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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 […]

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 […]

Obasanjo rubbishes National Assembly, says it’s an assembly of thieves, looters


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, today Nov. 26th rubbished the National Assembly, saying it is an Assembly of looters and thieves. He said this while speaking at the public presentation of the autobiography of Justice Mustapha Akanbi, in Abuja. Some of what he said below… “Apart from shrouding the remunerations of the National Assembly in opaqueness […]

Obasanjo, Others shun Jonathan’s second-term declaration


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo was conspicuously absent at President Goodluck Jonathan second term declaration for the 2015 presidential election in Abuja on Tuesday. Also absent was a former military leader, Ibrahim Babangida. Both are members of the Peoples Democratic Party. There are speculations that President Obasanjo was against the return of President Jonathan because of the […]

Obasanjo’s sudden Change from a ‘Confused’ Elder Statesman to the new ‘Bride’

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who has recently been playing host to politicians from across the country, is now a beautiful bride whose support must be sought for parties hoping to win in 2015. The popular aphorism that there is no permanent enemy in politics but permanent interest came to the fore recently as Nigeria’s politicians […]

Obasanjo harps on training of youths


ABEOKUTA—Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday, said any government that failed to train and empower the youth was playing a dangerous game. Obasanjo spoke in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital during the 2014 edition of United Nation’s International Youths Day celebration with the theme, “youth and mental health.” The former President joined hundreds of youths in the early […]