The All Progressives Congress APC, Thursday launched an acerbic counter-attack on the opposition-Peoples Democratic Party PDP, accusing the party and Nigeria’s past presidents produced under its platform of bringing the current economic recession upon the nation.
It said the 16 years misrule of the PDP plunged Nigeria into the current economic chaos. PDP’s several years in power produced ex-presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umar Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan.
It said, the statement by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday “is the latest […]
News reaching e-train has it that Former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo is extremely happy as his good work is receiving acknowledgement from different parts of the world.
The book he wrote in 2014, ‘My Watch’ which has continued to generate controversies and reactions seems to have caught the fancy of some Nollywood movie makers.
According to the report, the former president of Nigeria welcomed some top Nollywood movie makers, such as Nigeria U.S film maker, Jeta Amata, American actress, Vanessa Martini, […]
Actress Rita Dominic and co star of the movie – ’76 – Chidi Mokeme and sponsor Tonye Princewill in a selfie with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in a screening of the movie. Baba got swag
Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, launched a children’s story book on peace to celebrate the the 2015 International Day of Peace,
The former president said he decided to launch the story book entitled, “Peace Story for Children” to ensure the entrenchment of sustainable peace in the country.
Obasanjo, while launching the 14-page booklet illustrated with various cartoons at an event held at the OOPL, Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, attended by pupils from different secondary schools in the state, said that it […]
According to ADELOVE, former president Olusegun Obasanjo said “In total, by the time I left government in May 2007, over $2bn and £100m had been recovered from the Abacha family abroad, and well over N10bn in cash and properties locally. All were paid to the public treasury through the Central Bank.”
Adding that “Enrico (Monfrini, a Swiss lawyer) told me by the time I left government that if he continued to get support for his work, there was still about $1bn […]
A former Bayelsa State Governor, Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha has claimed that ex-president, President Olusegun Obasanjo nearly fainted the first day they met after his (Alamieyeseigha) release from prison.
The former governor said, though he had forgiven Obasanjo, who allegedly championed the campaign that led to his impeachment and subsequent incarceration, the experience, however, remained very painful to him.
Alamieyeseigha, who received state pardon from his former deputy governor and immediate past President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, says that Obasanjo’s conscience had been […]
It seems the romance between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and President Muhammadu Buhari may have gone sour following the latter’s recent sectional appointments.
Top source revealed that both leaders are likely to hold a crucial meeting this weekend at which Obasanjo will insist on the reversal of some of the appointments, especially in the case of the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service.
According to our source, a visibly angry Obasanjo was said to have expressed disgust before an APC chieftain […]
Former president Olusegun Obasanjo Friday appealed to the kingmakers of Ile- Ife to follow strictly the laid down rules and procedures for the appointment and selection of the new Ooni following the demise of Oba Okunade Sijuwade.
He also asked the kingmakers to allow God’s wisdom to prevail on them to choose a rightful and God fearing person that would replace the late Ooni.
Chief Obasanjo made the appeal when he visited the kingmakers at the Ooni’s palace to commemorate with the […]
Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has said that ex-Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was a different person under his regime than she was when she served with the Goodluck Jonathan administration.Obasanjo also described Okonjo-Iweala as a technically competent person who however “needs to be led and to be supervised.”
He made the comments during a recent interview with Premium Times. Excerpts below:
PT: We won’t. But you know a lot of people believe that between 1999 and 2007 when you left was a time […]
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has come under attack following his recent verbal attacks on ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan.
Ijaw youths from the nine states of the Niger Delta region, under the aegis of the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), criticized Obasanjo, describing his comments as reckless, condemnable and baseless.
Obasanjo, while delivering a convocation lecture at the Benson Idahosa University, Benin city, Edo state, stated that the Niger Delta region will be affected negatively because of the actions and inactions of Jonathan’s tenure as […]
The Former President of Nigeria,Olusegun Obasanjo embraced the Africa Heads of state at Pre.Buhari inauguration.See more pic below: