Pictures: Obasanjo, Fayemi visit Wike

January 26, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo and former Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday, visited the governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike. In a viral photo shared on social media, Wike is seen welcoming Obasanjo.

An appraisal of the Buhari’s government 

January 25, 2023 Blueprint 0

In what appeared to be his scorecard as a two-term President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari listed what he called high-impact projects implemented across the country by the administration towards meeting the yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians. The areas include agriculture, economy, infrastructure, security, health and anti-corruption, among others. He also Read More

VIDEO: Obasanjo ‘returns to school’

January 17, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday led a road walk for both old and new students of the Baptist Boys High School, in Abeokuta, Ogun state, in commemoration of its centenary anniversary. The Special Assistant to Obasanjo on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, stated that hundreds of residents praised Obasanjo and echoed his name for his prowess, energy, and endurance to embark Read More

Peter Obi: Atiku’s PDP heaps fresh allegation on Obasanjo

January 2, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Daniel Bwala, the spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Presidential Campaign Council set up by Atiku Abubakar, has alleged that former President Olusegun Obasanjo is seeking a third term by proxy. Bwala made this known when he appeared on Politics Today, on Channels Television on Monday in a reaction to Obasanjo’s New Year’s message when he endorsed the Labour Read More

56 days to February presidential elections: Obasanjo backs Obi, tackles Tinubu, Atiku, says Buhari ‘s administration hell on earth 

After months of speculation on his choice for the February 25, 2023 presidential elections, former President Olusegun Obasanjo finally declared the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi as his preferred choice. The position, contained in a letter dated January 1, 2023, came some 56 days to both the Presidential and National Assembly elections. However, the duo of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Read More

Fola Olumo tackles Obasanjo over Peter Obi’s endorsement

December 31, 2022 Ade Adabara 0

The Convener of Diaspora Support for Asiwaju, Fola Olumo, has declared that the endorsement of the Labour Party Presidential candidate, Peter Obi, by the former president Olusegun Obasanjo, doesn’t represent the stance of Nigerians. In a statement on Sunday in New Jersey, Fola said, Obasanjo doesn’t speak for Nigerians on the endorsement of the Labour Party Presidential candidate, Peter Obi. Read More

Video: Significant moment Obasanjo offers Peter Obi seat at public event

October 14, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has voluntary offered his seat to the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, at a dinner reception, in significant manner. The reception was organised to celebrate with personalities from Ogun state who got national awards on Wednesday. The viral video circulating Friday, showed that the Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, was present and Read More

Obasanjo: We need a govt that understands governance

September 26, 2022 Segun Odunewu Lagos 0

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said Nigeria needs a government that has a proper understanding of governance. Obasanjo said this at a colloquium organised to mark the 113th anniversary of Kings College, Lagos. The former president, who chaired the occasion, said national identity is the foundation of social position, adding that weak social position causes distrust as people are reluctant Read More

Breaking: Obasanjo, Wike, Obi, others meet in London

August 25, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday met with the presidential candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi; and the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, in London According to unconfirmed reports, Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State and former Cross River State Governor, Donald Duke, were also in attendance on Thursday. Read More

2023: I never endorsed Tinubu – Obasanjo

August 20, 2022 Blueprint 0

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has debunked reports that he endorsed the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Bola Tinubu, when he visited him in Abeokuta. A statement by the former president special assistant on media, Kehinde Akinyemi, Saturday, stated that the statements coming from those claiming to be supporters of Mr Tinubu were unhelpful. He said the discussion during the Read More

Between Atiku and Obasanjo’s do-or-die political philosophy

August 19, 2022 Gozie Irogboli 0

Atiku Abubakar has proved to be a bugaboo figure not only to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) but also to some reactionary forces plaguing this nation that do not want to change the status quo. There were indications before the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primaries of subterranean moves by some individuals within and outside the party to scuttle Read More

Pictures: Again, Obasanjo prostrates before traditional ruler

August 2, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo prostrated to greet the new Olowu of Owu Kingdom in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital. The Olowu-elect is Oba Professor Saka Matemilola who has entered mandatory seclusion ahead of his coronation. It is customary for subjects to prostrate before their traditional rulers and religious leaders especially in the southwest region of Nigeria.

