The President, who acknowledged that there could be disagreements once in a while and that political parties may differ, however, stressed that it should not be allowed to be a dividing force or blown out of proportion
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“Currently, our grid remains a weak link with a wheeling capacity of about 4,800 mega watts
Mnguni had acknowledged that Nigeria’s past contributions made South Africa what it is today, adding that he would use his tour of duty to build on the existing bilateral relations
The meeting, held at the Presidential Villa and presided over by President Jonathan, was attended by the leaders of the Nigeria Labour Congress, the Trade Union Congress and the Nigerian Union of Pensioners
President Jonathan will be accompanied to Kenyatta’s swearing-in ceremony at the Kasarani Sports Complex in Nairobi by the acting Governor of Taraba State, Alhaji Garba Umar; Senator Emmanuel Paulker; and the Minister of State (Foreign Affairs), Dr. Nurudeen Mohammed
According to him, the prayer breakfast should not be seen as a jamboree but a reminder to intensify prayers to God for wisdom, strength, courage and guidance to make and implement right decisions for the nation
It is expected to work with the Office of the National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki
I greet and felicitate with you all as we celebrate Easter which commemorates the resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ after his redemptive self-sacrifice for the eternal salvation of mankind
The governors were at the Presidential Villa for the National Economic Council, which is chaired by Vice President Namadi Sambo and comprises of the 36 state governors and some key ministers
To these shenanigans and gold diggers, it is near impossible to accept Goodluck Jonathan and the feeding bottles forcefully thrown away. To compound the problem of those who think that they and their forefathers own Nigeria, Jonathan again was elected president in 2011. This is the straw that broke the camel’s back. Before the election of President Jonathan in 2011, the country was inundated with threats of violence and making Nigeria ungovernable if Jonathan is elected from the likes of Dr. Datti Ahmed, Alhaji Adamu Ciroma and others. Since the massacre started, these two men and some arrested agents of Boko Haram are still walking the streets of Northern Nigeria as free men
Chief Eze, who was at the State House on Tuesday, told correspondents that Nigeria, being a sovereign nation, the Nigeria government does not need the American Government to dictate to it on national issues
Understandably, there was palpable feeling of outrage among Nigerians (at home and the Diaspora) on the amnesty granted to Mr Diepreye Alamieyeseigha and Shettima Bulama. The reason for this was that,
these two Nigerians were convicted for obscene corruptive tendencies and nauseous rapacity
“He has lost the justification to lead Nigerians, and has now inadvertently, and with an official presidential seal, put Nigerians under the siege of official corruption and financial crimes
In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, the PDP said Jonathan’s position shows his concern for the safety of Nigerians in all parts of the country
Akpabio also promised to finance Nollywood with a N50 million ‘President Goodluck Jonathan Prize Award’ for the best Nollywood actors, actresses, film maker and other categories of awards.
According to him: “We talked of what contribution can be made by the Commonwealth in the post-2015 Millennium Development Goals
We face the challenge of economic prosperity, with a shared determination to banish poverty and deprivation from our lands. We equally face the challenge of nation-building: to create an enabling environment whereour diverse cultures and traditions can coexist in peace, unity and harmony
CNPP, in a statement on Wednesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Osita Okechukwu, said it had become paramount to resolve the issue, especially in view of the numerous allegations of corruption that had been levelled against the Jonathan administration.
Last month it was reported that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation alerted President Goodluck Jonathan to a looming acute fuel shortage if the Federal Government fails to pay N1.13trn subsidy owed it (NNPC).
It said the government has now beaten its own record for profligacy by its decision to build a 2.2 billion Naira Banquet Hall in the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, which the man who announced the white elephant project, FCT Minister Bala Mohammed, justified by saying ”other smaller countries have better Banquet Halls near their Presidential residences”.