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Obasanjo makes U-turn, says Atiku better than Buhari
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Obasanjo makes U-turn, says Atiku better than Buhari

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah (left); former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo; presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and eminent Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi after a meeting in Abeokuta, Ogun State…yesterday. • Oyedepo, Kukah, Gumi, Adebanjo meet ex-leader • Approval inconsequential, insists presidency […]

‘In the beginning, Atiku was to succeed Obasanjo’
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‘In the beginning, Atiku was to succeed Obasanjo’

Atiku (left), founder, Living Faith Church (LFC), Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, Obasanjo and National Chairman, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus after a meeting at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta… yesterday. I am happy to welcome the distinguished leaders of goodwill who have led the PDP Presidential Candidate and […]

Why I forgave, endorsed Atiku for president – Obasanjo
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Why I forgave, endorsed Atiku for president – Obasanjo

Former vice president Abubakar Atiku, former president Olusegun Obasanjo, PDP national chairman Uche Secondus in Ota, Ogun state Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo said his faith as a Christian does not allow him to keep grudges against Atiku Abubakar, especially when he himself asks God for forgiveness daily. Obasanjo whom […]

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Obasanjo endorses Atiku for president

Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday said he has forgiven his former vice-president Abubakar Atiku for some grievances he has against him while in office. He also endorsed Atiku as his candidate choice for the presidency in next year’s general election. Obasanjo, earlier, often criticised his former vice and […]

The man Atiku Abubakar
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The man Atiku Abubakar

Supporters of former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar hold a poster as they celebrate his winning of the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar […]

Defeat Buhari to end carnage in Nigeria
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Defeat Buhari to end carnage in Nigeria

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari / AFP PHOTO / Mandel NGAN Sir: There were allegations of corruption leveled against the military regime led by Generals Olusegun Obasanjo (OBJ), Shehu Musa Yar’Adua (the elder brother of Umaru Musa Yar’Adua) and Theophilus Danjuma, but it fulfilled the promise of the assassinated General Murtala […]

Even the big boys need the local league
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Even the big boys need the local league

Mambilla power plant project abandoned for over 33 years One of the high points of the Chief Olusegun Obasanjo Presidency was the debt forgiveness. After years of negotiation and complex diplomacy, Obasanjo and his economic team were able to get for Nigeria a historic debt forgiveness of 36 billion dollars. […]

UN chief thanks Obasanjo for smooth transition in Liberia
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UN chief thanks Obasanjo for smooth transition in Liberia

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres addresses the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Myanmar at UN Headquarters in New York on August 28, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / DOMINICK REUTER UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed gratitude to former Nigeria’s President Olusegun Obasanjo for his mediation role in […]

Dankwambo meets Obasanjo, says Buhari can’t effect desired change
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Dankwambo meets Obasanjo, says Buhari can’t effect desired change

Ibrahim Dankwambo Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday held a three-hour closed-door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State. After the meeting at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Dankwambo declined to disclose what […]

Obasanjo’s lecture on ethics: An assault on the future
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Obasanjo’s lecture on ethics: An assault on the future

H.E. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Former President, Federal Republic of Nigeria at #AfreximAM18 On Thursday, the 9th of August 2018, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria made what was a much-anticipated visit to the University College Hospital, Ibadan for the 17th Annual Distinguished Guest Lecture of […]

Obasanjo preaches love, end to killings
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Obasanjo preaches love, end to killings

Obasanjo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has again decried the country’s socio-economic situation, saying government should be proactive in tackling the challenges.    Obasanjo said this, yesterday, at the centenary celebration and 42nd annual international conference of The Apostolic Church Lagos and Western/Northern Areas Territory (LAWNA) annual tagged: “The Imminence of […]

Obasanjo, Akpabio crying contrast in democratic discrepancy
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Obasanjo, Akpabio crying contrast in democratic discrepancy

Immediate past Senate minority leader, Mr. Godswill Obot Akpabio, have elicited close examination of the stark, but disturbing realities in Nigeria’s democratic governance. Why is it that former military officers continue to determine the direction of civilian rule even after twenty years of democracy? Akpabio has just shown why. Nigerians […]

Obasanjo, Tinubu and the sour taste of an old romance
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Obasanjo, Tinubu and the sour taste of an old romance

H.E. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Former President, Federal Republic of Nigeria at #AfreximAM18 It is an irony that the two leading Yoruba personages in pubic space today may not share similar view of the future. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, the energetic retired President of the Republic has stated his objective clearly: he […]

I will support any candidate capable of solving Nigeria’s problems, says Obasanjo
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I will support any candidate capable of solving Nigeria’s problems, says Obasanjo

H.E. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Former President, Federal Republic of Nigeria at #AfreximAM18 Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has pledged to support any presidential candidate capable of leading the country to the ‘promise land’. Obasanjo, who added his voice to the unfolding political events in the country yesterday, made the assertion in […]

Obasanjo’s appearance at PDP rally not return to partisan politics, says Amori
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Obasanjo’s appearance at PDP rally not return to partisan politics, says Amori

Ighoyota Amori A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Sen. Ighoyota Amori, says former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s appearance at a PDP rally in Ogun recently does not amount to his return to partisan politics. Amori told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the action only demonstrated that Obasanjo remained […]

Fight for your rights, Gurib-Fakim, Obasanjo urge African women
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Fight for your rights, Gurib-Fakim, Obasanjo urge African women

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim / AFP PHOTO / KAREL PRINSLOO Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his Mauritius counterpart, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, have challenged African women to fight for their rights otherwise they would continue to be shortchanged in politics and socio-economic developments. The former presidents made the assertion in Lagos yesterday at the […]

Reps’ panel to meet Obasanjo, Jonathan, Buhari on Abacha loot
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Reps’ panel to meet Obasanjo, Jonathan, Buhari on Abacha loot

Members of the House of Representatives during the plenary on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. PHOTO: TWITTER/HOUSE OF REPS NGR • Sani warns President against sharing funds to poorest homes • Says it may be deployed by APC for 2019 elections An eleven-member ad-hoc committee of the House of Representatives is […]