Chief Olusegun Obasanjo
Obasanjo’s life story play, ‘Aremu’ on stage
Even with a complete biography of his life in his book titled ‘My Watch,’ former President Olusegun Aremu Matthew Obasanjo left out a lot about his very personal life as influenced by his family, culture and environment, making him the enigma that he is today.
President Buhari and local govt autonomy
The Executive Order signed by President Muhammadu Buhari in May 2020 to out rightly grant financial autonomy to the judiciary, legislature as well as the local government councils...
Nigeria will overcome its challenges, say Obasanjo, Abiodun, Makinde
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, said the myriad of challenges confronting Nigeria would not consume the country.
Deby and the trouble with the family business
The sudden death of President Idris Deby Itno of Chad is bad news for Nigeria. For many years, he has been our stanch ally in the fight against the Boko Haram terrorist group
Adelaja meets Obasanjo, Makinde others over defection
The former National Publicity Secretary of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Prince Adelaja Adeoye, who resigned from the party with over 200,000 followers nationwide weeks ago, has commenced nationwide consultation on his next political move. At the top of his call is a former President and elderstateman, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi…
Interrogating secrets that keep Obasanjo as socio-political enigma
We should ask ourselves if Chief Obasanjo was a leader. Did he have followers? It seems obvious that a General would have developed a followership in the army.
Many lessons unlearned on national air carrier
There is an older generation of Nigerians who are keen to regale the young ones with stories about the country’s good old glorious days. They will talk so glowingly with nostalgia about how orderly...
Economic recovery: Obasanjo, others seek investment in nature
A fresh international effort is now underway to give a major impetus to new global goal of protecting at least 30 per cent of the planet’s land and ocean by 2030.
One death and why the poor must not be kept hungry
The death of Mallam Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to the President, has brought home to us the grim reality of the COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating possibilities.