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Nigeria

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

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


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A split by any other name

That is what happened in October 2014 and it paved the way for the defeat of Goodluck Jonathan in elections the following year (AC Vol 55 No 23, After the bombing, Jonathan declares)...


Militants pick their party

Most rebel leaders from the 2003-09 phase of the conflict – including Bibopre Ajube 'General Shoot-at-Sight', Victor Ebikabowei Ben 'Boyloaf', Government Tompolo and Ateke Tom – have turned on their old patron Goodluck Jonathan, the former President, and rallied around Buhari...


Cracks spread in APC alliance

The fragility of the APC alliance – a coalition of parties assembled with the sole aim of defeating President Goodluck Jonathan and his People's Democratic Party – has become apparent...


Friends with benefits

Essentially, it wants to use the same tactics against the current government as defeated President Goodluck Jonathan during his 2015 attempt to win re-election...


An election on autopilot

Back in Nigeria after his Washington trip, Buhari went straight into attack mode, lambasting two of his predecessors – Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan – for profligate management of the country's resources...


Who goes first?

Worst of all, it presents an obvious parallel with the kidnapping of 250 schoolgirls from Chibok in 2014 under President Goodluck Jonathan's government...


Rumblings in the regions

Obasanjo's open letters have unerringly triggered political change in the past, as President Goodluck Jonathan, beaten in the 2015 elections, knows to his cost (AC Vol 54 No 25, Presidential letter bombs)...


All about votes and the naira

The pursuit by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of former President Goodluck Jonathan's allies, such as former Oil Minister Diezani Allison-Madueke, will weigh on the party's electoral prospects (AC Vol 58 No 16, Trading places and faces)...


Buhari opens the war chest

The APC was an election vehicle for Buhari to unseat the unpopular Goodluck Jonathan and his PDP...


Militants turn the screw

Government sources accuse opposition politicians close to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, his wife, Patience, and the disgraced former Oil Minister Diezani Allison-Madueke of using militant groups sympathetic to Biafran secession to derail investigations into Jonathan-era corruption (AC Vol 58 No 15, Diezani in their sights & Vol 58 No 7, The great oil chase)...


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