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March 19, 2018 8:10 AM Kwankwaso speaks on secret meeting with Obasanjo

Senator representing Kano Central District, Rabiu Kwankwaso has spoken on his reported secret meeting with former president Olusegun Obasanjo. Reacting, Kwankwaso’s political associate, Hajiya Binta Rabi’u Spikin, dismissed the reports of Kwankwaso’s presence at the meeting. He said the news was based on eagerness of the people to know where Kwankwaso 19

March 16, 2018 4:29 PM Buhari, Saraki, Obasanjo to attend political summit Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday be a guest of honour at the 3rd annual national political submit slated to take place in Abuja. Others to grace the occasion include the Senate President Bukola Saraki, House Speaker Yakubu Dogara, and former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The 3-day event is themed “Reforming the Nigerian Federation:Which Way Forward 18

March 6, 2018 7:59 PM 2019 presidency: Why Obasanjo can’t stop Atiku – Mohammed

A former Senatorial aspirant and Director-General of Atikunation, Fateema Mohammed, has declared that former President, Olusegun Obasanjo cannot stop ex-Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar from becoming Nigeria’s President in 2019. She said it was obvious that the next president of the country should be Atiku, adding Obasanjo is not God’s personal 22

March 6, 2018 7:58 AM How Buhari snubbed Obasanjo on his 81st birthday

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo clocked 81 yesterday with congratulatory messages coming from well-wishers and critics alike. Among those who sent their goodwill were former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Senate President Bukola Saraki, former Senate President, David Mark, Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, former Deputy Governor Iyiola Omisore 25

March 6, 2018 1:04 AM My regrets at 81 –Obasanjo

According to Obasanjo, his parents’ inability to witness the turnaround in his life was “sad and regrettable,” despite sacrifices they made to ensure his success. He also mentioned Africa’s poor leadership, which according to him, has plunged the continent into various political and economic challenges. Obasanjo disclosed this at the celebration of his 81st birthday 15

March 5, 2018 5:36 PM Obasanjo father of modern day Nigeria – David Mark

Immediate past President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark, on Monday said Nigerians owe former President Chief Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo respect and honour for his contribution to national development. Mark in a goodwill message to former President Obasanjo described him as an uncommon patriot who put the interest of the nation first in all he did. Mark said that Obasanjo 20

March 4, 2018 6:23 PM Obasanjo at 80: PDP commends former president for attacking Buhari

PDP described Obasanjo was an “outstanding nationalist; a courageous and dedicated leader, who has made immeasurable sacrifices towards the development, stability and growth of the nation.” The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan said the party remains proud of Obasanjo, who has excelled as an international figure and made outstanding 32

March 2, 2018 6:00 AM Why I supported Obasanjo’s third term agenda – Ahmadu Ali

A former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Amadu Ali, has revealed why he supported tenure elongation for former President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2006. Ali said he suppoted it because the ex- President had done remarkably well. Ali said this in his biography entitled, ‘The Many Colours of a Rainbow,’ launched in Abuja on Thursday 23

March 1, 2018 1:15 PM Falana supports Obasanjo’s third force coalition, gives reasons

Femi Falana, Human right activist and constitutional lawyer, has thrown his weight behind the third force movement of former President Olusegun Obasanjo known as Coalition for Nigeria (CN). The constitutional lawyer said the third force by Obasanjo should be a party of the working class that would protect the interest of Nigerians. Speaking at the 40th anniversary 28

February 22, 2018 8:44 PM Details of Buhari’s meeting with Obasanjo, Abubakar, governors emerge

The National Council of State on Thursday endorsed the appointments of 23 members of the National Population Commission (NPC) and a National Electoral Commissioner for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra disclosed this to State House correspondents alongside 22