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LG autonomy: Obasanjo blames states for deliberately incapacitating LGs

LG autonomy: Obasanjo blames states for deliberately incapacitating LGs

Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has blamed state governments for the comatose situation of local government administration across the country. He also accused them of deliberately working against local government autonomy and noted states have incapacitated the councils financially. This, according to Obasanjo, has rendered several councils disabled to perform their statutory functions. […]
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2019: Why Obasanjo is backing Atiku against Buhari – Bode George

2019: Why Obasanjo is backing Atiku against Buhari – Bode George

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has finally made a volte – face in throwing his support behind the candidature of his estranged deputy, Atiku Abubakar who clinched the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP during last week end’s national convention in Port Harcourt. Both men have been at each other’s throat since 2003 with Obasanjo […]
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APC accuses Obasanjo of lobbying U.S. to withdraw Atiku’s alleged entry ban

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday alleged that the former President Olusegun Obasanjo was facilitating an entry visa for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to visit the United States (US). APC, in a statement by its Acting national Publicity Secretary, Mr. Yekini Nabena, alleged that the moves […] …

Endorsement: APC, Keyamo bomb Obasanjo, Atiku

Endorsement: APC, Keyamo bomb Obasanjo, Atiku

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Buhari Campaign Organisation have dismissed former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. Reacting separately to the endorsement, while the APC vowed to demystify former president Obasanjo, the Campaign Organisation warned Nigerians not to be deceived by the […]
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Obasanjo, Atiku’ll fail together, says Presidency

Obasanjo, Atiku’ll fail together, says Presidency

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Presidency has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar, as ‘predictable U-turn and somersault that is not surprising’. It said the duo would fail together.  Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement, declared that Obasanjo […]
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2019: Obasanjo changes his mind, forgives Atiku, endorses him for presidency

2019: Obasanjo changes his mind, forgives Atiku, endorses him for presidency

Laide Raheem,  Abeokuta Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday, endorsed the candidacy of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and declared that the former vice president has the capacity to perform better than the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, if elected president in 2019. Obasanjo equally disclosed that he had forgiven […]
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JUST IN: Obasanjo, Afenifere in secret meeting 

JUST IN: Obasanjo, Afenifere in secret meeting 

Laide Raheem,  Abeokuta Some chieftains of the Pan Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, are currently meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The Afenifere team, led by Ayo Adebanjo, included Sen. Femi Okurounmu, Tokunbo Awolowo-Dosumu, among others. The team arrived at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta residence of Obasanjo, around 3:34pm. The entourage was ushered […]
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Atiku to Obasanjo: It’s your business if you’ve problem with me

Atiku to Obasanjo: It’s your business if you’ve problem with me

Linus Oota, Lafia Nigeria’s former vice president and 2019 presidential aspirant under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP ), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has denied having any rift with his former boss, former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The former vice president stated this, at the weekend in Lafia , Nasarawa State capital, when he visited […]
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