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‘Old People, Cause Of Nigeria’s Troubles’ – Jonathan

‘Old People, Cause Of Nigeria’s Troubles’ – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday accused elderly Nigerians of troubling the country as a result of their utterances and behaviours. He said young Nigerians have continually brought glory to the nation and particularly berated old politicians in the country, who he said cause trouble by constantly quarrelling and abusing one another. “Young people are involved

South West Will Vote Jonathan in 2015 —Mimiko

Olusegun Mimiko, Ondo State governor, has said that voters in the South West are prepared to vote for President Goodluck Jonathan, and would not be moved by what he described as the propaganda of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, to discredit the present government. The governor made this known while speaking with State House

President Jonathan’s Acceptance Speech at PDP 2014 National Convention

His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR On His Victory at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 2014 National Convention Eagle Square, Abuja Wednesday 10th – Thursday 11th December  2014 PROTOCOLS Mr Chairman, our dear delegates, today is another great day in the history of our great Party; The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and indeed in the history

2015: Jonathan Picks Sambo as Running Mate

President Goodluck Jonathan has while accepting the Presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP on Thursday announced that he will run his 2015 re-election race with Namadi Sambo, the incumbent vice president. Jonathan was earlier declared winner of the party’s presidential primary after winning all the 2,812 votes of the election held at the

Intrigues At Delta Governorship Primary

With the governorship primary election of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Delta State under way in Asaba, the state capital, there are indications that the unwritten zoning arrangement which had favoured the Delta North Senatorial district to produce the successor to incumbent governor, Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, may have collapsed. Twenty-four hours to the primary

Prof Niyi Osundare

Jonathan honors Osundare with NNOM Award

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday, in Abuja, decorated Professor Niyi Osundare, poet, essayist, dramatist, academic and public affairs commentator with the Nigerian National Order of Merit, NNOM, award. He was presented with a medal and certificate while the award also has N10 million cash reward, which the President said would be made available to the

Nollywood To Hold 3rd Health Convention

The organizers of the Nollywood Health Convention have revealed that all is set for the third edition of the annual Nollywood Health Convention and Awards. The convention, scheduled to hold at the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos on Sunday, December 7, is sponsored by the Saving Life for Africa Diabetes Foundation, SLAD, in conjunction with

2015: APC Stages No Confidence Rally In Abuja

The All Progressives Congress, APC has staged a protest rally in Abuja, the Federal Capital Teritory, FCT as a “practical demonstration” of its lack of confidence in the ability or willingness of President Goodluck Jonathan to organise a free and fair election in 2015. In a statement, signed by Odigie Oyegun, APC’s national chairman, the party said

Nigeria’s Split Personality

I spent eight hours on a journey that took three, two decades before the arrival of Nigeria’s pseudo-democracy. When Yakubu Gowon built the Shagamu–Ore dual carriageway within three years of his post-war rule, it was pleasurable to ride to Benin from Lagos. Samuel Ogbemudia introduced those luxury buses with toilet facilities in his Midwest Line.

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