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$40m Fraud: Jonathan’s Cousin, Azibaola Knows Fate May 27

A Federal High Court Judge in Abuja, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba has fixed May 27, 2019 to rule on the $40 million fraud case brought against Robert Azibaola, cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. In a post on its facebook page dated March 29, the EFCC said Azibaola and his company, One Plus Holdings, are facing a two-count charge bordering on money laundering, criminal breach of trust and corruption. They are alleged to have received $40 million from the!-->!-->!-->…

Governorship Candidates Who Followed Jonathan’s Example

Last Saturday, March 9th, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, conducted the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections across the country. Out of the 36 states in the country, election held in 29 states. This is because the governors in the 9 remaining states are yet to complete their four year term. So far, INEC has announced the official results of the governorship election in 22 states. While the results of five states were declared inconclusive (Benue, Adamawa, Sokoto, Plateau, Bauchi),!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Those Who Did ‘Orubebe’ In The Governorship Election

In 2015, during the collation of the presidential election results, a mild drama occurred when Mr Godsday Orubebe, a polling agent for the PDP and an aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan publicly opposed the results collated. The former Minister of State for Niger Delta had alleged that INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega, had taken sides with the main opposition political party, All Progressives Congress, APC. For close to thirty minutes, Orubebe refused to allow for the collation of the presidential results which was…

Supreme Court Affirms Interim Forfeiture Of Patience Jonathan’s $8.4m

Wife of former president Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs. Patience Jonathan has lost her bid to stop the order of interim forfeiture by the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court in respect of the sum of $8.4m linked to her. This comes as The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the interim forfeiture order by the Lagos Court The five-man bench of the apex court led by Justice Dattijo Muhammad, in a unanimous judgment, dismissed the ex-First Lady’s appeal and directed her to return to the Federal High Court to show cause why the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

PRESIDENCY: Will Atiku Go To Court If He Loses To Buhari?

Presidential candidates who have lost elections to incumbents since 1999 have gone to court. Would this year be the same? Will Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), accept outcome of results if he loses to incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)? These are some of the questions many political observers have been asking given that both candidates consider themselves very popular among their supporters. But one thing that…

Would Buhari Accept Defeat? How Jonathan Conceded Defeat In 2015

Would President Muhammadu Buhari concede defeat defeat if beaten at today’s presidential polls? Many Nigerians expect him to concede defeat like his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan if he is defeated in today’s presidential poll. It will be recalled that the president had after the Katsina APC presidential rally told a foreign reporter that nobody could unseat him. The interviewer had asked the President, “This is a vibrant democracy. You came in, unseating the incumbent. Are you worried the same could happen to you?”…

‘I Want PDP To Win’, Jonathan Says As He Votes In Otuoke

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife have cast their vote. They voted at unit 39, Ward 13 at the Otazi Playground, Otuoke, in the Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa. Speaking after voting, the former president said, “For us as Nigerians, if we want to grow we must endeavour to elect the right people to lead us. So Nigeria needs decent and credible elections. “As a PDP member, I want my party to win all the seats. “We must give room for credible elections that is the only way a true leader can be…

Buhari Will Be Removed Like Jonathan On Saturday, Atiku Declares

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has said history will repeat itself this Saturday when President Muhammadu Buhari will be sacked from office the way his predecessor, former president Goodluck Jonathan, was unseated in the 2015 presidential elections. Atiku, who stated this in a short live broadcast he delivered on his verified Twitter and Facebook accounts, said Nigerians have the opportunity to decide their future and that of nation in the rescheduled February 23…

VIDEO: ‘Nobody Would Unseat Me’ – Buhari Responds To Being Defeated Like Jonathan

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed confidence that he would not be defeated like his predecessor, former president Goodluck Jonathan, in Saturday’s presidential election. Buhari, who was responding to a question by CNN’s David McKenzie, expressed confidence that his administration’s achievements in the last four years would earn him the vote of Nigerians. Asked if he’s fully prepared for the February 16 presidential election, the President responded “Yes, I am ready for it”. Buhari, whose main challenger in…

#NigeriaDecides: How To Curb Rigging – Ex President Goodluck Jonathan

High voter turnout is the best anti-dote to rigging, ex president, Goodluck Jonathan has said. Jonathan called on Nigerians to come out massively for tomorrow’s polls. The ex president gave the prescription in a post on his Facebook page and tasked voters to shun violence during the voting exercise. “My simple message to you is that if you love Nigeria, you must come out to vote,” he wrote on facebook page. “The best antidote to the rigging of elections is a high voter turnout. Remember, none of us is greater…
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