Nigeria: Battle for 2015 Ticket Deepens


Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has denied claims of an agreement with northern governors not to seek re-election in 2015.
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President Goodluck Jonathan

  • Nigeria:  Beware of Sabotage, Cabals in Govt, Jonathan Told

    This Day, 20 February 2013

    President Goodluck Jonathan has been warned to be wary of sabotage and cabals in his government that are secretly plotting to destroy his good intention for the country. read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 - Northern Youths Reject Aliyu's Presidential Bid

    This Day, 20 February 2013

    The rumoured presidential ambition of Governor Muazu Babangida Aliyu of Niger State was Tuesday rejected by some youths in the North. read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 Polls - Ohaneze, OPC, Ijaw Group Back Zoning

    Premium Times, 19 February 2013

    Three socio-cultural organisations: Ohaneze Ndigbo, Odu'a Peoples Congress (OPC) and the Ijaw Monitoring Group (IMG) on Tuesday endorsed the zoning arrangement among the country's ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Mystery Over Alleged Agreement Between Jonathan, Northern PDP Govs Deepens

    Vanguard, 18 February 2013

    The mystery over President Goodluck Jonathan's alleged agreement with northern governors of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2011 not to contest the 2015 presidential election ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 - Plot to Stop Jonathan Thickens

    Leadership, 17 February 2013

    The war of attrition within the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is festering with the opposition groups within the party plotting to stop President Goodluck Jonathan from ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bombshell - We Had Pact With Jonathan to Serve Single Term - Gov Aliyu

    Vanguard, 17 February 2013

    Contrary to the claim by the associates of President Goodluck Jonathan, Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger State said, yesterday, that the president reached an agreement with ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 Presidency - PDP Plots Automatic Ticket for Jonathan

    Leadership, 18 February 2013

    There are strong indications that the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may have settled to give President Goodluck Jonathan the right of first refusal in the contest for the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Embarrassed, Obasanjo's PDP Faction Takes Battle Against Jonathan, Tukur to NEC

    Premium Times, 17 February 2013

    The Ogun PDP faction is loyal to the former Nigerian President. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Denies Signing Agreement to Serve for a Single Term

    Premium Times, 17 February 2013

    President Goodluck Jonathan has denied agreeing to run for only a single term expiring 2015, a day after Niger state governor, Babangida Aliyu, warned that the president will ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan, Obasanjo Row Get Messier

    Vanguard, 17 February 2013

    Messier! That aptly captures the feud between President Goodluck Jonathan and former President Olusegun Obasanjo. read more »

  • Nigeria:  PDP Chairmen Shun Meeting With Jonathan

    Premium Times, 15 February 2013

    True to their threats, chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in states governed by the party shunned a scheduled meeting on Thursday night with President Goodluck ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan, PDP Disgrace Obasanjo, Sack Ex-President's Loyalists in Top Party Posts

    Premium Times, 16 February 2013

    The ruling Peoples Democratic Party descended deeper into chaos Friday with the party's national leadership sacking key top party leaders loyal to former President Olusegun ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan's CNN Interviews Private Initiative - Presidency

    Leadership, 16 February 2013

    The presidency said yesterday that the interviews the United States (US) Cable News Network (CNN) had with President Goodluck Jonathan were entirely a private initiative by an ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Babangida Aliyu - Jonathan Agreed to Serve One Term

    This Day, 17 February 2013

    Niger State Governor, Dr. Mua'zu Babangida Aliyu, has said President Goodluck Jonathan reached an agreement in 2011 with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders and governors to ... read more »