Nigeria can’t break up again, says Obasanjo

Ovie Okpare, Warri Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has told pro-separatist agitators advocating for the division of Nigeria to shun such idea, noting that such demand was unacceptable to majority of Nigerians. Obasanjo stressed that division was not the solution to the myriad of problems confronting Nigeria. The former President stated on Friday at different events […]

’55 top govt officials, businessmen stole N1.4 trn under OBJ, Yar’Adua, Jonathan’

Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief The massive looting of public funds during the administrations of former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan came to the fore, Monday, as top government officials and businessmen were said to have illicitly enriched themselves with public funds, amounting to over N1.35 trillion. The chairman of the Presidential […]

Let’s beg Biafrain agitators – Obasanjo

Let’s beg Biafrain agitators – Obasanjo Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, H.E. Olusegun Obansajo, Former President of Nigeria flanked by Alhaji Ahmed Joda, Former Perm. Sec., Information, Education & Industry during the “Biafra, 50 years After” Event held at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja. 25th May 2017 Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has called for […]

Presidential Library fullfilment of my vision, mission to collect vital civil war materials – Obasanjo

          By Leke Adeseri, South West Editor & Daud Olatunji …Obasanjo is helping Nigeria secure its future – Osinbajo In what can be described as an endorsement of former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s unmatched contributions to Nigeria’s history, Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, yesterday said the former President, through the establishment […]

Obasanjo chides police for lateness, storms out of meeting

‘Loss of values responsible for high crime rate’ Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday afternoon chided the Nigeria Police for keeping him waiting at an event organised by the security agency in Lagos. Obasanjo, who was the special guest of honour at the maiden yearly special training and capacity development organised by the Assistant Inspector-General of […]

I traveled to India to search for my exact age – Obasanjo

Story Time with Baba. By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA – Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has disclosed that loss of values in the society and high rate of criminality and delinquencies amongst the youth forced him to write ‘Tortoise stories’ books . Obasanjo who spoke in Abeokuta at 2017 International Youth Variety Day and Public Presentation […]

1976 Coup: Why I declined taking over after Murtala’s death –Obasanjo

ABEOKUTA—Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said, yesterday, that he was persuaded to take over as Head of State, shortly after General Murtala Ramat Muhammed was killed in the 1976 coup. The then Head of State, Gen Muhammed, along with his aide-de-camp, ADC (Lt. Akinsehinwa), orderly and driver were assassinated on February 13, 1976 while on his […]

Obasanjo’s letter to NASS: We Will Not Be Distracted— Reps

More reactions and  vituperation have  continued to trail former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter to the leaderships of the two chambers of the National Assembly where he accused the lawmakers of being neck-deep in corruption. The House, through its spokesman, Abdulrasak Namdas, said that the allegation was probably for the fourth and fifth National Assembly during […]

Ribadu later realised Obasanjo was using him –Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka | credits: File copy Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, said that former President Goodluck Jonathan was becoming authoritarian while in office. Soyinka also said that the pioneer Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu admitted to him in the UK that he (Ribadu) realised late that […]

Buhari, Obasanjo meet in Aso Villa

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday evening visited President Muhammadu Buhari inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The two leaders met for a few minutes behind closed-doors inside the official residence of the President. Obasanjo, decked in blue Agbada and a cap to match, arrived at the premises after the day’s work when the President had […]

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