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 […]

Nigerians mock Obasanjo after snubbed in train stations’ honour roll

By Abankula Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has been the butt of jokes on Twitter after President Buhari failed to name any of the new train stations in his honour. According to a statement by the Minister of Transportation, Buhari named the train stations after some deserving Nigerians “who have contributed to the progress and […]

Nigeria will remain insecure, unstable, stagnant if not restructured, says Obasanjo

  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, renewed the call for the restructuring of the country, insisting that Nigeria “will remain insecure, unstable, non-progressive and stagnated at best or disintegrated at the worst” if not restructured. Obasanjo, who spoke at the Abeokuta Club Annual Sobo Sowemimo Lecture in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, declared that the […]

Why Obasanjo is better than Buhari – Fani-Kayode

Buhari, Obasanjo and Fani-Kayode Critic, Femi Fani-Kayode has drawn comparison between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and President Muhammadu Buhari. According to Fani-Kayode, he would always like Obasanjo (OBJ) more than Buhari (PMB), saying that comparing Buhari with Obasanjo was like comparing Count Dracula with Mother Theresa. “OBJ united Nigeria, PMB divided her. OBJ brought peace, […]

Obasanjo, others call for unity among Nigerians as FEPSAN boss Etuh buries wife

By Emmanuel Afonne Former Nigeria’s President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has called on Nigerians to always see themselves as agents of unity as the country navigates the security challenges troubling it. Obasanjo made the call at the Family Worship Centre (FWC) Abuja during the funeral service for Mrs Jennifer Etuh, wife of Mr Thomas Etuh, Chairman, […]

Obasanjo’ Visit to El-Ruafai – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe | Nasarawa, Nigeria | December 22, 2019 – Obasanjo’s recent visit to the Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El Rufai, has dominated the media the past one week. During the visit, the former President reportedly reflected on the Kaduna state governor’s spat with the Senate when he was Federal Capital Territory […]

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 […]

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