Saturday, 2nd December 2023

Olusegun Obasanjo

27 Nov
The Service Chiefs who appeared before the House of Representatives last week, for a sectoral briefing on the nation’s security, did not disappoint many Nigerians. For the first time in many years, maybe after the Olusegun Obasanjo era ....
27 Nov
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has just been reported to have said that western liberal democracy is not working for Africa (Daily Post, November 20, 2023.)
26 Nov
A civil society group, Congress for Rights Of Yoruba Nationalities (CROYN), has berated former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his comments on the Court of Appeal judgments in Zamfara, Kano and Plateau states, describing them as "inciting.
22 Nov
As more Nigerians protest the overturning of outcomes of the March 18 governorship elections in Kano and other states where opposition parties won, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has cautioned leaders on the danger that comes with political injustice.
21 Nov
Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, said democracy has not been working as a system of government in Africa because it was forced on the continent. Obasanjo stated this, yesterday, in his address at a high-level consultation...
20 Nov
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday in Abeokuta said democracy has not been working as a system of government in Africa because it was “forced” on the continent.
3 Nov
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has praised Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, for his performance, saying the state is making significant strides in all areas of development.
23 Oct
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and captains of industry will on Wednesday, October 25, headline the National Institute of Credit Administration’s (NICA) 30th anniversary in a dinner/post-chartered business networking event in Lagos.
21 Oct
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged the Federal government to reduce agriculture interest loan to single digit to help transform the agribusiness.
19 Oct
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s stand-up order on some monarchs in Oyo State to show respect for him is an open disparagement of the Yoruba traditional institution and an unfortunate show of disdain for the culture, norms and values of the South West people.
12 Oct
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, urged African leaders to find home-grown solutions to the myriads of problems confronting the continent.
5 Oct
Chukwuemeka Ezeife, governor of Anambra State during Nigeria's aborted Third Republic couldn't have put it any better. Dissecting the role of deputy governors in the nation's nascent democracy years back, Ezeife described them as "spare tyres...


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