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Buhari govt overwhelmed by insecurity – Obasanjo

Buhari govt overwhelmed by insecurity – Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo says the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has been overwhelmed by insecurity. Obasanjo was reacting to the recent Kaduna train attack wherein eight persons were reported dead and many sustained injuries. He spoke while he played host to a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Dr. Ugochukwu Williams, at his Penthouse residence within the premises of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, Ogun State. According to Obasanjo, Nigerians traveling are no longer safe on the road, on trains, and at the airport. He called for concerted efforts to stem the tide of insecurity in Nigeria,…
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What Jonathan said about Obasanjo as he clocks 85

What Jonathan said about Obasanjo as he clocks 85

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan has said the legacies of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo have continued to endure many years after leaving office. Jonathan described Obasanjo as a beacon of hope to other leaders. Felicitating with the former President on his birthday anniversary, Jonathan insisted that Obasanjo is a leader with a good reputation in statesmanship. In a statement he signed, Jonathan said Obasanjo’s legacies “have continued to endure many years after you left office as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. “I join your family and friends to celebrate you as you mark your birthday this year. You are an…
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Northern youths beg Obasanjo, Babangida, others to Save Nigeria now

Northern youths beg Obasanjo, Babangida, others to Save Nigeria now

A call has gone to former top Nigerian leaders to rise and save the nation from collapsing by convening a meeting to discuss and proffer workable solutions to the problems facing the nation A group known as the Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF), said this on Saturday, calling on former President, Olusegun Obasanjo and former Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida to lead the discussion. NYLF, an umbrella of 42 Arewa youth groups, also urged the likes of Theophilus Danjuma, Abdulsalami Abubakar, Chief Ernest Shonekan, and others to be part of the forum to save the nation from collapsing. The National…
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MKO Abiola: Why IBB canceled 1993 election – Obasanjo

MKO Abiola: Why IBB canceled 1993 election – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has insinuated that former Head of State Ibrahim Babangida (IBB) canceled the June 12, 1993 election presumably won by MKO Abiola due to “bad belle”. ‘Bad belle’, Nigerian slang, is synonymous with jealousy. It is used to express the resentment of a person(s) towards a thing or individual(s). Obasanjo insinuated this on Sunday in Abeokuta, the Ogun capital, after his investiture as a trustee of the Abeokuta Club. The Owu-born elder statesman was honoured alongside Abiola. The late philanthropist was awarded a posthumous vice-patron of the club. He said IBB’s action denied Egbaland and Ogun the…
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Obasanjo goes spiritual, asks Nigerians to give thanks to God at all time

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has advised Nigerians to always give thanks to God, noting that they are not better than those who were killed by covid-19 in 2020. Obasanjo disclosed this at the second annual Thanksgiving Service of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta. According to him: “It is our duty to give thanks to God. You will be the most ungrateful person if you do not perform the duty of giving thanks to God. “In all circumstances, give thanks. Therefore, if you fail to give thanks, you are…
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