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Omokri reacts to Buhari calling Abuja residents ‘necessary evil’

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s description of FCT residents as necessary evil for voting the PDP. DAILY POST recalls that Buhari on Tuesday called Abuja residents necessary evil for not voting for him in the February 23 presidential election. Buhari said...

Jonathan speaks on Nigeria’s 20-year democratic experience

Former president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has called on Nigerians not to give up on Nigeria despite the enormous challenges currently facing the country. The immediate past president, who was reminiscing on the 20-year uninterrupted democratic journey of the country, posited that the way out of the country’s quagmire was for...

Children’s Day: Jonathan felicitates with children

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, celebrates with children wishing them protection, love and freedom from oppression. Jonathan said, "As we celebrate our children on this day, may we be guided by the spirit of love, tolerance, and togetherness which are some of the virtues that define children and all that they...

What Jonathan said as he host Lamido over his presidential ambition

Former president Goodluck Jonathan has tipped former Jigawa state governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Sule Lamido, as a man that can unite Nigeria if elected president next year. Leadership reports that Jonathan made this disclosure when members of Lamido’s National Campaign Council visited the former president...

Goodluck reacts to DSS invasion of National Assembly

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday reacted to the invasion of the National Assembly by men of the Department of State Services, DSS. In his reaction, the Bayelsa-born politician reposted one of his quotes in 2015, which described the All Progressives Congress as a party with little or no regard...

Hold Jonathan, others accountable for Nigeria’s woes, says Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the National leader of the All Progressives Congress, has yet criticised the immediate former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and other past civilian administration for the role in grounding the Nigeria's economy. The former Lagos State governor made that statement while giving address as the special guest of...

Presidency says Jonathan withdrew N100bn from CBN before 2015 election

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has said it has evidence against former President Goodluck Jonathan how he plotted with the Central Bank of Nigeria and withdrew N100 billion before 2015 general election. It further noted that Jonathan instructed the apex bank to ensure the said amount were transferred directly to...

Jonathan congratulates Dickson on 52nd birthday

Goodluck Jonathan, immediate past Nigerian President, has congratulated Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa as he turned 52 on Sunday. The goodwill message described the governor as a crusader for equity and people's rights, praying that God guide and bless his efforts as he continues to work for the transformation of Bayelsa...

Former President Jonathan congratulates George weah, Liberia’s President-Elect

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Liberia’s President-elect, George Weah. Jonathan, who has just returned from Monrovia after leading the National Democratic Institute (NDI) International Elections Observation Mission to Liberia, posted the goodwill message to Weah on his Facebook page, on Friday. Jonathan, advised Weah to maintain his open door  policy in his...

Books promote values, culture, protect nation’s integrity- Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says books promote values, culture and protect integrity of a nation. Jonathan said this in Owerri on Friday in his goodwill message at the presentation of a book titled “Views from America: A Sojourner’s Memoirs- A Repertoire of Action for Nigeria’s Development” written by Dr Acho...

PDP lost in 2015 because of me– Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeria's immediate former president has taken responsibility for defeat witnessed by the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2015 presidential election, and has therefore vowed to make sure his party to presidency in 2019. Jonathan on Tuesday met with Chief Bode Judge and his campaign team in his home...

Nigerians will be forever grateful to Jonathan— PDP

  The Peoples Democratic Party has lauded the immediate past President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, saying its efforts and achievement will forever be on the lips of Nigerians as he saddled the country for six years. This was contained in a congratulation message on the occasion of Jonathan's 60th birthday. The congratulation massage...

Buhari felicitates with ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan at 60

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday congratulated former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on the occassion of his 60-year birthday, November 20 2017. In a statement issued by Femi Adesina, President's Special Adviser Media and Publicity, the President "joins members of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), professional colleagues, associates of Dr Jonathan, and...

Jonathan denies receiving any money from Maina

Goodluck Jonathan, the immediate past Nigerian President has denied claims that he collected money from the wanted Chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension, Abdulrasheed Maina.   Some report had claimed the former president was paid a monthly N5billion from the embezzled money, which he denied. Speaking in Abuja through...

How they hired ex-EFCC boss Farida Waziri to attack me

Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeria's former President has rejected report that the activities of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was concealed under his regime, saying former anti-graft boss, Farida Waziri was hired to attack him. Mrs. Farida had on Sunday made a statement accusing Jonathan's government of interfering with investigation of...

Ignore Obasanjo at your peril, Jonathan calls him ‘boss of bosses’

Former Head of State and President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has been described as "boss of bosses" by former President Goodluck Jonathan, saying any politician that ignore he elder statesman does so at his peril. The immediate past president divulged this while speaking on the 2019 elections with publisher of Ovation...

Why Jonathan failed to appear in court over Metuh’s trial

An application filed by former President Goodluck Jonathan before the Federal High Court in Abuja has revealed further reasons why he wants to be excused from appearing as a witness in defence of a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh. Metuh is standing trial on...

Metuh’s trial: Jonathan, Dasuki want Justice Abang hands-off

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and Col Sambo Dasuki, the former National Security Adviser, has asked Justice Okon Abang of Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, Abuja Division, to stop the trial of the former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Publicity Secretary, Olisah Metun, pending when the Court of...

Jonathan finally opens up on Metuh’s charges

Goodluck Jonatha, Nigeria's immediate past President has denied knowledge about the 7-count charge against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) former National Publicity Secretary, Olisah Metuh. Jonathan however asked court to order Metuh to deposit N1 billion to cover the cost of coming over and appearing before the court in case...

Mainagate: PDP lambasts Buhari for indicting Jonathan

The Peoples Democratic Party has criticised the President Muhammadu Buhari for alleging that former President Goodluck Jonathan's loyalists re-instated the embattled former head of Presidential Task Force on Pension, Abdulrasheed Maina, into Ministry of Interior. Mr. Dayo Adeyeye, PDP spokesperson who spoke with Punch said Buhari should be bold to...

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