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President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
Nigeria

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

Date of Birth: 20/11/1957
Place of Birth: Bayelsa


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Political schisms hit recovery and reform

In the Buhari era, the Lagos-based banks and oil companies that prospered under President Goodluck Jonathan, often thanks to lax regulation and generous state patronage, are struggling with mounting debts and operating losses...

Appointed by ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, he was held responsible for at least some of the financial chaos and bizarre contracts in the final year of that government...

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No oil, no money, no deal

Buhari has won some credit in the Delta over the past few months for prolonging the Presidential Amnesty Programme under Paul Boroh, despite both plummeting state revenue due the oil price collapse and mounting evidence of the PAP's central role in corruption under the previous government of Goodluck Jonathan...

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Impatience

Patience Jonathan, wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted with fury to Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) freezing more than US$14 million in accounts she controls...

The non-governmental organisation Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has written to Attorney General and Justice Minister Abubakar Malami requesting that he institute criminal proceedings against Goodluck Jonathan, who has been abroad since before the allegations emerged, seeking medical treatment, a spokesperson said...


Juicier carrots, heavier sticks

The government had been planning to cut in half the US$200 million a year amnesty programme for ex-militants, launched by the previous government under President Goodluck Jonathan...

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Economy thwarts Buhari

The Oil Minister in the Goodluck Jonathan government, Diezani Allison-Madueke, is accused of presiding over $24 bn...


A disputed state of the nation

Some ask more searching questions about where the cash is coming from: several emigrés from Nigeria, close friends of its former President Goodluck Jonathan and Oil Minister Diezani Allison-Madueke, have pitched camp in Ghana...

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The great militant chase

The money was allocated to securing the Niger Delta's waterways under Buhari's predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, an Ijaw man like Tompolo...

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The logic of naira nationalism

Led by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, officials set out the country's predicament to Lagarde: a crashing oil price had combined with five years of rampant state theft under ex-President Goodluck Jonathan's government to cause a chronic shortage of foreign exchange...

The same goes for politicians such as Olisa Metuh, National Publicity Secretary of the People's Democratic Party under former President Goodluck Jonathan...


The cauldron boils again

Despite the wider failures of defeated President Goodluck Jonathan and his People's Democratic Party, the PDP had managed to keep an ill-fitting lid on the Delta's cauldron of troubles for the last five years (AC Vol 50 No 22, Abuja buys a Delta amnesty & Vol 56 No 8, Mending fences)...


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