Pictures: Peter Obi, Baba-Ahmed meet ex-President Obasanjo

July 17, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Pictures: Peter Obi, Baba-Ahmed meet ex-President Obasanjo As 2023 presidential race gets tougher, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi and his running mate, Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, on Sunday met Nigeria’s former president, Olusegun Obasanjo. Baba-Ahmed shared the photos on his Twitter handle on Sunday. He captioned them, “Earlier today, myself and H. E. #PeterObi in company of Read More

Pictures: Drama as ex-President, Olusegun Obasanjo, drives commercial tricycle, picks intra-city passengers in Ogun

July 2, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo drove a commercial tricycle, popularly known as Keke NAPEP, to pick intra-city passengers in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, on Saturday. The 85-year-old National Open University’s graduate said his action was informed by the desire to show the teaming youths that there were many opportunities to legitimately make a living in the country. The former president added Read More

2023: Wike exhibits courage Nigeria needs – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has praised the courage of Rivers state governor and presidential aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Nyesom Wike, for contesting for the office of president. Wike in company of Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, and former Cross River state governor, Donald Duke, were at the former president’s Penthouse residence in Abeokuta, late Monday night to Read More

Obasanjo and the limits of moral grandstanding

May 5, 2022 Gozie Irogboli 0

When the history of this country is written, it will be seen that one of the worst electoral decisions ever made by the citizens of this country was the mistake of 2015. And one of those who played the ignoble role of misleading Nigerians into making that infamous decision is Chief Olusegun Obasanjo alias OBJ. Admittedly, he regretted his action Read More

Obasanjo, repository of wisdom for intending president – Imumolen

A presidential aspirant in the 2023 polls, Professor Christopher Imumolen, has said former President Olusegun Obasanjo exudes wealth of experience, wisdom and counsel for aspirants to the Presidential Villa, Nigeria’s seat of power. Imumolen, who is a presidential aspirant on the platform of Accord Party, described the ex-president’s insight as deep and global, adding that “he is one man who Read More

Obasanjo indictment: Are EFCC and ICPC becoming irrelevant?By Olujide Mayowa

March 28, 2022 Olujide Mayowa 0

There is no bigger indictment in recent times than the one delivered recently by former President Olusegun Obasanjo on the Economic and Finance Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Commission, ICPC, – the two state agencies he created while in office to fight corruption. These agencies, gradually turning to instruments of blackmail and sensational media Read More

Ohanaeze felicitates with Obasanjo at 85

March 4, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

The apex Igbo cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has joined millions of Nigerians to felicitate with the former president Olusegun Obasanjo who turned 85 March 5, 2022. Ohanaeze described Obasanjo as “a leader who looked for eggheads anywhere they were in Nigeria to make an impact in his government to bring the dividends of democracy to the people.” According to the Read More

OBJ set pace for democratic transfer of power, reforms in Nigeria, Africa – Atiku

March 4, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has congratulated his former boss, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on his 85thbirthday anniversary, saying that “the celebration of Obasanjo is parallel to celebrating vision of good leadership and pan-Africanism.” Atiku, who stated this in a statement issued Friday, said, “The vision which Obasanjo brought into governance either as a military head of government or as a Read More

Pictures: Obasanjo decorates son as Brigadier General

January 20, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has decorated his son, Adeboye Obasanjo, as Brigadier-General in the Nigerian Army, following his recent promotion in the military. Obasanjo, a former Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, was accorded a rare privilege by the military authorities on Wednesday to decorate his son with his newly acquired promotion of a Brigadier-General Read More