Nigerian Leader's 2012 Scorecard


Some political parties say President Goodluck Jonathan is a failure, while his supporters think he has done a great job. The president himself admits his pace has been slow.
  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Has Failed Nation - Tinubu

    Daily Trust, 25 December 2012

    Former Lagos State governor and Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) national leader Bola Tinubu says President Goodluck Jonathan administration has disappointed many Nigerians because ... read more »

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President Goodluck Jonathan

  • Nigeria:  Olubolade Commends Jonathan for Sustaining Democracy

    This Day, 27 December 2012

    For sustaining the country's democracy through the conduct of free, fair and credible elections since assumption of office, the Minister of Police Affairs, Navy Capt Caleb ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why Nigerians Think I'm Slow - President Jonathan

    Vanguard, 26 December 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan Tuesday explained why most Nigerians believed that his administration was slow in implementing and responding to some of the people-oriented policies ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  PDP BoT - Obasanjo Moves for a Yoruba Successor As Jonathan Remains Undecided

    This Day, 27 December 2012

    Ahead of the January 8, 2013 election of the chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former chairman of the board and former President, Chief ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan, Obasanjo Meet Secretly Over 2015 Polls?

    Leadership, 25 December 2012

    As part of efforts to keep his second term bid on track, indications have emerged suggesting that President Goodluck Jonathan has commenced moves to pacify one of his predecessors ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 - Yar'Adua Group Didn't Meet to Stop Jonathan - Aliero

    Leadership, 25 December 2012

    The Yar Adua group has debunked allegations that members of the group, including some cabinet members and associates of the late President Umaru Yar'Adua, have regrouped to stop ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  CPC - Why Nigerians Should Not Trust Jonathan

    This Day, 25 December 2012

    The Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) Tuesday said Nigerians have every reason to doubt President Goodluck Jonathan's ability to deliver on his promise of bringing about ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  CNPP Faults Jonathan's Promise of a Better 2013

    Vanguard, 26 December 2012

    Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP, has poked the promise made by President Goodluck Jonathan in his Christmas message to Nigerians to improve on critical ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan - Don't Doubt Our Political Will

    Daily Trust, 25 December 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan, Senate President David Mark and Speaker of the House of Representatives Aminu Waziri Tambuwal have said this year's Christmas is a time for Nigerians ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Christmas - Jonathan Drums Support for Transformation Agenda

    Vanguard, 25 December 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday called on the church to support the Federal Government's transformation agenda by helping to reform the attitudes of the citizenry. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Minister Commends President Jonathan On Democracy Sustenance

    Leadership, 27 December 2012

    President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has been commended for his administration's commitment towards sustenance of the country's democracy. read more »

  • Nigeria:  PDP to CPC - You Are Blind to Jonathan's Govt Achievements

    Vanguard, 27 December 2012

    Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has cautioned Nigerians against being taken in by what it claims as the rhetoric of the Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, a party it claimed ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Goodluck Jonathan and the Potency of Symbolism

    Vanguard, 27 December 2012

    "Most of us who are politicians exploit religious sentiments to divide Nigerians for our own selfish gains. We exploit north-south divide to divide Nigerians for our selfish gains" ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  CPC to Jonathan - You Lack Political Will

    Daily Trust, 26 December 2012

    The Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has called on Nigerians to ignore President Goodluck Jonathan's claim of having the political will to fulfil his election promises. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why My Government Is Slow - Jonathan

    Daily Trust, 26 December 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday said his administration is slow because it takes the time needed to properly think over policies and programmes so as to avoid making ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 - Yar'Adua Associates Deny Plotting Against Jonathan

    This Day, 25 December 2012

    Former Kebbi State Governor, Senator Adamu Aleiro, has denied that himself and former associates of late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, are plotting to stop President Goodluck ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  At Christmas - Power, Roads, Education 'Ll Improve Next Year - Jonathan

    Vanguard, 25 December 2012

    AS the country joins the rest of the world to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ today, President Goodluck Jonathan has urged the citizenry to expect massive improvements in power ... read more »