodluck Jonathan

APC Suffers Setback As 21 Commissioners, 16 Lawmakers Joined Rivers’ Defection Fever

On the heel of the defection of the deputy governor of Rivers State, Engr Tele Ikuru from All the Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), 21 Commissioners and 16 out of 25 State House of Assembly members in Rivers state have joined the defection fever. The defection of the commissioners and lawmakers was announced by an aide ...

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Jonathan Eulogies Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew


President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with the government of Singapore on the passing away of the founding father and former Prime Minister of the country, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. President Jonathan assured Prime Minister Lee Hsein Loong and the people of Singapore that Nigeria stands in full solidarity with them as they mourn his legendary father who transformed Singapore from ...

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Corruption: Stop Celebrating Ill-gotten Wealth, Jonathan Urges Nigerians

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President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to stop celebrating people with ill-gotten wealth in order to discourage corruption in the country. Mr. Jonathan, who participated in the Presidential Debate organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group on Sunday in Abuja, said Nigerians should change their attitude towards primitive accumulation of wealth. He said that his government has introduced e-payment system ...

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PRESS RELEASE: Avoid Pre-election Arrests


Seven days to the commencement of the 2015 polls, there is palpable fear in the opposition camp that the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) plans to clamp its leaders in detention using the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In pursuance of our age-long advocacy for free and fair elections and the promotion of sustainable democracy which we started one ...

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DPP Presidential Candidate Deny Allegiance To Buhari, Reiterates Support For Jonathan

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The former presidential candidate of Democratic Peoples Party (DPP), Otunba Owolabi Odebudo has denied report that his party has pledged allegiance to the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari. Odebudo, who was the presidential candidate of DPP before standing down for the presidential candidate of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, ...

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