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Credible Elections Can Deal with Boko Haram – John Kerry

Credible Elections Can Deal with Boko Haram – John Kerry

John Kerry, the United States Secretary of State, has said that one of the best ways Nigeria can deal with the Boko Haram insurgency is to ensure the forthcoming February General elections hold on time, on schedule and is an improvement on the previous elections. Kerry stated this on Sunday while briefing journalists after a

Nigerians Speak

Jonathan is surrounded with liars and dubious hunters of wealth masquerading as well-wishers….             Mohammed Abdulrahman, national executive council member, Arewa Consultative Forum, describing President Goodluck Jonathan’s aides.   What is most surprising is that we have three anti-corruption agencies in Nigeria… none of them cares to do anything about it.            Balarabe Musa, former governor

Atiku Challenges Jonathan On Corruption Fight

President Goodluck Jonathan has been asked to provide explanation into what he did to ensure companies and individuals accused of embezzling subsidy funds in Nigeria are brought to justice. Atiku Abubakar, former vice president who made the comment on his twitter handle on Saturday also said the President should tell Nigerians what happened to the

Okah Was Procured To Assassinate Me – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday, alleged that Henry Okah, jailed leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND was hired to assassinate him. A South African court convicted Okah in 2013 for masterminding the October 1, 2010 bombing in Abuja during the celebration of the country’s independence. “Okah was procured by

Nigerians In France Hold Rally For Jonathan, Wike

In an effort to drum-up support for the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan and the People’s Democratic Party’s governorship candidate in Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, some Nigerians recently held a rally in Paris, France. Ukrakpo Henry, Coordinator of Wike Diaspora Campaign Group in France, in a statement, said the group had closely monitored political developments

Insurgency: Governors of Affected States Insist on Elections

Governors of the three North-Eastern states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, worst hit by the Boko Haram insurgency, have insisted that elections must hold in their states in February. The governors, who rose from an emergency security meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday resolved that elections would hold in these areas against fears and

Jonathan visits Babangida

As part of moves to galvanise the support of some influential Nigerians for his re-election in 2015, President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday paid a visit to Ibrahim Babangida, former Head of State in Minna, Niger State capital. The duo met behind closed-door at Babangida’s hiltop mansion in Minna. Whereas there were rumours that the President

PVC: Twins Allege Discrimination

A group of identical twins and other people of multiple births in the country have called on President Goodluck Jonathan to intervene by stopping what they described as “the mass discrimination against them by the Independent National Electoral Commission’s biometric system.” The group said at least 1,000 sets of identical twins in the country have


Jonathan Celebrates Buhari As He Turns 72

President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Muhammadu Buhari, retired general and former head of state, on the celebration of his 72nd birthday anniversary. In a statement released on Tuesday, Reuben Abati, the special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity said President Jonathan in a congratulatory letter addressed to the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate

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