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PRESIDENT JONATHAN CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACK ON PESHAWAR, CONDOLES GOVERNMENT AND PEOPLE OF PAKISTAN

On behalf of the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan extends heartfelt condolences to the Government and People of Pakistan on the loss of over 140 lives in yesterday’s terrorist attack on Peshawar.

President Jonathan's Remarks at the Youth Employment in Agriculture Programme Launch

1. Our gathering today is in continuation of the implementation of processes that will transform the face of agriculture in our nation. I am here to launch two landmark initiatives - the Youth Employment in Agriculture Programme (YEAP) and the Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria (FAFIN)

AS BUHARI CLOCKS 72, PRESIDENT JONATHAN WISHES HIM MANY MORE YEARS OF GOOD HEALTH AND PERSONAL FULFILLMENT

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has written to congratulate General Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 72nd birthday anniversary which comes up tomorrow, Wednesday, December 17, 2014.

President Jonathan's Remarks at the 46th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government

It is indeed a great honour and pleasure for Nigeria to host Your Excellencies and members of your delegations to the 46th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government here in the city of Abuja.

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Who is Afraid of Goodluck Jonathan? (1), By Femi Aribisala

Some people say Goodluck Jonathan is “clueless.” They would also have us believe he is a weak president.

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

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Pastor Adeboye disowns twitter handle endorsing APC's Prof Osinbajo, RCCG says Church is Not a Political Party

Pastor Adeboye through his verified Facebook page has disowned the Twitter handle, @RCCGWorldwide which tweeted endorsing Prof. (Pastor) Yemi Osinbajo, a RCCG pastor, who emerged Mohammadu Buhari’s running mate yesterday. In the Facebook post, Pastor Adeboye said,

NIGERIA: FORMER HEAD OF STATE BUHARI--PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE OR NORTHERN POLITICAL SPOILER?

That relief, however, was short-lived as Nigerians watched despairingly as the Buhari regime's promises to revive the economy and wipe out rampant corruption withered during 20 months of heavy-handed, largely ineffective rule.

Nigeria’s petroleum minister emerges Gas Exporting Countries Forum president

Nigeria’s Petroleum Resources Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, on Tuesday emerged the new president of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum, GECF.

Who Is Afraid of Goodluck Jonathan? Part (2) by Femi Aribisala

On September 24, 2014, Atiku Abubakar of the APC declared at the Yar'Adua Centre in Abuja that he was running to be president of Nigeria. The occasion was without incident. This was followed on October 15, 2014 by Muhammadu Buhari of the APC who declared in Eagle's Square, Abuja that he was also running for president.

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Nigerian President Jonathan Determined to Win War on Terror

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has promised that his administration will win the war on terror despite what he describes as efforts by some individuals to sabotage efforts to combat Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Corruption allegation blackmail against Jonathan, says Abati

Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Reuben Abati, in this interaction with newsmen said the allegation of corruption against his boss’ administration has become a refrain coming from those politicians bereft of ideas hoping to blackmail him. The Presidential spokesman also gave the assurance that his boss will win the 2015 Presidential election convincingly even as he maintained that the government has yet to make any declaration on fuel subsidy removal as being variously specu

Impeachment Threat Not A New Thing, Opposition Only Heating up Polity – Abati

Insisting that the President has not committed any impeachable offence, the presidential spokesman argues strongly that while blackmail is the reason why the issue of corruption is being played up against the current administration, those accusing the Jonathan government of corruption are the ones who are most corrupt

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.