PHOTOS: Dignitaries honour GEJ at 61

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan marked his 61st birthday with the public presentation of his memoir, My Transition Hours, on Tuesday in Abuja. See the photographs, as captured by OLATUNJI OBASA: African Development Bank President, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina (M) and other guests Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa; and Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha Ex-First Lady, Mrs. Peace Jonathan (R) and…

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Goodluck Jonathan launches book November 20

Former President Goodluck Jonathan is to unveil his book, “My Transition Hours”, on Tuesday, November 20, in Abuja According to a message on his Twitter handle, President Muhammadu Buhari is special guest of honour while Chief Olusegun Obasanjo chairs the occasion to be attended by erstwhile heads of state and other prominent Nigerians. Also billed for the event are President…

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Jonathan hosts Obasanjo in Bayelsa

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has visited former President Goodluck Jonathan at his home in Bayelsa State. Jonathan and his wife, Patience, welcomed the elder statesman who was in their home for a private dinner. Earlier before the visit, Obasanjo inaugurated a government specialist hospital in the state and unveiled the Bayelsa Heliport which was renamed after the first military administrator of…

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Air Force clears drone controversy: Tsaigumi not Gulma

The Nigeria Air Force has waded into the controversy  over whether President Muhammadu Buhari commissioned the same drone that his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan commissioned  several years ago. The Air Force said the two leaders commissioned different drones. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, made the clarification in a statement issued on Friday. He  said what President…

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Buhari leads birthday chorus for Jonathan

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan will be 60 tomorrow. But ahead of the milestone, President Muhammadu Buhari has led the chorus of birthday well-wishers, praising his younger predecessor for his humble beginnings and his rise to the topmost post in Nigeria. President Buhari in the message sent out by Special adviser on media, Femi Adesina warmly felicitated with  Jonathan on…

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PDP hails Jonathan at 60

THE National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has on behalf of the National Caretaker Committee, other organs of the party and the PDP family nationwide heartily congratulated the former President, Dr Goodluck  Jonathan on the occasion of his 60th birthday anniversary. A statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Prince Dayo Adeyeye,…

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ON EL-RUFAI’S LIES AGAINST JONATHAN ON THE SHARING OF THE ECOLOGICAL FUND

That Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State has an incurable knack for lying has been proven by his own boss, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo who described El-Rufai in his book-My Watch Volume 2 as follows: “Nasir’s penchant for reputation savaging is almost pathological. Why does he do it? He is brilliant and smart. I grant him that also. Very…

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Jonathan’s Prophecy, Buhari’s Heresy and Tuface’s Bravery By Reno Omokri

First published in Saturday Thisday February 4, 2017. On December 11, 2014, then President Goodluck Jonathan accepted the Presidential nomination of the Peoples Democratic Party to contest the 2015 Presidential elections as its candidate. At that occasion, the former leader made a statement which, in hindsight, can now be seen as a prophecy. On that day, Jonathan said: “The choice…

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Goodluck Jonathan addresses U.S. lawmakers, speaks on Nigerian Christians and the Niger Delta

Former President Goodluck Jonathan  met with the United States Congress House Sub Committee on Africa to speak on the Niger Delta issue and the challenges facing Christians in Nigeria. Find below full details of his speech; Challenges of Nigerian Christians and the Niger Delta Question-A Summary A Presentation by Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, Chairman of the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation to the…

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Jonathan visits Obasanjo in Ibogun, renews camaraderie with him

Former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan on Friday, held a surprise closed door meeting in Ogun state. The meeting did not hold in Obasanjo’s Abeokuta home but in his ancestral village, Ibogun Olaogun in Ifo Local Government area also in Ogun state. Both leaders fell apart before the 2015 elections with Obasanjo destroying his party’s membership card and openly…

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