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Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by petux(m): 1:55pm On Aug 03, 2015

Amid growing concerns over President Muhammadu Buhari’s resolve to probe the administration of his predecessor, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, the former pres-ident has restricted former ministers and other top officials who served under him, from getting access to him. New Telegraph learnt at the weekend that some top officials of his administration had been trying to put pressure on him to reach out to the president to soft pedal on the impending probe, which could unearth a can of worms on the activities of the previous administration.

It was gathered that Jonathan was angry with most of those who served directly under him that “sterling revelations concerning their activities, especially as regards improper financial dealings, were beginning to emerge” after leaving office. This development, a source said, had created a crisis of confidence between the former president and his associates. According to the source close to the former first family, Jonathan shortly after his return from his short vacation in the United Kingdom, after handing over, ordered his security aides not to allow anyone who served under him either as a minister or in any other capacity, “unfettered access” to him.
The source said: “All those reports that the former ministers and aides were angry with him (Jonathan) cannot be ruled out because shortly after the handing over, most of them started cooking up one story or the other to create a situation that would have led to the former president confronting his successor on some issues. “Basically, even though it was not out of place for the former president to do a self-appraisal after leaving office, he decided to take it calm and keep a bit of distance from most of his ministers and aides.

“The reason was that even if there was the need to still keep themselves together, the man was later to realise that most of the ministers and aides were trying to use such an avenue for oneness to cover their dirty deals that were unknown to the former president. “For instance, it is scandalous that a former minister was alleged to have stolen the sum of $6 billion; could that have been with the knowledge of the principal? I doubt it because it could have been a gradual process that may have accumulated to that amount.

“In all honesty, does it not look ridiculous for such a minister to be in the same ring with the former president all in the name of oneness or togetherness? “For now, just as Dr. Jonathan has decided to continue to look without talking on issues raised by the General Buhari administration, he has also decided to also keep all ministers and aides who have anything to hide or who may have done one questionable thing or the other at arm’s length. “That is the decision and I think it will give room for the government of the day to really differentiate who is who because as president, it was impossible for him to know all what his aides or ministers did. “But if there is enough evidence, let everyone bear his father’s name without dragging the name of the former president into matters he may not have a hand in.


“So, the anger that he has not called any meeting of his associates is not just misplaced, but hypocritical because most of those who are today saying so were doing behind-thescene mischief, especially during the race for the Senate minority leadership. “The former president met informally with some of the party’s leaders, but what happened? He was stabbed in the back as they refused to listen to him in the choice of someone and that has already generated bad blood between friends.” Besides, it was also learnt that Jonathan and former Akwa Ibom State Governor, Chief Godswill Akpabio, now a senator, are engaged in a cold war over the choice of Senate minority leader.
The source said Jonathan was not happy with Akpabio over his alleged refusal not to vie for the position, which he eventually clinched. The former president and his wife, Patience, were said to have favoured Senator George Sekibo (PDP, Rivers) for the Senate minority leadership. But Akpabio, after his endorsement by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) South-South Caucus in the Senate, emerged the Senate minority leader.





http://newtelegraphonline.com/probe-jonathan-shuns-former-ministers-aides/

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by ladyF(f): 1:56pm On Aug 03, 2015
Eeyah

It's [size=20pt]LadyF [/size] again grin grin grin

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by petux(m): 1:56pm On Aug 03, 2015
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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by deadZONE: 1:57pm On Aug 03, 2015
lies..

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by Milliprime: 1:57pm On Aug 03, 2015
Hmmmm


Permanent Interest

No Permanent Friend

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by Mogidi: 1:58pm On Aug 03, 2015
Meanwhile Bubu is afraid of probing OBJ because OBJ intends exposing the "real" Buhari.....niceeeeeeeee

A source close to Buhari’s government has said that the president was only trying to diffuse gossips in the media about Obasanjo being a target of his probe.

The former president was reported to have already started compiling a report which included documents linking President Buhari and key assistants and colleagues in his government to major fraud connected to different affairs of the administration, when he received President Buhari’s “esprit de corps” plea for a general understanding and restraint.

The incumbent leader of the nation quickly announced a negation of his threats, declaring publicly that he would not spread his corruption investigation beyond the government of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan.

Buhari exactly indicated through Femi Adesina, his media aide, that he would not waste time in probing the administrations of ex-presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Abdulsalam Abubakar, Sani Abacha, and Ibrahim Babangida.



Meanwhile, the report caused doubts among critics on the president’s credibility in fighting corruption as he firstly swaggered.

Buhari’s request for cooperation with the USA, however, provoked a supposed reaction by President Obasanjo, who is alleged to be one of Nigeria’s most corrupt past leader by most western countries.

America has specified it would help Nigeria’s new leader to recover billions of dollars in stolen assets – a move that might discover previous fraudulent actions in the Obasanjo’s tenure.

Meanwhile, the United States government may not be please with selective probe of executive fraudsters which may worsen Nigeria-USA relationships.

It should be also noted that as the Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar was caught up by a US Grand Jury which reports detailed his fraudulent participation with Congressman, William Jefferson to secure a business deal in Nigeria.



