Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library
How coronavirus forced me to shift my birthday celebration, by Obasanjo
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday said the outbreak of coronavirus forced him to readjust his 83rd birthday celebration.
It is sad we don’t know our exact population, says Obasanjo
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed deep concern about Nigeria’s inability to know the exact number of its population. Obasanjo, who spoke in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, at a mentoring session for a group of youths on “Youth Governance and Dialogue” held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), also said that it is disturbing that most Nigerian children of school age are roaming the streets.
Obasanjo deplores non-education of 13m kids, challenges youths
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday lamented that over 13 million Nigerian children of school age are out of school, insisting that no nation can develop with such statistics. Obasanjo also challenged youths to strive for leadership positions like their counterparts in other countries, adding that he would love to see a country where every Nigerian…
Abiodun appoints Somorin as CPS
Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun yesterday appointed Sunday Somorin as his Chief Press Secretary (CPS). Somorin, according to a release by the Head of Service (HoS), Mr. Lanre Bisiriyu, is pursuing his Ph.D in Communications at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. Until his appointment, he was the Editor-in-Chief, Africa Resource Centre (ARC) at the…
Publisher holds free reading competition for children
Sixth Sense Series Publications Ltd, publishers of children books, is organising its second edition of the free reading competition for children from age five to 15 on Thursday, October 25, between 8am-5pm at the Main Auditorium, Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State. Chief Executive Officer, Sense Publishers, Biodun Lasile, disclosed that certificates…
We must act together to get things right in 2019, Obasanjo reiterates
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that until Nigerians, especially the political class, begin to do things differently from the past, the country will remain what it is today. Obasanjo, who spoke yesterday when former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, paid him a courtesy visit at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta,…
Architects call for FG’s audit of regulatory agencies
Piqued by the frequency of building collapse in the country, the President of Nigerian Institute of Architects, (NIA), Tonye Briade has called for an audit on the activities...
Inside Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library
The first of its kind in Nigeria and probably Africa, OOPL continues the distinguished tradition where a nation’s president bequeaths to posterity, historical documentation of his life’s achievements.