Waiting for national air carrier
In 2003, the Olusegun Obasanjo administration liquidated Nigeria Airways, the government-owned national carrier, because it had failed as a business.
BuhariWatch: Our president is procrastinating again
This is not a time for sycophancy and political correctness. Nor is it a time to hide some truth in a grave. It is a time to shout it to the nation...
ACFTA: former President Obasanjo urges FG to sign
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged the Federal Government to sign the African Continental Free Trade Area (ACFT) agreement.
For Morsi, a fate worse than death
Only one ruler of Egypt since the country became a republic in 1953 died a normal death. None has retired in peace. On Monday June 17, deposed...
Obasanjo lied about Democracy Day invitation, Presidency says
The Presidency on Wednesday said the claims by the former president Olusegun Obasanjo that he was not invited for the country's Democracy Day celebrations were not true. "The claim that he was not invited or he did not receive an invitation cannot be sustained," Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and…
Listen to Obasanjo, others, Fulani leaders urge Buhari
Amid raging insecurity across the country, Fulani leaders have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, listen to the advice of former President Olusegun Obasanjo on how to restore peace and stability.
Averting an impending ecological war
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s recent alarm over a perceived Fulanization and Islamization of Nigeria by the Fulani ethnic group raised dust, and rightly so, because of the apparent incursion of the nomadic tribe into Southern Nigeria.
CUPP cautions Kingibe over comments against Obasanjo
Nigeria’s opposition political parties, under the aegis of Coalition United Political Parties (CUPP), has fired back at Alhaji Babagana Kingibe over his alleged comments accusing former President Olusegun Obasanjo of having a hand in the annulment of June 12, 1993 presidential election.
Obasanjo, Kufuor urge AU, ECOWAS to intervene in Benin Republic crisis
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his Ghanaian counterpart, Mr. John Agyekum Kufuor, yesterday tasked the African Union...
Our collective guilt for insecurity
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is undoubtedly very passionate about Nigeria and its future. His love for our nation can hardly be faulted.
Gowon, Obasanjo, other ex-leaders absent from June 12 celebration
It was meant to be the celebration of a democratic milestone witnessed by people of the home country and leaders of other nations. But yesterday’s Democracy Day left many observers puzzled as none of Nigeria’s former leaders attended.