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Exclusive: President Jonathan’s Daughter Faith Sakwe & Godswill Edward Wed!

Exclusive: President Jonathan’s Daughter Faith Sakwe & Godswill Edward Wed!

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Congratulations Faith and Godswill!
Faith is the first child of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Goodluck Jonathan. She married Godswill Osim Edward today in the capital at Abuja Ecumenical Center. The ceremony was broadcast live on …

Exclusive: President Jonathan’s Daughter – Faith Elizabeth Sakwe to Wed in April | Pre-Wedding Photos

Exclusive: President Jonathan’s Daughter – Faith Elizabeth Sakwe to Wed in April | Pre-Wedding Photos

Friday, March 28th, 2014

It’s going to be a presidential occasion!
President Goodluck Jonathan‘s first child – Faith  Elizabeth Sakwe will wed her sweetheart Godswill Osim Edward  on the 5th of April in Bayelsa and on the 12th of April in Abuja.…
Faith

President Jonathan sacks Aviation Minister Stella Oduah & 3 Others

President Jonathan sacks Aviation Minister Stella Oduah & 3 Others

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan today Wednesday 12th February 2014 sacked 4 Nigerian ministers including Stella Oduah.
Stella Oduah, the Aviation Minister as well as Yerima Ngama (State, Finance), Godsay Orubebe (Niger Delta) and Caleb Olubolade… (Police Affairs), were relieved

Read President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s New Year Message

Read President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s New Year Message

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

Dear Compatriots,
I greet and felicitate with you all as we enter the year 2014 which promises to be a momentous one for our country for several reasons, including the fact that it is also the year of our great…

Students Massacred 2 Days Before Nigeria’s 53rd Independence – President Jonathan’s Speech Today – A Time For Reflection (and Action?)

Students Massacred 2 Days Before Nigeria’s 53rd Independence – President Jonathan’s Speech Today – A Time For Reflection (and Action?)

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Rescue workers transporting hacked bodies, while onlookers watch on – Yobe State
Today is Independence Day – it’s a time for celebration of our emancipation from the British, but also a time of somber reflection. How well does our country…

Lending His Talent to #ChildNotBride! Listen to YC’s New Single “P.I.P.”

Lending His Talent to #ChildNotBride! Listen to YC’s New Single “P.I.P.”

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Over the past few weeks, the national discussion on the #ChildNotBride movement has somewhat dwindled to almost obscurity. But, “Pass Me” rapper, YC… was appalled by how quickly the controversial issue was dying and decided to put in some work

BN Saturday Celebrity Interview: “I Had To Tell Myself Everyday That I Was Not Salewa” Actress/Singer Tomi Odunsi Talks Acting in Hit Soap Opera ‘Tinsel’, Her Music Career, Style & More

BN Saturday Celebrity Interview: “I Had To Tell Myself Everyday That I Was Not Salewa” Actress/Singer Tomi Odunsi Talks Acting in Hit Soap Opera ‘Tinsel’, Her Music Career, Style & More

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

Tomi Odunsi came into all our lives as the very local ‘Salewa’, an estranged daughter in M-Net’s hit Soap Opera, “Tinsel”. And, as the show got bigger, so also did the young actress and singer turn into an audacious woman …

All Black Everything! What do you Think About Tiwa Savage & Chee’s Outfits to the Presidential Banquet in Abuja?

All Black Everything! What do you Think About Tiwa Savage & Chee’s Outfits to the Presidential Banquet in Abuja?

Friday, June 28th, 2013

There was a presidential dinner in Abuja a few days ago, Wednesday 26th June, 2013, which held at the Banquet Hall of the State House. The event’s main purpose was to launch a book, “President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan: Champion for

Ice Prince Zamani & Tomi Odunsi Rock Abuja at the Presidential Launch of NASCOM “Rhythm N’ Play”

Ice Prince Zamani & Tomi Odunsi Rock Abuja at the Presidential Launch of NASCOM “Rhythm N’ Play”

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Ice Prince & Tomi Odunsi before the Launch ceremony
The Nigerian government is making quite a bold step in the Sports sector.
Today, 6th June 2013, President Goodluck Jonathan launched the inaugural NASCOM “Rhythm N’ Play”… campaign in Abuja. The

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan declares a State of Emergency in Borno, Yobe & Adamawa States

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan declares a State of Emergency in Borno, Yobe & Adamawa States

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

In a nationwide address on Tuesday 14th May 2013 by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan…, oa State of Emergency was declared in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States in order to restore public order, public safety and security in affected states

President Goodluck Jonathan pays Condolence Visit to the Awolowo Family over the death of Oluwole Awolowo Publisher of Nigerian Tribune Newspaper

President Goodluck Jonathan pays Condolence Visit to the Awolowo Family over the death of Oluwole Awolowo Publisher of Nigerian Tribune Newspaper

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday paid a condolence visit to the matriarch of the Awolowo family, Hanna Awolowo, in Ikenne, Ogun State. This was to commiserate with the family over the death of Oluwole Awolowo…, the Publisher of

Plan to Remove Oil Subsidy is “not on the table” | Presidency Reacts to Speculation on Subsidy Removal

Plan to Remove Oil Subsidy is “not on the table” | Presidency Reacts to Speculation on Subsidy Removal

Friday, March 29th, 2013

The Presidency has reacted to media speculation that there was a plan by the Federal Government to remove the petroleum subsidy.
The recent comment made by President Goodluck Jonathan… at the Economic Summit held in Lagos, where he said government

