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Former President Dr Goodluck Jonathantoday Friday 08 September, delivered a Keynote Speech at the World Peace Summit in Kuching. The Peace Summit jointly hosted by the State of Sarawak and Junior Chamber International (JCI) has in attendance about 700 young leaders from 102 countries. Find full text of Dr. Jonathan's Keynote speech here  

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Nov

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan paid a visit to the home of the late Sultan Ibrahim Dasuki in Sokoto, to condone with his family on the loss of the former Sultan of Sokoto. He described the Late Sultan as a bridge builder and father figure who was ever committed to fostering unity in Nigeria. View pictures from the visit below: [espro-slider id=1017]

Former President Goodluck Jonathan paid visits to former Heads of State, General Ibrahim Babangida and General Abdulsalam Abubakar  at their respective residences in Minna, Niger State during the Eid el Kabir Holiday. He described the duo as "elder brothers and predecessors in office" and restated his commitment to building bonds of unity for Nigeria. Find pictures from the visits below. [espro-slider id=958]

15
Aug
BBC Focus on Africa Interviews GEJ
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BBC Focus on Africa Interviews GEJ on Zambian Elections 2016. President Goodluck Jonathan shares his thoughts on the just concluded Zambian elections where he served as the Head of African Union Election Observer. Interview start at 5:13 Minute.   

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and Head of African Union Elections Observation Mission to Zambia's August 11 general elections yesterday visited former Zambian President, Kenneth David Kaunda in his country home in Lusaka. Kaunda now aged 92  was at the forefront of the struggle for Zambian independence  and later became the first President of the country  from 1964 to 1991. Below are pictures from the visit. [espro-slider id=894]

04
Aug

Former president Goodluck Jonathan on August 3, Wednesday,  has paid a visit to the President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja. Former President Goodluck Jonathan has advocated for a united Nigeria, saying that the country would be better of as such. He said that Nigeria’s prominent position in the global map was attributable to its size, diversity and human resources. The former president spoke to State House Correspondents after holding a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at…

"At the request of the government and the people of Zambia, President GEJ has been invited to lead the AU elections observers team from 5-15 August 2016." Former President Goodluck Jonathan will be leading the African Union Elections Observation Mission (AUEOM) to the Zambian general elections . Jonathan will be leading members of the short term mission to join the continental body’s deployment of long term election experts. This was confirmed in a statement posted on AU’s website on Monday, August 1. This is…

06
Jun
“Civis Nigerianus Sum” – I am a citizen of Nigeria.
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Monday, 6 June 2016 | Speech by H.E. Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria @ InvestAfrica Reception Hosted at Bloomberg Studios, London. >> Watch Video Here Since leaving office one year and one week ago, I have had the luxury of time to be able to reflect on the future of my great country, Nigeria. So today is not about my personal memories or a litany of ‘what ifs’. No! Today I would like to share with…

09
Apr
GEJ Pays Tribute to DSP Alamieyeseigha
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8 April, 2016 As we commence the process of sending Chief DSP Alamieyeseigha home, my family and I remember the remarkable life he lived. His lifetime served the purpose of positively transforming the lives of many Nigerians, and we thank God for the pleasure, benefit and honour of knowing the great humanitarian that was DSP. As he goes home, my family and I join numerous well wishers in praying that he finds eternal repose in God, in Whom he believed while…

07
Apr
Vanguard Newspaper named Former President Goodluck Jonathan as Personality of the year.
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  • Goodluck Jonathan . Vanguard Newspapers . Vnaguard Newspapers Tourchbearers .

April 7, 2016. Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR has been named Personality of the year 2015 by Vanguard Newspapers. GEJ was recognized for his selfless service to Nigeria as a "torchbearer" especially his exceptional display of statesmanship during the last general elections. A news report by the newspaper notes that "GEJ stands out as a Torchbearer because he not only conceded defeat before the final tally of the votes, but because, by that singular act, Dr Jonathan threw doomsayers…