Obasanjo excluded as Buhari names railway stations after prominent Nigerians
Despite admitting that the current administration was implementing the master plan introduced by former President Olusegun Obasanjo for the development of Nigeria’s railway transport system...
Magu and the menace of friendly fire
Ibrahim Magu was a powerful man. If you look at the list of his clients you will surmise too that he must have powerful enemies.
Nigeria will remain insecure, unstable, stagnant if not restructured, says Obasanjo
Former president Oluegun Obasanjo, yesterday, renewed the call for the restructuring of the country, insisting that Nigeria “will remain insecure, unstable, non-progressive and stagnated at best or disintegrated at the worst” if not restructured.
COVID-19: We are not yet out of the woods, Obasanjo warns
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday warned Nigerians not to mistake the lifting of restrictions on lockdown for the end of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Obasanjo charges African leaders to prepare for post-COVID-19 food crisis
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday warned African leaders to prepare against post-COVID-19 food crisis in Africa, urging governments in the continent to rise up to the challenge.
From May 29 to June 12: The march of politics
I woke up on the morning of May 30 only to realise that May 29 was the previous day. I had missed it. Don’t put it down to COVID-19-induced amnesia.
Gambari: Buy one, get one free
Since 1999 Nigeria has had four Chiefs of Staff who served four of our Presidents. Retired Major General Abdullahi Mohammed served Chief Olusegun Obasanjo for all of his eight years in office and one year of Umaru Yar’Adua’s term.
'Former House of Reps speaker Ghali Na'aba is not dead'
Former speaker house of representatives, Ghali Umar Na'abba is alive, well and healthy, a family source has confirmed. Report on the rumoured death of the Kano born politician went viral on social media on Friday morning. Hussain Na'abba, a younger sister to ex-speaker considered untrue and outright fake. Ghali was the speaker of the house…
COVID-19, insurgency slow wheat production
The ongoing lockdown as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the insurgency in the North East have exposed Nigeria’s lack of capacity and infrastructure to produce wheat locally. The situation is even more sombre as the country’s wheat importation has reached N735 billion yearly.
Buhari, National Assembly, Obasanjo, Tinubu, others mourn Akinjide
Prominent Nigerians, including President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President Ahmad Lawan, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, Aremo Segun Osoba, Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Chief Wole Olanipekun and Chief Afe Babalola, have mourned former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation...