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PRESIDENT JONATHAN VISITS MUBI AND BAGA, APPLAUDS VICTORIOUS NIGERIAN SOLDIERS

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Thursday in Mubi, Adamawa State and Baga, Borno State applauded Nigerian troops for proving their mettle once again through the rapid recapture of territories formerly held by insurgents in the country’s North-Eastern states

BOKO HARAM’S REVERSION TO SUICIDE BOMBING OF SOFT TARGETS, ACT OF A DESPERATE SECT FACING EXTINCTION

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan condemns the reversion by the terrorist group, Boko Haram to the callous bombing of soft targets in parts of Nigeria in the wake of the ongoing rapid recovery by gallant Nigerian troops and their multinational allies of areas formerly controlled by the sect.

PRESIDENT JONATHAN EULOGIZES SHAGARI @ 90, DESCRIBES FORMER PRESIDENT AS A COMMITTED PATRIOT AND OUTSTANDING LEADER

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has eulogized Alhaji Shehu Shagari as a committed patriot and outstanding leader, saying that the present administration will continue to count on the former President’s support and solidarity.

TERRORISTS DISGUISE AS WOMEN AS CORDON AND SEARCH YIELDS MORE WEAPONS

The cordon and search in Baga has revealed some terrorists disguising as women. The searches are also yielding more discoveries of arms especially bombs hidden in various locations, especially Baga town. Apart from those captured in the course of fighting, many arrests of terrorists hiding in the town are being made and troops are still busy interrogating the suspects.

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Between Jonathan and Buhari (2) by Chuks Iloegbunam

“My presidential ambition is not worth the blood of any Nigerian.” So said President Goodluck Jonathan before the 2011 presidential ballot. To this day, he has continued to reiterate his pacifist message. But entrenched in an antipodal zone is General Buhari who made the following incendiary statement in the Vanguard of May 15, 2012:

Between Jonathan and Buhari (1) by Chuks Iloegbunam

Someone recently placed on the table an impossible proposition. She said to do a comparative analysis of President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buhari! Among her interlocutors, the suggested instantly elicited an argument. How does one compare day and night? Is not the former resplendent light and the latter pitch darkness?

"No Money is Missing": Soludo and Okonjo-Iweala: N30 trillion Mismanagement Claim By Prof. Sylvester Monye

I am really saddened and deeply troubled by the turn of events over the last few days by the tone of the debate on the economy and the personalities involved.

Soludo and his missing trillions by Chuks Iloegbunam

Charles Soludo claims to be writing a three-part treatise on “Okonjo-Iweala and the missing trillions”. However, his first installment, which hit the Internet on Sunday February 1, 2015, is so full of casuistry and subterfuges that, whatever else he subsequently dishes out will equally carry so much fire but very little light. In this connection, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, is advised to repudiate further temptations to waste pr

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Yoruba Post-Confab Summit: ‘Jonathan ‘ll Restructure Nigeria Through Confab Report Implementation’ - Mimiko

The Ondo State governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko has urged Nigerians, particularly the Yoruba Nation to support the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan, saying the president will re-structure Nigeria through the implementation of the National Conference recommendations if re-elected.

China: Nigerian Govt encouraged massive Investment, set to Simplify Visa Processes for Nigerian Business People

By Peter Oyagbile - Nigeria has been a fertile ground for Chinese investors over the years, and the bilateral relations rose to a new level in 2014. This has resulted in improved trades totaling $18.1 billion last year.

Nigeria close to generating 6,000mw —Power ministry

THE Federal Ministry of Power, on Tuesday, said said nation is close to generating 6,000 megawatts of power, but for the activities of vandals in the country.

Those abusing Jonathan lack respect for his office —Bishop Adelakun

THE presiding Bishop of Victory International Church, Rehoboth Cathedral, Ibadan, Bishop Taiwo Adelakun, who also doubles as the Chairman, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Oyo State chapter, has described the usage of abusive words on President Goodluck Jonathan by some Nigerians as lack of respect for the office of the president.

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Nigerian President Jonathan Determined to Win War on Terror

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has promised that his administration will win the war on terror despite what he describes as efforts by some individuals to sabotage efforts to combat Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Corruption allegation blackmail against Jonathan, says Abati

Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Reuben Abati, in this interaction with newsmen said the allegation of corruption against his boss’ administration has become a refrain coming from those politicians bereft of ideas hoping to blackmail him. The Presidential spokesman also gave the assurance that his boss will win the 2015 Presidential election convincingly even as he maintained that the government has yet to make any declaration on fuel subsidy removal as being variously specu

Impeachment Threat Not A New Thing, Opposition Only Heating up Polity – Abati

Insisting that the President has not committed any impeachable offence, the presidential spokesman argues strongly that while blackmail is the reason why the issue of corruption is being played up against the current administration, those accusing the Jonathan government of corruption are the ones who are most corrupt

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.