Tag: former president

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AzeezAugust 25, 2017

How we almost impeached Obasanjo – Masari

Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari has said that the House of Representatives almost impeached former President Olusegun Obasanjo before Nigerians ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 13, 2017

“I will like go to heaven” – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Saturday, at Apostolic Faith Church said he would love to sing among the heavenly beings. Obasanjo made ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 27, 2017

No President can perform magic when there is tension – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says tension disturbs the progress of a nation. Speaking in Abuja on Monday when he played ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 14, 2017

Malabu fraud: Reps panel to decide on Jonathan’s invitation

The House of Representatives ad hoc committee investigating the alleged corruption, malpractices and breach of due process in the award ...

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AzeezMay 12, 2017

Despite mother’s opposition, Obasanjo’s son weds ‘Baba Ijebu’s’ daughter (PHOTOS)

by Azeez Adeniyi The son of former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo and daughter of Kessington Adebutu, popularly known as Baba ...

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AzeezMay 3, 2017

No person should go into government with empty mind – Obasanjo

by Azeez Adeniyi Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday said one must prepare for the future to be an effective ...

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ItunuoluwaApril 19, 2017

George H.W Bush readmitted to hospital for acute respiratory problems

Spokesman for former US President George H.W. Bush has said the 92-year-old politician was re-admitted to a Houston hospital Friday ...

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AzeezNovember 15, 2016

Obasanjo wanted to be president for life – Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has said former President, Olusegun Obasanjo wanted to become a life president, contrary to reports ...

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AzeezJuly 26, 2016

‘I rejected Obasanjo’s N50m third term bribe’ – Deputy Senate Leader

The deputy Senate Majority leader, Bala Ibn Na’Allah, has said former President Olusegun Obasanjo should stop parading himself as a ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 24, 2016

10 things the EFCC discovered while investigating $40m loot of Jonathan’s cousin

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been investigating Roberts Azibaola, former President Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin and now they ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 24, 2016

‘Anytime I’m outside Nigeria, they say I’m on exile’ – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has refuted claims that he is in Cote d’Ivoire on exile. According to the claims, Jonathan “had ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 17, 2016

‘Had I known better’ | Obasanjo discloses his regret as President

If former President Olusegun Obasanjo has any regret, its the fact that he failed to privatize the Nigerian National Petroleum ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 13, 2015

Adeboye, Oyedepo present as Jonathan meets OBJ in Abeokuta

by Kolapo Olapoju On Monday, January 12, former President, Olusegun Obasanjo and President Goodluck Jonathan held what is believed to ...

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January 11, 2014

How Obasanjo used me to fight Gbenga Daniel – Buruji Kashamu opens up

by Oge Okonkwo Chairman of the Organisation and Mobilisation Committee for the Peoples  Democratic Party in  South West, Buruji Kashamu has replied former President Olusegun ...

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December 17, 2013

ASUU strike update: Lecturers will announce final decision today

by ‘Jola Sotubo Contrary to reports, that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) had called off its 5-month long ...

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December 16, 2013

ASUU strike update: Lecturers to hold crucial NEC meeting today, may return to classes

by ‘Jola Sotubo The end of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike might just be near as the ...

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December 11, 2013

ASUU strike: Let’s disband the Union, students are suffering – Gov. Elechi

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The Governor of Ebonyi State, Martin Elechi, has requested for the disbandment of the Academic Staff Union ...

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December 10, 2013

ASUU strike update: Lecturers go spiritual, declare 3-day fasting & prayer over deadlock

by Adeola Balogun Following several attempts at resolution to no avail, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has decided ...

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December 10, 2013

Universities deserted as ASUU continues strike (See Photos)

by ‘Jola Sotubo The directive issued to the members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to resume or ...

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December 10, 2013

ASUU strike update: UNILAG, UI, UNN, others remain shut after resumption deadline (PHOTOS)

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Despite the lapse of the December 9 deadline handed down to university lecturers by the Federal ...

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December 9, 2013

ASUU strike update: No resumption without signed agreement – Lecturers

by ‘Jola Sotubo In further defiance of the Federal Government’s order of resumption, the striking university lecturers, under the umbrella ...

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December 9, 2013

How to stop ASUU strike for good – Gov. Aliyu

by ‘Jola Sotubo The governor of Niger, Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, has blamed the nation’s politicians for the ongoing Academic Staff ...

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December 8, 2013

ASUU strike update: Confusion in universities over resumption order

by ‘Jola Sotubo Students all around the country are in a fix as to whether they should obey the Federal ...

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December 7, 2013

‘Olu, show me a place in the world where a man of 80 years is running the affairs of his country:”:OBJ recounts Mandela’s words to him

by Rachel Ogbu One of Nigeria’s foremost leaders recently joined the world to pay tribute to the late Nelson Mandela. ...

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December 5, 2013

ASUU strike update: Obafemi Awolowo University set to resume December 8

by Oge Okonkwo Following the controversial deadline for resumption given to the striking lecturers by the Federal Government, some federal ...

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December 4, 2013

ASUU strike update: FG extends deadline for resumption to Monday

by ‘Jola Sotubo The controversial deadline for resumption given to the striking university lecturers by the Federal Government has been ...

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December 3, 2013

ASUU strike update: FUTO, ESUT, UniJos resume academic activities

by ‘Jola Sotubo The crumbling resolve within the ranks of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has been evidenced ...

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November 28, 2013

ASUU strike update: Our demands are NOT outrageous – Lecturers fire back at minister

by ‘Jola Sotubo Following the disclosure of a new set of conditions upon the fulfillment of which they would call ...

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November 26, 2013

Update: ASUU plans to end strike next year – UNILAG faction

by ‘Jola Sotubo According to a faction of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in the University of Lagos ...

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