Thursday, 1st June 2023


2 May
ll is set for the commissioning of 23.4km Eket Etinan Road, which was constructed by Governor Udom Emmanuel’s administration.
12 Apr
Former Nigerian Ambassador to Britain, the late Bola Ajibola, has been eulogised for helping the Olusegun Obasanjo administration restore the confidence of investors in Nigeria after the dark days of the late military dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha.
9 Apr
A confidant of former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu has told The Guardian that the “plea for mercy” letter dated April 3, written to the Chief Clerk of the Central Criminal Court, a.k.a., the Old Bailey, on behalf of Ekweremadu and his wife by former President Olusegun Obasanjo was leaked to the public.
6 Apr
Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has pleaded with the Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey, London, trying the former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife Beatrice, "to be magnanimous enough to temper justice with mercy".[ad]
1 Mar
Federal Government has cautioned former President Olusegun Obasanjo not to truncate the 2023 general elections, following a recent letter he wrote concerning the polls .
1 Mar
Following the open letter written by the former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu to immediately suspend the announcement of the presidential election results owing to malpractices, some Yoruba groups and individuals have descended on the old man, criticizing him for taking such position.
1 Mar
I crave the indulgence of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency General Muhammadu Buhari, to make this statement because I have had opportunity to keep him aware of what I know is happening and the danger looming ahead.
14 Jan
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, former Prime Minister of Britain, Tony Blair and his wife, Cherie; and business mogul, Aliko Dangote have commiserated with the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, over the death of his mother, Mrs. Eunice Olaperi Folasade Adesina. Mrs. Adesina died on December 22, 2022 and would be buried on…
8 Jan
Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, will on Thursday, January 12, 2023, speak on “Leadership and Nation Building”.   Convened by the Africa Leadership Group (ALG), the virtual session would see its founder and president, Ituah Ighodalo, and others discussing issues bothering on enthroning true leadership and nation building for the good of Nigerians.  …
8 Jan
Former Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido, has reacted to the recent endorsement of the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, describing it as “a mistake by his boss, who is being haunted by the strong character and personality of Tinubu or Atiku.” Lamido spoke, on Friday, in his hometown,…
8 Jan
Sir: Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s open letter (his regular trademark), released to Nigerians, where he among other remarks endorsed Peter Obi, the Labour Party standard bearer in the forthcoming general election in the country has expectedly provoked mixed reactions across the country. Obasanjo described Obi as a Presidential candidate that has an edge over others…
8 Jan
Our “Very Dear” Baba Obasanjo, Happy New Year Sir. May you continue to age with grace. Your New Year message to the youths of Nigeria was well publicized, thanks to the media for the coverage. It is most unusual in the tradition of the Yoruba for the younger members of the society to challenge the…


3 mins ago
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has promoted a total of 31,465 policemen comprising 24,991 from Sergeants to Inspectors, 194 from Corporal to Sergeant, and 6,280 from Constable to Corporal. The IGP said the promotion is part of his manpower development policy targeted at promoting deserving police officers on the basis of competence…
19 mins ago
Renowned Ghanaian author and playwright, Ama Ata Aidoo, known for celebrating African women and challenging Western stereotypes, has passed away at the age of 81. Through works like The Dilemma of a Ghost, Our Sister Killjoy, and Changes, Aidoo depicted and honoured the experiences of African women, countering the perception of them as downtrodden. She…
23 mins ago
The Katsina State police command has confirmed the killing of two wanted terrorists. The Katsina police assistant spokesperson, Abubakar Aliyu, in a statement revealed that the terrorists were killed on Monday when they attempted to kidnap one Yahaya Usman at his residence. According to Aliyu, both men were killed in Tani village in the Bindawa…
31 mins ago
The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has stepped down the hearing of Peter Obi and the Labour Party petition against the election of President Bola Tinubu. The tribunal dismissed the petition on Thursday following the poor schedule of documents being sought to be tendered to establish the allegations of malpractices during the Saturday, February 25…
38 mins ago
In a recent development, Elon Musk has surpassed Bernard Arnault, a renowned French fashion icon, to claim the title of the world's wealthiest individual. The Bloomberg Billionaires balance sheet reveals that Elon Musk's net worth now stands at approximately $192 billion, while Bernard Arnault, the CEO of LVMH, holds a net worth of $187 billion.…