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President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
Nigeria

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

President of Nigeria, 2010-2015

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


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Winning battles, losing wars

At the same time, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan was becoming increasingly worried by the growing public support for the opposition presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, and he decided to regain the initiative by postponing the elections and using the intervening period to try to end the attacks in the north-east (AC Vol 56 No 4, Democracy delayed)...


Sufism’s soft power

Outgoing Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan quickly understood the potency of King Mohammed's spiritual reach when in March he made what many felt was an ill-judged attempt to appeal to Muslim voters during the presidential election campaign...


APC to lead with a leaner team

Although Emefiele, who was appointed by President Goodluck Jonathan a year ago, has tenure, he will face tough questions about his stewardship of the Bank...


Mending fences

Many thought the televised 50-minute explanation by the then President, Goodluck Jonathan, ostensibly because three hand-held card readers had malfunctioned, was orchestrated...


INEC and high-tech

Many thought the televised 50-minute explanation by the then President, Goodluck Jonathan, ostensibly because three hand-held card readers had malfunctioned, was orchestrated...


On the waterfront

Election campaigning for the opposition All Progressives Congress in the Niger Delta, the home base of President Goodluck Jonathan, was always going to be fraught...


Welcome back, General

Given current political passions in Nigeria, Buhari might think of adding a line to his Chatham House speech, said Hammond, to reassure President Goodluck Jonathan that should he lose the election, there would be no witch hunt against members of the ancien régime (AC Vol 56 No 4, Democracy delayed)...


Democracy delayed

Such is the febrile mood in national politics that President Goodluck Jonathan felt compelled to tell delegations from the European Union and the Economic Community of West African States on 18 February that there were no plans to abandon the elections and form an Interim National Government...

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Lots of gunboats, little diplomacy

Just as the country faces its tightest election race since the return to civilian rule in 1999, rivalry with no holds barred has erupted between between supporters of President Goodluck Jonathan, born in what is now Bayelsa State and also the first national leader from the Delta, and a growing band of opponents led by Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi, the doyen of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC; AC Vol 54 No 16, Amaechi takes on Jonathan)...


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