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FG WORKING VERY HARD TO END BOKO HARAM'S ABILITY TO TAKE AND HOLD NIGERIAN TERRITORY - PRESIDENT JONATHAN ASSURES

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan said Friday in London that the Federal Government, the Nigerian Armed Forces and security agencies are working very hard to ensure that the ability of Boko Haram to capture and hold any Nigerian territory is ended very soon.

PRESIDENT JONATHAN TO MEET WITH KEY INVESTMENT ADVISERS IN LONDON

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will travel to London tomorrow evening to preside over a meeting of Nigeria’s Honorary International Investment Council (HIIC) which opens in the British capital on Friday.

PRESIDENT JONATHAN CALLS FOR SPEEDY RESOLUTION OF DISPUTE THAT FORCED POSTPONEMENT OF GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY FOR MULTI-BILLION NAIRA INDUSTRIAL PARK

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has noted with regret the very unnecessary controversy and acrimony that has arisen over the postponement of the ground-breaking ceremony for the Gas Revolution Industrial Park at Ogidigben in the Warri South West Local Government Area.

PRESIDENT JONATHAN APPLAUDS SUPER EAGLES’ REVIVAL OF NIGERIA’S HOPES OF NATIONS CUP QUALIFICATION

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan congratulates the Super Eagles of Nigeria on their dogged and hard-fought victory over the Red Devils of Congo this evening in Pointe Noire which has revived Nigeria’s hopes of qualifying for next year’s African Nations Cup Finals.

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Ebola: Containment Controversy Unnecessary By John Udumebraye

In a recent newspaper advertisement, the All Progressives Congress (APC), through its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, copiously commended the Governors of Lagos and Rivers States for their successful achievements in containing the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN AND HIS STERLING LEADERSHIP QUALITIES! By Kunle Rotimi

I have carefully and objectively studied the personality of Dr Goodluck Jonathan from his debut into party politics. Between 1999 and this time, he started as Deputy Governor in his home Bayelsa State, later as Governor in the same state. He rose to become Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, subsequently as acting President while his equally amiable boss, the late President Umaru Yar’Adua was terminally ill.

If we must drink water tomorrow, we must be visionary today by Alkasim Abdulkadir

For the nation to achieve food security and all year round farming since 2010, a total of 385 formal and informal irrigation projects of varying sizes have been embarked upon. Of this, 179 new irrigation schemes have been completed, 21 existing Irrigation projects were rehabilitated while 185 new projects are on-going in several States across the country. All these projects when completed will provide a total of 397,060 Ha of irrigable land. A total of 118,064 Ha were cultivated in the last four

Don’t overlook the other Nigeria by Paul Collier and Acha Leke

Paul Collier is co-director of the Center for the Study of African Economies, Oxford University. Acha Leke is director of McKinsey in AfricaWhat is lost in most discussions about Nigeria today is the strong economic record that it has established over the last decade. In fact, a recent year-long study of the country by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) showed that, over the next 15 years, Nigeria has the potential to become a major global economy.

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Spokesman: Nigerian President Enjoys Wide Public Support

A spokesman for Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said the president will win re-election in February’s poll because his policies enjoy overwhelming support.

Foreign Affairs Minister's Address to the Diplomatic Community on Control of Ebola in Nigeria

Let me begin by expressing my apology for our inability to meet yesterday due to some important political developments. I am delighted to welcome you to this briefing, which essentially is meant to address some issues in our diplomatic relations. The first is the unwarranted stigmatization and discrimination against Nigerians as a result of the isolated outbreak of Ebola in the country some months ago.

Russia offering counter-terrorism assistance: Nigeria

Russia has offered to help Nigeria, a longstanding U.S. ally, in its fight against terrorism, especially in the country's restive northeast where it is battling a five-year-old Boko Haram insurgency. Presidential spokesman Reuben Abati told AA his country was open to support from any country

NSA Sambo Dasuki's Remarks at Policy Dialogue on Nigeria's Soft Approach to Countering Violent Extremism at the United Nations, 13th October, 2014, New York.

extend my deep appreciation to the United Nations community for honouring our invitation today. The UN through its various agencies has actively contributed to strengthening national, regional, and international efforts to counter violent extremism.

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Jonathan did not order Police to invade N/Assembly — Abati

In this interview with Dr. Reuben Abati, Special Adviser to the President on media and publicity, he explains the type of persona President Goodluck Jonathan his and the success of his re-election declaration penultimate week. He speaks about the uncommon virtue of calmness and good sense of President Jonathan. On last week’s drama at the National Assembly, Abati categorically denied any involvement of the presidency in the episode.

President Jonathan Has The Right to Embark On Private Foreign Visit – Abati

Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Media and Publicity Dr Reuben Abati insists in this interview with GEORGE AGBA, that the private visit to Germany by the president last weekend had nothing to do with ill-health. He also spoke on some other national issues. President Jonathan embarked on a private visit to Germany last weekend, but reports in the media had it that he was flown to that country after he suddenly fell ill. Did the President’s visit to Germany have anything to do

We’re expecting Tinubu, El-Rufai, their godfathers to join Jonathan —Abati

In this interview with LEON USIGBE, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, speaks about his daunting challenges in managing the media affairs of President Goodluck Jonathan and other issues, including the reason many of those who had been seen as the president’s most vocal critics are returning to his camp.

APC is playing politics with Chibok girls’ abduction –Reuben Abati

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, in this interview with OLALEKAN ADETAYO, addresses some issues of national importance