Articles Posted in the " Jonathan " Category

  • Jonathan bought substandard weapons to fight terror war – FG

    The Federal Government has said whatever weapons that were procured by the Goodluck Jonathan Administration for the military to prosecute the war against terrorism were substandard and could not have been responsible for the string of successes recorded by the military in recent times. In a statement issued in Abeokuta on Monday, the Minister of […] Post from PM News

  • Shettima sets up Task Force on IDPs feeding

    Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno on Monday set up an Independent Task Force to ensure regular supply of foodstuff to all Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the state. Malam Isa Gusau, the Special Adviser to the governor on Communication, said this in a statement issued in Maiduguri. “Following recent developments, Gov. Kashim Shettima has […] Post from PM News

  • Nigeria bans African champions for doping

    Nigeria has banned eight athletes for doping, four of them gold-medal winners and one a silver medalist at the All Africa Games last year. Long jumpers Chinazom Amadi and Samson Idiata, weightlifter Elisabeth Onua and wrestler Patience Opuene were all banned following failed drug tests at the games in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, in September, […] Post from PM News

  • Ambode: The Awaiting Glory For Lagos

    By Segun Olulade By the year 2025, it is projected that about 40 million people will be living in Lagos. Nigeria’s foremost mega society, the economic hub of West Africa and the most populated African community; Lagos is undoubtedly a second Nigeria in terms of administrative complexities. It is often said that any governor who […] Post from PM News

  • Super Eagles draw against Tunisia not bad result, says Etim Esim

    Etim Esim, an ex-international on Saturday said that the home-based Super Eagles 1-1 draw against Tunisia was not a bad result for the country. Etim who spoke to NAN on telephone in Lagos, said that there was room for improvement in their next match against Guinea. “The Tunisian team is a strong side; they have […] Post from PM News

  • Driver faces murder trial after passenger’s fatal fall from bus

    Cyriacus Izuekwe A commuter bus driver has landed into trouble after a passenger fell off the back of his bus and died while attempting to hitch a free ride in Lagos State, western Nigeria. The police arrested the driver and charged him with murder under the Criminal Code before Ejigbo Magistrates’ court. The driver, Femi […] Post from PM News

  • Mugabe returns to Harare after death rumours

    President Robert Mugabe returned to Harare late on Friday after a month-long holiday in the Far East, just over a week after the presidency dismissed rumours that Africa’s oldest president had suffered a heart attack and collapsed. Mugabe, who turns 92 on Feb. 21, is the only leader that the Southern African nation has ever […] Post from PM News

  • Ogiadhome takes to farming, goes back to the classroom

    Jethro Ibileke/Benin A former Chief of Staff to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Mike Ogiadomhe, has joined the league of former public office holders who have taken to farming after their exit from office. He is currently investing heavily in agriculture and is into oil palm plantation, which is one of the lucrative businesses in […] Post from PM News