Expecting More From Buhari Is Like Beating Dead Horse – Ex-President, Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that President Muhamadu Buhari has done the best he could do and expecting him to do anything more is akin to beating a dead horse. According to Daily Trust, Obasanjo spoke in Abuja Monday at a retreat on inclusive security organised by the Global Peace Foundation and Vision Africa. He said, “The truth is this: President Buhari has done his best. That is what he can do. If we are expecting anything more than what he has done or what he is doing, that means we’re whipping a dead horse and there is no

Obasanjo, Saraki, Oyinlola in closed-door meeting

Former President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki and former governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola on Tuesday visited Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, the state capital few minutes after 12noon and proceeded to observe a ‘closed door’ meeting at Pent House within Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL). The meeting is still ongoing as the time of filing this report. The visit might be connected with consultations ahead of the 2023 presidential election but it is not clear if Saraki has ambition to run. The former governor of Kwara state is the Chairman, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Reconciliation and Strategy Committee. He

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Obasanjo meets Mimiko, may prevail on PDP leaders to support Agboola

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo is currently in a closed door meeting with the immediate past governor of Ondo state, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, at his Abeokuta Hilltop mansion. It was gathered, the meeting is connected to the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State. The Nigerian cable online news reports, that the meeting which is being attended by Leaders of the southwest, across party divide, will devise how to forge a common front to unseat the incumbent governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress, APC. It would be recalled that there have been talks on possible alignments and re-alignments amongst

By |September 29th, 2020|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |0 Comments

16bn Power Fund: Give Nigerians Account- APC To Obasanjo

The All Progressives Congress has asked former President Olusegun Obasanjo to account for the N16bn power spending during his reign. The party also asked former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to account for the sale of national assets during the privatisation programme of their administration. APC Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, in a statement, said political actors who allegedly midwifed national rot can’t chart the way forward for the country. “It is baffling that the same political actors that midwifed and institutionalised the national rot, corruption, impunity and eroding of our value systems are the same characters posing as voices

By |September 14th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

”Join politics, squeeze out the old people”, OBJ tells Nigerian Youths

A two time president of the Federal Republic if Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has asked African youths to intensively participate in politics, while they retire the old people already in power, who are power drunk. Obasanjo said this on Wednesday in his keynote address at an interactive session held virtually to mark this year’s International Youth Day. According to him, unless old people are squeezed out of the political stage, they will continue to occupy the leadership positions, to which will not favour youths, who are the bedrock of the future. Obasanjo said “Unless you squeeze out those who are

By |August 13th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Stop insulting obasanjo- PDP chieftain to Fayose

A chieftain of the Ekiti State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Opeyemi Falegan has called on the immediate past governor of the state, Mr. Ayodele Fayose to stop making uncomplimentary remarks about ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and other Yoruba leaders. Falegan, who was reacting to Fayose’s outburst against Obasanjo over his comment on Senator Buruji Kashamu‘s death, urged the ex-governor to desist from his untoward behaviors and continued vituperation against Yoruba leaders. Obasanjo had in a condolence message said Kashamu was able to manoeuvre laws and politics of the society on alleged crime in and outside of Nigeria but

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You can’t escape death too, Nigerians attack Obasanjo over comments on Kashamu

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has come under fire over the condolence letter he wrote to mourn the late Ogun East former Senator, Buruji Kashamu. In the letter which went viral, Obasanjo claimed that Kashamu used the maneuver of law and politics to escape justice from alleged criminal offence in Nigeria and outside. According to Obasanjo, Kashamu could not escape death as no legal or political maneuver could stop the cold hand of death. But Obasanjo’s comment appears to have angered many Nigerians, who attacked him on the social media, telling him that he too cannot escape death. Nigerians called out

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A new constitution is required in Nigeria – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged the executive and the legislature to work together towards producing a brand new constitution for Nigeria, before the situation in the country gets out hand. Speaking at the first Dr. Frederick Fasehun Memorial Lecture in Lagos Saturday, Obasanjo said it would appear members of the National Assembly are fully aware of the lurking danger and wants to be proactive on handling it, but seem to be handicapped. He said “the Nigerian Constitution does not give the National Assembly the power to write a new Constitution but the power to amend existing one”. He added:

By |February 29th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Things might get worse economically over Nigeria’s debt profile, says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said Nigeria risks impending bankruptcy over the continuous accumulation of debt by the government. Obasanjo said things might get worse economically as Nigeria, as well as other African countries, kept piling up debts, saying he was worried for the future generations who would have to pay such loans. The ex-President said this on Friday in Lagos as a keynote speaker at the “Why I am Alive” campaign. The initiative, tagged ‘The Nigerian Story,’ had the founder of Trinity House, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, as chairman of the Board of Advisors. Presenting his speech, titled ‘Nigeria: The

By |December 28th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

If Jesus were in Nigeria today, he won’t keep quiet – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday said if Jesus Christ were to be in Nigeria at this time, he would not keep quiet on the situation of the country. Obasanjo stated this in his goodwill message at the 64th annual national  convention of the Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria held at  the  church  campground on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ajebo, Ogun State. The convention also featured installation of the new General Overseer of the church, Rev. Samuel Aboyeji, who took over from the immediate-past General Overseer, Rev. Felix Meduoye. Obasanjo, who disclosed that he first attended the church’s convention  soon after

By |November 18th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments
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