I fled to London to save my life, avoid serving in Obasanjo’s govt – Akande

I fled to London to save my life, avoid serving in Obasanjo’s govt – Akande Akande and Obasanjo Former Interim National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Bisi Akande has revealed that he fled to London to avoid serving in the government of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. He said he feared for his life if […]

Obasanjo calls Buhari’s mounting debts criminal

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has questioned President Buhari’s plan to borrow more money, declaring that borrowing to accumulate debt for the next generation is criminal. Obasanjo gave his opinion in an interview with Channels Television on the sidelines of an event in South Africa. Obasanjo cautioned that if the existing debt is left unserviced or […]

Obasanjo Decries Nigeria’s Rising Debts, Low FDI

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed worry over the way states and the Federal Government are accumulating debts as well as over the low foreign direct investment into the country. Obasanjo spoke in Abeokuta, Ogun State, when he hosted some members of the National Working Committee of the People’s Democratic Party, led by its Chairman, […]

Steer clear of alleged support for Igboho, Yoruba group tells Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo By Dirisu Yakubu A socio-cultural group, Yoruba for One Nigeria Forum, YONF, has urged former President, Olusegun Obasanjo to clear his name over purported media reports that he is lobbying Benin Republic to shield Sunday Adeyemi popularly known as Igboho from facing prosecution. The group in a statement titled, “Olusegun […]

Obasanjo denies forming a new party for 2023

From Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has denied a media report that he was planning to form a new political party ahead of the 2023 general elections. Obasanjo, reacting on Monday to a report published by Vanguard Newspaper tittled “New Party Ahead of 2023: Obasanjo Picks Three Ex-govs as Coordinators ”, in a […]

We notified Buhari of our meeting, says Obasanjo

Obasanjo According to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who was one of the conveners of the meeting, members of the group agreed to formally present their resolutions to President Buhari before making it public, stressing that the President was notified of the coalition and its agenda prior to the meeting.   The former President spoke yesterday […]

Obasanjo’s bombshell: Buhari paid ransoms to kidnappers

Obasanjo’s bombshell: Buhari paid ransoms to kidnappers By Abankula Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has claimed President Muhammadu Buhari and his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan paid ransoms to kidnappers. Obasanjo made the bombshell statement when he received members of Tiv Professionals Group (TPG) at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Wednesday. Obasanjo […]

Paying ransom to kidnappers is foolishness —Obasanjo

Obasanjo Daud Olatunji 5 May 2021 Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Wednesday, has cautioned against the payment of ransom to kidnappers. He, however, submitted that the government must develop means to deal with kidnappers and bandits heavily in place of ransom payment. He noted that the governments of both President Goodluck Jonathan and Major General […]

Bajowa saved me from being assassinated by Dimka – Obasanjo

If not for the little delay caused by General Olu Bajowa, now 80, former President Olusegun Obasanjo would have ended up eaten by the worms! In other words, he escaped the bullets of Lt. Col. Buka Suka Dimka by the skin of his teeth on 13 February 1976. Obasanjo revealed this in Igbotako, Okitipupa Local […]

Obasanjo cautions Ghana’s presidential candidates ahead of poll

Daud Olatunji, Abeokuta Nigeria’s Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned Ghana’s presidential candidates against violence ahead of the December 7 general elections. Obasanjo urged the key players in the elections to ensure the peace and stability of the West African country. Obasanjo’s letter was addressed to the leaders of Ghana’s leading political parties, the National […]

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