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2 Dec 2020
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has canvassed strong drug laws in Central and West Africa owing to the effects of hard substances on both regions.
20 Nov 2020
A retired Federal Permanent Secretary and professor of Public Administration, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos, Prof. Tunji Olaopa, yesterday, said the morale of government officials declined and corruption became pronounced in the civil service shortly after the regime of Generals Murtala Muhammed and Olusegun Obasanjo sacked top government officials, leaving them…
23 Oct 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a crucial virtual meeting with former Nigerian leaders. This is coming barely 24 hours after the President presided over the National Security Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja and later addressed the nation in a broadcast. The former Nigerian leaders participating virtually from their locations are Generals Yakubu…
1 Oct 2020
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the challenging state of the country was caused by previous governments from 1999 to 2015 when he was elected to office. Buhari made the accusation in a national broadcast for Nigeria's 60th anniversary. The president said his administration had the least resources to work with and has out-performed…
21 Sep 2020
All is not well with the state of the nation. Recently, some eminent Nigerians drew the attention of the country and indeed Nigeria’s leader to the parlous state of the nation.
15 Sep 2020
Nobel Laureate Prof Wole Soyinka on Tuesday supported the criticism of former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo against the Muhammadu Buhari government, saying the country is close to extinction. "We are close to extinction as a viable comity of peoples, supposedly bound together under an equitable set of protocols of co-habitation, capable of producing its own…
3 Sep 2020
Continued from yesterday They drum up myths, fictitious non- existent and never-existed dates, heroes, and heroines. In the book “A Text Book of West African History (A.D 1000 to the Present Day), the author Ola Abiola, not too sure of dates and scenarios wrote, “several hundreds of years in the past there existed in what…
31 Aug 2020
Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has called on Nigerians to factor insurance products into their personal and corporate decisions because of its key benefits to human and business survival in the country. Obasanjo, who made the call at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State, when a delegation of the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB),…
25 Aug 2020
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has canvassed avocado farming as replacement for oil as Nigeria’s major foreign income earner. The most populous black nation
23 Aug 2020
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday declared that in Nigeria today, over 14 million children that should be in school were not in school,
10 Aug 2020
Nigerians on Twitter have reacted to former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo's comment about late Buruji Kashamu. Obasanjo, in his condolence message to Ogun State Government, said while Kashamu’s death was “sad”, his life and history left “lessons for those of all us on this side of the veil.” “Senator Buruji Kashamu in his lifetime used…
10 Aug 2020
Disturbed by pervasive insecurity in the country, a coalition of civil society organisations, under the auspices of “JusticeNow Movement”, has called on prominent Nigerian leaders

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