Tag Archives: Olusegun Obasanjo

Obasanjo Says Nigeria Is Becoming A Failed, Divided State Under Buhari

Once again, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has taken a jab at the Buhari-led administration, saying that Nigeria is slowly becoming a failed and divided state under this government. Obasanjo disclosed this while delivering a speech titled, ‘Moving Nigeria Away from Tipping Over’ at a consultative dialogue attended by various socio-cultural groups including Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum, Northern Elders…

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ICYMI: Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Tests Negative For Coronavirus

Over the weekend, former President Olusegun Obasanjo tested for COVID-19 at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital and his result has been revealed as negative. According to his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, the former president had recently received many guests, especially politicians which prompted him to undergo the test. Recall that Obsanajo was also in the news on Saturday…

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Mixed Reactions As Obasanjo Issues Condolences Over Death Of Senator Buruji Kashamu

Olusegun Obasanjo has issued a condolence message to the Ogun State Government over the death of Buruji Kashamu, a former senator and leader of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP). While describing Kashamu’s passing as sad, the former president noted that the former lawmaker’s death should be seen as a lesson for all mortals. Kashamu, who died in Lagos on…

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Obasanjo Says Nigeria Will Remain ‘Unsafe, Unstable’ Without Restructuring

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that Nigeria would remain insecure, unstable, unprogressive, stagnated and, at worst, disintegrate if federating units does not reform. Obasanjo made this known on Friday while speaking at this year’s edition of the Sobo Sowemimo Annual Lecture organised by Abeokuta Club. During the event titled, “COVID-19 and the Nigeria security issues: The…

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Coronavirus: Obasanjo Donates His Former Residence As Isolation Centre

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has donated his former residence at the Presidential Hilltop, Abeokuta, Ogun State as an isolation centre for victims of the raging Coronavirus pandemic. Obasanjo’s media assistant Kehinde Akinyemi who confirmed the development, said the 32-room apartment located off the Presidential Boulevard in Oke Sari, Abeokuta has been handed over to the Ogun State government for immediate take…

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Olakunle Churchill Slams Ex-Wife Tonto Dike With Alleged N500m Defamation Lawsuit

Tonto Dikeh has reportedly been sued by her ex-husband, Churchill Olakunle to the tune of N500M over the malicious statements made against him in her explosive YouTube series back in May, 2019. In the lawsuit notice which has him as the 1st claimant and Big Church Foundation as the second claimant, Churchill stated that the allegations were…

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Supreme Court Declines Abacha’s Family Bid To Access Bank Accounts In Switzerland, UK And Others

On Friday February 7 2020, the apex Nigerian court also known as Supreme Court declined a lawsuit filed by the family of late former Head of State, Sani Abacha to access some bank accounts in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Jersey, Liechenstein and Luxembourg. The family’s access to the bank accounts was blocked by the Nigerian government in…

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Check All The Photos From Chief Rasaq Akanni Okoya’s 80th Birthday Party

On Saturday 11th January 2020, prominent Lagos billionaire and industrialist, Alhaji Rasaq Akanni Okoya and wife, Shade Okoya hosted eminent personalities to a grand soiree in celebration of his 80th birthday. Held at palatial Oluwanisola home in Ajah, many celebrities, including Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, billionaire Aliko Dangote, Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Otunba Subomi Balogun, Sir Olu Okeowo, billionaire Sam Adedoyin, Lagos State…

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FG To Return Tollgates on Federal Highways, Approves N46bn

The Federal Government on Wednesday announced plans to ensure the return of tollgates on federal highways. The tollgates were abolished in 2003 by the administration of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, stated this while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over…

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