Browsing: President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

Obi, who was the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election, marked his 60th birthday on July 19, 2021.

In a letter written to congratulate Senator Mark on the occasion of his 66th birthday, which holds on April 8, 2014, Jonathan also expressed his appreciation of the Senate president’s unflinching support and contributions towards the successful implementation of the Federal Government’s Agenda for National Transformation

In a statement on Monday by presidential spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati, Jonathan said on behalf of himself and the Federal Government, he extends sincere condolences to Chief Ajayi’s family, friends, colleagues and associates in the legal profession, and the many Nigerians whose cause and rights he vigorously defended throughout his outstanding career

Delivering Nigeria’s Statement on Peace and Security in Africa at the 22nd Summit of African Union Heads of State and Government, which opened in the Ethiopian capital on THursday, President Jonathan said that while the recent crises in South Sudan and the Central African Republic have reinforced the urgency of establishing the proposed African Capacity for Immediate Response to Crises, instruments within the current African Peace and Security Architecture must, in the interim, be activated to prevent the degeneration of conflicts into warfare

In a statement issued in Oyo on Wednesday by its Interim National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said President Jonathan’s decision to grant N2 billion each to 17 states, none of which belongs to the main opposition APC, and all of which are controlled by governors deemed to be Jonathan’s supporters, negates what he should be: The leader of the whole nation!

The President will, in the company of other Heads of State and Government, also pay his last respects to Dr. Mandela at the anti-apartheid hero’s lying-in-state on Wednesday at the Union Building in Pretoria where he served as South Africa’s first democratically-elected president

According to him, “it is the constitutional right of the president to seek second term, having only been elected into the office once and it is in the interest of peace, justice and equity that those of us who are advocates of equitable power sharing in Nigeria should support him

Baribote stated that the board’s recent method of slamming ban on football stakeholders does not speak well of the nation’s football, while stating also that this is the first time that Nigeria is witnessing such level of ban in her years of football history