Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan, GCFR, BNER, GCON (born 20 November 1957 Lawson Heyford, "Jonathan: A Colossus at 49", The Source (Lagos), 11 December 2006) is the 14th Head of State and current President of Nigeria. Prior to his role as President, he served as Governor of Bayelsa State and Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Jonathan is a member of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP).
25.08.2012 [The Guardian Nigeria] - ... the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) in last year's general election, Mr. Osita Okechukwu, spoke on the alleged pact between the leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo and President GoodluckJonathan last year, the possibility of Igbo Presidency in
24.08.2012 [Nigerian Tribune] - PRESIDENT GoodluckJonathan, on Friday, assured that his administration was wholly committed to actualising its plans to positively transform Nigeria's agricultural sector into a major wealth creator and source of employment for the nation's youth
24.08.2012 [Nigerian Tribune] - PRESIDENT GoodluckJonathan has handed down what in official quarters could pass as a Riot Act as he has ordered the Sports minister to prepare ground for a better outing at the 2016 Rio, de Janerio, Olympics, charging the sports Minister to ensure
24.08.2012 [Osun Defender] - A Christian organization today strongly asserted that Nigeria will never become an Islamic State, and called on President GoodluckJonathan to fire the junior Minister who made the claim. The coordinator of Christian Awareness Initiative of Nigeria
25.08.2012 [AllAfrica.com] - The Action Congress of Nigeria and Comrade Shehu Sani, yesterday, faulted President GoodluckJonathan over payment of $40 million annually to ex militants of the Niger Delta as protection fee for oil pipelines they used to attack. The Wall Street
13.12.2011 [Think Africa Press (blog)] - Yar'Adua's sudden trip to Saudi Arabia and the following political imbroglio brought Nigeria to a standstill, which eventually saw the emergence of GoodluckJonathan as acting president and subsequently president. Yar'Adua's last days had previously
29.12.2011 [Financial Times (blog)] - The Nigerian government under President GoodluckJonathan has been undertaking several important reform initiatives and is tightening its fiscal and monetary stance. The authorities have restructured and strengthened the banking sector, and we expect
24.08.2012 [CHANNELS] - Following the announcement by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on the introduction of a N5000 note into the system, prominent women in the country have commended President GoodluckJonathan for approving the picture of the three prominent women
24.08.2012 [CHANNELS] - President GoodluckJonathan said Friday in Abuja that the Federal Government will continue to work with Britain and other developed nations to promote good governance, political stability and socio- economic development in Nigeria and other African
22.08.2012 [CHANNELS] - President GoodluckJonathan has said that 60 per cent of the lecturers in Nigerian universities do not have doctorate (PhD) degrees. The President stated this in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, while interacting with 100 beneficiaries of the state's
01.01.2012 [BBCIndonesia.com] - Presiden GoodluckJonathan bertekad akan "menghancurkan" Boko Haram, beberapa hari setelah kelompok ini melakukan aksi mematikan dengan meledakkan sejumlah bom tepat pada perayaan Natal. Menurut jubir pemerintah, Onyekachi Eni, pembunuhan di Ebonyi
26.12.2011 [BBCIndonesia.com] - Presiden Nigeria, GoodluckJonathan, yang juga penganut Kristiani, mengatakan: "Saya ingin yakinkan semua warga Nigeria bahwa pemerintah tak akan tinggal diam dalam upaya menghukum para pelaku (kejahatan ini)." Kelompok militan Islam Boko Haram
19.12.2011 [BBC Afrique] - Christine Lagarde est arrivée ce matin à Abuja où elle s'est entretenue avec le président GoodluckJonathan. La patronne du FMI a rencontré également avec la ministre nigérian des Finances, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, ancienne directrice de la Banque mondiale
22.08.2012 [Leadership Newspapers] - President GoodluckJonathan yesterday explained the reasons behind the decision of his administration to raise the prerequisite qualification for any lecturer in Nigerian universities to PhD and initiate postgraduate scholarship schemes for some over
01.06.2010 ABUJA—The Save Nigeria Group, SNG, yesterday, expressed concern that the country might not attain its dream of free and fair election in 2011 because President GoodluckJonathan has not shown any commitment to give Nigerians genuine ...
01.06.2010 by Editor China has agreed on a $23 billion deal with GoodluckJonathan's new government in Nigeria to build three oil refineries and a petrochemical plant. Apparently BP received permissions to drill in the Gulf of Mexico on the basis that it ...
01.06.2010 Lagos – It appears as though Nigerian President GoodluckJonathan's luck might have rubbed off on his wife. A spokesperson for Union Bank says First Lady Patience Jonathan has won a motorcycle in a draw the bank held for its customers. ...