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As president, published insults by critics gave me some pleasure – Obasanjo


While presenting a keynote address yesterday at the  first international conference of the African Studies Association of Africa (ASAA) titled, “African Studies in the Twenty-First Century, Past, Present and Future” which took place at the International Conference Centre of the University of Ibadan, former President Olusegun Obasanjo said that when he was President, he derived a form of pleasure […]

I Believe In Buhari’s Change, Jonathan Failed Us – Obasanjo


Former president Olusegun Obasanjo, has expressed confidence in the leadership of the President-elect Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, advising him not to take Nigerians for granted in administering the country. Obasanjo spoke while hosting a delegation of South West Women Leaders led by the Iyalode of Yorubaland, Chief (Mrs) Alaba Lawson, at his Hilltop Mansion in Abeokuta. […]

Obasanjo congratulates Buhari, asks him to be magnanimous in victory

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has congratulated Gen Buhari on his victory today. In a message released this evening, Chief Obasanjo asked the President-in-waiting to be magnanimous in victory and also fight corruption when he assumes office. “With so much harm already done to many national institutions including the military, which proudly nurtured you and me, […]

Obasanjo Speaks: We Need “do tanks” no more “think tanks”


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that Nigeria’s peculiar challenges required leaders with the requisite experience to tackle them and not mere talkers. He told guests inside the auditorium of his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, during events to mark the celebration of his 78th birthday and 2015 annual summit, that there were too many […]

I don’t have a Facebook or twitter account – Obasanjo says

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says he does not have a twitter or Facebook account. Obasanjo said this while addressing media reports claiming he used his twitter handle to describe Fani-Kayode as a democracy wrecker. “Fani-Kayode is a democracy wrecker, who’s very fluent in stupidity. Give him food, and he will sing and do “shoki” dance […]

Why I Am Giving My Support To Buhari — Obasanjo

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has raised alarm about the postponement of presidential elections and has publicly endorsed Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign to unseat Goodluck Jonathan in 2015. Obasanjo was in Nairobi to launch a 1,500-page autobiography highly critical of Jonathan, a former protégé whose ascent to the presidency he helped to engineer. The book has been […]

I’ve spoken; take my words serious for February 14 – Obasanjo


A former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has said he will henceforth maintain silence on the state of the nation until after the forthcoming general elections. He said this on Wednesday while addressing traditional rulers from Egbaland who were attending a seminar organised by a non-governmental organisation, The Village Network Empowerment Initiative. The seminar held at […]

Court orders IG, SSS to confiscate Obasanjo’s new book


A High Court in Abuja today Wednesday December 10th ordered the Inspector General of Police, Director-General of State Security Services and Controller General of Nigeria Customs Services to confiscate Obasanjo`s book, ‘My Watch’ from public vendors, NAN reports. Justice Valentine Ashi, gave the order after former President Olusegun Obasanjo allegedly went ahead to publish his […]