Tag Archives: Olusegun Obasanjo

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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Explain Your Absence from Presidential Inauguration and Nigeria’s Maiden Democracy Day – Presidency to Obasanjo

The Presidency, on Wednesday asked former President Olusegun Obasanjo to explain why he was missing from the 2019 Presidential inauguration and the country’s maiden Democracy Day celebration. In a statement released on by the aide to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Garba Shehu, the Presidenty has vehemently said they invited Obasanjo to the…

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Obasanjo, Gowon, Jonathan, and Other Former Leaders Absent From Maiden June 12 Celebration

Former Nigerian heads of state and presidents were absent at the venue of the 2019 Democracy Day celebrations on Wednesday. The former leaders including Yakubu Gowon, Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan, among others, were absent at the event which held at the Eagles’ Square in Abuja. Former military leaders Ibrahim Babangida and Abdulsalam Abubakar were also…

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Nigeria Moving Towards Disaster Under Buhari- Obasanjo

Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo has said the country is moving towards disaster under President Muhammadu Buhari. Obasanjo, who spoke in an interview with Premium Times, said the economy was unstable, added that the current administration had destroyed the war against corruption, which he said started during his administration. The former Head of State backed the candidate of…

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PDP, Atiku Worry Over Alleged Plot To Arrest Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday described as worrisome and alarming revelation by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government is plotting to arrest him on trumped up charges and detain him indefinitely. The party said that the revelation, coming from a Nigerian of Chief Obasanjo’s status, is terrifying “as…

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Obasanjo Is Lobbying US To Lift Ban That Restricts Atiku From Entering The Country – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has made moves to coarse the United States to lift ban on the presidential candidate of the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, whose candidacy he endorsed on Thursday, 11th of October. The APC in a statement issued yesterday, Friday, 12th of October, through its acting National…

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One Year After Their Lavish Wedding, Obasanjo’s Son Drags Wife To Court For Domestic Violence

One year after their society wedding, the marriage of Olujonwo, son of former president Olusegun Obasanjo, and his wife, Temitope, daughter of billionaire businessman, Kessington Adebutu, is in crisis as Olujonwo has dragged his wife before the Ogun State Judicial Service Commission and the Magistrate Court in Lagos Island over allegations of domestic violence meted on…

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Obasanjo Replies Buhari, Says He Didn’t Spend $16bn On Power

A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, says his administration did not spend $16bn on power as alleged by President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday adding that he is ready for probe. Obasanjo’s reaction came via a statement by his spokesman, Kehinde Akinyemi, who said records from previous probes into expenditure on power during his tenure had punctured…

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