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Jonathan: It is difficult to find loyal people after leaving power

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says it is difficult to find a loyal ally after leaving seat of power. Mr Jonathan made this known in Bauchi,...

Niger PDP sacks Ex-Gov. Babangida Aliyu for working against Jonathan in 2015

A former governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, has been suspended from the People’s Democratic Party in Chanchaga local Area of the state.

Jonathan bags African peace and security award

Former President Goodluck Jonathan was on Friday, honoured as the African Peace and Security Leader of the Year 2020.

Mailafia drops another bombshell, says those who ousted Jonathan behind banditry

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, has yet again alleged that some of the bandits terrorising the country were sponsored by persons who wanted to push former President Goodluck Jonathan out of power at all cost.

Saraki-led PDP reconciliation committee meets ex-President Jonathan

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Reconciliation and Strategy Committee led by former Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday met former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Jonathan nearly sacked me for allocating land to Baze University — Gov. Bala Mohammed

The governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, has revealed that he almost lost his job as FCT minister, under President Goodluck Jonathan, for allocating...

2023: No plans to field Jonathan as presidential candidate – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has dismissed insinuations in some quarters that the party was planning to field former President Goodluck Jonathan as its 2023 Presidential Candidate.

Shettima’s Bitter Truths to Power, by Gimba Kakanda 

Some of the reactions to Senator Kashim Shettima’s recent explosive interview on Arise TV, which have been trending on social media, betray the authors’...

Lagos Third Mainland Bridge to be shut down for 72 hours – FG

The Federal Controller of Works Lagos, Olukayode Popoola, on Tuesday announced a 72-hour total closure of the Third Mainland Bridge to cast concrete on the expansion joints.

EFCC urges court to revoke Femi Fani-Kayode’s bail

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, asked the Federal High Court, Abuja, to revoke the bail granted to the former Aviation Minister, Femi Family-Kayode.

Restructuring Nigeria impossible without NASS input – Tambuwal

The Chairperson of PDP Governors Forum, Aminu Tambuwal, on Monday, said current efforts at restructuring Nigeria would not achieve success if not channeled through the amendments of the 1999 Constitution by the National Assembly.

Northern governors celebrate Jonathan at 63

The Northern Governors Forum has congratulated former President Goodluck Jonathan on his 63rd birthday, lauding him for serving Nigeria with zeal and commitment.

Bauchi governor felicitates with ex-President Goodluck Jonathan @63

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state on Friday felicitated with former President Goodluck Jonathan on his 63rd birthday.

#EndSARS: Buhari meets T.Y. Danjuma at Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met behind closed doors with former Minister of Defence, retired Gen. T. Y. Danjuma, at the State House, Abuja.

Obasanjo commended Buhari’s speech — Adesina

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, says former President Olusegun Obasanjo commended Buhari’s speech on the #EndSARS protests last night.

[JUST IN] #EndSARS: Buhari in ‘consultative’ meeting with former Nigerian leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a crucial virtual meeting with former Nigerian leaders at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja.

Mali former Defence Minister Bah N’Daw sworn in as president

Former Defence Minister Bah N’Daw was sworn in as Mali’s president on Friday, following an August coup, with putsch leader Assimi Goita as his deputy.

Envoy advises Nigerian govt to make EFCC independent

The Kingdom of Norway has urged the Federal government to make the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, an independent body to build a stronghold for anti-corruption fight.

Nigerian Military veterans plan nationwide protest over non-payment of debarment allowance

A Coalition of Concerned Veterans, comprising Retired Army, Navy and Air Force Officers, RANAO; Retired Members of Nigerian Armed Forces, REMENAF and Association of Military Pensioners of Nigeria, AMPN, is set to stage a peaceful nationwide protest over non-payment of their debarment allowances.

Alleged $40m Fraud: Appeal court upholds ex-President Jonathan cousin’s no-case-submission

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Friday upheld the no-case submission filed by former President Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin, Robert Azibaola in an alleged $40 million fraud and money laundering trial.

UPDATED: Buhari vows to consult ECOWAS countries to end Mali crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday received his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, at the State House in Abuja.

Again, court orders EFCC to release Doyin Okupe’s int’l passport

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered the release of the international passport of Doyin Okupe, former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, to enable him travel abroad for medical treatment.

Jonathan congratulates Diri, says ‘I’ve no doubt you’ll live up to Bayelsans’ expectations’

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Douye Diri who was just sworn-in as the governor of Bayelsa State.

Buhari, Jonathan meet behind closed door

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has just arrived at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, for a meeting with the President Muhammadu Buhari.

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