The Controversy over Bill Gates’ Visit to Nigeria & Alamieyeseigha’s Pardon

The Controversy over Bill Gates’ Visit to Nigeria & Alamieyeseigha’s Pardon

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

On Monday 18th March, there were some media reports that America’s richest man Bill Gates cancelled his scheduled March 27 official visit to Nigeria in response to the controversial pardon granted by President Goodluck Jonathan to two ex-convicts, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha…

Woman Scorned, Pardon Granted | Lessons from Vicki Pryce & Diepriye Alamieyeseigha

Woman Scorned, Pardon Granted | Lessons from Vicki Pryce & Diepriye Alamieyeseigha

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Not So Sweet Revenge…
When relationships end, there’s always that one party who is left to wonder why life has dealt them such a serious blow. This tends to be followed by incessant self-questioning and doubt. On some days, they

U.S. Considers Visa Restrictions on Nigerian Government Officials & Withdrawal of Aid over Alamieyeseigha’s Pardon

U.S. Considers Visa Restrictions on Nigerian Government Officials & Withdrawal of Aid over Alamieyeseigha’s Pardon

Monday, March 18th, 2013

The United States of America might be considering Visa restrictions on Nigerian government officials  and a cut off in the aid being sent to Nigeria as a result of the presidential pardon granted a former governor of Bayelsa State accused…

The U.S. Government & Transparency International Condemn Presidential Pardon for Alamieyeseigha & Others

The U.S. Government & Transparency International Condemn Presidential Pardon for Alamieyeseigha & Others

Friday, March 15th, 2013

The United States Government has condemned the pardon granted some ex-convicts by the National Council of States headed by President Goodluck Jonathan.
On Tuesday, the former Governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreiye Alamieyeseigha, …the former head of the Bank of

President Goodluck Jonathan grants former Bayelsa Governor Diepreiye Alamieyeseigha & Others State Pardon

President Goodluck Jonathan grants former Bayelsa Governor Diepreiye Alamieyeseigha & Others State Pardon

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

The National Council of State headed by President Goodluck Jonathan has granted a state pardon to the former Governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreiye Alamieyeseigha.
While he was the state governor, Alamieyeseigha… embezzled the state funds, a crime which he

President Goodluck Jonathan Sacks Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority DG Harold Demuren

President Goodluck Jonathan Sacks Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority DG Harold Demuren

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the sack of the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Dr. Harold Demuren…. This takes effect from today 12th March 2013.
Details of his removal from office was contained in a statement

Nollywood & Mr. President! Goodluck Jonathan Pledges N3 Billion Grant to the Nigerian Movie Industry at Presidential Dinner to Celebrate Nollywood at 20

Nollywood & Mr. President! Goodluck Jonathan Pledges N3 Billion Grant to the Nigerian Movie Industry at Presidential Dinner to Celebrate Nollywood at 20

Monday, March 4th, 2013

On Saturday 2nd March at the State House in Marina, Lagos, President Goodluck Jonathan… hosted some Nollywood stars at a dinner to celebrate Nollywood at 20.
The dinner was organized to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first Nigerian movie

Court Rules that President Goodluck Jonathan is Eligible to Run for a Second Term in 2015

Court Rules that President Goodluck Jonathan is Eligible to Run for a Second Term in 2015

Friday, March 1st, 2013

After much debate about President Goodluck Jonathan…‘s eligibility to run for a second term in 2015, an Abuja High Court has ruled in his favour.
The Court, this afternoon, ruled that he can contest the forthcoming 2015 Presidential election

President Goodluck Jonathan Signs 2013 Budget after a Long Wait

President Goodluck Jonathan Signs 2013 Budget after a Long Wait

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan… has finally signed the N4.987tn 2013 Appropriation Bill into law. This is coming after a long wait and plans by the National Assembly to override President Jonathan on the 2013 Budget.
However, he signed the budget in

President Goodluck Jonathan hosts President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil in Abuja | Photos

President Goodluck Jonathan hosts President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil in Abuja | Photos

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

The President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff yesterday paid a state visit to Nigeria at the invitation of President Goodluck Jonathan.…
Channels TV reports that the two presidents held talks on promoting and strengthening the bilateral relations between Nigeria and Brazil

Bill Clinton, Goodluck Jonathan, Babatunde Fashola, Bola Tinubu & More Dignitaries at the Eko Atlantic City Opening Ceremony in Lagos | Photos

Bill Clinton, Goodluck Jonathan, Babatunde Fashola, Bola Tinubu & More Dignitaries at the Eko Atlantic City Opening Ceremony in Lagos | Photos

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

The first phase of the Eko Atlantic City was inaugurated in Lagos yesterday at an event which attracted some top dignitaries. Former President of America, Bill Clinton; President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan; Former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu…

Goodluck Jonathan Reverses Decision to Rename UNILAG

Goodluck Jonathan Reverses Decision to Rename UNILAG

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

After several months of deliberation and resistance from stakeholders, President Goodluck Jonathan has reversed his decision to rename the University of Lagos….
Last year, during the Democracy Day broadcast on May 29th, President Jonathan had announced that the name

National Judicial Council Recommends Sack of 3 Controversial Judges

National Judicial Council Recommends Sack of 3 Controversial Judges

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

The National Judicial Council (NJC) today recommended to President Goodluck Jonathan the compulsory retirement of three controversial judges for ethical reasons.
They are Abubakar Talba of a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court , Thomas Naron… of High Court of