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Jonathan rules out prisoner swap with Boko Haram

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday ruled out the release of Boko Haram fighters in exchange for the freedom of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the militants a month ago. Britain’s Africa minister Mark Simmonds, who is in Nigeria for talks about the international rescue missi...

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Posted on May 15, 2014

Jonathan withdraws assent from 2014 budget bill

Nigeria’s Government said on Wednesday that the 2014 appropriation bill passed by the National Assembly about two months ago has not been signed into law by President Goodluck Jonathan because of “distortions” introduced into the document by the lawmakers. Labaran Maku, Information. Minister who rev...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Jonathan, N’guesso Urge African Leaders to Intensify Efforts to Eradicate Terrorism

President Goodluck Jonathan and his Republic of Congo counterpart, President Denis Sassou N’guesso on Tuesday, called on African leaders, the African Union and its Peace and Security Council to intensify efforts aimed at the eradication of Boko Haram and other terrorist groups in the continent. The presiden...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Jonathan, N’guesso urge African leaders to eradicate terrorism

President Goodluck Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan and President Denis Sassou N’guesso of the Republic of Congo Tuesday called on African leaders, the African Union and its Peace and Security Council to intensify efforts aimed at the eradication of Boko Haram and other terrorist groups in the continent...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Jonathan Writes Senate , Seek Emergency Rule Extension in Troubled States

President Goodluck Jonathan has requested for approval from the Senate to extend emergency rule in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe States for six more months. Jonathan made the request in a letter read on Tuesday at the plenary by Ike Ekweremadu, the deputy senate president. The request follows the near expiration o...

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Posted on May 13, 2014

UNAIDS appoints Jonathan as “Face of Protect the Goal”

President Goodluck Jonathan The UNAIDS on Monday appointed President Goodluck Jonathan as Face of Protect the Goal, a global initiative to use football to reinforce messages on HIV prevention and treatment. Dr Djibril Diallo of Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) in New York disclosed this...

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Posted on May 12, 2014

Don’t blame opposition for terrorism, APC tells President Jonathan

Lanre Babalola Chief Bisi Akande The All Progressives Congress, (APC), has asked President Goodluck Jonathan to stop blaming opposition for the insecurity in the country and earn his epaulet as the Commander-in-Chief of the nation’s armed forces by developing a successful counter-insurgency to tackle the Bo...

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Posted on May 11, 2014

Jonathan reads riot act to illegal oil bunkerers

President Goodluck Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday warned people involved in oil bunkering to desist from it or face the full weight of the law. Jonathan gave the warning at the ground breaking ceremony of the Nigeria Maritime University and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Age...

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Posted on May 11, 2014

Jonathan, Amosun, Buhari Others Eulogise Awujale

Oba Dr. Sikiru Kayode Adetona cuts his birthday cake Abiodun Onafuye,Abeokuta President Goodluck Jonathan has described the Awujale and Paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Dr. Sikiru Kayode Adetona as a big masquerade whose contribution to the country cannot be underrated. The President, who was represented by ...

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Posted on May 10, 2014

Jonathan congratulates Zuma on resounding victory

L-R: President Goodluck Jonathan and Jacob Zuma share a glass of wine President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday congratulated President Jacob Zuma and his party, the African National Congress (ANC) on their resounding victory in the South African general elections. A statement by the Presidential Spokesperson, ...

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Posted on May 10, 2014

Jonathan Congratulates Zuma, ANC over Election Victory

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria has congratulated his South African counterpart President Jacob Zuma, and his party, African National Congress (ANC) on their resounding victory in the South African general elections. Jonathan sent his congratulatory message on Saturday, following ANC’s victory, with ...

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Posted on May 10, 2014

I will not sleep until abducted girls are rescued – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria; President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Erastus Mwencha of World Health Organisation at the High Level closing plenary of Growafrica Investment Forum in Abuja on WEDNESDAY 7 May 2014 President Goodluck Jonathan said he will “not sleep” or rest on his oars until ...

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Posted on May 10, 2014

Abducted schoolgirls still in Nigeria, says Jonathan

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said on Friday he believed 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militants last month in an attack that has stirred global outrage are still in his country and have not been moved to neighboring Cameroon. As condemnation of the abductions spread, Saudi Arabia’s grand ...

