Goodluck Jonathan

2023: Jonathan distances self from APC Presidential form purchased by Miyetti Allah

2023: Jonathan distances self from APC Presidential form purchased by Miyetti Allah

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has said he didn’t authorize the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential nomination form purchased for him by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association. The group had, on Monday, procured the forms for Jonathan in Abuja. But reacting through a statement issued by Jonathan’s spokesman, Ikechukwu Eze, he said the former president had no link to the northern coalition that purchased the form. He admonished those behind the charade to desist from further defacing his name and urged Nigerians to disregard it. According to him, buying a presidential aspiration form in his name, without his consent,…
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Supporters besiege Jonathan’s office, urging him to contest 2023 presidency

Supporters besiege Jonathan’s office, urging him to contest 2023 presidency

Hundreds of supporters, including women and youth groups, Friday, stormed the office of former President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja calling on him to contest for President in 2023. The supporters arrived at the office with a musical band around 8:50 a.m. They lamented that since he left office, hunger, insecurity, and unemployment, among others have become the order of the day. The supporters said that both men and women have turned to beggars because of the unfavorable policies of the present administration. Speaking, Ms. Ngozi Okafor said since the former President left in 2015, both men and women have been…
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What Jonathan said about Obasanjo as he clocks 85

What Jonathan said about Obasanjo as he clocks 85

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan has said the legacies of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo have continued to endure many years after leaving office. Jonathan described Obasanjo as a beacon of hope to other leaders. Felicitating with the former President on his birthday anniversary, Jonathan insisted that Obasanjo is a leader with a good reputation in statesmanship. In a statement he signed, Jonathan said Obasanjo’s legacies “have continued to endure many years after you left office as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. “I join your family and friends to celebrate you as you mark your birthday this year. You are an…
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Babangida Aliyu reveals how northerners made it difficult for Jonathan to defeat Boko Haram

Babangida Aliyu reveals how northerners made it difficult for Jonathan to defeat Boko Haram

Former governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, shares his thoughts with AISHA WAKASO on the zoning of the presidency, insecurity in the country and other issues As a former governor, what will you say were some of your legacies in Niger State?  I have set a standard for any governor to be judged in terms of what he has done or what he has not done. We mobilized the people to appreciate what governance is all about particularly by creating that fourth tier of government which is the ward level, where we went to make them feel like there is also a government…
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Weakness of government causing security conflicts – Goodluck Jonathan

Weakness of government causing security conflicts – Goodluck Jonathan

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan has said that security conflicts are happening in the country due to the weakness of the lower tiers of government Jonathan, who spoke while delivering a graduation lecture at the National Institute for Security Studies in Abuja on Thursday, lamented that the local government system in the country was dead. He, however, urged all the states to take deliberate steps to revive the local government system. “Most of these security conflicts are happening because of the weakness of the lower tiers of government. The local government system that is supposed to interphase with communities directly and…
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