Tag: President Olusegun Obasanjo

Joshua OnonoseJuly 23, 2022

I accidentally became the president of Nigeria, Obasanjo says

Olusegun Obasanjo, a former president of Nigeria, claimed on Saturday that everything about him, including his ascension to the positions ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 1, 2021

The Angel You Don’t Know: Obasanjo’s punches at Buhari over State of the Nation | The #YNaijaCover

How do you feel when someone you could swear you know, turns out to be a complete stranger? Bewildered? That’s ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 10, 2017

Court dismisses Obasanjo’s wife suit to stop son’s wedding

by Dolapo Adelana Justice Lateefa Okunnu of an Ikeja High Court on Monday dismissed a suit filed by Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo, ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Opinion: Why it is too early to give up on the Buhari government

by Jideofor Adibe This piece was motivated by the apparently growing disillusionment with the Buhari government, especially on his handling ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 26, 2016

Dele Momodu: Before everything falls apart

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, something big is about to happen in our dear beloved country. I wish I could ...

AzeezSeptember 4, 2016

Obj is the reason for Nigeria’s hunger and suffering – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has said factional leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff’s meeting with former ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 14, 2015

According to Obasanjo, this is the solution to Boko Haram insurgency

Obasanjo continues to preach about his concept of carrot and stick, which he believes is sufficient enough to effectively tackle ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 17, 2015

Soyombo Ayomikun: PDP n wo le lo… bi awada bi ere [As PDP gradually goes into extinction…] (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun They called the shots, they crowned princes, none checked them. They merried, but then their walls were cracking, ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 17, 2015

‘Get ready for new betrayal’: Soyinka warns Nigerians in BBC interview (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, says the two leading presidential candidates, President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 5, 2015

I’m baffled and amused by Soludo’s allegations – Ribadu defends Okonjo-Iweala’s honour

by James Sambo Erstwhile Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has shut-down allegations made ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 27, 2015

Atedo Peterside: The ugly side of Buhari and Jonathan

by Atedo Peterside Opinion polls commissioned by ANAP Foundation and conducted by NOI Polls (using Gallup methodology) show that President ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 10, 2015

Why we can’t sanction Obasanjo – PDP

by Kolapo Olapoju The Peoples Democratic Party has insisted that it will not sanction former President Olusegun Obasanjo, in spite of ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 29, 2014

Did Obasanjo just take a swipe at himself with these comments?

by Kolapo Olapoju   Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has just dished his latest dose of criticism for the nation’s leadership, ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 9, 2014

Obasanjo defies court injunction, and releases autobiography, ‘My Watch’

by Kolapo Olapoju Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has defied a court order by going ahead to release his autobiography titled ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 4, 2014

‘Nigeria’s in a bad shape’: What OBJ told PDP govs who met with him

by Kolapo Olapoju   Some governors of the ruling party, Peoples Democratic Party, have held a private meeting with former President, ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 21, 2014

May God allow me live for ten more years – Olusegun Obasanjo

by Kolapo Olapoju Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has said a prayer to God to grant him the grace to live for ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 23, 2014

LOL! Why Obasanjo is afraid of revealing his next of kin

by Kolapo Olapoju On Friday, 22 August, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo caused a drama of sorts, when he refused to ...

February 7, 2014

Opinion: Katsina gave Namadi Sambo a low blow

by Garba Shehu Governor Shema revealed himself more fully when his supporters treated Vice President very rudely and contemptuously by ...

January 9, 2014

Olusegun Adeniyi: Why Nigerians should thank Sanusi for the NNPC letter

by Olusegun Adeniyi One, if indeed Sanusi authored the letter, it could mean that his relationship with the president had ...

December 4, 2013

Hakeem Baba-Ahmad: ASUU strike – Mr. President, please look closely, you have no last card to play

by Hakeem Baba-Ahmad There is evidence around that President Goodluck Jonathan is toughing up his mien. He is not heeding ...

August 21, 2013

Opinion: Exorcising the demons in Nigeria’s power sector

by Sunny Igbaonugo What could be more demonstrable evidence of his ability and potency for exorcising the demons and witches ...

February 7, 2013

4 mistakes former President Olusegun Obasanjo made in office – Nasir El-Rufai tells all in new book

by Rachel Ogbu It’s come a little late, two administrations after to be precise but former Minister of the Federal Capital ...

January 12, 2013

Hauwa Gambo: There was a president, and his name was Olusegun (Y! FrontPage)

by Hauwa Gambo Whatever good this man accumulated in his time in office, he wasted and squandered towards the end ...

November 13, 2012

“You’re close to departure lounge” – Obasanjo jokes with 80-year-old Alex Ekwueme about death

by Rachel Ogbu Former President Olusegun Obasanjo was high on dark humour recently when he jokingly told former Vice-President Alex ...

October 29, 2012

You’re unruly – Obasanjo tells PDP

by Rachel Ogbu   Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has admitted that the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) indiscipline was costing the ...

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