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21
Feb
Aide debunks reports of Jonathan’s endorsement of Sheriff
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The Office of former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has denied claims by a section of the media that the ex-President on Monday endorsed Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), during a visit to the former President by Sheriff and his supporters. Mr Ikechukwu Eze, Jonathan’s media aide who described the claim as false, clarified in a statement that the issue of endorsement never came up in the course of the visit, “not…

18
Aug
PRESS RELEASE
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AIDE DEBUNKS REPORTS OF JONATHAN"S ENDORSEMENT OF SHERIF The Office of former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has denied claims by a section of the media that the ex-President on Monday endorsed Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), during a visit to the former President by Sheriff and his supporters. Mr Ikechukwu Eze, Jonathan’s media aide who described the claim as false, clarified in a statement that the issue of endorsement never came…

12
Aug

I salute the resilience and creativity of our youths on a day dedicated to them. From Adichie to Jelani Aliyu, our youths continue to be our pride. When Nigeria's economy became the largest economy on the African continent, it was and is because of our youths. When we perform exploits at the Olympics and other sporting events, it is because of the great Nigerian youths. Nigeria and indeed the world has no greater asset than our youth and you will…

06
Aug
Jonathan hails Anenih at 83
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President Goodluck Jonathan has described former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih as a great asset to Nigeria as a country. The statement reads: “I wish to most sincerely congratulate you on your 83rd birthday. I am glad the Almighty God has blessed you with the grace of long life and good health, in accordance with your manifest dedication to national development. “There is no doubt that you have been a…

"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…

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…

Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has been named the Africa Leadership Magazine Man of the Year 2015; beating many other high-profile nominees drawn from across the African continent including former Secretary General of the United Nations, Koffi Anan; National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu; founder of Econet Wireless; Strive Masiyiwa; Chairman of Heirs Holding, Tony Elumulelu; Executive Director of UN Women, Mlambo-Ngcuka, President of African Development Bank, AfDB, Akinwunmi Adesina. The news was communicated to the former President…

President Goodluck was recently honoured by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) for his Exemplary Leadership, Promoting Human Rights and Universal Fight for Freedom. The SCLC is an African-American civil rights organisation and is closely associated with its first president, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Responding to the honour, he remarked, "I thank Dr. Charles Steele Jr, President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, and the executive of the SCLC for honouring me today. It was also a pleasure…

25
Dec
GEJ Christmas Message 
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 #GEJCHRISTMASMSG I love the game of football,  and today, as I was watching a game, it occurred to me that even the most talented footballer in the world can not go anywhere if he will not work with others. Talent may win some  games, but only teamwork wins the Championship. Jesus Christ was born to bring people together and no matter the temptation to pursue individual or group interests over the collective, let us not forget that you and I…