Obasanjo

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Sep 2nd, 2014
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By Igboeli Arinze After eight years spent as Vice President of the Federation, Atiku Abubakar also known as Turaki Adamawa is set to declare that he would again run as he did in 1993, 2007 and 2011, to lead Africa’s largest democracy as president. On face value, Atiku is naturally not the typical Nig...
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May 6th, 2014
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by Femi Aribisala Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is a relation of mine. My late mother, who was from Abeokuta, was Obasanjo’s aunt. I think that makes Obasanjo my uncle. Obasanjo was president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for eight years. In that period, I did not get any government contrac...
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Feb 18th, 2014
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by Michael John Good news! Chief Olusegun Matthew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo, former president of Nigeria, former dictator of Nigeria, farmer, soldier, gentleman is now born again. Yeah, he found faith when the evil general, Sani Abacha, sent him to jail for a phantom coup. Jail purified him and he came...
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Jan 7th, 2014
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by Fejiro Oliver In what has become a vogue among prominent Nigerians, including the thugs among them, former Nigeria Minster, Edwin Clark has written his own letter to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, for daring to criticize his kinsman, President Goodluck Jonathan. In the letter, he accused Obas...
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Dec 30th, 2013
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by Ogbuefi Blogs Memories are often like the morning dew: they disappear in no time. Winston Churchill won World War II and lost the next election. George H. Bush won the first Iraqi war, continued Ronald Reagan’s economic prosperity policies, but he never got reelected. No one talks about how ...
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Dec 19th, 2013
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By Ikechukwu Amaechi (ikechukwuamaechi@yahoo.com) If I know Nigeria ’s former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, well, he will be beside himself now with joy. He has done what he knows how best to do – monkey business. He is a master in the game of mischief and I will not be surprised if some Nigerians ha...
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Dec 18th, 2013
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GOODLUCK JONATHAN, Nigeria’s embattled president, has been infuriated and weakened by a couple of supposedly private letters to him that were leaked to the press. The first was penned by Lamido Sanusi, the central bank’s respected governor, who accused the state oil company of failing to account for ...
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Oct 13th, 2013
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Written by Obinna Akukwe Politicians of Nigerian extraction have the penchant to run down enemies until they have been crushed by a moving trailer, ciourtesy of their spirit of unforgiveness. Unforgiveness, by my observation, is a spirit which keeps reminding one of the wrong, injury done by the othe...
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Sep 18th, 2013
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…what he told Rebel Governors about Atiku Written by Obinna Akukwe The fire-works expected from the New PDP is being slowed down by the Obasanjo- Atiku feud. The break-up of ruling PDP has been linked to the duo of Obasanjo and Atiku especially within the Villa. This belief led to the suspicion with ...
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Sep 13th, 2013
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Former governor of Ondo state, Dr. Olusegun Agagun is dead. Born on 16 February 1948, he became Governor of Ondo state from 29 May 2003 until February 2009, when a court pronouncement voided his re-election as governor on account of electoral irregularities. Agagu was the first minister of aviation d...