Tag: Obasanjo

August 21, 2012

Opinion: Nigeria is negotiable

by Chido Onumah Two retired generals and former heads of state stirred up a hornet’s nest recently when they proffered ...

July 24, 2012

“We have what it takes” – Obasanjo decries worldwide rankings of Nigerian Universities

by Adeniyi Abdul Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has decried the state of higher institutions in the country, particularly the ...

July 22, 2012

SNAPSHOT: We know what President Obasanjo did yesterday

by Hauwa Gambo You know how you are just dying to know what former president, Olusegun Obasanjo is up to? ...

July 8, 2012

Opinion: Jonathan is Obasanjo’s legacy and he should be eternally ashamed

by Sonala Olumhense Nasir El-Rufai, a former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, is the author of a new work ...

July 5, 2012

Derivation and Deprivation II: The Ill-gotten wealth of Obasanjo

By Muhammad Sageer I found out one astonishing thing about most of our influential politicians in Nigeria, they are all ...

OluwapelumiJune 28, 2012

Opinion: How Obasanjo underdeveloped Nigeria

By Muhammad Sageer Whatever catastrophe we are going through in this country is the brainchild of ex-president, Olusegun Obasanjo. Obasanjo is ...

June 24, 2012

“Jonathan is indecisive, vindictive, petty, and I pity him” – Henry Okah

by Hauwa Gambo Henry Okah, Niger-Delta activist accused of the October 1 2010 bombings in Abuja has remained locked up ...

June 16, 2012

Prince Philip to Olusegun Obasanjo: “You look like you’re ready for bed!” – and other gaffes, as he turns 90

The United Kingdom’s Daily Mirror relives 90 of the gaffes of the monarchy’s Prince Philip, famous for saying exactly what ...

May 18, 2012

Obasanjo couldn’t do it, so how can you? Galadima dares GEJ to arrest Buhari

by Lekan Olanrewaju As former Head of State General Muhammadu Buhari raised alarm over President Goodluck Jonathan’s alleged plan to ...

April 15, 2012

The “Godfather of Modern Nigeria”? Financial Times profiles Olusegun Obasanjo

by Lekan Olanrewaju The Financial Times recently launched a series titled 12 days in West Africa, which will detail reports of ...

April 11, 2012

“You are talking absolute nonsense” – Check out the top 6 set downs by President Obasanjo

by Lekan Olanrewaju   “What God is he talking about?” Responses like that quote constituted the majority of the public reaction ...

April 8, 2012

Ken Nnamani says OBJ is a liar

by Hauwa Gambo As we reported on Friday, former President, Olusegun Obasanjo had claimed, in an exclusive interview with Channels ...

April 6, 2012

WATCH: “If I wanted a third term, God would have given it to me” – Obasanjo speaks up in exclusive interview

by Lekan Olanrewaju Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has spoken out denying allegations that he was responsible for the proposed third term ...

April 3, 2012

So long, Baba! Obasanjo resigns as PDP Board of Trustees chairman

by Hauwa Gambo Former president Olusegun Obasanjo and informal Nigerian ambassador has resigned his position as chairman of the Board of ...

March 27, 2012

“I didn’t even remember his birthday” – Tinubu swats Obasanjo in new interview

by Lekan Olanrewaju       “We had ‘amala’ and vegetable soup with hot pepper in Abiola’s house.”     ...

March 15, 2012

Idris Bello on Nigeria’s healthcare: A country “that cares not whether its citizens live or die”

by Chi Ibe “…the causes are inexcusable, as they depict a failure of the Nigerian system.” On 11 March, 2012, ...

March 5, 2012

“I personally sat at the driver’s seat” – Obasanjo blames lack of food security on successors

by Lekan Olanrewaju Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has blamed the food insecurity in Africa on the lack of continuity of agricultural policies ...

March 1, 2012

“…after Obasanjo gets a Nobel Peace Prize” – Check out yesterday’s top tweets

by Lekan Olanrewaju From soundoffs on gay rights and homophobia in Nigeria to criticism of the current administration, check out ...

OluwapelumiJune 28, 2011

Your Turn: A ride on a Nigerian train

by Efosa Aiyevbomwan Every day my people dey inside bus Forty-nine sitting, ninety-nine standing Them go pack themselves in like ...

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