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Nigeria

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

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


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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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The great militant chase

The money was allocated to securing the Niger Delta's waterways under Buhari's predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, an Ijaw man like Tompolo...

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The logic of naira nationalism

Led by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, officials set out the country's predicament to Lagarde: a crashing oil price had combined with five years of rampant state theft under ex-President Goodluck Jonathan's government to cause a chronic shortage of foreign exchange...

The same goes for politicians such as Olisa Metuh, National Publicity Secretary of the People's Democratic Party under former President Goodluck Jonathan...


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