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 […]

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 […]

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