Buhari congratulates Jonathan at 63

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, congratulated former President Goodluck Jonathan, on his 63rd birthday.His congratulatory message was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, titled ‘President Buhari greets former President Goodluck Jonathan on 63rd birthday’.The statement read, “Onn behalf of the Federal Government and[...]

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US Election: Jonathan advises Biden, Kamala

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has penned down a congratulatory message to the United States President-elect Joe Biden and his running mate, Kamala Harris, advising both to be magnanimous in victory and accommodate all Americans. In his message titled: ‘Goodwill message to United States President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’, Jonathan appealed to the[...]

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Jonathan visits polling stations in Tanzania as voting begins

Nigeria’s former President Goodluck Jonathan, who is leading the African Union Expert Election Observer Team to Tanzania, paid a visit to some polling stations in Dar es Salaam, in the early hours of Wednesday.Jonathan announced this on his Facebook page on Wednesday.He said, “The African Union Expert Election Observer Team which I lead visited some[...]

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Mali: ECOWAS to meet again as Jonathan briefs Buhari

Former President Goodluck Jonathan again on Monday briefed the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on the political situation in Mali.The meeting with the President and Jonathan, who is the Economic Community of West African States’ special envoy to Mali, was held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.The Special Adviser to the President on Media and[...]

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Coup: ECOWAS may lift Mali sanctions today —Jonathan

Nigeria’s ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, mediating in the Mali crisis for the West Africa bloc ECOWAS, said the organisation would probably decide on Friday whether it would lift economic sanctions against the country.Speaking in Mali’s capital Bamako on Wednesday, Jonathan called the measures imposed on the country by the 15-nation bloc “unfortunate”.West African leaders heaped pressure[...]

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Mali crisis: Buhari receives briefing from ECOWAS Special Envoy, Jonathan

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday received his predecessor in office, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, at State House, Abuja.Dr Jonathan, who is ECOWAS Special Envoy to the Republic of Mali, briefed the President on the political situation in the West African country, as a corollary to efforts by West African leaders to restore stability to the country.Recall that[...]

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Buhari, Jonathan meet inside Aso Rock

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is currently meeting with former President Goodluck Jonathan.The meeting which started a few minutes after 11am is holding inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.Jonathan may seize the opportunity of the meeting to brief Buhari on the assignment recently given him by the Economic Community of West African States to[...]

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Why I’m staying away from partisan politics –Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said he reduced his political activities since he quit power in 2015 to enable him to concentrate on his foundation.The former leader gave the explanation on Sunday in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, when Governor Douye Diri inaugurated the state executive council of the Peoples Democratic Party.Jonathan, who said he was actually[...]

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10 years on: Yar’Adua lived, died for Nigeria’s sake — Jonathan

Former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua was a man with an accommodating spirit and enormous goodwill who built bridges of hope, love and understanding among Nigerians, his predecessor, President Goodluck Jonathan has said.Jonathan who was Yar’Adua’s Vice in a special tribute on his Facebook page to commemorate the death of his former boss on Tuesday described[...]

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Jonathan lauds Obaseki’s development strides

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday commended Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, for providing impactful and purposeful leadership in the state, just as he urged him to continue in his uncommon developmental strides.Addressing journalists in the government house, Jonathan described his visit as customary, noting, “Traditionally as someone who has been a President or[...]

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Jonathan reveals Anenih’s last moments before death

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has revealed the last moments of Chief Tony Anenih before death. He said this Tuesday at a church funeral service held in Abuja for the  late chief Anenih. The ex president said he immediately left Bayelsa for Abuja on hearing Anenih was sick and went straight to the hospital to see[...]

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