Nigeria’s situation very bad but not irredeemable – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that though Nigeria’s situation is very bad, it is however not irredeemable. The former Nigerian leader said this when he received embattled national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, at his Penthouse within Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta on Thursday August 19. Speaking during the… Continue reading Nigeria’s situation very bad but not irredeemable – Obasanjo

Rumour of Buhari being dead and replaced by Jibril from Sudan is ridiculous – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that rumor of President Muhammadu Buhari being dead and replaced by Jibril from Sudan is ridiculous. Recounting how someone approached him with the rumour, the former President noted that many people on social media are believing it and further pointed out that it is one of the ways social… Continue reading Rumour of Buhari being dead and replaced by Jibril from Sudan is ridiculous – Obasanjo

“Can Obasanjo grant you guys this latitude?”- Labor Minister, Chris Ngige, tackles Nigerians who always attack President Buhari and see him as a “willing horse” to be ridden to death

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says President Buhari has tolerated a lot from critics of his Government who now see him as a willing horse to be ridden. He wondered if the former President Olusegun Obasanjo would ever have given Nigerians such latitude to criticize and continue to attack him and his… Continue reading “Can Obasanjo grant you guys this latitude?”- Labor Minister, Chris Ngige, tackles Nigerians who always attack President Buhari and see him as a “willing horse” to be ridden to death

Obasanjo spent between €300 million and €400 million to buy maritime equipment but they have disappeared – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has disclosed that the maritime equipment former President Olusegun Obasanjo spent between €300 million and €400 million on while in power, are nowhere to be found. The Minister who made the disclosure at the inauguration of the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure in Nigeria (also called the Deep… Continue reading Obasanjo spent between €300 million and €400 million to buy maritime equipment but they have disappeared – Amaechi

At a time we are talking about reintegration of Africa for economic development, disintegration of any country will be almost idiotic – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has condemned calls for disintegration of the country. Obasanjo who insisted that such move will be “idiotic”, added that it shouldn’t be coming at a time Africa is trying to reintegrate for political, social, and economic development. In his speech at a luncheon and investiture organised by the Nigerian Institution of… Continue reading At a time we are talking about reintegration of Africa for economic development, disintegration of any country will be almost idiotic – Obasanjo

“Our land needs to be healed. We have been overwhelmed” – Obasanjo

Former Nigeria President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo says the country has been overwhelmed by crises from all angles, urging Nigerians to call on God to save the nation. Speaking Saturday, June 5 in Abeokuta, Ogun State, during the 16th edition of Prayer Breakfast organised in his honour by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ogun State… Continue reading “Our land needs to be healed. We have been overwhelmed” – Obasanjo

Right now Nigeria is a land flowing with bitterness and sadness – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the current mood in the country is that of “bitterness and sadness” following the challenges of insecurity and economic instability. Speaking at the unveiling of a book authored by Femmy Carrena in his honour and titled “The Man, The General, The President” on Thursday June 3, Obasanjo noted… Continue reading Right now Nigeria is a land flowing with bitterness and sadness – Obasanjo

Government has always paid ransom, not only this government even during Jonathan’s administration – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has disclosed that the Buhari and Jonathan administrations paid ransom to kidnappers. Obasanjo made the disclosure while hosting members of Tiv professionals Group (TPG) at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Wednesday May 5. The former President who noted that those in power have always denied… Continue reading Government has always paid ransom, not only this government even during Jonathan’s administration – Obasanjo

Minority groups will be exterminated if Nigeria breaks up – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the calls for secession might lead to extermination of minority groups in the country. The former President said this while receiving the Tiv Professional Group (TPG) from Benue State, who paid him a courtesy visit in Abeokuta on Wednesday May 5. Recounting how a Military friend told him… Continue reading Minority groups will be exterminated if Nigeria breaks up – Obasanjo

MKO Abiola: If not for bad belle, Abeokuta would have produced President of Nigeria three times – Obasanjo speaks on annulment of June 12, 1993 Presidential election

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the June 12, 1993, Presidential election believed to have been won by late business mogul, Moshood Kashimawo Abiola was annulled because of “bad belle”. Speaking in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital during his investiture as a Trustee of the Abeokuta Club on Sunday April 11, the former President… Continue reading MKO Abiola: If not for bad belle, Abeokuta would have produced President of Nigeria three times – Obasanjo speaks on annulment of June 12, 1993 Presidential election