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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]

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…

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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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…

On Wednesday 25th January, 2016. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, the Chairman of the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation  as part of activities making his recent honour  by the Diplomatic Circle (Circle Diplomatique), in Geneva addressed  a world press conference. The press conference, was held  at 3pm local time was concluded with a dinner same day. Prior to the Press Conference, a statement by Guy Mettan Executive Director, the Geneva Press Club confirmed that Jonathan was to address two most crucial topics in Nigeria…

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…