Olusegun Obasanjo

“No nation will become great when half of her population ends up only in the kitchen and ‘the other room’, or get disproportionately discriminated against in the higher echelon of corporate management and in governance.”

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday urged Nigerian women to get more involved in political activities, saying from his experience, female …

Citizen Journalism

Nigeria: First Light Rail Network in West Africa starts operation in Abuja

The Abuja Light Rail has begun operation, after undergoing 11 years of construction for 11 years, through four Presidents. The project gulped a total …

Africa

“If anyone merits such an appointment, it is definitely a woman who helped her nation manage its finances most prudently and was instrumental to pulling many millions out of poverty. Ngozi, I am proud of you. You served Nigeria most meritoriously and I am more than certain that you would do the same at Twitter. Congratulations. GEJ.”

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Minister of Finance, on her appointment to the board of social-media …

Social Media

Women Are More Reliable in Politics - Obasanjo

Women Are More Reliable in Politics - ObasanjoFormer president Olusegun Obasanjo has said rather than limit women to the "other room", it is high …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Women's Roles Beyond 'Other Room' - Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo.<p>Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has said rather than limit women to the 'other room,' there should be a …

Africa

Nigeria: Buhari's Govt Confused, Has Gotten to the End of Its Tethers - Obasanjo

Abuja — Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Wednesday lampooned the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration, saying that the government …

Africa

Former Ruling Party Extends Olive Branch to Obasanjo

Premium Times, 14 July 2018<p>The office of former President Olusegun Obasanjo has sent the statement below to PREMIUM TIMES detailing what it said …

Democratic Party

Africa:Africa Needs Stronger Leadership - Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo (R) speaking during a forum on "African Development Finance Institutions ... Insights from a Founding Father", at …

Africa

Jubilations in Ogun PDP as Obasanjo storms Adebutu rally in Ogun

By Daud Olatunji<p>ABEOKUTA-There was a wild jubilations by thousands of members and supporters of the Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic …

Nigeria

Ciroma was CBN Governor between September 1975 and June 1977. He was Finance Minister at the start of the Fourth Republic, between 1999 and 2003, during the first term of President Olusegun Obasanjo in office.

Mallam Adamu Ciroma, former Minister of Finance and former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has died.<p>Ciroma, a founding member of the …

Africa

Buhari Urged to Probe Obasanjo's U.S.$16 Billion Power Projects

Buhari Urged to Probe Obasanjo's U.S.$16 Billion Power ProjectsThe new national chairman of the All Progressive Congress Adams Oshiomhole, has urged …

Africa

The Jitters Of The Generals: President Buhari’s Needless Assault On The Populist Front! By Frisky Larr

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Africa

Nigeria: 10 Things You Need to Know About MKO Abiola

MKO Abiola.<p>President Muhammadu Buhari has received commendations from various quarters as he confirmed the posthumous award of Grand Commander of the …

Africa

Buhari Is Plotting My Arrest, Detention, Obasanjo Cries Out

Buhari Is Plotting My Arrest, Detention, Obasanjo Cries OutFormer President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that there were plans to detain him …

Africa

Falana: With ‘June 12 Declaration’, Buhari Has Put An End To Obasanjo’s Hypocrisy

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Human Rights

Osoba: How Obasanjo Rigged Us Out In 2003, Sacked Musiliu Smith

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Citizen Journalism

Nigeria's Scorecard on Education Not Ticking All the Boxes

On May 29, 2015, Muhammadu Buhari took the oath of office as the elected president of Nigeria. One of Buhari's goals was to ensure that 30 million …

Africa

Nigerian President Signs 'Not Too Young to Run' Bill Into Law

Nigerian President Signs 'Not Too Young to Run' Bill Into LawPresident Muhammadu Buhari has signed the "Not Too Young To Run" bill into law in the …

Africa

Obasanjo Releases Report On U.S.$16 Billion Power Projects Probe

Obasanjo Releases Report On U.S.$16 Billion Power Projects ProbeAs President Muhammadu Buhari and former president Olusegun Obasanjo continue to …

Africa

I'm Privileged To Sleep In The Same Prison Bed Used By Obasanjo, Says Jonah Jang

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Shedding Light on Obasanjo's U.S.$16 Billion Power Projects

Shedding Light on Obasanjo's U.S.$16 Billion Power ProjectsNigeria's former president Olusegun Obasanjo may be in for serious trouble as the …

Africa

You Are Ignorant - Obasanjo Fires Back At Buhari

You Are Ignorant - Obasanjo Fires Back At BuhariFormer president Olusegun Obasanjo has responded to the suggestion by President Muhammadu Buhari that …

Africa

Nigeria: My Imprisonment Was a Blessing, Says Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo.<p>Abeokuta — Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that his imprisonment by late maximum ruler, Gen. Sani …

Africa

Obasanjo's Movement Merges With Little-Known Nigerian Party

Obasanjo's Movement Merges With Little-Known Nigerian PartyThe Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) established by former president Olusegun Obasanjo …

Africa

Obasanjo ‘More Convinced’ Buhari Doesn’t Deserve A Second Term

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Obasanjo ‘More Convinced’ Buhari Doesn’t Deserve A Second Term 6 Hours Ago

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Even A Moron Can Tell Buhari Has Failed - Obasanjo

Even A Moron Can Tell Buhari Has Failed - ObasanjoFormer president Olusegun Obasanjo has again come out against President Muhammadu Buhari, saying …

Africa

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation and chairman of Social Democratic Party, SDP, and Chief Olu Falae on Tuesday visited former president Olusegun Obasanjo at his Presidential Library in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The meeting, which was held behind closed doors also had in attendance former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, two-times Ogun governorship candidate, Gboyega Nasiru Isiaka and an SDP governorship aspirant, Sina Kawonise.

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation and chairman of Social Democratic Party, SDP, and Chief Olu Falae on Tuesday visited former …

Democratic Party

Nigerians Must Do Anything Possible To Ease Buhari Out In 2019 - Olu Falae

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Africa

University Uses Obasanjo Letter to Buhari as Exam Question

Vanguard, 7 February 2018<p>IT'S been a couple of weeks now since former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, sent his open letter to President Muhammadu …

Africa

The group, in a statement obviously directed at ex-Nigerian and military leaders like former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, General T.Y Danjuma,, former Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida, who have all been critical of the government of President Muhammadu Buhari in recent times

An Islamic group, the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN) has warned politicians in Nigeria not to turn the country into a ‘battleground’ as …

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