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“In just 10 days of being in office as acting President, VP Osinbajo has achieved more than Buhari has in 3 years,” he wrote on his social media accounts on Saturday night. “He improved the security situation by sacking the incompetent Daura and overhauling SARS. For the first time in months, there were no herdsmen killings and Boko Haram bombings. Why did Buhari have to return?”

Reno Omokri, former social media aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, has questioned President Muhammadu Buhari’s return to the country, saying …

Africa

“Just negodu the man who said 'government houses should not be occupied by entertainers'! What is he doing here? Oshiomhole lacks the intellect to know that the greatest US President in the last 40 years was Ronald Reagan-An ENTERTAINER. Entertainers make good leaders,” Omokri tweeted.

Reno Omokri, ex-media aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has taken up Adams oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress …

Ronald Reagan

According to Baraje, “Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has been trying his luck on being the president of this country since 2011. He withdrew for the then candidate Goodluck Jonathan. In 2015, he also withdrew for the present President Muhammadu Buhari. So for somebody who has been nursing that kind of ambition, is it not right for such person to come forward again?"

Alhaji Abubakar Baraje, leader of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), has expressed his support for the presidential ambition of the …

Africa

"They are holding meetings upon meetings on Saraki’s impeachment as if removing the Senate President will reduce the price of rice to N7,000 per bag that it was in 2015,” Fayose stated.

Outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ayodele Fayose, has mocked the All Progressives Congress (APC) for its …

Democratic Party

‪”Don’t assume the worst about Senator Akpabio,” he wrote on his Facebook page on Monday afternoon," Omokri said. “There is more to this than meets the eye. The Akpabio I know is a clever player! In battle, you sometimes send some of your own agents to infiltrate your opponents’ camp."

Reno Omokri, media aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, says it is too early to criticise Godswill Akpabio, a serving senator and two-time …

Africa

Nigeria's Buhari elected new chairman of ECOWAS

President Muhammadu Buhari was been made chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) at the just concluded ECOWAS Summit in …

Africa

Nigeria's main opposition PDP agrees to change name as 2019 looms

Nigeria’s main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has agreed to change its name as part of a re-branding drive as the country heads into …

Africa

Twitter Appoints Okonjo-Iweala to Board of Directors

Twitter Appoints Okonjo-Iweala to Board of DirectorsNgozi Okonjo-Iweala has served as Nigeria's minister of finance and coordinating minister for the …

Africa

Nigeria:Okonjo-Iweala Appointed Into Twitter Board

[Premium Times] A former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into the board of social media giant, Twitter Inc.

Social Media

“If anyone merits such an appointment, it is definitely a woman who helped her nation manage its finances most prudently and was instrumental to pulling many millions out of poverty. Ngozi, I am proud of you. You served Nigeria most meritoriously and I am more than certain that you would do the same at Twitter. Congratulations. GEJ.”

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Minister of Finance, on her appointment to the board of social-media …

Social Media

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is prosecuting the defendants on seven-count charge of criminal conspiracy to commit money laundering.

Justice Hammada Isa Dashen of the Federal High Court sitting in Damaturu, Yobe State, on Tuesday granted bail to Dr. Audu Bulama, a former Minister; …

Corruption

During the Goodluck Jonathan years, Wakil was Minister of State for Power, appointed in March 2014. He was a member of the House of Representatives, and was Vice chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (North East). He was also Majority Leader of the House of Representatives during the tenure of Umar Ghali Na'abba as Speaker upon Nigeria's return to democracy in 1999.

The Federal High Court sitting in Maiduguri on Monday ordered that Former Minister of State for Power, Hon. Mohammed Wakil and four persons should be …

Africa

Omokri: Credit For The Jailing Of Two Ex-Governors Belongs To Yar’Adua, Jonathan — Not Buhari

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Omokri: Credit For The Jailing Of Two Ex-Governors Belongs To Yar’Adua, Jonathan — Not Buhari 1 Day Ago

Africa

Buhari Mocked for About-Turn On 'Lazy' Youths

Buhari Mocked for About-Turn On 'Lazy' YouthsNigeria's opposition Peoples Democratic Party has described President Muhammadu Buhari's praise of …

Africa

Buhari Signs Law That Would Have Barred Jonathan From Contesting 2015 Election

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Buhari Signs Law That Would Have Barred Jonathan From Contesting 2015 Election 18 Hours Ago

