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Nigeria

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

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


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Troubles mount for Buhari

Military ruler General Yakubu Gowon under whom Buhari served during the civil war attended the swearing-in but Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan two former presidents who back the opposition People's Democratic Party were absent (AC Vol 52 No 8 A trap for the juggernaut)...


OPL245: Fight or flight

Nigeria argues that the agreement (and original award in 1998) was corrupt claiming that those who benefited from improper payments from 2011 included the then President Goodluck Jonathan Attorney-General Mohammed Adoke Petroleum Resources Minister Diezani Allison-Madueke and National Security Adviser Aliyu Mohammed Gusau (AC Vol 58 No 16 Trading places and faces)...


Clean-up or cover-up?

MOSOP is thought to be close to the PDP; MOSOP's ex-president Ledum Mitee accepted an appointment from Goodluck Jonathan when he was president...


Governors get set

Bala Mohammed is widely seen as having been one of the most corrupt ministers in President Goodluck Jonathan government and is currently facing corruption charges stemming from his time as Minister for the Federal Capital Territory...


Sharks in an oily soup

The corrosive qualities of the OPL 245 saga dripped across three People's Democratic Party administrations from Olusegun Obasanjo through Umaru Musa Yar'Adua – who was lukewarm on all the proposed resolutions – and Goodluck Jonathan...


Election bored game

They feel marginalised and threatened by Buhari's transition agenda but have yet to demonstrate that they can turn out voters in greater numbers than when Goodluck Jonathan led the party four years ago...


Now the race looks serious

Reports of rent-seeking and inertia in the president's inner circle – dominated by family members and kinsmen – has tarnished the anti-corruption credentials that swept him to power in 2015 over the hugely corrupt administration of President Goodluck Jonathan...

How the race looks in the regions The south-south and south-east for AtikuThe Igbo heartland is the backbone of PDP support and went overwhelmingly for Goodluck Jonathan in 2011 and 2015...

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Blame game scuppers reform

Under the Goodluck Jonathan and Shehu Musa Yar'Adua governments the National Assembly failed even to vote on draft legislation...

Goodluck Jonathan as the PDP incumbent with a strong network among power brokers in the east generated a turnout of barely 40% in the region in the 2015 election In communities in the Middle Belt or North Central region the violence between herders and farmers now killing more people than Boko Haram attacks has polarised communities for and against Buhari...


Politics of patronage

The bill was blocked by the National Assembly until 2015 when Goodluck Jonathan lost power to Muhammadu Buhari...

How to become a buccaneer Nigeria currently produces roughly two million barrels of crude oil a day (including condensates) of which the Nigerian independents' share is just over 10% mainly in fields acquired from the IOCs during the presidency of Goodluck Jonathan...


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