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Nigeria

Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

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


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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...


Trust still dormant

is now a special assistant for media affairs and civil society to Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan...


Poison politics

A stilted discussion between President Goodluck Jonathan's emissaries and the #bringbackourgirls campaign seemed only to prompt louder protests about the government's inaction...


Amnesty anomalies

As social media resonated with reports that the government was about to offer an amnesty to Islamist insurgents Boko Haram on 28 May President Goodluck Jonathan vowed again on national TV to wage 'total war' against 'international terrorism'...


Everyone loses

In the short term the crisis triggered by Boko Haram's kidnapping of more than 230 schoolgirls from Chibok in Borno State damages all those involved in addition to the students: President Goodluck Jonathan and his government the military and police taciturn oppositionists – and the insurgents who now face a more assertive local and international opposition...


Red flag over Africa

Li's presence at the WEF on Africa in Nigeria on 7-9 May was a demonstration of critical diplomatic support at a time of acute pressure on President Goodluck Jonathan...


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