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Nigeria

Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

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


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After the amnesty, more amnesty

However part of President Goodluck Jonathan's credo and reason for his elevation to the vice-presidency in 2007 is that as a Delta politician he understood the region's troubles and had a solution...

MEND threatened to continue the attacks against oil installations because it regarded the amnesty as a fraud 'to line the pockets of Goodluck Jonathan his wife Patience and members of the Amnesty Committee whose sudden wealth remains unchallenged by the Nigerian media...


The Jonathan surge

Despite a security crisis and a poor public image President Goodluck Jonathan's People's Democratic Party has engineered a startling political recovery...


Honour among presidents

Richard Konteh the State House Chief of Staff supposedly fired for corruption is claiming that he was in fact the fall guy for President Ernest Bai Koroma's inadvertent angering of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan (AC Vol 55 No 12 Koroma sacks top aide)...


Africa policy moves up the agenda

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan attended the Elysée summit and in May asked Hollande to host a regional summit on tackling the Islamist militia Boko Haram...


Ekiti, the shape of things to come

It is also the first major reverse for the opposition alliance this year in its battle against President Goodluck Jonathan's government which has been in retreat as criticism mounted of its handling of the security crisis in the north...

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Sanusi's political throne

From any angle the appointment of Sanusi Lamido Aminu Sanusi as the 57th Emir of Kano is bad news for President Goodluck Jonathan and his government...


The trade-off

The decision to let the late dictator's eldest son off the hook has attracted a storm of criticism of President Goodluck Jonathan's government from opposition parties and local rights groups...


Jonathan faces the north

A month ago it was France that hosted the regional summit at which President Goodluck Jonathan declared 'total war' on the Jama'atu Ahlus Sunnah Lidda'awati wal Jihad widely known as Boko Haram dubbing it the Al Qaida of West Africa...

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Succession scramble

When Africa Confidential suggested to Adesina one of the few bright spots in President Goodluck Jonathan's cabinet that if the World Bank elected a doctor to lead it why not choose an agronomist to head the AfDB he replied with broad smile 'It would be great...


Chaos theory

The much-publicised handover supported President Goodluck Jonathan's argument that his country is the target of an international conspiracy rather than a solely home-grown insurgency as many Nigerians believe...


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