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Carryout National Reconciliation – Obasanjo To Tinubu

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged the President-elect, Bola Tinubu to ensure his administration carry out a national reconciliation. Obasanjo made the appeal while lamenting that Nigeria is more divided since the conclusion of the general elections. He said Tinubu’s administration must find ways of healing the wounds caused by …

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Have Mercy On Ike Ekweremadu – Obasanjo Writes UK Court

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has written to the Chief Clerk of the Central Criminal Court in London to temper justice with mercy over the conviction of former Nigerian Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu. Ekweremadu and his wife, alongside Nigerian doctor Obinna Obeta, were recently found guilty of attempted organ harvesting of …

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Obasanjo Under Fire Over Recent Comments

A former Director, National Orientation Agency (NOA), Bamitale Oguntoyinbo has hit out at former president, Olusegun Obasanjo for calling for the cancellation of last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. Oguntoyinbo described Obasanjo as a beneficiary of democracy, which he did not work for, adding that his tenure as president …

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FG Abandoned Nigerians Trained To Build Satellite – Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has blamed government’s policy somersault in the last 15 years for Nigeria’s inability to produce its own satellite. Obasanjo stated that without committed efforts and a custom blueprint, advancement in the country’s technological drive would continue to be a mirage. The former Head of State spoke …

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Obasanjo Meets El-Rufai, Soludo, Commends Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has met with the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The two met at the first Stakeholders’ meeting of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)-Nigeria Business Council held at the Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja at the weekend. At the meeting, …

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Obasanjo: I Never Wanted Third Term Presidency

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, refuted claims that he wanted a third term as President of the country, noting that he would have, if he did. Obasanjo, who stated this at a virtual engagement organised by Africa Leadership Group, which has as theme, “Leadership and nation-building,” and anchored by …

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Obasanjo’s Attitude To Buhari Vengeful, Selfish, Says Presidency

The Presidency, on Monday, described as “vengeful” and “selfish” the attitude of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).   Citing Buhari’s recent role as Africa’s “anti-corruption champion” and praises from United States President Joe Biden in early December, the Presidency claimed that the stark …

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