A crisis of confidence has hit Nigeria-Sao Tome and Principe Joint Development Authority (JDA), following alleged arbitrary sack of 35 workers by the management. The crisis is threatening the $300 million oil deal between the two nations. Of those sacked, 16 are Santomeans. This led to a diplomatic tension between the two countries.
It was gathered that a former presidential aide in the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was calling the shot through a stooge he put in JDA in 2010. The IDA topshot was sacked by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo but Jonathan’s former aide brought him back. Read more