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Olusegun Obasanjo

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State House, Abuja. Nigeria.

For anyone who has not read Professor Charles Soludo’s article in the Vanguard (online version) on January 25 2015, I would encourage them to do so. It is littered with abusive and unbecoming language. It shows how an embittered loser in the Nigeria more

29 Jan 2015 00:00 Business & Economy

You were ruthless and politically ignorant and the result of your betrayal is evident today for all to see. You went down and took everyone down with you - you, who was once thought to be "Our Awolowo incarnate" more

19 Mar 2014 00:00 Opinion

One of the 27 women, renowned musician Fela Anikulapo-Kuti married in one fell swoop - Queen Laide Anikulapo-Kuti (nee Babayale), recounts her ordeal during the military raid on Kalakuta Republic. more

6 Mar 2014 00:00 Entertainment

It is clear from the body language of some PDP leaders in Ogun State that appointments and contracts from Abuja are more important than electoral victory in the State. Currently, I do not consider myself an active member of the PDP, but being a more

13 Jan 2014 00:00 Opinion

The crisis in Nigeria's ruling political party - Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken another turn for the worse with the consideration to withdraw from party activities by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. more

11 Jan 2014 00:00 News

When information filtered in that former governors of Lagos and Ogun States, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Otunba Gbenga Daniel, have resolved their differences, it was not a surprise. more

10 Jan 2014 00:00 Opinion

... Your letter is clearly a threat to national security as it may deliberately or inadvertently set the stage for subversion... more

22 Dec 2013 00:00 News

In an 18-page letter titled "Before it is too late" obtained by Nigerian News website - Premium Times, Nigeria's former President - Olusegun Obasanjo asserts that President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has betrayed God and the Nigerian people that brought more

11 Dec 2013 00:00 News

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has hit back at former President Olusegun Obasanjo over an 18-page letter the latter wrote blaming Jonathan for Nigeria's problems. The President through his Special Adviser (Media & Publicity) - Dr Reuben Abati more

11 Dec 2013 00:00 News

Yakubu Dati, Coordinating General Manager of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has confirmed that at least five passengers were killed in a plane crash that occurred near the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos, Nigeria shortly after more

3 Oct 2013 11:30 News

Are Nigerians wrong about this man, Obasanjo? What will he be remembered by in say, ten years’ time? Will Obasanjo go down in the history of Nigeria as a statesman? more

19 Aug 2013 02:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO 2 Comments

The umbrella organisation for all indigenes of Nigeria's Akwa Ibom State in the United Kingdom (UK) & Ireland - Mboho Akwa Ibom State Association (MAISA), celebrates its Annual Ibom Day on the 12th and 13th of July 2013 at the Thistle Marble more

19 Jun 2013 00:00 Akwa Ibom

To give credit to the man, Jonathan only wanted to see out the remainder of Yar’Adua’s term and return home to the relative comfort of the Niger Delta but others won’t let him. OBJ wouldn’t let him throw in the towel even after being mentally more

23 May 2013 23:00 Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID

Chief Lamidu Adedibu - the late strong man of Ibadan Politics at his blunt and witty best is full of praises for Olusegun Obasanjo but does not spare Rasheed Ladoja! Sorry this is in Yoruba (and there are no sub-titles) . more

11 Apr 2013 00:00 Evergreen

I feel obliged to put my pen and paper together as a way of expressing my displeasure in the modus operandi of governance in Ogun State. If it is the same Ogun State of the late sage - Chief Obafemi Awolowo, the Ogun State of the great late Afro beat more

19 Mar 2013 00:00 Opinion

The crisis that erupted in the Ogun State House of Assembly which led to the suspension of some members has been settled. The truce came at a peace meeting convened by the State Governor - Senator Ibikunle Amosun which was attended by all 26 members more

7 Mar 2013 01:00 News