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Nigeria

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

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


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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...


Rumblings in the regions

Obasanjo's open letters have unerringly triggered political change in the past, as President Goodluck Jonathan, beaten in the 2015 elections, knows to his cost (AC Vol 54 No 25, Presidential letter bombs)...


Buhari opens the war chest

The APC was an election vehicle for Buhari to unseat the unpopular Goodluck Jonathan and his PDP...


Militants turn the screw

Government sources accuse opposition politicians close to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, his wife, Patience, and the disgraced former Oil Minister Diezani Allison-Madueke of using militant groups sympathetic to Biafran secession to derail investigations into Jonathan-era corruption (AC Vol 58 No 15, Diezani in their sights & Vol 58 No 7, The great oil chase)...


Homage to Catalonia

Government officials accuse opposition politicians linked to former President Goodluck Jonathan, his wife, and former oil minister Diezani Allison-Madueke, of using local secessionist groups to derail anti-corruption investigations...

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Game of mansions

Igho Sanomi, the Nigerian oil trader who became a billionaire from contracts obtained while Diezani Allison-Madueke was oil minister under President Goodluck Jonathan, bought a £28...


Trading places and faces

Peters, Aire and Amamgbo all did business with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation during Allison-Madueke's tenure as Oil Minister in the Goodluck Jonathan government...


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