Nigeria: Jonathan Asked to Renounce 2015 Bid


Pundits have called on President Jonathan to renounce any intention he might have to stand for re-election in 2015 if he wants to defuse political tension in the country.
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President Goodluck Jonathan

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan's Free to Contest 2015 Poll - Okoko

    Vanguard, 10 August 2012

    Prof Kimse Okoko, President of Conference of Ethnic Nationalities of Niger Delta, CENND and former President of Ijaw National Congress, INC, has described as "unnecessary ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Joda Asks Jonathan to Renounce 2015 Bid

    Daily Trust, 9 August 2012

    President Jonathan should defuse political tension in the country by renouncing any intention he might have to stand for re-election in 2015, elder statesman Alhaji Ahmed Joda has ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Presidency 2015 - Court to Determine Jonathan's Eligibility Oct 18

    Vanguard, 24 July 2012

    An Abuja High Court, yesterday, fixed October 18 to determine whether or not President Goodluck Jonathan is eligible to contest Presidency in 2015. read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 Candidacy - Jonathan, PDP Ask Court to Dismiss Suit

    Leadership, 23 July 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday asked an Abuja High Court to dismiss a suit filed by a member of the PDP, Mr Cyriacus Njoku. read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 - Jonathan, PDP Ask Court to Dismiss Suit

    This Day, 24 July 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan Monday asked an Abuja High Court to dismiss a suit filed by a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Cyriacus Njoku, seeking to stop him from ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  I Can Rule Beyond Eight Years, Says Jonathan

    Daily Trust, 24 July 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday told an Abuja High Court hearing a suit against his alleged 2015 re-election bid that his stay in office could legally go beyond eight years ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 - Jonathan Divides North

    Vanguard, 28 May 2012

    Prominent political stakeholders from the North were at the weekend divided in their response to the renewed bid by elder-statesman Chief Edwin Clark to position President Goodluck ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 - Nobody Can Stop Jonathan - Senator Amange

    Leadership, 27 May 2012

    Three years away from the 2015 general elections, political leaders from the Niger Delta region are beginning to talk tough that President Goodluck Jonathan must be allowed to ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Igbos Unite for 2015 Presidency

    Vanguard, 26 May 2012

    The Igbos on Friday in Enugu organised a forum to discuss strategies to make the dream of Igbo presidency in 2015 a reality. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Clark - 2015 Is Diversionary, Says PDP

    This Day, 28 May 2012

    In an apparent reaction to the statement credited to the former Minister of Information and Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday said the call ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 - PDP Weighs the Jonathan Option

    This Day, 27 May 2012

    Ahead of the 2015 presidential race, the Peoples Democratic Party has started weighing the options before it should the party field President Goodluck Jonathan, rumoured to be ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Country Will Not Break Up - Jonathan

    Vanguard, 27 May 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan Sunday said despite the several challenges the country is facing as a nation it would continue to remain one indivisible country. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan - We Will Not Disintegrate

    This Day, 28 May 2012

    Nigeria will not disintegrate, despite the predictions of doom and the various challenges the country was undergoing, President Goodluck Jonathan has said. read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 - Northern Governors Unite for Presidency

    Vanguard, 18 May 2012

    Ahead of the 2015 elections, the 19 Northern Governors, yesterday, expressed determination to sink their differences and unite to produce the president from the region in 2015. ... read more »

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Northern Governors