• Jonathan gave Metuh N400m, says Okupe

    Jonathan gave Metuh N400m, says Okupe

    Dr Doyin Okupe, former Senior Special Assistant to former President Goodluck Jonathan told the Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday that Jonathan told him that he gave the sum of N400 million to Olisa Metuh, the National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party.

    The funds, he said was to be used to prosecute a publicity blitz for the party ahead of the 2015 general elections.

    Okupe was a defence witness in the ongoing trial of criminal breach of trust, money laundering and […]

  • I kissed, prostrated before Obasanjo during my last visit, says Okupe

    I kissed, prostrated before Obasanjo during my last visit, says Okupe

    A former Senior Special Assistant to immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan on Media and Publicity, Dr. Doyin Okupe, says he kissed and prostrated before former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, on his recent visit to Otta farm.

    He disclosed this via a Facebook post on Friday.

    Okupe, who once served under Obasanjo had claimed that their relationship turned sour after he started working for Jonathan’s second term.

    Many will recall that during the build-up to the last presidential election, Obasanjo had openly criticised Jonathan.

    Obasanjo had […]

  • I only got funds from Dasuki to run my office, says Okupe

    I only got funds from Dasuki to run my office, says Okupe

    Senior Special Assistant to former President Goodluck Jonathan on Public Affairs, Mr. Doyin Okupe, last night denied receiving part of the $2.1 billion arms fund that was allegedly diverted into funding the 2015 elections for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

    The money was said to have been misappropriated by former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

    The Ex-NSA and other members of the past administration are currently being prosecuted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for their roles in what is now […]

  • Reduce Workforce And Stop Begging For Bailouts – Okupe Tells Governors

    Reduce Workforce And Stop Begging For Bailouts – Okupe Tells Governors

    Former Senior Special Assistant to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Doyin Okupe, has called on governors to reduce their workforce instead of begging for bailouts from the Federal Government.

    He said it was becoming clearer everyday that the governors would not be able to meet the financial needs of their states with dwindling revenue accruing to them from the Federation Account.

    Okupe, in a statement he signed in Abuja in Monday, said that it was becoming clearer that many states would be unable […]

  • Doyin Okupe makes ‘uturn’, says i have respect for Buhari’s mandate

    Doyin Okupe makes ‘uturn’, says i have respect for Buhari’s mandate

    It was reported that Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe has posted another massage on his Facebook page this time he  said that he has respect for the mandate given to the President elect, General Mohammed Buhari.

    Okupe massage on his official facebook page (Doyin Okupe) on Tuesday  could be said to be a negation to what he said before the April Presidential election when he said that ‘’Buhari was not electable’’ and that ‘Buhari’s […]

  • President-elect, Buhari has no certificate, Doyin Okupe insists

    President-elect, Buhari has no certificate, Doyin Okupe insists

    Report unveiled that the Senior Special Adviser to the President on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe, has said that he stands by his words that the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, is not an electable leader.

    Many critics of the All Progressives Congress candidate, including the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, who, in the buildup to the March 28 presidential election, condemned Buhari, had subsequently apologised after he won the election.

    But Okupe, on Monday said he would stand by his words that Buhari, who […]