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Remarks by President Jonathan at the Flag-off of the Great Green Wall, Bachaka, Kebbi State

1. We are here in this historic Community of Bachaka to flag-off an important initiative - the Nigeria component of the Great Green Wall (GGW) Programme. This occasion marks a turning point in our collective quest to conserve and manage our environment and improve the living conditions of our people.

NIGERIA, NEIGHBOURS MUST COOPERATE MORE TO WIN WAR AGAINST TERRORISM -- PRESIDENT JONATHAN

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Monday in N'Djamena reiterated the need for Nigeria and her neighbours to intensify joint actions and cooperation to win the war against terrorism and insurgency.

PRESIDENT JONATHAN WISHES CHIEF (MRS.) AWOLOWO HAPPY 99TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan heartily congratulates Chief (Mrs.) Hannah Dideolu Awolowo on the joyous occasion of her 99th birthday anniversary, tomorrow, Tuesday, November 25, 2014.

FG WORKING VERY HARD TO END BOKO HARAM'S ABILITY TO TAKE AND HOLD NIGERIAN TERRITORY - PRESIDENT JONATHAN ASSURES

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan said Friday in London that the Federal Government, the Nigerian Armed Forces and security agencies are working very hard to ensure that the ability of Boko Haram to capture and hold any Nigerian territory is ended very soon.

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Ebola: Containment Controversy Unnecessary By John Udumebraye

In a recent newspaper advertisement, the All Progressives Congress (APC), through its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, copiously commended the Governors of Lagos and Rivers States for their successful achievements in containing the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN AND HIS STERLING LEADERSHIP QUALITIES! By Kunle Rotimi

I have carefully and objectively studied the personality of Dr Goodluck Jonathan from his debut into party politics. Between 1999 and this time, he started as Deputy Governor in his home Bayelsa State, later as Governor in the same state. He rose to become Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, subsequently as acting President while his equally amiable boss, the late President Umaru Yar’Adua was terminally ill.

If we must drink water tomorrow, we must be visionary today by Alkasim Abdulkadir

For the nation to achieve food security and all year round farming since 2010, a total of 385 formal and informal irrigation projects of varying sizes have been embarked upon. Of this, 179 new irrigation schemes have been completed, 21 existing Irrigation projects were rehabilitated while 185 new projects are on-going in several States across the country. All these projects when completed will provide a total of 397,060 Ha of irrigable land. A total of 118,064 Ha were cultivated in the last four

Don’t overlook the other Nigeria by Paul Collier and Acha Leke

Paul Collier is co-director of the Center for the Study of African Economies, Oxford University. Acha Leke is director of McKinsey in AfricaWhat is lost in most discussions about Nigeria today is the strong economic record that it has established over the last decade. In fact, a recent year-long study of the country by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) showed that, over the next 15 years, Nigeria has the potential to become a major global economy.

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N100 Notes: Jonathan Lashes Back At MURIC

the allegation made against him by the Muslims Right Concern (MURIC) that a Jewish symbol in the proposed commemorative new N100 note which will be officially issued on December 19 was his ploy to promote a Zion nation.

N100 Notes: Jonathan Lashes Back At MURIC

the allegation made against him by the Muslims Right Concern (MURIC) that a Jewish symbol in the proposed commemorative new N100 note which will be officially issued on December 19 was his ploy to promote a Zion nation.

Spokesman: Nigerian President Enjoys Wide Public Support

A spokesman for Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said the president will win re-election in February’s poll because his policies enjoy overwhelming support.

Foreign Affairs Minister's Address to the Diplomatic Community on Control of Ebola in Nigeria

Let me begin by expressing my apology for our inability to meet yesterday due to some important political developments. I am delighted to welcome you to this briefing, which essentially is meant to address some issues in our diplomatic relations. The first is the unwarranted stigmatization and discrimination against Nigerians as a result of the isolated outbreak of Ebola in the country some months ago.

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Jonathan did not order Police to invade N/Assembly — Abati

In this interview with Dr. Reuben Abati, Special Adviser to the President on media and publicity, he explains the type of persona President Goodluck Jonathan his and the success of his re-election declaration penultimate week. He speaks about the uncommon virtue of calmness and good sense of President Jonathan. On last week’s drama at the National Assembly, Abati categorically denied any involvement of the presidency in the episode.

President Jonathan Has The Right to Embark On Private Foreign Visit – Abati

Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Media and Publicity Dr Reuben Abati insists in this interview with GEORGE AGBA, that the private visit to Germany by the president last weekend had nothing to do with ill-health. He also spoke on some other national issues. President Jonathan embarked on a private visit to Germany last weekend, but reports in the media had it that he was flown to that country after he suddenly fell ill. Did the President’s visit to Germany have anything to do

We’re expecting Tinubu, El-Rufai, their godfathers to join Jonathan —Abati

In this interview with LEON USIGBE, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, speaks about his daunting challenges in managing the media affairs of President Goodluck Jonathan and other issues, including the reason many of those who had been seen as the president’s most vocal critics are returning to his camp.

APC is playing politics with Chibok girls’ abduction –Reuben Abati

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, in this interview with OLALEKAN ADETAYO, addresses some issues of national importance