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Former President, Obasanjo  Eulogizes Olatinpo Odutola

Former President, Obasanjo and Olatinpo Odutola

When you think of the word ‘Philanthropist’, someone like Olatinpo Odutola will definitely strike your mind. And those who have come in contact with the seasoned business woman and society top shot, Olatinpo Odutola would attest to the fact that, she is generous to the fault. This attribute had made the former president, Olusegun Obasanjo throwned his weight behind Olatinpo ...

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Obasanjo Goes into Nollywood, Performs Comedy

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Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo just made his acting debut in a new episode of comedy skit “Dele Issues” alongside Nollywood actor Samuel Ajibola. The skit which features Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, is set for release on 14th October, 2017. Samuel Ajibola, more popular by his stage name ‘Spiff’, a character he plays in the popular TV comedy series ‘The johnsons’ Shared ...

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Obasanjo Advises Buhari to Negotiate with Kanu

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to dialogue with the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, to curb the secessionist agitations instead of the deployment of soldiers in the South-East. Obasanjo said this during an interview with the Newsweek Magazine. The former President said, “I don’t see anything wrong in that (Buhari meeting with ...

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Jonathan is the Cause for Unending Boko Haram – Obasanjo

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has blamed ex- President Goodluck Jonathan for the unending Boko Haram menace.Obasanjo spoke in an interview in Lagos with Nkem Ifejika of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). According to him, it was unfortunate that Jonathan did not take the insurgency seriously, because he thought it was a device by the north to bring down his government. ...

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Obasanjo: Buhari’s Administration Has Performed Well

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Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo has said the administration of the country’s current leader Muhammadu Buhari has not disappointed him. “President Buhari, I have said, has not disappointed me because the areas which we knew he was strong, he has performed fairly well,” Obasanjo told BBC’s Focus on Africa, singling out Buhari’s scorecard in the fight against corruption and the ...

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Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Gowon, Ekwueme sing for Nigerians (Video)

Former Nigerian leaders, Yakubu Gowon, Olusegun Obasanjo, Ernest Shonekan combine with former deputies, Ebitu Ukiwe, Alex Ekwueme, Oladipo Diya and current vice president Professor Yemi Osinbajo sing a hymn for a greater, united and peaceful Nigeria in 2017. The song is Isaac Watts hymn, “Our God, Our Help in Ages Past,” with the video recorded early December 2016. The video ...

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You Are Suffering From Spirit Of Individualism -Obasanjo Blasts Igbo

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged people of the South East zone to shy away from the spirit of individualism and unite to achieve the political aspirations that had eluded them for the development of the region. Speaking on Thursday at the South East Security and Economic Summit in Enugu, Obasanjo, said that the zone would not achieve much with ...

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It is Easier to Win Election Than to Right the Wrongs -Obasanjo tells Buhari

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Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and his team to stop blaming past administrations for the country’s economic woes and work towards changingthe country for the better. Obasanjo stated this while delivering the keynote address at the First Akintola Williams Annual Lecture. He advised President Buhari to stop dwelling in the past, adding that since he has ...

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‘Biafra As A Secession Issue Is Dead’ – Obasanjo

Former Nigeria President, Olusegun Obasanjo has described the call for the creation of Biafra by some pro Biafra agitators as an agitation filtered with error and utter ignorance. Obasanjo said this during a public discussion on Biafra as a guest speaker at the event organised by Nextier Advisory in Abuja. Obasanjo said, “Biafra as a secession issue is dead, and nobody ...

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