Olusegun Osoba: An intellectual icon at 85
Of how many people can it be said that they have lived to the age of 85 and have led their entire life without deviating from their designated goal, especially when that goal involves unrelenting struggle to bring about change...
Osoba urges media to stand against Hate Speech Bill
Former governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, yesterday, tasked media practitioners in the country to stand against the passage of the Hate Speech Bill before the National Assembly....
PDP tasks INEC on e-voting as Osoba backs move, regrets ‘bastardised’ electoral process
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately begin a process of legalising electronic voting in the country to check abuse of the electoral system.
Why illiberal political class cannot yield social democracy
In this richly interesting book, some 341 pages, I believe Osoba employs an interesting narrative strategy of deploying information in modest capsules but then tasking the reader to achieve completeness through remedial research and complementary sourcing.
Osoba: A worthy ambassador
Olusegun Osoba, reporter, editor, politician and now statesman at 80, deserves all the encomiums he’s being getting this week.
The adventures of Olusegun Osoba
Olusegun Osoba, who turns 80 today, has been, for decades, the journalists’ journalist. As an on-the-field-reporter, thinking on his feet, quick on the draw, breaking the news or breaking new grounds, he has few equals in Nigeria’s history of the profession. As a manager and leader, he built successful newspaper businesses in all spheres across…
Osoba epitomises integrity, service, says Ogun APC
Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday felicitated with former Governor Olusegun Osoba, describing him as an epitome of integrity and service.
Buhari has endorsed APC’s report on restructuring, says Osoba
President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the report on restructuring Nigeria presented to him by the Governor Nasir el-Rufai-led...
Why I wept when Ojukwu declared Biafra, by Osoba
Fifty-two years after the first shot of Nigerian Civil War, one-time governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, has said that the day Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu announced the secession of Biafra Republic, he wept. Osoba, in his upcoming memoir, Battlelines: Adventures in Journalism and Politics, scheduled for presentation on July 8, 2019 at Eko Hotels and…
Osoba: Afenifere crisis is due to failure of leadership to cultivate young minds
A founding member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba reacted to Chief Ayo Adebanjo’s allegation in an interview The Guardian published last week.