• Rep says Obasanjo is a necessary nuisance that should be tolerated

    Rep says Obasanjo is a necessary nuisance that should be tolerated

    It was gathered that the member representing Kabba/Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Yusuf, has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo has a right to be angry with the National Assembly for collecting his billions, but denied him a third term.

    Speaking at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Press Week in Lokoja yesterday, he indicated that the former President is a necessary nuisance that should be tolerated.

    He said the former President has the perchance for taking on […]

  • Jibrin backs Obasanjo, says NASS is truly corrupt

    Jibrin backs Obasanjo, says NASS is truly corrupt

    Embattled member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumini Jibrin has supported claims by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the National Assembly is corrupt.

    Abdulmumini also said that Speaker of the House Yakubu Dogara in collaboration  with some private entities designed a model to divert allocation meant for the House to private use when he was Chairman House Services Committee in the 6th Assembly.

    Speaking on Friday, Jibrin said “He remained the custodian and supervisor of the scam as Chairman House services committee […]

  • Reps members are ‘corrupt grandchildren’ of ‘corrupt’ former President Obasanjo, says CACOL

    Reps members are ‘corrupt grandchildren’ of ‘corrupt’ former President Obasanjo, says CACOL

    A civil society group, the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has stated that it is hypocritical for former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, to label any government, institutions, agencies, individuals as corrupt in view of the unresolved and lingering suspected acts of corruption perpetrated by the former leader.

    Obasanjo had while delivering a public lecture on Wednesday, stated that the “National Assembly stinks and stinks to high heavens. It needs to be purged,” adding that the parliament operates a cabal “worse than any […]

  • Few bad lawyers should not lead to total condemnation, NBA tells Obasanjo

    Few bad lawyers should not lead to total condemnation, NBA tells Obasanjo

    It was gathered that the Nigeria Bar Association on Thursday told former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the presence of a few bad eggs in the legal profession should not lead to total condemnation of all members of the profession.

    It said it was aware that the profession currently parades some unscrupulous members and that everything was being done to fish them out and bring them to justice.

    NBA’s reaction was to the lecture delivered on Wednesday by the former President during which […]

  • You are the most corrupt Nigerian president since the country’s independence – Reps reply Obasanjo

    You are the most corrupt Nigerian president since the country’s independence – Reps reply Obasanjo

    The members of the House of Representative are saying a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, is the most corrupt president Nigeria ever had.

    In a recent lecture delivered,  the ex-president had denounced the lawmakers as massively corrupt. The lawmakers in retaliation called him the most corrupt Nigerian president since the country’s

  • Authorise probe of spending $16bn on electricity by Obasanjo government, SERAP tells CJN

    Authorise probe of spending $16bn on electricity by Obasanjo government, SERAP tells CJN

    Transparency group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accoun3, has sent a letter to the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, requesting him to urgently “to appoint an independent counsel to investigate allegations of corruption in the spending of $16 billion on electricity by the government of former President Olusegun Obasanjo between 1999 and 2007.”

    SERAP said the request was brought “pursuant to Section 52 of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act 2000, and the letter and spirit of the […]

  • Stop complaining, you were elected to clean the mess, Obasanjo fires Buhari

    Stop complaining, you were elected to clean the mess, Obasanjo fires Buhari

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has come after President Muhammadu Buhari for lamenting over mess created by previous administrations, saying he was elected to clean the mess.

    Obasanjo remained one of his staunchest supporters, visiting him repeatedly and publicly defending most of his actions.

    But speaking in Lagos Wednesday, Obasanjo advised President Buhari to stop dwelling on the past, saying since he was elected to change the country, he should concentrate on clearing the mess he inherited.

    Delivering the keynote at the First Akintola […]

  • Obasanjo’s ex-wife supports Buhari

    Obasanjo’s ex-wife supports Buhari

    Ex-wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Mrs. Taiwo Obasanjo, has backed President Muhammadu Buhari on his recent statement that his wife, Aisha belongs to the kitchen and the other room.

    Mrs Obasanjo also stated that the major duty of a woman was to take care of her husband and the family.

    President Muhammadu Buhari had, recently in Germany, declared that his wife, Aisha belonged to the kitchen and the other room in reply to her protest that some unknown politicians had hijacked […]

  • FG owes Jonathan, Obasanjo, IBB, Shagari 10 month salaries. allowances

    FG owes Jonathan, Obasanjo, IBB, Shagari 10 month salaries. allowances

    Former Presidents Goodluck Jonathan, Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babangida, Alhaji Shehu Shagari have not been paid their salaries and allowances since January this year, it was disclosed on Thursday.

    The revelation came as a shock to members of the Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs who visited the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF).

    Paucity of funds due to non-approvals by President Muhammadu Buhari was blamed for the inability to pay the entitlements of the […]

  • Obasanjo and Jonathan failed northern Christian politicians

    Obasanjo and Jonathan failed northern Christian politicians

    Northern Nigeria Christian Politicians (NNCP), yesterday, revealed how former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan failed to address their challenges.

    They also appreciated President Muhammadu Buhari for coming to their rescue where the former presidents failed.

    The chairman of NNCP, Hon. Keftin Amuga, at a press conference said that for the first time, a Northern Muslim President would recognise the Northern Christian as a political factor and political force.

    The group said that “this is a signal which could lead to the emergence […]

  • Obasanjo wears made in Aba shoes delivered to him by Governor Ikpeazu… See photos

    Obasanjo wears made in Aba shoes delivered to him by Governor Ikpeazu… See photos

    According to reports, the Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has delivered pairs of made in Aba shoes to former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, at his Hilltop Mansion home in Ogun State.

     

    The former President, had at the 2016 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Forum in Lagos, ordered for made in Aba shoes, through Governor Ikpeazu, who is also the “Chief Marketing Officer” of Made-in-Aba goods.

    Speaking while delivering the shoes, Governor Ikpeazu said: “Sir, you made an order for made in […]