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    Politics Three ex-African leaders, Asian envoys for Obasanjo’s 83rd birthday – Newtelegraph

    Three former African leaders and envoys from Asian countries are billed to attend various activities lined up to commemorate the 83rd birthday of former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. They include former President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; former Sierra Leonian...
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    Politics $100m to Bagudu: Obasanjo’s govt reached agreement with Kebbi gov ― Presidency – Vanguard News

    THE Presidency has said that there was no iota of truth in the report that President Muhammadu Buhari has agreed to give out $100 million from the recovered loot from late Sani Abacha to the Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu.... Read more via Vanguard News – https://ift.tt/2um29iJ Get...
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    Politics Investigation: N1.4trn Abacha loot returned in 18 years – Daily Trust – Daily Trust

    Nigeria has over the past 18 years recovered $4.6 billion (1.4trn) allegedly looted from the nation’s treasury and stashed abroad by the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha. Data on the recoveries collated by Daily Trust indicates that the funds were repatriated mainly from four... Read...
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    Politics El-Rufai made my administration’s privatisation programme successful – Obasanjo – Premium Times Nigeria

    A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday, said Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, was behind the success of his administration’s privatisation programme. Mr El-Rufai was the first Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (PBE) established by Mr Obasanjo in his first...
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Obasanjo, Jonathan, Osinbajo turn up at burial of Udom Emmanuel’s father – Olisa.tv

    The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, former President Goodluck Jonathan and wife, Patience, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, joined other sympathisers to bid farewell to the.... Read more via Olisa.tv – https://ift.tt/31WssIA Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Fire guts Obasanjo’s house [VIDEO] – Daily Post Nigeria

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s house was said to have caught fire on Wednesday. The inferno, DAILY POST learnt, started around 9pm on one side of the house, which is located at Ita Eko area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria –...
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    Metro Fire guts Obasanjo’s house in Abeokuta – Newtelegraph

    There was pandemonium in Abeokuta on Wednesday night as fire broke out in the house of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The house, situated at Ita-Eko area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, was gutted by fire at about 9:30pm..... Read more via Newtelegraph – https://ift.tt/2ONFYJg Get...
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    Politics I never described Buhari as a religious bigot, says Tinubu – TheCable

    Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is not responsible for a viral quote describing President Muhammadu Buhari as a religious bigot and an agent of destabilisation... Read more via TheCable – https://ift.tt/39kFwtI Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Apex Court Declines to Unfreeze Foreign Accounts Belonging to Abacha Family – Thisdaylive

    The Supreme Court, yesterday, declined a request by family members of the late Head of state, General Sani Abacha to unfreeze accounts belonging to him and other members of the family in foreign countries..... Read more via Thisdaylive – https://ift.tt/2virhXD Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Alleged N2.1bn fraud: Court adjourns Dokpesi’s case until March 18 – Pulse Nigeria News

    The EFCC arraigned Dokpesi in 2015 on a seven-count charge bordering on alleged N2.1 billion fraud. The Federal High Court, Abuja has adjourned the ongoing trial of Mr Raymond Dokpesi, Chairman Emeritus of DAAR Communications Plc until March 18.... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News –...
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    Politics If we expose those in Buhari’s government, they'll not only go to jail, they'll go to hell ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that most of the officials in the Buhari-led government will not only go to jail but also go to hell if the entire government is investigated for corruption. According to him, this government is by far enmeshed in corruption... Read more via...
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    Politics Obasanjo rings alarm bell, declares Buhari, APC colluding with INEC to rig elections – The Sun Nigeria

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed serious doubt over the integrity, impartiality and competence of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct fair, free and credible elections in the days ahead. He stated this on Sunday at a world press conference, held at...
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    Politics ANALYSIS: Why Nigeria’s Vision 20:2020 was bound to fail – Premium Times

    Promoters of the Vision 20:2020 had envisaged that Nigerians would wake up to the New Year 2020 in fanfare and heavy fireworks to celebrate the country’s achievement of becoming one of the 20 best economies in the world. This was topmost among the goals of this … Read more via “nigeria” –...
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    Metro See What Obasanjo Was Spotted Doing On His Farm (Photos) – Tori News

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has never hidden his passion for agriculture and even in his 80s, he is still active on his farm.... Read more via Tori News – https://ift.tt/2ZZgT2E Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics I want to do things that will make God show His mercy on me – Obasanjo – Legit.ng

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has recounted his life experience on earth. Obasanjo said he only achieved a lot in his lifetime because of the mercies God showed. The former president said that God has done many unimaginable things for him.... Read more via Legit.ng –...
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    Politics Pulse List 2019: 10 most controversial Nigerian politicians of 2019 – Pulse Nigeria News

    From Melaye to Jonathan, here are controversial politicians of 2019. The year 2019 probably gave us more than we bargained for in Nigeria’s political circles. It was an election year that was loaded with victories, losses, controversies and comic relief.... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News –...
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    Metro Obasanjo discloses why he fled Quranic school – Daily Post Nigeria

    Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has revealed how he ran away from Ile Kewu (school for Quran teachings), because of the cane. He spoke on Tuesday during a lecture on tolerance between Christians and Muslims.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – https://ift.tt/375uozP Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics What El-Rufai said about Obasanjo during visit to Kaduna – Daily Post Nigeria

    Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai on Wednesday hailed former Nigeria President, Olusegun Obasanjo. El-Rufai described Obasanjo as a mentor, whom he learnt some of his skills from.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2qNHd2u Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Obasanjo in Kaduna, praises el-Rufai – Newtelegraph

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, paid an unscheduled visit to Kaduna State, where he held a closed door meeting with Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai. The meeting, which took many, including government officials by surprise.... Read more via Newtelegraph –...
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    Politics Punch has no right to change Buhari’s official title – Presidency – Newtelegraph

    The Presidency has declared that no newspaper in the country has the right and power to unilaterally change the official title of President Muhammadu Buhari. Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu, stated this yesterday while reacting to an editorial...