Dankwambo meets Obasanjo, says Buhari can’t effect desired change
Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday held a three-hour closed-door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State. After the meeting at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Dankwambo declined to disclose what he discussed with the ex-president. The Senate…
Obasanjo’s lecture on ethics: An assault on the future
On Thursday, the 9th of August 2018, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria made what was a much-anticipated visit to the University College Hospital, Ibadan for the 17th Annual Distinguished Guest Lecture of THE FORUM, a student organization ...
Obasanjo preaches love, end to killings
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has again decried the country’s socio-economic situation, saying government should be proactive in tackling the challenges. Obasanjo said this, yesterday, at the centenary celebration and 42nd annual international conference of The Apostolic Church Lagos and Western/Northern Areas Territory (LAWNA) annual tagged: “The Imminence of His Coming,” held at the Church’s…
Obasanjo and the limit of Messiah mentality
As a general rule, it is expected that old age has the tendency to temper man’s proclivity to want to dominate others at all cost and by all means, and compels more sober and careful disposition before taking actions. But for former President Olusegun Obasanjo, his disposition to force feed Nigerians on the way to…
Obasanjo, Akpabio crying contrast in democratic discrepancy
Immediate past Senate minority leader, Mr. Godswill Obot Akpabio, have elicited close examination of the stark, but disturbing realities in Nigeria’s democratic governance. Why is it that former military officers continue to determine the direction of civilian rule even after twenty years of democracy?
Obasanjo, Tinubu and the sour taste of an old romance
It is an irony that the two leading Yoruba personages in pubic space today may not share similar view of the future. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, the energetic retired President of the Republic has stated his objective clearly: he does not want President Muhammadu Buhari...
Obasanjo undergoes checkup at Bayelsa diagnostic centre, commends Dickson
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday commended the Bayelsa State Diagnostic Centre’s medical equipment, saying they were of high quality, as he underwent his medical checkups at the facility.
Houses of Assembly as governors’ political umbilicus
What happened in some state Houses of Assembly in recent times underline why Nigeria’s democracy remains stunted after 20 years’ experience and five cycles of general elections.
I will support any candidate capable of solving Nigeria’s problems, says Obasanjo
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has pledged to support any presidential candidate capable of leading the country to the ‘promise land’.
Obasanjo’s appearance at PDP rally not return to partisan politics, says Amori
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Sen. Ighoyota Amori, says former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s appearance at a PDP rally in Ogun recently does not amount to his return to partisan politics.
Fight for your rights, Gurib-Fakim, Obasanjo urge African women
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his Mauritius counterpart, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, have challenged African women to fight for their rights otherwise they would continue to be shortchanged in politics and socio-economic developments. The former presidents made the assertion in Lagos yesterday at the 2018 Women Power launch titled: Smart Economics: Empowering Women in Changing World, organised…