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Nigeria

Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

Date of Birth: 20 November 1957
Place of Birth: Bayelsa


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In Edo, all politics is national

Paying over US$130 million a year the contract was signed during Diezani Allison-Madueke's tenure as petroleum minister in Goodluck Jonathan's presidency...


Groaning about zoning

But rotation at the top is more delicate: in 2011 Goodluck Jonathan decided to contest arguing that the idea of a 'gentleman's agreement' that the Presidency should return to the north following the death in office of Umaru Yar'Adua had no standing in law...


The Presidents' club backs Keïta

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and fellow Ecowas mediators had already proposed a unity government – 50% chosen by the president 30% by the opposition and 20% by civil society – and reestablishment of the Constitutional Court on a fresh basis as well as an enquiry both into the killings of protestors by security forces between 10 and 12 July...


The $10 billion gas plant that never was

Under Goodluck Jonathan's presidency the government's legal strategy had been to dispute the circumstances around the original contract award and then the seat of arbitration liability and quantum of damages in court while also seeking to settle with P&ID which P&ID rebuffed...

Mohammed Adoke and Diezani Allison-Madueke were appointed Attorney-General and Minister of Petroleum Resources respectively by Goodluck Jonathan in 2010...

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The Emir exits

It was the leaking of a letter from Sanusi to President Goodluck Jonathan in 2014 stating that some US$50 billion of oil receipts were missing from the federation accounts that undermined the Jonathan government's credibility beyond redemption...

Instead of addressing the matter Jonathan established a self-serving investigating panel and suspended Sanusi (AC Vol 55 No 1 Goodluck Jonathan loses the numbers game)...


Generals on the run

Although President Buhari claims he has introduced reforms to stop the defence procurement scams which thrived under his immediate predecessor President Goodluck Jonathan contracting practices in the army remain unreformed and prone to corruption one senior officer told Africa Confidential...


Hard economics meets political pageantry

The south-west has produced every southern president save for five years (2010-15) of Goodluck Jonathan from the south-south...

In Bayelsa former president Goodluck Jonathan junked his PDP membership loyalties and threw his weight behind the ruling APC in the 16 November elections...

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The oil clean-up that didn't?

Once closely linked with the PDP having benefited from contracts under the Goodluck Jonathan government Tompolo takes a pragmatic view of the Buhari government...


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