Tag Archives: Olusegun Obasanjo

Obasanjo, Other Economic Saboteurs Have No Love For Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said those who mismanaged Nigeria’s economy in the past, through fraudulent electricity projects and misuse of revenue earnings from oil, had no love for the country. The president inferred that former President Olusegun Obasanjo whose administrated expended billions of dollars on electricity infrastructure without improving Nigeria’s power generation and…

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Obasanjo Debunks Reports Saying He’s Supporting Buhari For A 2nd Term

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has in a new statement debunked reports saying he’s supporting President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, The Cable reports. Obasanjo had previously released an open letter addressed to Buhari asking him to give up his 2019 ambitions. In the new statement, signed by his media aide Kehinde Adeyemi, the former president has said a group is spreading false rumours that…

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Buhari Describes Obasanjo’s Letter As Insultive

President Muhammadu Buhari has in an interview described former president Olusegun Obasanjo letter to him as a “letter of insults,” Punch reports. Obasanjo had written an open letter to the president, urging him to dump his ambitions for a second term in office. Speaking in an interview with VOA, Buhari said he had asked Minister of Information Lai Mohammed not to reply the…

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Obasanjo At 81: APC Describes Former President As A Bastion Of Democracy

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as a bastion of democracy who inspired good governance and development in Nigeria, Africa and beyond. In a birthday message to the former President who clocked 81 on Monday, the party, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, described Obasanjo…

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Governors, Obasanjo, Jonathan To Meet With Buhari Over Insecurity

Former presidents and all 36 state governors are expected to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari over the state of insecurity in the country, Punch reports. The president is expected to preside over the meeting of the Council of State, which includes all former living presidents and Heads of Governments, and governors of all the states in the country. This…

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Obasanjo’s Coalition Of Nigeria Movement Launched

    Just a few days after former President Olusegun Obasanjo wrote a damning letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, his proposed Coalition of Nigeria (CN) movement has been launched at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre in Abuja on Wednesday. According to the Will,  Obasanjo, in a lengthy and critical public statement released on Tuesday, January 23…

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President Buhari, Obasanjo Meet, Exchange Banters After Damaging Statement

President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo met on Sunday for the first time since the latter released his public statement criticizing the former over his poor leadership and advising him against seeking reelection.   The leaders are attending the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the…

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Iyabo Obasanjo Backs Father’s Letter To Buhari, Chides Those Who Resurrected Her Letter To Obasanjo

Senator Iyabo Obasanjo-Bello, daughter of former President Olusegun Obasanjo has backed her father’s letter to President Muhammadu Buhari advising him not to re-contest in 2019 saying it was appropriate. THEWILL recalls that former President Obasanjo had, last week, written a letter to President Buhari outlining the failure of his government and its inaction in the…

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