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Nigeria

Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

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


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Cracks widen in the PDP

As he started a three-day state visit to Kenya on 5 September President Goodluck Jonathan might try to put his own government's political disarray into perspective...


Amaechi takes on Jonathan

In fact Amaechi's well-choreographed trip to Britain was the latest episode in his long-running feud with President Goodluck Jonathan...


The Delta catches fire again

On 10 July police and soldiers fired tear gas to stop clashes between youth militias loyal to President Goodluck Jonathan and his rival the Governor of Rivers State Rotimi Amaechi in Port Harcourt the state capital...


Inside the presidential fight

At the same time President Goodluck Jonathan looks increasingly vulnerable within the PDP where he faces an all-out rebellion by the powerful state governors who control local politics and whose cooperation is vital to win a presidential poll...

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The governors and the insurgency

In February Aliyu announced that 20 of 27 PDP governors had a signed agreement (dating back to 2010) from President Goodluck Jonathan promising that he wouldn't run for a second term...


Bringing it all back home

Both Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan and South Africa’s Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana Mashabane emphasised that the AU was not considering a mass withdrawal from the ICC at this time...


Blocking the great reform bill

Uncertainty about the oil and gas reforms has also undermined President Goodluck Jonathan’s attempts to fix the legendarily inefficient electric power sector...


An insurgency without the oil

At face value the declaration by President Goodluck Jonathan’s government dominated by appointees from the oil-rich Niger Delta of a state of emergency in north-east Nigeria and plans to defeat the Boko Haram insurgents there looks like a reversal of the political clashes in the 1990s...


Diplomatic diversions

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan expressed sympathy for Kenya’s position at the ICC adding that Nigeria would stand behind Kenya as an African partner backing the first argument...


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