Buhari replies Obasanjo, others, says those criticizing him are not patriotic

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday took a swipe at those criticising him on the insecurity situation in the country, saying that they were not patriotic. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo had on Monday written an open letter to President Buhari accusing him of not doing enough to tackle the increasing rate of insecurity […]

Obasanjo speaks on the killing of Fasoranti’s daughter by herdsmen

By Dimeji Kayode-Adedeji Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday said the country had ‘diminished’ after the killing of Funke Olakunri-Fasoranti, the daughter of Afenifere leader, Reuben Fasoranti, on Friday. Mrs Olakunri-Fasoranti was shot dead on Friday as she travelled along Ondo-Ore Expressway. Police said the killers were kidnappers, but the Afenifere group blamed the killing […]

Why Obasanjo’s Voice Still Matters – Dr. Jideofor Adibe

Dr. Jideofor Adibe  | Nasarawa, Nigeria | Feb. 9, 2019 –  Obasanjo’s recent 16-page letter to Buhari, which sounds more like a state-of-the nation address, has, as expected, dominated the deadlines since it was delivered on Sunday, January 20, 2019. Titled, ‘Points for Concern’, the 4,018-word commentary was a bare-knuckled critique of the Buhari government […]

OBJ Epistle: Teacher Don’t Teach Me Nonsense – By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun | NNP | Feb. 7, 2019 –  After much hesitations, I decided to read ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s recent epistle For The Records: Points of Concern and Action.  I must confess, I was not disappointed in its contents knowing fully well OBJ’s recent political activities. For those of us who know OBJ […]

Obasanjo belongs in dustbin of history – Akinrinade

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja A former Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Alani Akinrinade (retd.), has asked Nigerians to ignore former President Olusegun Obasanjo, adding that Obasanjo belongs in the dustbin of history. Akinrinade said this in an advertorial that was published on page 35 of The PUNCH on Thursday. The ex-general also urged the media to […]

Atiku – Obasanjo war resumes: If Obasanjo has problem with me, that’s his problem –Atiku

Abubakar, who is a Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, made the statement while addressing the Nasarawa State Working Committee and delegates of the PDP in Lafia, the state capital. When asked to comment on the alleged rift between him and Obasanjo, Atiku said he had no problem with the former President. “I don’t have any […]

Obasanjo awarded oil blocks for sex, says Wole Soyinka

Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka, calling former President Olusegun Obasanjo, a degenerate, liar, predator and sadist, has challenged him to swear whether he never awarded oil blocks in return for sexual gratification while he presided over the affairs of Nigeria. Soyinka spoke in his Interventions VIII series, titled: ‘Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?’ meaning “Gani’s Unfinished […]

BREAKING: Buhari planning to send me to jail, Obasanjo raises the alarm

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has raised the alarm that the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has put his name on its securitywatchlist. Obasanjo claimed security agencies are plotting to arrest and put him in detention. The former president made these allegations in a statement signed by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, on […]

$16bn on power: I am ready for probe, Obasanjo replies Buhari

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, says he is ready for probe over the recent news report quoting President as asking where was the power the former president claimed he had spent $16bn on. This was contained in a statement credited to Obasanjo’s media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, released in Abeokuta on Tuesday […]

Third force: Nobody can intimidate me – Obasanjo

— 29th April 2018 Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that nobody can intimidate him on the third force, the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM), that he has been promoting across the country in order to rescue the country from collapse. He recalled how former Military Head of State, the late Gen […]

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