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 […]

Why I will forever be indebted to Jerry Rawlings – Obasanjo

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed why he would forever be indebted to late former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings. Obasanjo made the revelation in a condolence message to the family of Rawlings and people of Ghana over the death of Rawlings. He said it was Rawlings who housed […]

Obasanjo congratulates Biden, says ‘it’s a victory of good over evil’

By James Ogunnaike Former Nigeria’s President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has congratulated Mr. Joseph Robinette Biden Jr., President-Elect of the United States of America, (USA) over his victory at the presidential poll that held on Tuesday. Biden was declared winner on Saturday after maintaining a wide lead with Trump, the incumbent president trailing behind. In the […]

#EndSARS: Obasanjo told Buhari truth at virtual meeting – Fani-Kayode

 By Taiwo Okanlawon Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has commended ex-President, Olusegun Obasanjo for telling President Muhammadu Buhari the truth during a meeting on Friday. Buhari had met with former leaders of Nigeria including Gen. Yakubu Gowon, Obasanjo, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, Chief Ernest Shonekan, Gen. Abulsalami Abubakar, and former President Goodluck Jonathan on […]

Buhari in virtual meeting with Gowon, Obasanjo, Abdulsalami, Shonekan

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Violent clash on Friday erupted between Hausa and Yoruba communities in Fagba, Iju-Ishaga, Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State with an unconfirmed number of persons killed in the process. Residents are in a panic. No presence of security personnel. According to an eyewitness, trouble started when a horde of hoodlums intercepted […]

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Southern, Middle Belt Leaders lampoon Presidency for attacking Obasanjo over comments on Nigeria as failed Nation

Say no Return in coming up with ideas at pulling Nigeria from the brink of precipice of no return By Henry Umoru LEADERS of thought, elder statesmen from four of the six geo-political zones of the country, under the aegis of Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum have taken a swipe at the presidency, describing […]

Obasanjo is ”Nigeria’s Divider-in-Chief” – Presidency

  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo By Ismaila Chafe The Presidency has urged Nigerians to ignore the attempts by some elder statesmen to cause divisions among well-meaning citizens as President Muhammadu Buhari continued to promote nation’s building and unity of the country. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, made the […]

Obasanjo speaks again: I don’t care what people say about me when I die

Nigeria’s former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has said he does not care what people say about him when he die. Obasanjo had on Saturday released a sarcastic statement on the death of Senator Buruji Kashamu, saying that the former lawmaker used politics and legal means to escape justice but could not use the same to […]

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