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Jonathan’s account not frozen – Presidency

The Presidency has refuted allegation by demonstrators in Bayelsa on Thursday that allowances due to former President Goodluck Jonathan have been stopped and his bank accounts frozen. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday, said the allegation was `patently untrue’. […]

Buhari probes Goodluck Jonathan, wife’s link with Niger Delta Avengers

The Nigerian presidency has ordered a discreet investigation of former president, Goodluck Jonathan, and his wife, Patience, over the spate of bombings of oil and gas facilities in the Niger Delta. A top government source, quoting intelligence reports, told PREMIUM TIMES that it had now been established that some of the oil installations bombed in […]

EFFC arraigns Fani-Kayode, ex-finance minister for alleged money laundering

EFFC arraigns Mr. Fani-Kayode, 3 others for allegedly laundering N4.9bn. A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, was on Tuesday hauled up before a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly laundering N4.9 billion. Fani-Kayode, who served as the Director of Media and Publicity in the campaign organisation of former President Goodluck Jonathan, was arraigned […]

Jonathan’s former aide, Dudafa gets N500m bail

Former Senior Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa and Iwejuo Joseph Nna (alias Taiwo A. Ebenezer and Olugbenga Isaiah) were today admitted to bail by Justice M. B. Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos. The accused persons had pleaded not guilty to 23-counts of concealment and retention of proceeds […]

$40m Scam: Jonathan’s cousin remanded in prison

Justice Nnamdi O. Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 ordered the remand of Azibaola Robert, a cousin of ex- president Goodluck Jonathan in Kuje Prison pending the determination of his bail application. Azibaola and his wife, Stella, were arraigned alongside their company, One Plus Holding Limited on a seven […]

My involvement with Sanusi’s letter to Jonathan – Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi has cleared the air on his involvement in the letter written by former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Muhammad II to ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan. In a statement issued by Amaechi’s media office, the former Rivers State governor explained how he got the letter and how he sought permission from Sanusi […]

Over N4trn stolen in arms deal under Jonathan, says Osinbajo

Around $15 billion (about N4.8 trillion) which is equal to about half the country’s foreign currency reserves was stolen from Nigeria’s public purse under the previous government through fraudulent arms procurement deals, the vice president said on Monday. Africa’s top oil exporter is going through its worst economic crisis in decades due to the drop […]

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