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Obasanjo Swears He Will Never Support Atiku for President

Obasanjo Swears He Will Never Support Atiku for President

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said on Friday that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar should not count on him for support in his latest bid to actualise his life-long ambition of being elected the president of Nigeria. The former president, one of the most influential of his living peers, hinged his blistering position on the unsavoury […]

Buhari’s Govt Confused, Has Gotten to the End of Its Tethers – Obasanjo

Buhari’s Govt Confused, Has Gotten to the End of Its Tethers – Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Wednesday lampooned the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration, saying that the government is at the moment confused in addressing the mirage of problems and challenges confronting Nigeria as a country, just as he warned that if serious action was not taken, they would be the death knell to the country’s […]

You Are Ignorant – Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Fires Back At Muhammadu Buhari

You Are Ignorant – Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Fires Back At Muhammadu Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has responded to the suggestion by President Muhammadu Buhari that the administration he (Obasanjo) led between 1999 and 2007 wasted $16billion on power projects without anything to show for it. Mr. Buhari had while receiving a delegation of Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) at the Presidential Villa Tuesday criticised previous Nigerian administrations […]

Mandela Begged Abacha to Stop Ogoni 9 Execution – Thabo Mbeki

Mandela Begged Abacha to Stop Ogoni 9 Execution – Thabo Mbeki

Former South African president, Mr. Thabo Mbeki, has revealed how Nelson Mandela, former president of the country, begged Sani Abacha, Nigeria’s former head of state, to halt the execution of the ‘Ogoni Nine’. Speaking on “Mandela’s first major test in dealing with the international community”, Mbeki was quoted by the online newspaper, The Cable, as […]

Obasanjo Begs Zambian Govt to Follow Rule of Law in Dealing With Opposition

Obasanjo Begs Zambian Govt to Follow Rule of Law in Dealing With Opposition

Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has appealed to the government of Zambia to adhere to the rule of law and human rights principles in dealing with the opposition in the Southern African country of Zambia. The appeal is coming on the heels of the report, which broke early Tuesday that the house of the […]

100,000 Killed, Two Million Displaced By Boko Haram Insurgency – Borno Governor

100,000 Killed, Two Million Displaced By Boko Haram Insurgency – Borno Governor

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state on Monday released the grim statistics of deaths and material losses suffered by the state due to the Boko Haram insurgency. Mr. Shettima gave the data at the annual Murtala Mohammed memorial lecture held at the Shehu Yar’Adua Centre in Abuja. The governor, who delivered a paper “Managing the […]

Inside America’s Damning Verdict On Murtala Muhammed, Obasanjo After 1975 Coup

Inside America’s Damning Verdict On Murtala Muhammed, Obasanjo After 1975 Coup

For nearly half a century after his stint as Nigeria’s military leader, Murtala Muhammed remained widely regarded as a dogged corruption fighter who took fearless steps against official graft. As head of state, the army general dismissed more than 10, 000 public officials, charged many to court for malpractices, and moved against fraudulent firms. Mr. […]

I Inherited Nothing From Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan – Buhari

I Inherited Nothing From Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said, yesterday, he inherited no legacy from the previous governments of Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan. The President, who spoke against the backdrop of current economic recession facing the country, said the administrations left nothing to build on.He said patriotic Nigerians had nothing to fear as far as […]

Obasanjo Advices Buhari on Way Forward for Nigeria

Obasanjo Advices Buhari on Way Forward for Nigeria

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo through his think-tank group, studied critical areas of the economy and submitted a report to the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, recommending way forward for his administration in leading a new Nigeria. The Committee which was established four months ago by former President Obasanjo under the Centre for Human Security of the […]

AU gives approval to elections

AU gives approval to elections

KHARTOUM — African Union observers have given tacit approval to elections in Sudan, while noting concerns about the suppression of human rights and low voter turnout. President Omar al-Bashir is widely expected to win the vote, which the opposition boycotted. In a statement released at the end of voting Thursday, the AU electoral observation mission […]

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