Baring any last minute change of mind, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the just concluded governorship election in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, may show the spirit of sportsmanship and extend a congratulatory hand to the winner, Rotimi Akeredolu of the APC.
Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was declared winner of the keenly contested election after polling 244, 842 votes to beat his closest challenger, Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party, who polled 150, […]
Femi Fani-Kayode and his wife, Precious, Deji Adeyanju and others were guests at a get-together organized to celebrate the 59th birthday of former President Goodluck Jonathan Sunday November 20th.
Femi Fani-Kayode and his wife, Precious, Deji Adeyanju and others were guests at a get-together organized to celebrate the 59th birthday of former President Goodluck Jonathan Sunday November
Peoples Democratic Party under the leadership of Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has said that Nigerians are yearning for the return of former President Goodluck Jonathan to power.
It said this in its congratulatory message on the 59 birthday of the former President.
Spokesperson for the Makarfi-led national caretaker committee of the party, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, said in a statement in Abuja on Sunday, that Jonathan’s legacies and achievements in academia, politics, governance and social life remain indelible and worthy of emulation by well-meaning […]
An Abuja Federal High Court has heard how former Principal Secretary to former President Goodluck Jonathan purchased a property in Maitama, Abuja with N650 million paid from the account of the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) domiciled in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Samuel Babatunji Adeniyi and Kabiru Yaro, who testified on Friday, as 3rd and 4th prosecution witnesses in the trial of Jonathan’s cousin, Robert Azibaola, his wife, Stella, and their company, One Plus Holdings Limited, gave […]
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday accused the immediate past president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan of ignoring warnings about a looming recession and the consequences of the ‘reckless’ spending of his government.
He said in Abeokuta that two years ago when he saw signs that Nigeria was walking down the path of recession and the way the powers that be were expending the nation’s resources, he drew Jonathan’s attention to the danger ahead, but was ignored.
The former president spoke yesterday during a lecture […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he would not stop blaming his predecessors, which include Goodluck Jonathan, Olusegun Obasanjo, among others.
Speaking at an event tagged, “The Conversation: An evening with creative youths,” held inside the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Buhari said: “I am going to bore you with what we met. I know that I am being accused in the papers of passing the buck, but passing the buck is sometimes absolutely necessary to remind people […]
A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of Mr. Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, on Monday disclosed how he changed millions of dollars to naira for the accused.
Dudafa was the Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to President Goodluck Jonathan.
He and two other persons are facing money laundering charges.
The witness, a Bureau De Change operator, Alhaji Murtala Bashiru Abubakar is the first to testify against Dudafa in the alleged N5.1bn fraud preferred against him and two others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, […]
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday disagreed with President Muhammadu Buhari over claims by him (Buhari) that he inherited “no light, bad roads and no railway.”
Buhari, while briefing Nigerians in the United States last week, had said he met nothing on the ground after he took over as the president.
He had said, “We got into trouble as a country because we did not save for the rainy day. For example, between 1999 and 2015 when we produced an average of […]
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced that Dr. Akinwunmi Adeshina, its president and former minister of agriculture under ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, will visit Nigeria today, Monday, September 26 to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari.
The AfDB says Adesina will “meet policy-makers, the private sector, and development partners to discuss the challenges facing Nigeria and highlight the AfDB’s commitment to further strengthen its partnership with Nigeria”.
“I am very much looking forward to my first official visit to Nigeria as President of […]
A foreign based Nigerian lecturer at University of Alabama at Birmingham, has written a thought provoking article on the recent happenings in the polity with reference to President Buhari and his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan.
If you’ve lived up to a dozen years, there is a good chance that someone who wronged you subsequently felt apologetic about it but wasn’t courageous enough to say so.
Then one day you ran into each other and exchanged the obligatory pleasantries of how do you do? […]