[size=13pt]Chief Obasanjo’s regime has been believed to be the most fraudulent in Nigeria’s history.[/size]

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by gists: 1:59pm On Aug 03, 2015
too late bro

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by PassingShot(m): 1:59pm On Aug 03, 2015
When things fall apart, the center no longer hold.

The day of judgment is approaching for each and everyone of them. And on the day of judgment, every man bears his own cross.

I understand Jonathan though especially if he didn't know about most of the atrocities now coming out. Unfortunately, the buck stops on his table as the president and it's just ridiculous that he was not smart enough to deduce that he was being used to play kite by his ministers and aides.

Mogidi:
Meanwhile Bubu is afraid of probing OBJ because OBJ intends exposing the "real" Buhari.....niceeeeeeeee

When will you stop displaying ignorance? What secret of Buhari is there that OBJ couldn't use against him in 2003 when he contested against him? Or in 2007 when PMB went toe to toe against Yar'Adua who was OBJ's anointed candidate?

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by Princecalm(m): 2:02pm On Aug 03, 2015
matters arising
Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by LordMecuzy(m): 2:03pm On Aug 03, 2015
Jonathan gave too much powers to ministers and kept mute to their corrupt activities... sincerely

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by socialmediaman: 2:03pm On Aug 03, 2015
If he didn't send you guys to go and steal, then you should know you were on your own right from the first loot. Only those who stole for him are entitled to seek his help if relevant

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by Milliprime: 2:07pm On Aug 03, 2015
Permanent Interest

No Permanent Friend

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by PassingShot(m): 2:07pm On Aug 03, 2015
Lalasticlala, Ishilove, Obinoscopy, Seun, please do the needful o. undecided

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by Firefire(m): 2:08pm On Aug 03, 2015
All Nigerians are corrupt...?


Sorry, all the politicians, including "BUBU"

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by Young03(m): 2:09pm On Aug 03, 2015
dats ok
Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by Firefire(m): 2:11pm On Aug 03, 2015
The former president (GEJ) was reported to have already started compiling a report which included documents linking President Buhari and key assistants and colleagues in his government to major fraud connected to different affairs of the administration, when he received President Buhari’s “esprit de corps” plea for a general understanding and restraint.

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by jerseyboy: 2:11pm On Aug 03, 2015
deadZONE:
lies..
from the pits of hell

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by phyllosilicate(m): 2:12pm On Aug 03, 2015
I don't think Jonathan would be persecuted, but people like madueke would likely be jailed.

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by kunlexy1759(m): 2:32pm On Aug 03, 2015
Jonathan relied too much on people around him. He has no boldness to confronted or challenged them.
And now they want him to cover them frm probe.... Individual should face whatever face them

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by PassingShot(m): 2:47pm On Aug 03, 2015
Firefire:
The former president (GEJ) was reported to have already started compiling a report which included documents linking President Buhari and key assistants and colleagues in his government to major fraud connected to different affairs of the administration, when he received President Buhari’s “esprit de corps” plea for a general understanding and restraint.
When will you stop displaying ignorance?

What secret of Buhari is there that OBJ couldn't use against him in 2003 when he contested against him? Or in 2007 when PMB went toe to toe against Yar'Adua who was OBJ's anointed candidate?

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by dayo23: 2:50pm On Aug 03, 2015
Those guys scam GEJ dry, I pity him, he must be living a sorrowful life right now @ otueke. undecided undecided

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by smsshola(m): 2:55pm On Aug 03, 2015
owo epo laiye ba ni nla....not hands stained wt blood.

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by FOLYKAZE(m): 2:57pm On Aug 03, 2015
It is too too late to cry when the head had been cut off. What was he looking at when the ministers were stealing in? Anyway we have pushed him alway. How he deal with them is not our problem

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by butanepro(m): 3:00pm On Aug 03, 2015
Kikikiki
Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by hazyfm1: 3:00pm On Aug 03, 2015
grin grin grin grin
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I GUESS THESE MINISTERS SHOULD START PALLING WITH THE PRISON WARDENS

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by ahckmedkosy(m): 3:00pm On Aug 03, 2015
Buhari won't probe ex presidents cos they Wia all military and so "family" except of course two ex presidents of which one is late and hence his Daughter will bear the brunt and lashes of EFCC and of course GEJ who happens to be a "bloody" civilian and from the minority... selective bruhaha has gone on for 2months n yet no cogent indictment. Let them just finish this "witch-hunting" exercise and let's see the millions recovered swim into other polithiefians pockets who are loyal to the "broom waving saints"

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by Nobody: 3:01pm On Aug 03, 2015
undecided
Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by Sabiman(m): 3:01pm On Aug 03, 2015
ok... noted grin
Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by freedom96: 3:01pm On Aug 03, 2015
Jona is looking for a way to save himself how would he save you?

Everyone is one is on his own,your judgement day is here and GMB is the Judge.

No fear,no favour!

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Re: Jonathan Shuns Former Ministers, Aides by DankemzI(m): 3:01pm On Aug 03, 2015
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