Tag Archives: Goodluck Jonathan

Uncertainties Trail DSS “Withdrawal” From Dasuki’s House

The Department of State Security (DSS) operatives that had laid siege at the residence of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), have been withdrawn,  reports say. However, uncertainty over the fate of Dasuki still permeated the air as the President Muhammadu Buhari administration may have opted to prosecute the former NSA, TheStreetReporters.com has learnt. It was also ...

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Buhari Goes For IBB Man’s Jugular, Why He Is After Dasuki

Barely three days after he was removed from office as National Security Adviser (NSA) by the President Muhammadu Buhari, operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) have laid siege on the Abuja and Sokoto residences of the immediate past NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd). TheStreetReporters.com gathered that many armed operatives in four unmarked trucks, swooped on the home of ...

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Boko Haram: Pray For Buhari’s Administration, Jonathan Urges Nigerians

Following increasing Boko Haram attacks on citizens, particularly in North Eastern part of Nigeria, the immediate past president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, on Sunday urged Nigerians to continue to pray for peace and the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in the fight against Boko Haram. “I urge all Nigerians to continue to pray for peace in Nigeria and to support the ...

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Presidential Inauguration: Jonathan, Buhari Nominees Meet

In preparation for the May 29 handover and Presidential Inauguration, a joint committee of the outgoing and incoming government met on Thursday to discuss issues that will ensure a smooth transition. The committee is co-chaired by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Anyim, who represents the outgoing government, and former Bayelsa state Governor, Timipre Sylva, who leads ...

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US Vice President Urges Jonathan To Play Global Leadership Role

United States Vice President, Senator Joe Biden has urged outgoing Nigeria’s President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan to take up international leadership role. Biden who spoke to Jonathan on Monday commended him for his leadership in ensuring Nigeria’s recent elections were peaceful and orderly. Biden, according to the transcript of the phone call released by the White House, noted that President Jonathan’s ...

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Why Jonathan Sacked IG-P Suleiman Abba

Inspector General of Police (IGP), Alhaji Suleiman Abba, who was a former Aide-De-Camp (ADC) to the wife of a former military Head of State, Mrs Maryam Abacha, was sacked on Tuesday by outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan, four years before he attained the formal retirement age of service. According to The Guardian, the 17th indigenous IG had enlisted in the Nigerian ...

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Jonathan Sacks IG Suleiman Abba

Nigeria’s President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has sacked the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Suleiman Abba and appointed Solomon Arase. The appointment was with immediate effect. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati in a statement said: “President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has relieved the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba of his appointment and duties ...

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(PHOTO) Ngozi Okonjo-Iwuala, Shekarau, Spotted With APC Leaders

The Nigeria’s Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was spotted at the airport in the early hours of Monday laughing and talking with APC leaders, Senator Kabiru Gaya and Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso. The pictures, posted by Linda Ikeji’s Blog showed the minister happily chatting with the opposition leaders. Another minister in President ...

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David Mark Devastated Over Oronto Douglas’ Death

The President of the Nigerian Senate, David Mark, has described as “devastating” the death of Special Adviser, Research, Documentation and Strategy to President Goodluck Jonathan, Oronto Douglas. Mark, in a condolence message to Jonathan, government and people of Bayelsa State lamented that Douglas left when his services were most needed. The Senate President lamented: “It is sad that Douglas died ...

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Oronto Douglas, Jonathan’s Senior Adviser is Dead

The Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Research, Documentation and Strategy, Oronto Douglas is dead. He was born on 1966 at Okoroba, his home town in Bayelsa State, South-South of Nigeria. According to reports, he had battled with cancer for a long time before his demise. Douglas’ battle with cancer may be one of the reasons why he was ...

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Oba of Lagos Outburst: Expunge Indigenship From Nigerian Constitution – Saltlove Tells Buhari

The President/Executive Director of Citizens Rights and Empowerment Advocacy Initiative (CREMA Initiative), Comrade Rexkennedy Saltlove, has called for the abolition of indigenship – settler dichotomy from the Nigerian Constitution by the incoming administration of General Muhammadu Buhari. He made this call in a statement while reacting to the anti-Ndigbo outburst by the paramount ruler of Lagos State, the Oba of ...

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