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After several months, Buhari, his former boss, Obasanjo meet at ongoing AU Summit

    The ongoing 33rd African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian capital, provided an inescapable opportunity for President Muhammadu Buhari and his erstwhile boss in the military, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo to jaw-jaw and exchanged pleasantries. Buhari and Obasanjo, a critic of...

African countries are not united on regulation issues, says Obasanjo and key quotes from leaders in Sochi

  Following are key quotes from leaders and participants at the Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum in Sochi.   African countries are not united on regulation issues  “There are 55 counties in Africa. It is a problem for investors, because nobody wants to...

EFCC using underhand media campaign to rope me, Obasanjo, other opponents – Atiku

Abuja - Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has pointedly accused the Ibrahim Magu-led Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), of feeding the media with deliberate falsehoods with the attempt to cause disaffection and bad...

SERAP backs EFCC’s probe of Obasanjo govt’s $16bn power project

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has welcomed “the reported probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the government of former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project as an opportunity for the anti-graft agency to...

Obasanjo’s public letter on insecurity ‘unpatriotic’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday unleashed a tirade against former President Olusegun Obasanjo and other critics of the security situation in the country. According to him, every country around the world are facing one security challenge or the other. President Buhari...

Obasanjo writes open letter to President Buhari: Herdsmen issue has turned into banditry, kidnapping and armed robbery

OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT, GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARI I am constrained to write to you this open letter. I decided to make it an open letter because the issue is very weighty and must be greatly worrisome to all concerned Nigerians...

Obasanjo To Aisha Buhari: Use ‘pillow talk’ to get your husband’s attention to Nigeria’s problems

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday commended the wife of the president Aisha Buhari  for pointing out the ills of her husband’s government. Obasanjo asked Aisha Buhari to engage her husband in a pillow talk as a way of getting...

Obasanjo denies being involved in Ethiopian airline mishap

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has denied being a passenger in the Ethiopian airline aircraft that had difficulties landing at the Lagos airport. Viral reports in the media on Wednesday said the ex-president was among the 393 passengers who were on...

Obasanjo won’t stop criticizing Buhari: ‘ There is nothing personal between me and him.’

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said he will continue to criticise President Muhammadu Buhari, saying, democracy involves criticism and that it is not family affairs. “Governance is not a family affair and democracy involves criticism and considering all sides to...
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Immunity: Reps waging war on Nigeria’s constitution – SERAP

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Farmers/herders conflicts: Adamawa, Plateau, Nasarawa listed as pilot states for NLTP takeoff- Umahi

  Adamawa, Plateau, Nasarawa have been listed as pilot states for National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) takeoff. The Chairman of the Sub-Committee and governor of Ebonyi...

Businessman, others escape death as traffic robbers return to Lagos Mile 2 blackspot  

    The security situation in Lagos State is taking a turn for the worse as armed bandits are now prowling the roads attacking hapless and...

Ogun footballer’s death: I-G disbands zonal SARS offices in Ogun

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Muhammed Adamu, has announced the immediate disbandment of the Zonal Intervention Squad of Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (FSARS), Obada-Oko,...

Money laundering: PDP’s Olisa Metuh bags 39 years after 4-year-long trial 

  For laundering N400 million, Olisa Metuh, a former spokesman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), has been sentenced to 39 years behind bars. Justice Okon...