*Murder of Fasoranti’s daughter act of terrorism — Ex-president Jonathan (Punch) * Funke Olakunrin’s classmates want her killers fished out (Nation)

Murder of Fasoranti’s daughter act of terrorism — Ex-president Jonathan (Punch) Former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday paid a condolence visit to the leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti over the death of…

Obasanjo, GEJ absent at Buhari’s second term inauguration (Punch)

The duo of ex-Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan were absent at the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for second term on Wednesday. Also noticeably absent was ex-military president Ibrahim Babangida, among others. The only past head of government present…

I’ve neither quit politics nor left PDP —GEJ (Punch)

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that he has no reason to quit the Peoples Democratic Party or retire from politics for now. He made the statement on Sunday through his Media Adviser, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze, in reaction to a…

Remove Buhari as you removed Jonathan, Atiku appeals to Nigerians (Guardian)

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has urged Nigerians to vote out Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari the same way former president Goodluck Jonathan was voted out in 2015. Buhari emerged Nigeria’s president in 2015…

Desperation to hold power fuels conflict, says Jonathan (Guardian)

“There is a vicious cycle in Africa where the struggle for political power leads to conflicts that bring up poor governance and create hardship which fuels the struggle for change of leadership, thus creating further conflicts and poor leadership.” With…

Buhari is corrupt because the government he presides over is corrupt – Saraki

Senate President and Director General Atiku/PDP presidential campaign, Bukola Saraki, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as corrupt. He made the assertion in a Channels TV interview monitored in Lagos. Saraki said in 2015 the All Progressives Candidate (APC) accused Goodluck…

Why Discos will not end crazy bills (Punch)

That the issue of erratic and non-supply of electricity to Nigerians is a daily discourse is no longer news! Irrespective of the daily release of data by the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, that the power situation…

Otedola: Despite blowing the whistle on subsidy scam, Lawan wanted a bribe (Vanguard)

The Chairman of Forte Oil, Mr Femi Otedola, has testified in court how he blew the whistle on subsidy scam during the immediate past administration. Otedola told the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja how he told former President Goodluck…

You lied about corruption, presidency tells Jonathan (Guardian)

The Presidency yesterday refuted the claim by former President Goodluck Jonathan that there is more corruption in the country today. Jonathan on Tuesday had launched his book, My Transition Hours, which among other things contained the accusation. This is absolutely…

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