Post Tagged with: "Olusegun Obasanjo"

Vandalism and bunkering are major challenges during Olusegun Obasanjo’s tenure as Nigeria’s President

August 5, 2015 1:35 pm
Vandalism and bunkering are major challenges during Olusegun Obasanjo’s tenure as Nigeria’s President

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday identified bunkering and vandalism as the “most challenging problems’’ that confronted his eight-year tenure as Nigeria’s President. Obasanjo made the remark at his Hill top residence in Abeokuta when he received Mr Ade Abolurin (rtd), the former Corp Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence […]

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Photos: Olusegun Obasanjo gets accredited

March 28, 2015 1:31 pm
Photos: Olusegun Obasanjo gets accredited

The former President Olusegun Obasanjo pictured getting accredited at his polling unit in Ogun state this morning.

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Nigeria 2015 elections: Obasanjo warns against military take-over

March 24, 2015 9:40 pm
Nigeria 2015 elections: Obasanjo warns against military take-over

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned against a military takeover following any issues that might arise from the 2015 general elections. Chief Obasanjo gave the warning today while receiving APC South West women led by Mrs Aisha Buhari. “I do hope we will get things more right. A lot of […]

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The major problem with Nigeria is mismanagement-Olusegun Obasanjo

March 6, 2015 7:31 pm
The major problem with Nigeria is mismanagement-Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President Obasanjo says the problem with Nigeria is mainly the mismanagement of our resources. He said this during his 78th birthday lecture which held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Ogun state yesterday March 5th “I am an incurable optimist about this country, and may be because I […]

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Obasanjo at Shehu Shagari’s birthday (photos)

February 26, 2015 8:42 am
Obasanjo at Shehu Shagari’s birthday (photos)

Former president Shehu Shagari turned 90 today and many former Heads of State including Obasanjo traveled to Sokoto to celebrate with him. In all the pics released so far from the birthday event, there’s none of president Jonathan in the same space with OBJ

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Obasanjo’s Torn PDP Party Card Has Expired

February 25, 2015 6:01 pm
Obasanjo’s Torn PDP  Party Card Has Expired

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Secretary, Prof. Wale Oladipo, on Tuesday said former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s party membership card which was torn on his instruction was an expired one. He made this known in Abuja while receiving some student union leaders under the aegis of Student Mobilisation Network Group (SMNG). […]

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Kwankwaso Feels that Obasanjo’s Exit from PDP has Killed The Party

February 24, 2015 12:05 pm
Kwankwaso Feels that Obasanjo’s Exit from PDP has Killed The Party

Kano State governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has described Chief Olusegun Obasanjo’s exit from PDP as a death warrant to the party and another huge blow that will deliver Nigerians from the party. In an interview with newsmen in his office, Kwankwaso noted that for many obvious reasons, Obasanjo has supporters […]

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Obasanjo claims not to have either Facebook or Twitter account

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Obasanjo claims not to have either Facebook or Twitter account

 Obasanjo has disowned a twitter account in his name.Tne account with over 30 thousand followers claims to be tweeting the thoughts of the former President.. The account with the name Olusegun A. Obasanjo tweeted , “Fani-Kayode is a democracy wrecker, who’s very fluent in stupidity. Give him food, and he […]

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President Jonathan has said Olusegun Obasanjo is still is father despite his criticisms

February 21, 2015 10:19 am
President Jonathan has said Olusegun Obasanjo is still is father despite his criticisms

 President Jonathan has said Obasanjo is still is father despite his criticisms towards him. Speaking to Tribune editors he said First and foremost, Obasanjo is a father to me. By divine providence and the grace of God, I am the President of Nigeria today. It is not by my strength. […]

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Nigeria’s Democracy Must Be Protected At All Cost: EX President Olusegun Obasanjo

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Nigeria’s Democracy Must Be Protected At All Cost: EX President Olusegun Obasanjo

In this interview with Weekly Trust 48 hours before he dumped the PDP, Olusegun Obasanjo spoke about the shift in dates for the elections, politicization of military and his quest for a better Nigeria. Some believe Jonathan is not ready to leave office. Do you think he is afraid of […]

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Olusegun Obasanjo and President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’ll Resolve Their Differences – Yoruba Obas

February 20, 2015 1:49 pm
Olusegun Obasanjo and President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’ll Resolve Their Differences – Yoruba Obas

President Jonathan met with members of the Yoruba Council of Elders at the State House in Marina, Lagos… Chairman of the Yoruba Obas Conflict Resolu­tion Committee, Oba Obateru Akinrun­tan, has said Nigerians should not think that for­mer president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, and the incumbent, Dr. Good­luck Jonathan, are en­emies. Speaking […]

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo explains why his PDP membership card was torn in public

February 18, 2015 5:10 pm
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo explains why his PDP membership card was torn in public

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has explained why his PDP membership card was publicly destroyed on Monday February 16th. He kinda blamed it on the man who tore it… In a telephone interview with Premium Times, Chief Obasanjo said party members in his ward led by the ward Chairman, Mr Surajudeen […]

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Governor Sule Lamido Warns PDP To Beg Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

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Governor Sule Lamido  Warns PDP To Beg Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

A member of the PDP and Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido has urged the PDP family to go and apologize to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo irrespective of his perceived shortcomings. According to the PDP governor, Obsanjo was still father to the current generation of politicians in the country because he made all […]

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You are very Rude to Former President Olusegun Obasanjo – Ex-Generals Reply Nigerian Military

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You are very Rude to Former President  Olusegun Obasanjo  – Ex-Generals Reply Nigerian Military

A group of retired senior military officers have lashed out at the Defence Headquarters for describing former President Olusegun Obasanjo as an embarrassment to the military institution in an online post. The Defence Headquarters in a remark on its Facebook page on Monday had accused Obasanjo of politicising serious national security […]

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Defense HQ releases statement calling Obasanjo an embarrassment to the military

February 16, 2015 7:57 pm
Defense HQ releases statement calling Obasanjo an embarrassment to the military

The Nigerian military just released a statement on its Facebook page blasting former president and retired General Olusegun Obasanjo over his recent remarks alleging that president Jonathan wants to use the military/Service Chiefs to extend his tenure. Find the Defense press statement below… The Defence Headquarters has noted the remarks […]

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