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    Politics Obasanjo backs restructuring Nigeria – Premium Times Nigeria

    A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has warned that Nigeria should not turn its back on the clamour for restructuring. Mr. Obasanjo spoke on Friday at a Convocation Lecture organised by the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN. He said the university has set the pace for the … via...
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    Metro Obasanjo steals show at 7th NOUN convocation lecture – The Sun News

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Friday, took the attention of guests and graduands at the 7th convocation lecture of the headquarters of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). Obasanjo was the first PhD graduate of NOUN, having successfully completed his academic and other...
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    Politics Why We Picked Obasanjo As Presidential Candidate In 1999 – Ex Gov. Lamido Opens Up – Tori News

    Former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, has opened the emergence of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo as President in 1999. Sule Lamido While speaking at the 15th Daily Trust Dialogue in Abuja, former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, on Thursday, said that the search of a true … via Tori News –...
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    Politics Former President Obasanjo successfully completes PhD programme – Vanguard News

    Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, is among 14, 771 persons expected to receive honours at the 7th convocation of National Open University of Nigeria(NOUN), Prof. Abdalla Adamu, NOUN’s Vice-Chancellor, has said. Obasanjo The former president is expected to receive a doctorate in...
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    Politics FG monetises N.28b vehicle allowance for Obasanjo, Jonathan, IBB, others

    Vehicles for Atiku, others to gulp N.21bn From: Kemi Yesufu, Abuja The Federal Government, in 2017, paid out a sum of N40 million in lieu of purchase of vehicles for former Heads of State and presidents, it has emerged. According to the financial report submitted by the Secretary to … via The...
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    Politics Why I travelled to 97 countries as president — Obasanjo – Premium Times Nigeria

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday said he visited 97 foreign trips during his tenure as president between 1999 and 2007. He said the trips were largely aimed at repairing the country’s poor image following years of brutal military regimes. Mr. Obasanjo was widely condemned for...
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    Politics How Obasanjo, Jonathan Used Police To Persecute Sitting Governors – Senate

    The Senate Committee on Police Affairs Thursday alleged that former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan used the Police as a political tool against perceived political opponents. The committee was mandated by the Senate in plenary on Wednesday to ensure immediate compliance to...
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    Metro Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Shows Off His Dancing Skills In Ebonyi [PHOTOS]

    Ex-President Obasanjo Showcases His Dancing Skills n Ebonyi State (Photos) 80-year-old Former President Obasanjo showed that he had his groove on recently in Ebonyi State when he amazed excited dignitaries with his dancing steps during a visit to Ebonyi Fertilizer Blending Plant, Onuebonyi...
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    Politics EFCC And ICPC Have Become Weakened And Politicized - Obasanjo

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has claimed that the two anti-corruption agencies he created during his tenure, have been politicized by his successors. According to him, they turned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and other related...
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    Politics I Had Only N20,000 In My Account Before I Became President In 1999 - Obasanjo

    Former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, during an interview he had recently with Yahoo News, revealed that he had only N20,000 with him before he entered office as president. See an excerpt from the interview As one might expect of a man who has published 2.2kg worth of autobiography –...
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    [Video] Why I Support Buhari Over Jonathan - Obasanjo

    It is always fun to revisit some of Nigeria's pre-election interviews. Obasanjo is probably not ready to change his mind yet, but an assessment of the Buhari years will certainly come before the 2019 elections. Fans of President Jonathan should not expect favourable outcome as the failings of...
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    Politics List - 7 Reasons Why Olusegun Obasanjo Was The Best President Nigeria Ever Had - Opinion

    General Olusegun Aremu Okikiola Matthew Obasanjo was born in Abeokuta on March 5 1937. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is a controversial figure in Nigeria's history. He has ruled Nigeria twice, once as a military administrator and secondly as a democratically elected president. Below are some of his...
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    Metro Ex-President Obasanjo Offered Us Bribe to Abandon Biafra – MASSOB

    The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has dismissed the claim of former President Olusegun Obasanjo that Biafra is dead. While delivering a keynote address at a public discussion on Biafra in Abuja on Friday, Obasanjo had argued that no Nigerian should...
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    Metro Biafra a Dead, Hopeless and Futile Agitation – Obasanjo

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has described the agitation for the creation of Biafra as an agitation born in error and ignorance saying Biafra is dead, advising that no Nigerian should give vent to the agitation. Obasanjo stated this while speaking as a guest speaker at a public...
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    Politics Beware of Obasanjo's Advice: Na'Abba Urges Buhari

    Former speaker of the House of Reprsentatives, Ghali Na'Abba in this interview with Vanguard speaks on some national issues, his roles with former President Olusegun Obasanjo among others. He said: “I obviously would not want to come between Buhari and Obasanjo. They knew each other in the...
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    Politics Obasanjo Begs APC: Fulfill All Campaign Promises You Made To Nigerians

    Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday visited Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State and urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) government to fulfill all campaign promises made to the people during the campaigns. The elder statesman however, explained that his visit to Benue...
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    Politics Obasanjo is An Expired Man - Gov. Fayose

    The Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose has taken a swipe at former President Olusegun Obasanjo calling him an expired politician who always goes to Aso-Rock to beg President Buhari for political favours. He said “I was governor without a godfather. I was governor for three years but Obasanjo...
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    Metro Obasanjo’s Bombshell That Nigeria May Soon Explode Is Not A Prediction [SaharaReporters]

    When Matthew Aremu Okikiola Olusegun Obasanjo says that Nigeria is going to explode, you better believe him. If any of you reading this does not take that prediction seriously, I do, and here is why. I know Obasanjo arguably better than most of you reading this. Obasanjo has remained an enigma...
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    Politics Buhari, Obasanjo In Closed-Door Meeting In Aso Villa

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with former President Olusegun Obasanjo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was held behind closed-doors inside the President’s office. PUNCH gathered that journalists were not allowed to go near the venue of the meeting described as...
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    Politics Pro-Biafra Agitators Are Miscreants Looking for Money - Obasanjo

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described pro-Biafra agitators as miscreants who should be ignored because majority of them are into 419 and drug business all over the world. He said this while speaking with PUNCH correspondents at his Hilltop residence in Abeokuta. Obasanjo described...
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