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Two Years of Unlawful Detention: A Memo to Sambo Dasuki

By Yushau A. Shuaib   Dear Sambo Dasuki,   It’s exactly two years ago, in the morning of December 1, 2015, when we chatted on the phone over the security operatives that had invaded your Asokoro residence and later whisked you away as the immediate past National Security Adviser (NSA). I was then in

You lie, Jonathan replies Farida Waziri

A former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has responded to the allegation made against him by the former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Farida Waziri, that he encouraged corruption to thrive when he was leading the country. The Punch newspaper, on Sunday, reported that Mrs. Waziri claimed that the

Jonathan blames social media, says I’m not at war with Dickson 

•It's the handiwork of political jobbers, says Bayelsa governor  Babatunde Opalana  Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday doused speculations about a political rift between him and Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State. The former President who disassociated himself rom the insinuations made in the media said that he was too close to Dickson to

Op-ed: And Diezani dazzles…

By Sufuyan Ojeifo   Editor’ note: The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy of Global Sentinel Since I read the exposé by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on the looted public funds that have so far been traced to

Policeman docked for burgling ex President Jonathan’s house

•Gets N7m bail   Nneoma Ndibe    A 23-year old dismissed policeman, Sergeant Musa Musa was on Tuesday  arraigned before Magistrate Marbel Segun-Bello of Magistrate Court Wuse 2 Abuja, for allegedly burgling the Abuja home of former President Goodluck Jonathan, located at No. 89, Fourth Avenue in the Gwarimpa district of Abuja.   Though, the Nigeria

Jonathan’s Son-in-law Shot in Calabar

 Police: Investigation ongoing Former President Goodluck Jonathan’s son-in-law, Prince Goodwill Edward, was shot by unknown gunmen weekend in his State Housing Estate residence in Calabar. It was gathered that Edward, who is the Special Adviser on Youths Affairs to the Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade was shot above the

Op-ed| Reno Omokri; The Accidental Media Aide


By Charles Ogbu   I have always maintained that apart from conspiracy from both local and foreign scene against president Goodluck Jonathan, another major reason the Otueke-born Zoologist lost his 2015 presidential re-election bid was not unconnected with the fact that he had one of the most criminally inept and fantastically clueless

$40m contract: EFCC’s attempt to inject fresh evidence stalls GEJ’s cousin’s trial

...Nneoma Ndibe  The prosecution in the trial of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin, Azibaola Robert, wife, Stella and company, Oneplus, stalled the cross-examination of its witnesses for the second time in two days, by seeking abrupt adjournment. This approach by the Prosecuting Counsel, Sylvanus Tahir, yesterday infuriated the trial judge, Nnami Dimgba of the Federal High