How Obasanjo knelt before Atiku, begging for second term – Idahosa

How Obasanjo knelt before Atiku, begging for second term – Idahosa

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Charles Idahosa, has said he witnessed when former President, Olusegun Obasanjo knelt before ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar in 2013. Idahosa was a former Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Edo state in 2013. He later served as Special Adviser on Political Matters to for...
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Atiku reveals what Obasanjo did to him for opposing tenure elongation

Atiku reveals what Obasanjo did to him for opposing tenure elongation

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has admitted that he opposed moves by ex-President, Olusegun Obasanjo to “elongate the presidential tenure beyond eight years.” Abubakar said he was, “largely frozen out in the second term of our tenure” by his fo...
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2019: Obasanjo tells politicians what to do before general elections

2019: Obasanjo tells politicians what to do before general elections

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has warned politicians against playing do or die politics. Rather, the president urged politicians to thread with caution as Nigeria prepared for 2019 general election. Speaking at the public presentation of a book, ‘S...
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We all have our roots in Lagos, Yayi tells critics in Ogun

Onabanjo, Osoba, Daniel, Amosun have roots in Lagos Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta The senator representing Lagos West in the red chamber, Olamilekan Adeola, has said all the democratically elected governors who had served in Ogun State all have connections with L...
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$50bn water resources stolen from Africa annually, Obasanjo says

$50bn water resources stolen from Africa annually, Obasanjo says

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said $50bn worth of water resources and fisheries are being illegally taken away through waterways across Africa annually. He said this in Abeokuta while speaking at the cocktail heralding the F...
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FESTAC ’77 not fetish -Obasanjo

FESTAC ’77 not fetish -Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday said that FESTAC’77 was a celebration of African diverse and rich cultural heritage and not a fetish festival as erroneously believed. Obasanjo made the clarification during the opening of the commemoration of FES...
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2019 presidency: Lamido, Obasanjo meet behind closed doors

2019 presidency: Lamido, Obasanjo meet behind closed doors

Former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, on Tuesday met with former President Olusegun Obasanjo behind closed door in his hill-top residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State over his 2019 presidential ambition. In a terse statement by Mansur Ahmed, the social medi...
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Obasanjo attacks Shehu Shagari over Nigeria’s backwardness in rice production

Obasanjo attacks Shehu Shagari over Nigeria’s backwardness in rice production

Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigerian President, has berated the administration of Second Republic President, Shehu Shagari, for allegedly scuttling the progress made by the country to be self-sufficient in rice production. Obasanjo recalled that in 1979 when he ...
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Obasanjo, Daniel in closed door meeting over national Chairmanship election

Obasanjo, Daniel in closed door meeting over national Chairmanship election

A former governor of Ogun state Otunba Gbenga Daniel on Friday held a closed door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his Presidential Hilltop Estate, Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital . The post Obasanjo, Daniel in closed door meeting over natio...
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[VIDEO] Nigeria@57: Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Dogara, others attend thanksgiving service

[VIDEO] Nigeria@57: Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Dogara, others attend thanksgiving service

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, his wife, Dolapo, and prominent Nigerians attended the 57th Independence anniversary service at the National Christian centre, Abuja, on Sunday. In attendance were General Yakubu Gowon, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Justice Walter S. ...
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