Obasanjo: Jonathan Takes Sides With Him, Buhari calls Him Unpatriotic

By Uche Mbah Ripples have not yet settled from the letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to Muhammadu Buhari, in which he accused President Buhari of pushing Nigeria to a Precipice of insurrection which may land Nigeria into the Situation. In the face of the killing of the daughter of the Afenifere Chieftain, Ruben Fasoranti, Obasanjo had written to President Buhari, articulating the security situation and proffering solutions. But in a meeting with the Buhari Campaign Organization in Aso Villa, Buhari made light of the security situation in the…

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Insecurity: Buhari Should Implement Confab Report, Says Jonathan

By Uche Mbah Former President Goodluck Jonathan has pointedly told the Presidency that the only solution to the myriads of problems plaguing the Country is for them to implement the Confab report. Jonathan had convened a National Confab during his tenure, when the grievances of various interest groups were tabled and openly discussed. But the coming of the Buhari administration saw the jettisoning of the report as he is not predisposed to some aspects of the resolutions. But Jonathan in Lagos Thursday insisted that revisiting the report remains the only…

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Bayelsa Elections: Dickson’s Aid Joins Race

By Uche Mbah The apparent political differences between the Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson, and former President Goodluck Jonathan over the former’s successor may have thrown up a middle course candidate as the Special Adviser on Establishment to Bayelsa Governor, Benson Agadaga, joins the race for the PDP primaries. Agadaga is said to be an associate and kinsman of Jonathan, and has the backing of his traditional ruler. “I seize this opportunity to seek the support and blessings of the foremost sociology-cultural organization of the people of Ogbia kingdom and entire…

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Jonathan’s Book Launch Reignites Calls For Free and Fair Elections, Rattles FG

By Uche Mbah Tuesday launch of former President Jonathan’s account of the dying hours of his regime and the controversial 2019 election results have opened up new controversies on the possibility of the current Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, acting as unbiased umpire during the 2019 presidential elections. Jonathan has launched his own account of what happened at the 2015 presidential elections, of which he was a candidate. The launching coincided with his 61st birthday celebration in Abuja. It was graced by who is who in Nigerian politics, with the…

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How Buhari lost N2.7 trillion to a U.S firm out of spite for Jonathan

By Uche Mbah A recent judgement by a United States indicted Nigeria by a $6.59 billion arbitral award, plus $2.30 billion interest accruable with time. This translated to a total of N2.7 trillion at the Central Bank of Nigeria’s rate of N306 to one U.S Dollar.  In a judgement given in a case that spanned the regime of former president Goodluck Jonathan and the Buhari administration, the case was finally concluded in a U.S. District Court in Washington D.C. recently. According to Premium Times, an online portal, the country would…

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Court Orders Forfeiture Of Patience Jonathan’s House

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered an interim forfeiture of two properties linked to the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs. Patience Jonathan. The properties of jonathan are at Plot No. 1960, Cadastral Zone A05, Maitama District; and Plot No. 1350, Cadastral Zone A00, both in Abuja. The properties were said to be held in the name of Ariwabai Aruera Reachout Foundation, which Mrs. Jonathan was said to be one of its “trustees.” The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had, in an ex parte application filed…

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