Nigeria: Jonathan Marks Troubled Year In Office

One year into the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, his tenure so far rocked by a deadly Islamist insurgency and growing anger over corruption in Africa's largest oil producer.
  • Nigeria:  Challenges of One Year in Office

    Vanguard, 29 May 2012

    Nigeria had a uniform electoral calendar until the landmark case of Mr Peter Obi of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and Dr. Chris Ngige of the People's Democratic Party ... read more »

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President Goodluck Jonathan.

  • Nigeria:  Not Much Fresh Air After Jonathan's First Year

    Daily Trust, 29 May 2012

    How far have Nigerians breathed in the fresh air promised by President Goodluck Jonathan during his presidential campaign? And what does the future hold? Abdul-Rahman Abubakar ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan One Year After - Okotie Rues Stagnation

    Vanguard, 26 May 2012

    In just few days, the PDP and some state governors would mark their first year in power. How has the journey been? The ruling elite, not having much to offer after getting power, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Democracy Day - Little Joy, Some Sadness

    Daily Trust, 29 May 2012

    Today marks the 13th anniversary of Nigeria's return to civil rule and the first full year of the Goodluck Jonathan administration since it took office after the 2011 election. ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 and All That Jazz

    Daily Trust, 29 May 2012

    Shortly after President Goodluck Jonathan was sworn in on May 29, 2011, I noted that his government should at best be a transitional regime and that unless something was done, and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan's First Year

    Leadership, 28 May 2012

    Tomorrow, President Goodluck Jonathan will have spent one full year of his four-year mandate, and, unless you do not live in Nigeria or you live in Dokubo-Asari's or Edwin Clark's ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan's First Year a Failure - ACF, SNG, Opposition Parties

    Leadership, 27 May 2012

    As the President Goodluck Jonathan's administration clocks one year in office this Tuesday, opposition political parties and some socio-cultural groups in the country have given a ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan's Ministers Come Under Scrutiny

    This Day, 27 May 2012

    The Performers, Average Performers, Underperformers and Non-performers read more »