Tag: Obasanjo

Borrowing to accumulate debt for next generations is criminal — Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has criticised the Federal Government’s recent plan to source fresh loans. According to him, borrowing to accumulate debt for the next generation is criminal. Recall that last week, President Buhari requested the approval of the National Assembly to borrow $4,054,476,863 and €710 million. In a letter[Read More…]

Ogun: How we rescued Obasanjo’s workers without paying ransom, Police narrate

The Nigerian Police, Ogun Command, says it has rescued three workers of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Farm, from their kidnappers’ den, three days after they were abducted without paying any ransom. The Police Spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known to newsmen in Abeokuta, on Friday evening. The Obasanjo Farm’s[Read More…]

Why Obasanjo bowed before 37-Year-Old Olu Of Warri — Aide

The picture of the former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo bowing before the new Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse II, has generated different comments on social media. Some people were unsettled with the fact that the former head of state who is 84 years old bowed before a 37 years[Read More…]

‘I have been living with Diabetes for the last 35 years’ – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed that he has been living and managing diabetes for the past 35 years. He disclosed this on Wednesday during the closing ceremony of the Ogun State Diabetes Youth Development Camp held in Abeokuta. The camp, which was organised by Talabi Diabetes Centre, trained 21[Read More…]

How Super Permanent Secretary, Joda, Saved Nigeria From Breakup In 1966 — Obasanjo

Former head of state and ex-president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo has described late Ahmed Joda as not just a Nigerian but a true and great one. According to Obasanjo, the seasoned public administrator who died on Friday at the age 91 contributed a significant role in ensuring Nigeria did not[Read More…]

Obasanjo visited Benin to intervene for Igboho — Report

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo travelled to Benin Republic in the first week of August to intervene for Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, a.k.a Sunday Igboho according to a report by The Cable. The ex-president who was reported to have travelled to Tanzania on August 1, rerouted to Benin concealing the[Read More…]

‘I’m done with partisan politics’ – Obasanjo denies forming new political party

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday denied forming a political party ahead of 2023 general election. This was contained in a statement signed and made available to journalists in Abeokuta, Ogun State by his Media Aide, Kehinde Akinyemi. It reads: “The attention of former President of Nigeria Chief Olusegun Obasanjo[Read More…]

Rumored ‘Jubril from Sudan’ is a social media threat says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has described as ridiculous the rumour that once spread that President Muhammadu Buhari died and was replaced by a clone called Jubril from Sudan. Obasanjo claimed that social media was responsible for the spread of the rumour. The former President explained in a video, how he[Read More…]

Ex-President Obasanjo, Abdulsalami, others to meet in Abuja today over insecurity

Nigeria’s Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd.); Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, and former Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, and others will meet today Thursday, June 10, 2021, in Abuja to discuss the current the state of the nation. NewsWireNGR[Read More…]

I tested positive for COVID-19 – Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has disclosed that he once tested positive for COVID-19. He stated this while speaking at a colloquium held to celebrate his 84th birthday on Friday. The programme held within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library(OOPL), Abeokuta. As an octogenarian, the former falls into the a category of[Read More…]