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Posted on May 9, 2014

In Pictures: President Jonathan, others at WEF

President Goodluck Jonathan (L) shake hands with the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Andrew Pocock after a meeting in Abuja on Friday 9 May 2014 President Goodluck Jonathan (R) with Mr Paul Polman of Unilever, United Kingdom during a meeting in Abuja on Friday 9 May 2014 Former British Prime Minister...

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Posted on May 9, 2014

Clinton Slams Jonathan Over Corruption

Mrs. Hillary Clinton, the former US Secretary of State, has lambasted President Goodluck Jonathan over corruption in Nigeria and the reckless squandering of the nation’s oil wealth. While speaking in separate events in New York City, Hillary said the Nigerian government under President Jonathan, squandered ...

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Posted on May 9, 2014

WEF: Africa is greenfield for investments – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria; President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Erastus Mwencha of World Health Organisation at the High Level closing plenary of Growafrica Investment Forum in Abuja on WEDNESDAY 7 May 2014 President Goodluck Jonathan said Africa is open for direct foreign investments and will cea...

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Posted on May 9, 2014

Jonathan: Girls kidnap turning point in Boko Haram conflict

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan said Thursday that Boko Haram’s mass abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls would mark a turning point in the battle against the Islamists, as world powers joined the search to rescue the hostages. “I believe that the kidnap of these girls will be the be...

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Posted on May 9, 2014

WEF: Jonathan urges African leaders to commit to agriculture

L-R: Prime Minister of Cote d’Ivoire, Daniel Duncan; PresidentJakaya Mrisho Kikwete of Tanzania; President Goodluck Jonathan; SpecialAssistant to the UN Secretary General, Mrs Amina Mohammed; President Paul Kagameof Rwanda; Erastus Mwencha of WHO; panel anchor-man, MrRajiv Shah and President Boni Yayi o...

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Posted on May 8, 2014

Jonathan And Celebration Of Corruption

The seventh Media Chat President Goodluck Jonathan had with journalists last Sunday finally confirmed the doubts Nigerians have nursed about the President’s promise to fight corruption or ensure it is drastically reduced. That day, Nigerians had cause to conclude that this government is not ready to muster ...

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Posted on May 7, 2014

Patience Jonathan: The video every one is talking about

The video clip of Patience Jonathan, wife of Nigeria’s President, during her meeting with principal of Chibok Girls Secondary School and some of the parents of the 223 girls in Boko Haram captivity. . Video: Courtesy of Channel News. ——————————...

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Posted on May 6, 2014

I did not disrespect Patience Jonathan – Borno Gov’s wife

Hajiya Nana Shettima Hajiya Nana Shettima, the wife of Borno Governor, said on Monday that her inability to attend Sunday’s meeting with the wife of the president, Dame Patience Jonathan, over the abduction of schoolgirls in Chibok, was not to disrespect her office. This was contained in a statement sig...

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Posted on May 6, 2014

Jonathan, Kenyatta vow not to surrender to terrorists

President Goodluck Jonathan and his Kenyan counterpart, Uhuru Kenyata on Monday vowed that their country would not succumb to terrorism despite the current spate of terrorist attacks on their country. The two Presidents spoke at a joint press conference they addressed in Abuja after a bilateral talk they had ...

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Posted on May 6, 2014

Jonathan seeks Obama’s help over abducted schoolgirls

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday said that his government is seeking help from US President Barack Obama to overcome the country’s current security challenges. Nigeria has also approached other world powers, including France, Britain and China, for the same help, Jonathan said in a ...

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Posted on May 5, 2014

Nigeria will ‘surely’ free abducted girls – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Sunday vowed that his government will ensure the release of the 223 schoolgirls abducted by suspected Boko Haram Islamists. “We promise that anywhere the girls are, we will surely get them out,” Jonathan said in a live radio-televisi...

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Posted on May 5, 2014

Jonathan keeps Nigeria guessing over future

President Goodluck Jonathan: refused to declare his 2015 Presidential election ambition President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday kept Nigeria guessing over whether or not he will seek re-election, saying the issue was not important at the present time. “Whether Jonathan declares or not (his intention for r...

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Posted on May 4, 2014

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