Home Topics Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo

IPOB drags Generals Gowon, Obasanjo, others to court over their roles during civil war

The struggle for the actualize of the sovereign state of Biafra has taken a new dimension with a group known as Customary Government of the Indigenous People of Biafra, CG-IPOB, dragging former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon, rtd, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Attorney-General of the Federation to Federal High Court Enugu.
Olujonwo Obasanjo and Temitope got married on May 11 and 13, 2017 in a grand wedding which attracted the ‘creme de la creme’ of the society. The marriage, however, came to a halt a few months later.

I’ve been unable to serve my wife divorce papers – Obasanjo’s son tells court

Olujonwo Obasanjo and Temitope got married on May 11 and 13, 2017 in a grand wedding which attracted the ‘creme de la creme’ of the society. The marriage, however, came to a halt a few months later.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

EFCC chief tells ex-AGF Adoke to present self for trial after ‘book lies’

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has asked former Justice Minister, Mohammed Adoke, to present himself for criminal trial over alleged economic crimes after accusing him of being used by the government to hound him.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Former President Obasanjo, others urge Africa to learn from global trends

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and other stakeholders at a security forum on Monday stressed the need for Africa to carefully study global trends with a view to learning and positioning the region at an enviable height.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Xenophobia: Former President Obasanjo calls for AU sanction against South Africa

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on Nigerian government and other countries whose citizens were victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa to initiate sanctions against the latter should the government fail to take satisfactory steps at dealing with the menace.

Ex-AGF: Why we did not challenge the Bakassi handover at ICJ

Nigeria did not challenge the International Court of Justice (ICJ) judgment which ceded the Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon because it would have made the country look “irresponsible” in the comity of nations, Mohammed Bello Adoke has said.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Akwa Ibom APC youths protest judgments of election tribunal

Youths of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have protested the judgments of the National/state house of assembly election petition tribunal 11 in Akwa Ibom state.
The responses to the announcement were immediate and widely varied. Some hailed former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe a liberation hero. Others dismissed him as a monster.

Echoes of Robert Mugabe’s death in foreign hospital

The death of Robert Mugabe, former President of Zimbabwe on Sept. 6, at the Gleneagles Hospital, in Singapore, once again raised the issue of medical tourism by African leaders.

Ex-AGF: Federal government traced $2.4 billion looted funds to Sani Abacha

The Nigerian government traced $2.4 billion looted from its coffers to the late Military Head of State Gen. Sani Abacha, a former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN), has revealed.
Mangosuthu Buthelezi was heckled by a rowdy section of the crowd.

Xenophobia: We dare not forget what former President Obasanjo, others did for South Africa...

Inkatha Freedom Party founder and traditional prime minister to the Zulu nation, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, has said that South Africans dare not forget or disregard the sacrifices made by former President Olusegun Obasanjo and other African leaders for the nation’s independence.
The responses to the announcement were immediate and widely varied. Some hailed former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe a liberation hero. Others dismissed him as a monster.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Robert Mugabe an indomitable fighter

Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has described late Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe as an indomitable fighter who contributed in no small measure to the liberation of Zimbabwe from apartheid and oppressive radicalism.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Rivers governor berates Kano senator’s comment over ‘mosque demolition’

The Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has carpeted the former governor of Kano state, Ibrahim Shekarau, over his comments on the alleged demolition of the Rainbow Town mosque in Trans-Amadi area of Port Harcourt, the state capital.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it is not interested in either the gains or the losses associated with RUGA settlement being planned by the Federal Government, but only in achieving the sovereign state of Biafra.

2023 Igbo presidency will end IPOB activities – Ohanaeze youths

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, has assured Nigerians that the activities of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, would come to an end, if the country adopts an Igbo presidency come 2023.

Senator Kalu: I never stole Abia State’s N7.2 billion

A former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, on Tuesday said he never stole N7.2 billion while at the helm between 1999 and 2007.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

EFCC traces Atiku Abubakar’s ‘laundered’ money to ex-President Obasanjo library

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has extended its investigation of the laundered 150 million euros cash-for-poll by associates of former vice-president Atiku Abubakar to Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC confirms Emmanuel Ugboaja as general secretary

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday announced the confirmation of Emmanuel Ugboaja as its fifth General Secretary.

Military invasion: Court orders central bank to pay Benue communities N8 billion compensation

Victims of the 2001 military invasion in Benue State are to pocket N8billion as compensation for the various degrees of losses during the deadly attacks that took place about 18 years ago.

Court orders central bank to pay Benue communities N8 billion over 2001 military invasion

Alexander Gaadi, Peter Orngu, Terfa Akaagba, Anongo Unishigh, Ngunengen Adula, Demelu Adula, Zaki Mazan, Mbakesen Ayatse, Mbayemen Maswuan, Anande Agashia, Azenda Igo, Elizabeth Aoughakaa, and Andrew Juntu

Recent Stories

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Xenophobia: Foreign affairs minister didn’t disobey Hose of Reps – ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied allegation credited to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, refused to appear before the House to respond to the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

Oseloka Obaze: Central bank cashless policy discriminatory

Former diplomat and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2017 election in Anambra State, Mr. Oseloka Obaze, has faulted the new policy on cash withdrawal and deposit by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, describing it as discriminatory.

IPOB drags Generals Gowon, Obasanjo, others to court over their roles during civil war

The struggle for the actualize of the sovereign state of Biafra has taken a new dimension with a group known as Customary Government of the Indigenous People of Biafra, CG-IPOB, dragging former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon, rtd, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Attorney-General of the Federation to Federal High Court Enugu.

Federal government tasks state governors on internal security

The Federal Government has called on the state governors to emulate their Kaduna State counterpart in tackling insecurity through the deployment of modern technology.

ECOWAS seeks UN support to tackle regional crises

The Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Mustapha Cisse Lo, made the call in Liberia during a courtesy visit by members of the ECOWAS Parliament to the United Nations Diplomatic Corps in Liberia.