Friday, 3rd December 2021
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25 Nov
There are still people in Nigeria who live mainly by the written word. That is the lot of Nyaknno Osso, who was our pioneer librarian at the old Newswatch.
9 Oct
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, appealed to Nigerians to be hopeful for a better country, insisting that the country would not be destroyed by the myriads of challenges confronting it.
6 Mar 2020
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday said the outbreak of coronavirus forced him to readjust his 83rd birthday celebration.
21 Aug 2019
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.
4 Aug 2019
In an effort to understand and mitigate the insecurity and criminality pervading the Southwest states and the country, former President Olusegun Obasanjo...
28 Jun 2019
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…
6 Aug 2018
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,…
21 May 2018
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that his imprisonment by late maximum ruler, Gen. Sani Abacha over fathom coup charge turned out to be a great blessing to him.
20 Dec 2017
President Mohammadu Buhari yesterday charged Muslim clerics and leaders to assist his administration’s efforts in fighting corruption by continuously preaching against menace.
28 Oct 2017
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday said the adoption of robotics education in the country would not increase the unemployment rate as being speculated.
31 May 2017
Let me start with a straight forward incontestable development maxim: The Nigerian youth constitute the singular most important democratic and development capital that the leadership has ignored for far too long.


24 mins ago
The Police in Niger said it has arrested two suspected bandits and recovered 71 cows and 23 sheep which they allegedly stole.
26 mins ago
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, says all is set to launch the pilot nationwide deployment and use of Virtual Court Proceedings in Nigeria’s Correctional Centres.
33 mins ago
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is expecting 20 ships laden with petroleum products and other items from Dec. 3 to Dec. 14.
38 mins ago
Lagos State has shut down Dowen College, Lekki, indefinitely following the death of a student, Sylvester Oromoni Jnr, after allegedly being bullied by schoolmates. Commissioner for Education Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo announced the closure after a meeting with the School Management and Staff. State authorities said the school will remain shut until the completion of the…
46 mins ago
Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool have set a fearsome pace in the Premier League that no other team can live with as a thrilling three-way title race takes shape. Thomas Tuchel, Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp are in charge of three of Europe's hottest sides, with Liverpool, in third place, already seven points clear of…