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Buhari Has Done Well In Delta State More Than Jonathan- Emerhor

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Buhari Has Done Well In Delta State More Than Jonathan- Emerhor 6 Days Ago

Africa

Okonjo-Iweala Tackles ‘Mischief Makers’ Over Incorrect Quotes From New Book

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Okonjo-Iweala Tackles ‘Mischief Makers’ Over Incorrect Quotes From New Book 1 Day Ago

Citizen Journalism

Tell Osibanjo To Stop 'His Nasty Habit Of Lying', Jonathan Implores Pastor Adeboye

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Tell Osibanjo To Stop 'His Nasty Habit Of Lying', Jonathan Implores Pastor Adeboye 13 Hours Ago

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Buhari Should Stop Blaming Outsiders For Killings In Nigeria - Abati‎

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Buhari Should Stop Blaming Outsiders For Killings In Nigeria - Abati‎ 2 Hours Ago

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Abuja Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s Properties

0 Comments <i></i> Breaking News Abuja Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s Properties 6 Days Ago

Citizen Journalism

Why I Criticised My Husband's Govt in 2016 - Aisha Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he declared his intention to run for another term in office because the issue had dominated political discourse …

Africa

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation and chairman of Social Democratic Party, SDP, and Chief Olu Falae on Tuesday visited former president Olusegun Obasanjo at his Presidential Library in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The meeting, which was held behind closed doors also had in attendance former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, two-times Ogun governorship candidate, Gboyega Nasiru Isiaka and an SDP governorship aspirant, Sina Kawonise.

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation and chairman of Social Democratic Party, SDP, and Chief Olu Falae on Tuesday visited former …

Democratic Party

Reno Omokri, an ex-media aide to the former president of Nigeria, Mr Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to the statement credited to the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A Adeboye, that people who don’t pay tithes won’t make heaven. Pastor Adeboye had reportedly at this month’s Holy Ghost Service told his congregation that, “I want to give every one of you pastors an opportunity to repent tonight.

Reno Omokri, an ex-media aide to the former president of Nigeria, Mr Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to the statement credited to the General Overseer …

Faith

Chibok girls: Many abductees dead, says journalist

<b>A Nigerian journalist with links to the Islamist group Boko Haram has claimed only 15 out of the 112 missing Chibok girls are still alive.</b><p>The 276 schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram exactly four years ago. Many have since been released.<p>Ahmad Salkida said he had negotiated for the girls' release …

Africa

Facebook User Agreement Must Not be in Swahili - U.S. Senator

Ikechukwu Eze, the spokesperson for former president Goodluck Jonathan, has dismissed reports linking the People's Democratic Party to the …

Cambridge Analytica

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said the youths need a ‘reform’ in mindset in order to bring positive changes to the country when they are given more opportunity in governance as they have been agitating for. Speaking while receiving some members of New Nigeria 2019 9NN-2019 group and the Young Professionals of Nigeria (YPN) in Yenagoa, on Tuesday, the former President also said he did not envisage a time where everyone involved in governance will be below 35 years of age.

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said the youths need a ‘reform’ in mindset in order to bring positive changes to the country when they …

Africa

Global banking giant, JP Morgan Chase (JPMC), has told the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales how the Nigerian government under former President Goodluck Jonathan authorized the payment of $875 million to Mr. Dan Etete, former Petroleum Minister, in respect of the disputed oilfield, OPL 245.

Global banking giant, JP Morgan Chase (JPMC), has told the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales how the Nigerian government under former …

Nigeria

Nigeria President to Seek Re-election in 2019

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The Nigerian president's spokesman says President Muhammadu Buhari has declared his intention to seek re-election in February, …

Africa

Minister of finance under ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has declared that fighting corruption in Nigeria is a “dangerous” venture. Okonjo-Iweala said this while disclosing reasons for writing her new book titled, “‘Fighting Corruption is Dangerous: The Story Behind the Headlines.’ The former minister said writing the book was a risk she decided to take and that the book gives clarity into what it takes to fight corruption from the frontlines.

Minister of finance under ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has declared that fighting corruption in Nigeria is a “dangerous” …

Africa

Nigeria's ex-president unaware of any Cambridge Analytica...

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s former president Goodluck Jonathan was “not aware” of any attempts by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica to interfere in elections in 2007 and 2015, his spokesman said on Thursday.<p>Former Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan speaks to the media next to an observer …

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