2015 - Is the Nigerian President Eligible to Contest?

Controversy is storming up of whether President Goodluck Jonathan is eligible to contest in 2015, if he seeks a second term in office.

  • Nigeria:   2015 - Is Jonathan Eligible to Contest?

    This Day, 17 October 2012

    Amid rumours that President Goodluck Jonathan may seek a second term in office in 2015, one question that needs to be asked is: Is he eligible to contest the election at all? This… Read more »

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President Goodluck Jonathan

  • Nigeria:   'Jonathan Was Misunderstood On Single Term'

    Leadership, 17 October 2012

    The presidency, yesterday, said that President Goodluck Jonathan's proposal for a single term for the President and Governors was misunderstand, and maintained that it was twisted… Read more »

  • Nigeria:   The Mad Rush for 2015

    Leadership, 13 September 2012

    In fairness to President Goodluck Jonathan, he has not yet said he would run for president again. But, from indications and based on many credible analysis by equally credible… Read more »

  • Nigeria:   2015 - Reviving Opposition Machine

    Leadership, 9 September 2012

    Even as the dormant Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) is reportedly bestirring itself ahead of the 2015 polls, political opposition is coalescing or pretending to coalesce to… Read more »

  • Nigeria:   The Gains of Jonathan's Diplomacy

    Vanguard, 9 September 2012

    The gains of President Jonathan's diplomacy are often overshadowed by misrepresentations of the size of his delegation, ignorance about the value of his foreign travels, and the… 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:   2015 - Is Jonathan in His First or Second Term?

    Leadership, 5 August 2012

    The Supreme Court had on January 27, 2012 in the suit filed to determine the precise exit date or tenure of five state governors held that there can't be more than two oaths of… Read more »


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