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Photos: Tony Elumelu with Bill Gates, Bono, John Kerry at Davos.

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The World Economic Forum is a gathering of top political leaders, heads of international organizations, young global leaders, A-list entertainers etc to discuss how global governance can be improved through public-private cooperation. It held in Davos, Switzerland from January 22-25. …

Federal Government has no plan to remove oil subsidy, says Okupe

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The Federal Government stated yesterday that contrary to the speculation in the media that the government was planning to withdraw the remaining subsidy on petrol, such plan is not on its table for now. The Senior Special Assistant to the …

Alamieyeseigha, Diya, Musa Yar’adua, others get a State pardon

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A State pardon was granted today by President Goodluck Jonathan to convicted Ex-Governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreiye Alamieyeseigha, and seven others, purportedly on the advice of the Council of State which is comprised of the President, Vice President, all state …

Presidential Media Chat: Obasanjo, ACN, ANPP Others Attack Jonathan.

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President Goodluck Jonathan came under attack yesterday as Nigerians reviewed Sunday’s Presidential Media Chat. Dr. Jonathan spoke on various issues, including Boko Haram, fuel subsidy and infrastructure, among others, during the two-hour broadcast on national television. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo …

Happy 55th Birthday To Nigeria’s President.

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Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan, GCFR, BNER, GCON is the 14th Head of State and current President of Nigeria. He was born 20 November 1957. Happy birthday to him!

Jonathan Insists On Removal Of Fuel Subsidy.

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President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday renewed the call for the removal of fuel subsidy saying this is the only way to encourage private investment into the nation’s refineries. He spoke in Abuja when he met Participants of the 2012 Senior Executive …

Obama vs Romney: Romney Wins First Presidential Debate?

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President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney squared off in their first face-to-face presidential debate last night Wednesday Oct 3rd, and according to CNN phone poll, Romney won by a margin. 67% for Romney and 25% for Obama

2015 Election: I’m Still Consulting — Atiku.

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said he was still consulting widely on whether or not to contest the 2015 presidential election. Coordinator of Atiku Media Office, Mallam Garba Shehu, told this correspondent in Abuja yesterday that the former Vice …

President Jonathan Can’t Resign – OPC, AYCF, IYC.

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Condemnation, on Monday, trailed the request by the Boko Haram sect that President Goodluck Jonathan should become a Muslim or resign from office. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the sect had in an internet broadcast, on Saturday, …

Jonathan Off To The Caribbean.

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President Goodluck Jonathan early Tuesday morning departed the country for a four day working visit to the Caribbean Islands of Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago. According to a statement the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati on …

Bill On Birth Control On The Way.

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Seems like President Jonathan is considering making a law telling Nigerians how many kids they can have so as to manage the population of the country. Yes, you heard right! There are indications he might sponsor a bill on birth …

Goodluck Jonathan Features in Vogue Italia.

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Nigeria’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, has been featured in the Vogue L’uomo section of the May/June 2012 edition of Vogue Italia. The feature details the interview which the magazine’s editor Franca Souzani had with the President, the Vice-President Namadi Sambo, as …

President Jonathan Urged To Sign Tobacco Bill

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Environmental Rights Action (ERA) has appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to sign the National Tobacco Control Bill into law. The group said it would do the country good as governments and public health advocates plan towards this year’s World No …