Jonathan, Sambo, others to declare assets within 30 days

Jonathan, Sambo, others to declare assets within 30 days

With five days to the end of President Goodluck Jonathan’s tenure, the President, Vice-President Namadi Sambo, 29 governors and 42 ministers have been asked by the Code of Conduct Bureau to declare their assets, SUNDAY PUNCH authoritatively reports. Also on the list of public officials who must declare their assets before leaving office are the country’s […]

Minister refutes N2bn donation to PDP presidential campaign

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Dr Stephen Oru, on Monday dismissed speculations that he donated N2bn to the presidential campaign of President Goodluck Jonathan. Oru, in a live radio programme monitored in Abuja by the News Agency of Nigeria, said those making the allegation were mischievous as they were determined to tarnish his image […]

I’ll make sure territories held by terrorists are liberated before I leave – Jonathan

I’ll make sure territories held by terrorists are liberated before I leave – Jonathan

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan pledged Thursday in Abuja that he will do all within his powers to ensure that all Nigerian territory still held by terrorists and insurgents are totally liberated before May 29, 2015. Receiving a delegation of Heads of Customs from the West and Central African Region of the World Customs Organisation led by the Secretary-General […]

President Jonathan denies spending N2trn on election campaign

President Jonathan denies spending N2trn on election campaign

President Goodluck Jonathan had denied spending N2 trillion on election campaign, contrary to media report (Not Naija Center) Jonathan responded on Sunday through his Special adviser on Media and Publicity , Reuben Abati The statement read thus The front-page story of the Sunday Punch of April 19 alleging that the Presidency spent a whopping N2 […]

Why I Conceded Defeat To Buhari – Jonathan

Why I Conceded Defeat To Buhari – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has defended his decision to concede defeat to Muhammadu Buhari in the March 28 election, saying he was concerned about allowing his personal ambition scuttle a democratic system he helped nurtured, with the likely consequence of a “collective tragedy”. Mr. Jonathan said Thursday that he needed to check his ambition, as the […]

Jonathan explains Bayelsa poor voter turnout

Jonathan explains Bayelsa poor voter turnout

The President, Dr. Goodlu‎ck Jonathan, on Saturday, explained the low turn out of voters in Bayelsa State for the House of Assembly elections. The President, who did his accreditation without any delay, ‎said the low voter turnout was attributed to the fact that governorship elections did not hold in Bayelsa. Jonathan’s wife, Dame Patience Jonathan, […]

President Jonathan: Africa’s Man Of The Year

President Jonathan: Africa’s Man Of The Year

Conscientious Leader. Nigerian Patriot. African Exemplar -Attorney Patryk Utulu** My team and I have spent the last 3 days researching every “leadership transition” in the 54 nations of Africa starting since Libya (1951) and Egypt (1952) became the first African nations to gain political independence. (Yes, we researched Ethiopia too, starting from Emperor Haile Selassie, […]

I will speak at the right time – Jonathan

I will speak at the right time – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday promised to speak on his experience while in office culminating in his acceptance of defeat at the recently held presidential election. He told state House correspondents after Good Friday Service organised by the Aso Villa Chapel that it was not time for him to talk yet. With a smile playing […]

Jonathan Launches Development Bank of Nigeria

Jonathan Launches Development Bank of Nigeria

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday officially launched the Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN). Though Jonathan observed that small and medium enterprises had always been the backbone of the nation’s economy, he however said the sector never had the opportunity of accessing cheap funds for its development. According to the president, there exists  over 17 million […]

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