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Nigeria

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

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


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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...


The probity contest

Buhari was elected in 2015 with a resounding mandate to move Nigeria on from the instability and corruption associated with his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan...


A split by any other name

That is what happened in October 2014 and it paved the way for the defeat of Goodluck Jonathan in elections the following year (AC Vol 55 No 23, After the bombing, Jonathan declares)...


Militants pick their party

Most rebel leaders from the 2003-09 phase of the conflict – including Bibopre Ajube 'General Shoot-at-Sight', Victor Ebikabowei Ben 'Boyloaf', Government Tompolo and Ateke Tom – have turned on their old patron Goodluck Jonathan, the former President, and rallied around Buhari...


Cracks spread in APC alliance

The fragility of the APC alliance – a coalition of parties assembled with the sole aim of defeating President Goodluck Jonathan and his People's Democratic Party – has become apparent...


Friends with benefits

Essentially, it wants to use the same tactics against the current government as defeated President Goodluck Jonathan during his 2015 attempt to win re-election...


An election on autopilot

Back in Nigeria after his Washington trip, Buhari went straight into attack mode, lambasting two of his predecessors – Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan – for profligate management of the country's resources...


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