Nigeria: Obasanjo accuses President Jonathan of planning to rig election |Nigeria: Obasanjo accuse le président Jonathan de planifier le trucage des élections

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Abeokuta, Nigeria (PANA) – Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo accused on Saturday, President Goodluck Jonathan, who is the candidate of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in next month’s rescheduled presidential election, of planning to rig the … Read More

Nigeria: President Jonathan not going to Chibok

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Abuja, Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) – Contrary to media reports, Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan will not be traveling to Chibok, the town in northern Borno state where over 200 girls were abducted more than four weeks ago by the terror group … Read More

Nigeria: Jonathan, Kenyatta end bilateral talks, vow not to succumb to terrorism

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Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigerian and Kenyan Presidents led, on Monday, top officials of their respective countries to bilateral talks in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, calling on African leaders to never succumb to the antics of terrorist organizations operating in the continent. Nigerian … Read More

Nigeria: Acting Central Bank Gov. assumes duty

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Dr. Sarah Alade Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) – The new acting Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Sarah Alade, Friday assumed duty with an assurance to the International Community that the recent changes in the leadership of the … Read More

Nigeria: Govt. moves to calm nerves over suspension of CBN Governor

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President Goodluck Jonathan Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Nigerian government moved to calm nerves over the suspension of Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), reassuring stakeholders in the Nigerian economy that the … Read More

Nigeria: NGO tasks Pres. Jonathan on fight against corrupt

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President Goodluck Jonathan Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) – A Nigerian Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has tasked President Goodluck Jonathan to implement a five-point programme against corruption if he is serious about fighting the crime. In apparent response to the President’s promise, in … Read More

World will no longer tolerate military in governance, warns Nigerian President

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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and President Nhamadjo Serifo of Guinea Bissau Photo: thenationonlineng PANA Bissau, Guinea-Bissau – Nigeria’s president Goodluck Jonathan, on warned that the global community was no longer inclined to tolerate a role in governance by the military … Read More

President Jonathan goes on pilgrimage to Israel

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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan (center)Photo: UN PANA Abuja, Nigeria- Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan, will late Wednesday embark on a pilgrimage to Israel, according to a presidential press statement issued here Tuesday. President Jonathan who will be accompanied on the trip … Read More

‘You are in error’, Nigeria’s President tells critics of national dialogue

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Photo: UN PANA Lagos, Nigeria – Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has responded to the criticism of his planned national conference, saying those who described it as diversionary or aimed at promoting certain political ambitions ”are in error.” The President used … Read More

Photo of the Moment: President Goodluck Jonathan

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan with South African President Jacob Zuma during the U.N. General Assembly 2012 By Isseu Diouf Campbell