Goodluck Jonathan

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Jul 23rd, 2014
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By Phillip Nwogu It is a shame that Reuben Abati has chosen to be on the side of a sinking navy instead of calling a May Day warning. He has chosen not to be on the side of historical positivism when the drums of history start beating. What shall we say of shameful and pitiable […]...
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Jul 18th, 2014
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By Tom Lowman In late June, at a meeting with the College of Bishops of the African Church, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan made some interesting comments on the Nigerian Civil War of 1967-70. Jonathan sought to compare the war with the ongoing conflict in Northern Nigeria, and the struggle betw...
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Jul 17th, 2014
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- By Olusegun Adeniyi The brief meeting between father and son over, President John Kennedy asked: “Dad, can you lend me some money?” Seeing the look of disapproval from his father to what had evidently become incessant demands, Kennedy added: “Don’t worry dad, this time I wil...
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Jul 15th, 2014
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By Ayobami Oyalowo Bring Back Our Girls Movement has become a franchise and security forces know what they are up to.” ~Marilyn Ogar, Director of public relation, DSS The above statement was openly made by the Director of Public Relations of the DSS, Marilyn Ogar on July 9, 2014 at a security briefin...
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Jul 15th, 2014
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By Frank Ijege President Goodluck Jonathan and anybody in charge of securing the release of the Chibok girls, this is to notify you that I am tired of counting. I may have endured counting ASUU and ASUP strike for over 200 days; I cannot withstand counting same number of days for the abducted girls. ...
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Jul 7th, 2014
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By Ugorji Okechukwu Ugorji Sometimes in the life of a person or the history of a nation, a seemingly voluntary and personal choice or decision becomes a duty expected of the person or the nation by those whose lives will be affected regardless of what the decision is. In this piece, I suggest that in...
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Jul 3rd, 2014
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A.S.M Jimoh anehi2008@gmail.com Nigerians and Nigeria are two wonderful objects that defy nature. While Nigeria represents all that make a country to be successful, yet it remains a failed state. People who are less harsh say failing state. Nigerians on the other hands represents a people who are sup...
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Jul 3rd, 2014
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Arrests, political and economic pressures stunt the development of vibrant and pluralistic journalism In Africa, the past few months have offered troubling optics of journalists on trial for the practice of independent journalism: Peter Greste in a cage in a prisoner’s white jumpsuit in Egypt, Bheki ...
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Jun 30th, 2014
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By Nebukadineze Adiele This editorial by the New York Post clearly captures the perception of African leaders as empty suits and stupid tyrants by Americans. Indeed, there is nothing sensible in president Jonathan’s article. It smacks of stupidity and callousness for a leader to say that someth...
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Jun 28th, 2014
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By Don Baridam, PhD Since the “BringBackOurGirls” protests started after we learnt that about 276 girls were abducted by the radical Islamic group called Boko Haram on April 14th, 2014, there is nothing that many commentators have not compared President Goodluck Jonathan to in this trial period of ou...