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Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

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


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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...


Executive exerts its privilege

A holdover from the Goodluck Jonathan era Emefiele has become the main cheerleader for Buhari-nomics: defending the naira and multiple exchange rates using reserves if necessary keeping the IMF at a distance cajoling banks to lend to productive farms and factories and banning the use of foreign exchange at the lower official rates for imports of food grown in Nigeria (AC Vol 60 No 13 The rise of Godwin Emefiele)...

Malami is also at the centre of a second legal drama as prosecutors in Milan wind up their case against Shell ENI and a string of executives accused of colluding with officials and using corrupt methods under the Goodluck Jonathan government to acquire OPL245 the licence to exploit one of Africa's richest oil fields...


Spinner caught in web

CA/SCL worked for Jubilee ahead of the 2013 elections and for Nigerian ex-President Goodluck Jonathan in 2007 and 2015 (AC Vol 58 No 12 Here come the data-miners)...


HYPREP’s checkered rep

With the publication of the UNEP report in 2011 then-President Goodluck Jonathan set HYPREP up in 2012 at the Ministry of Petroleum Resources under Diezani Allison-Madueke...

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