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Again, Obasanjo’s sermon on Nigeria

Opinion By abiodun KOMOLAFE Nigeria’s former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, will not stop amazing Nigerians! In yet another in the series of what could be described as ‘speaking truth to power’, Obasanjo recently berated the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for mismanaging the country’s diversity.  According to him, “old fault lines that were disappearing have opened up in greater fissures and with drums of hatred, disintegration Read more

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Buhari inherited “terribly” divided Nigeria from Jonathan – Presidency claims

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, has claimed the present administration inherited a “terribly” divided country from the former president, Goodluck Jonathan, in 2015. The president’s media aide while speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Wednesday, insisted Nigeria has always been divided. Adesina was responding to comments made Read more

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Failed State: Wole Soyinka backs Obasanjo, says Nigeria divided like never before under Buhari

Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, has said the country is more divided as never before under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The revered playwright, in a statement signed from his Autonomous Residence of Ijegba, Idi-Aba Estate, Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Tuesday titled, “Between ‘Dividers-in-chief’ and Dividers-in-law,” said though he has never been a fan Read more

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Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others blast Presidency over comments on Obasanjo

Nigerian major socio-political groups which last week held a meeting attended by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, have faulted the Muhammadu Buhari government over its comments against the event. The groups, Afenifere, Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and Middle Belt Forum in a joint statement on Monday said the presidency is Read more

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Buhari is insensitive to plight of Nigerians – Nigerian Elders and Leaders

The group of Nigerian Elders and Leaders has insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari is insensitive to the plight of Nigerians. The members of the nation’s elders’ council said the President should have embraced former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s admonition as a wake-up instead of abusing the former leader for asking him to wake up from his Read more

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You are dividing Nigeria – Presidency reacts to Obasanjo’s statement on ‘failed state’

The presidency has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of dividing Nigeria following a statement he recently made bordering around the unity of the country. This was made known in an article signed by the Presidents’ Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu and made available to the media on Sunday. The former president Read more

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Nigeria under Buhari becoming divided, a failed state – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari is becoming divided and a failed state adding that the country urgently needs to be rescued from the brink of collapse. Obasanjo expressed this in Abuja on Thursday at a consultative dialogue attended by representatives of Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum, Northern Elders Forum, Ohanaeze Read more

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Chase them away! Obasanjo urges African youths to send old generation out of power

Nigerian former President Olusegun Obasanjo has asked African youths to dislodge older generation from leadership positions in the continent. Obasanjo enjoined the youths to participate actively in the various activities of political parties with a view to taking over the structure from the old guards. The Nigerian elder statesman said this on Wednesday while delivering a Read more

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Kashamu: People can mourn me the way they like when I die – ex-President Obasanjo

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, has responded to the criticisms that have trailed his controversial condolence message on the passing of Buruji Kashamu, a former senator and leader of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State, Premium Times NG reports. Obasanjo in a controversial condolence message, said late Mr Kashamu, who was wanted in the U.S Read more

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Obasanjo shut out as Buhari names railway stations after some prominent Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has named some railway stations after some prominent Nigerians but conspicuously missing in the list of the honour is ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Monday, announced that President Buhari had given approval that stations along the Lagos-Ibadan and the Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri corridors should be named in honour of some Read more