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September 11, 2018 12:24 PM 2019: Saraki appoints Doyin Okupe

Senate President and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Bukola Saraki has appointed Doyin Okupe as chairman of the Media Council for his campaign Organisation. Saraki made the announcement in a statement signed by Hon. Mohammed Wakil, the Director General of his Campaign Organisation. Okupe had served as the National 41

August 28, 2018 10:30 AM SGF Mustapha speaks on Buhari’s ‘plot to islamise’ Nigeria

Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to Government of the Federation, SGF, has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari has no plans to Islamise Nigeria. The SGF spoke at the two-day peace summit organised by the Northern chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), yesterday in Jos, the Plateau State capital. Mustapha said the country has been a member 22

August 28, 2018 7:50 AM Lifeless President: Obasanjo’s coalition backs Trump

The Coalition for Nigeria Movement led by former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the recent statement purportedly made by the United States President Donald Trump is an evidence that Buhari’s visit in April was not successful. The spokesman for the CNM, Mr Akin Osuntokun, said the coalition was not surprised by the comment as Trump had been known to make similar 19

August 28, 2018 6:46 AM Osinbajo demands answers from Babangida, Obasanjo, Jonathan over oil money

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has questioned how oil money was spent under previous administrations. Osinabjo called out former presidents like Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan, while answering questions from Nigerians at a town hall meeting in Minnesota, United States on Sunday, according to a statement issued yesterday 19

August 14, 2018 8:20 PM What Dankwambo said after meeting Obasanjo

A Presidential Aspirant, Ibrahim Dankwambo on Tuesday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his Presidential Library Complex in Abeokuta. The governor, accompanied by members of his campaign organisation, held a closed-door meeting with the former president. But addressing leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) later, Dankwambo 22

August 8, 2018 7:20 AM Wole Soyinka under fire for attacking Obasanjo

The Yoruba Consultative Forum has slammed Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, for his “undisguised campaign of calumny” against former President Olusegun Obasanjo. In a statement by its President, Prof. Tejumade Rhodes, the YCF berated Soyinka for “revelling in a poisonous vendetta and egregious abuse” against the ex-President. “He (Obasanjo) frustrated 19

August 7, 2018 5:47 AM 2019 Presidency: Why Sule Lamido should become Nigeria’s next President – Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has said ex-Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido has what it takes to rule Nigeria. Obasanjo said Lamido, who is a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has the capacity and courage to become Nigeria’s President. He said this when the former governor and his National Campaign Council 20

August 5, 2018 5:21 AM 2019: Obasanjo reveals candidate he will support

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said he will support any credible governorship candidate produced by the Ogun West senatorial district in 2019. He said the zone had not produced a governor since the creation of the state 42 years ago. Speaking on the sideline of the burial service for the former Secretary to the Ogun State Government, Pa Adepoju 22

August 4, 2018 7:49 PM 2019: Atiku reveals what he will do if PDP picks him as presidential candidate

Former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar has vowed to ensure that a minimum of 21 percent of the federal budget is devoted to education if he wins the presidential ticket on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and eventually wins the elections. “I pledge that if I am chosen by the @OfficialPDPNig, to be its Presidential candidate, & if subsequently 22

August 2, 2018 12:52 PM Obasanjo’s new party, ADC appoints Kolapo as Deputy National Publicity Secretary

The National Working Committee of the African Democratic Congress, (ADC) has appointed Mrs. Oyeyemi Kolapo as the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the party. In a statement issued by the National Chairman of the party, Chief Ralphs Okey Nwosu on Thursday, the party expressed confidence that Mrs Kolapo had the needed experience to advance the party’s 24