Sunday, 24 May 2015
"You know, really, I don’t give a damn (about) what Obasanjo says about me.
Asked whether the former president scuttled his political career/presidential ambition, Atiku replied;
As far as I am concerned, Obasanjo may believe that he scuttled my presidential ambition, but I believe it is about God. If God says I will be president, I will be president; if he says I will not be president, I will not be president. Let’s forget about Obasanjo.
'Sharon has been advised and has agreed to take a month hiatus to recover fully from these recent events,' her rep said. 'Sharon would like to thank everyone at The Talk for granting her this time off and to all friends, family and others for their incredible support.'
Friday, 22 May 2015
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Maurice Lacroix, the official watch partner of FC Barcelona, recently revealed an impressive collection of
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"YALE UNIVERSITY GAVE ITS PRESTIGIOUS HONORARY DOCTORATE DEGREE TO AN UNDESERVING NIGERIAN":Ngozi Iweala, the outgoing Nigeria's finance minister was awarded a honorary doctorate degree by Yale University on May 15, 2015.
The citation from the Yale University reads:"Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Doctor of Humane Letters. You are a citizen of your country, your continent, and the world. Shaped by challenging experiences during your childhood in Nigeria, you have made social and economic reform your mission. As Nigeria’s coordinating minister of economic development and minister of finance, you have tackled corruption, created a vision and path to long-term economic stability, and worked to build a culture of transparency. At the World Bank, you made food security a priority and provided policy advice and capital for the world’s poorest countries.
As a reminder, you have been named #Noah (The Comforter, My Soft Spot). At that moment there was much peace in Heaven, but voices from Earth could be heard and the child hurriedly asked, “God, if I am to leave now, please tell me my angel’s name.” “Her name is #JeanChinwe, but You will simply call her, ‘#Mom.'”#NoahsBaptism #Dedication #Christening #17thMay #Covenant #GodsGlory #GodsGrace #TheComforter #SuperChargedMum #SuperChargedBoo"
“I will make sure that I support my sister, the incoming First Lady, to make sure Nigerian women are safe.”she said at the event
Wednesday, 20 May 2015
According to a source who spoke with The Nation, the women who are maternal cousins of President Jonathan were abducted at about 8.30am from their provision stores located along the riverbank.
“The victims are two maternal cousins of the President. We know that they have been preparing to welcome the President after the May 29 handover. Unless they are rescued before then, their dream of welcoming their brother will be a mirage.”the source said
According to reports Muazu said he was tired of all the stress he has been subjected to since the party lost the presidential elections. Ayo Fayose and Femi Fani Kayode have called for his resignation and that of other National Working Committee.
A PDP member confirmed Muazu's resignation on twitter and also claimed that Jonathan has asked members of the PDP Board of Trustees including Chief Tony Anenih to resign
Tuesday, 19 May 2015
The body leadership sent out a stern warning to its members to stop lifting petrol from all depot.
"Comrades/unit chairmen/executives, you are directed to suspend all loading activities in all the depots as from Monday, 18th of May. There will be severe sanctions for any chairman/others that does not comply.” the message sent to the members of the association read.
No reason was stated. However industry players say the tanker drivers are protesting the non-payment of their transportation fees owed them by the oil marketers. The oil marketers in turn claim they cannot pay the tanker drivers because of the N200 billion subsidy arrears owed to them by the federal government.
There have been concerns among Nigerians on whether Jonathan will sign the budget before May 29 when he will formally hand over to Muhammadu Buhari or he will leave it behind for the incoming administration which is believed may still prepare a supplementary budget.
Monday, 18 May 2015
The new Executive Secretary/Chief Executive had served previously as Director-General, Legal Aid Council of Nigeria, Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice in Anambra State and Director, Legal Services, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment. President Jonathan thanks the out-going Executive Secretary/Chief Executive for her services and wishes her well in her future endeavours.
Presidential media spokesperson, Dr Reuben Abati has said by conceding defeat, president Jonathan outsmarted his opponents and snatched victory from the jaws of defeat..In an article titled Right of Reply:Olusegun Adeniyi's Trip to Babel",he writes
There has been an organized and consistent attempt by a certain section of the political class and the Nigerian commentariat to water down the historical impact of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s decision to concede victory to President-elect Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the final tally in the 2015 Presidential election. Those who have engaged in this enterprise are unkind, if not callous, insincere, if not cruel.
Friday, 15 May 2015
Hours before the event which held behind closed doors, the All Progressives Congress, accused the Federal Government of not cooperating with the transition committee set up by the President-elect.
Thursday, 14 May 2015
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Steve Oru, disclosed this at the end of the weekly FEC meeting presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan.
Just over a year ago President Goodluck Jonathan suspended me from my position as governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria after I questioned an estimated $20bn shortfall in oil revenues due to the treasury from the state oil company. As I said then, you can suspend a man, but you cannot suspend the truth. The publication last month of a PwC audit into the “missing billions” brings us a step closer to it.