Goodluck Jonathan

It is appalling to know that Nigerians are now polarised into two main caucuses, which is not even anywhere near political, but rather individualism, and most times, bordering on ethnic lines and religious affiliation more

19 Feb 2016 00:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO

In the aftermath of the March 2015 Elections, when ex-President Mr Jonathan conceded defeat to Mr Buhari, the immediate reaction of his supporters, both in his political party and outside, was to hail Mr Jonathan as an uncommon African hero, a man more

12 Feb 2016 00:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO

Goodluck Jonathan hands over to his vanquisher, Muhammadu Buhari.

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What is the most compelling, most impactful and most remarkable issue in the year 2015 that has just ended? In my estimation, it is democracy: its contents and discontents, its hopes and impediments, and the forceful manner in which these have more

1 Jan 2016 00:00 Reuben ABATI

While corruption never started with Jonathan’s administration, it certainly grew wings and became something hitherto unimaginable. more

24 Dec 2015 00:00 Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID

Outgoing Nigerian President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has declared that if members of the crumbling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) remain committed to the vision of its founding fathers and work very hard, the party will return to power at the more

30 Apr 2015 00:00 News

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has relieved the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba of his appointment and duties with immediate effect. more

21 Apr 2015 00:00 News

As we prepare to go to the polls tomorrow, I have come before you this morning to express my immense appreciation for the opportunity you gave me to lead this great nation of ours in the past four years. more

27 Mar 2015 00:00 News

President Obama released a message to the Nigerian people to highlight the opportunity that the upcoming elections present for all Nigerians to stand together in rejecting violence and extremism and instead show their support for a more peaceful more

23 Mar 2015 00:00 News

As Nigeria prepares for the rescheduled elections in March 2015, Trumpet conducts a poll to gauge the electorate's choice as the next President. more

18 Feb 2015 15:55 Opinion

As Nigeria prepares for Presidential and Legislative elections on 14 February 2015, researchers have presented a paper to Britain's House of Commons about the multiple challenges facing Nigeria. more

5 Feb 2015 00:00 , , , , , Opinion

Well, the biggest game in town this year is the February 14 presidential election. The choices are stark I’m afraid – President Jonathan or General Buhari. more

29 Jan 2015 00:00 Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID

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State House, Abuja. Nigeria.

For anyone who has not read Professor Charles Soludo’s article in the Vanguard (online version) on January 25 2015, I would encourage them to do so. It is littered with abusive and unbecoming language. It shows how an embittered loser in the Nigeria more

29 Jan 2015 00:00 Business & Economy

My concern is for the 54 Nigerian soldiers who have been convicted of mutiny, and sentenced to death by a court martial. more

9 Jan 2015 00:00 Opinion

Nigerian people celebrate a new chapter in the history of sports as Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State opens the Akwa Ibom International Stadium - which has been nicknamed the Nest of Champions. more

7 Nov 2014 00:00 Sport

President Goodluck Jonathan has thrown his weight behind the administration of the newly-elected President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick. more

10 Oct 2014 00:00 Sport

Prof. Dora Akunyili was exceptional in all her services to Nigeria, and she was part of the very few leaders who hoped to see a "re-branded Nigeria". more

29 Aug 2014 00:00 Obituary

I want to congratulate the Chairman and his able team, the Delegates, all Nigerians and indeed everyone who has contributed one way or the other to the successful convocation and conclusion of the Conference. more

22 Aug 2014 00:00 FCT

Hamza El-Rufai, the son of Nigeria's former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory - Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, died in an auto accident this morning. more

29 Jul 2014 00:00 FCT

President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan,has condemned the bombings in Kaduna whilst thanking God for sparing the lives of Major Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) and prominent Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi. more

24 Jul 2014 00:00 News

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has been decorated as the Grand Patron of the Special Marshal of the Nigerian Road Safety Commission. more

9 Jul 2014 00:00 News

As we prepare to go to the polls tomorrow, I have come before you this morning to express my immense appreciation for the opportunity you gave me to lead this great nation of ours in the past four years. more

27 Mar 2015 00:00 News

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