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Nigeria

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

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


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No oil, no money, no deal

Buhari has won some credit in the Delta over the past few months for prolonging the Presidential Amnesty Programme under Paul Boroh, despite both plummeting state revenue due the oil price collapse and mounting evidence of the PAP's central role in corruption under the previous government of Goodluck Jonathan...

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Impatience

Patience Jonathan, wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted with fury to Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) freezing more than US$14 million in accounts she controls...

The non-governmental organisation Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has written to Attorney General and Justice Minister Abubakar Malami requesting that he institute criminal proceedings against Goodluck Jonathan, who has been abroad since before the allegations emerged, seeking medical treatment, a spokesperson said...


A dollar emergency

Government frustration focuses on the tortuous efforts to try leading members of Goodluck Jonathan's government for corruption, and compel miscreants to return some of the billions of dollars of stolen funds...


Juicier carrots, heavier sticks

The government had been planning to cut in half the US$200 million a year amnesty programme for ex-militants, launched by the previous government under President Goodluck Jonathan...

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Chip off the oil block

1 billion paid in April 2011 by subsidiaries of Royal Dutch Shell and Italy's ENI (Ente Nazionale Idrocarburi) to the Federal Government of Nigeria during Goodluck Jonathan's administration...


Anniversary ambushed

Some of the wildest theories are in play: the most intriguing is that the Avengers are a mercenary army, financed by wealthy and discredited politicians from President Goodluck Jonathan's ousted government...

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Avengers assemble

Its targets are the government and the older generation of militants, such as High Chief Government Ekpemupolo ('Tompolo'), who were well rewarded by President Goodluck Jonathan's government for joining the amnesty programme...


Economy thwarts Buhari

The Oil Minister in the Goodluck Jonathan government, Diezani Allison-Madueke, is accused of presiding over $24 bn...


Cleared by cash

A cash-for-immunity deal brokered in 2014 by Swiss lawyers between the then President Goodluck Jonathan's government and two sons of the late General Sani Abacha, Mohammed and Abba, is soon expected to pay off again (AC Vol 50 No 24, Rogues and rackets on trial & Vol 55 No 13, The trade-off)...


A disputed state of the nation

Some ask more searching questions about where the cash is coming from: several emigrés from Nigeria, close friends of its former President Goodluck Jonathan and Oil Minister Diezani Allison-Madueke, have pitched camp in Ghana...

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