Fake DSS officer nabbed in Taraba

July 3, 2020 Andrew Ojih 0

The Taraba state command of the Department of State Security Service, (DSS) on Friday paraded a 45-year-old Ishaya Adamu Jonathan for defrauding people in Gombe, Adamawa and Taraba states, claiming he is a very senior officer of the service. The Taraba state director of DSS, Alhaji Bashir Abubakar, while briefing newsmen in Jalingo, the state capital said Ishaya Adamu Jonathan was Read More

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Insecurity: Jonathan fires back at David Cameron

October 6, 2019 Editor 0

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has fired back at former British Prime Minister, David Cameron over his judgment on his administration and matters concerning the rescue of Chibok Girls, who were kidnapped in 2014. David Cameron in his book titled “For the Record” accused President Jonathan led-administration of corruption and claimed he rejected help to rescue the Chibok girls from Boko Read More

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Breaking: Finally, Jonathan’s ex-Minister Deziani Allison-Madueke forfeits jewelries worth $40m

September 10, 2019 Editor 0

A final forfeiture order has been granted by the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos to the federal government on the $40m worth of jewelries seized from the premises of the former minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke. Justice Nicholas Oweibo ruled that the former Minister had failed to show cause why the jewelries should not be forfeited to the Read More

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Jonathan’s ex-AGF opens up on suicide

September 9, 2019 Editor 0

A former Attorney-General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke, who is currently on a self-exile, said he contemplated suicide due to alleged persecution he was subjected to after he left office in 2015. Adoke also listed Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu; and Senator Ali Ndume as some of those behind his Read More

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Pictures: Jonathan storms South Africa, set for election duty

May 1, 2019 Editor 0

Former President Goodluck Jonathan a while ago on Wednesday arrived South Africa, where he is expected to join other foreign observers to monitor election. Jonathan who disclosed this via his twitter handle said: “I arrived Johannesburg early this morning to lead the Election Observation Mission of the @EISAfrica to South Africa’s national and provincial elections. While illuminating on democratic gains Read More

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Breaking: Final seal as Supreme Court upholds FG’s seizure of Patience Jonathan’s $8.4m

March 8, 2019 Editor 0

Order of temporary forfeiture made by a Federal High Court concerning $8.4million traced by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan has been upheld by the Supreme Court. In a judgment on Friday, a five-man panel of the court unanimously held that the appeal filed by Mrs. Jonathan, challenging the interim forfeiture, was Read More

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IGP bars police escort from VIPs on Election days

February 8, 2019 Editor 0

Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Mahmood Yakubu   has  assured Nigerians and the international community that  no elections would be postponed. Yakubu said this Thursday during a stakeholders’ meeting organised by INEC in Abuja.   He said the commission was dragged to court 640 times and received 540 applicationsfor the certified true copy of documents. The INEC boss spoke Read More

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Malabu: Court absolves Adoke of blame

April 13, 2018 Blueprint 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday ruled that former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Mohammed Bello Adoke, acted within the law and cannot be held liable for obeying a presidential directive in the resolution of the OPL 245 dispute with Malabu Oil & Gas Ltd. The court also held that Adoke acted on the orders of President Read More

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APC celebrates Jonathan @60, says life, politics defined by patriotism, humanity

November 19, 2017 Blueprint 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the former President Goodluck Jonathan as “a statesman whose life and politics has been defined by patriotism and humility.”  In a statement signed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary Sunday in Abuja to congratulate the former President on his 60th birthday, APC particularly commended Dr. Jonathan for the role he played before, during Read More

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Buhari salutes Goodluck Jonathan at 60

November 19, 2017 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on his 60th birthday, November 20, 2017. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media an Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President joined members of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), professional colleagues, associates of Dr Jonathan, and his family in celebrating the unique history of the Nigerian leader, Read More

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Jonathan, Dasuki absent from Court despite subpoena

October 25, 2017 Blueprint 0

The trial of a former Peoples Democratic Party spokesperson, Olisah Metuh, continued on Wednesday with both former President Goodluck Jonathan and former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, absent in court. Messrs. Dasuki and Jonathan were expected to appear on Wednesday, after a subpoena was issued on them at the request of the defendant. The presiding judge, Okon Abang, adjourned the Read More

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Breaking: Justice Abang summons former president Jonathan to appear in court Wednesday

October 24, 2017 Blueprint 0

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday confirmed that he had signed a subpoena compelling former President Goodluck Jonathan to appear in court on Wednesday to testify in defence of a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh. This confirms The PUNCH’s exclusive story published on Tuesday that the judge signed the subpoena to be served on Read More

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APC running govt of lies, propaganda, Jonathan foresees victory for PDP  in 2019

October 19, 2017 Blueprint 0

As the race for the office of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP)  becomes intense, immediate past President , Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has berated the All Progressives  Congress,  ‎(APC)-led administration , accusing it of running a government of lies and propaganda. Jonathan who spoke Thursday when he played host to one of the aspirants to the Office Read More

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Anambra: INEC to provide magnifiers for albinos, EU hails Jonathan 2015 example

October 19, 2017 Blueprint 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that electorates living with albinism will be aided with vision magnifiers to vote during the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state. INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, stated this when the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU-EOM) paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja. He said the initiative was to enable albinos properly identify Read More

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Use statutory delegates in next constitution review, Jonathan advises PDP

September 28, 2017 Blueprint 0

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to adopt the statutory delegates option in the next review of its constitution, especially for the state and local government primaries. Jonathan gave the advice Thursday in Abuja when he received a delegation of the former Speakers, State House of Assemblies elected on the platform of the PDP in Read More

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Group accuses Dickson of persistent witch-hunt of former president Jonathan

September 7, 2017 Blueprint 0

A group under the aegis of Niger Delta Roundtable (NDR), Thursday, came down heavily on the Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, accusing him of being behind a recent call on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to arrest former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, on corruption allegations. The group accused Governor Dickson, of being behind a group, named Read More