Posts Tagged ‘obasanjo’

Nigeria 'must ban' ex-minister

Written on July 11th, 2008 by
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A key ally of former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo should never hold public office again, the Senate says. An investigation found 32bn naira ($217m,...
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Nigeria senator Iyabo Obasanjo-Bello 'fears for life'

Written on April 16th, 2008 by
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The daughter of Nigeria's ex-leader Olusegun Obasanjo has told the BBC she fears for her life after being charged by the nation's anti-corruption agency.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7351372.stm...
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Another Rare Meeting – Obasanjo and Atiku Abubakar meet at Yar'Adua Center tribute to Shehu Musa Yar'Adua

Written on March 16th, 2008 by
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NIGERIA'S foremost political gladiators gathered under one roof for the first time yesterday since the April 2007 presidential election, courtesy of the 10th Year Remembrance of the death of Maj.-Gen. Shehu Musa Yar'Adua.Read More:http://www.guardiannewsngr.com/news/article02//indexn2_html?pdate=160...
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OBJ and burden of office vacation

Written on August 16th, 2007 by
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Dapo Falade, in this piece, x-rays perceived crisis of confidence trailing former President Olusegun Obasanjo after his relinquishment of power last May. Though not liked or loved by all, especially cynics and critics alike, former President Olusegun Obasanjo started out in May, 1999, when he assum...
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Yar'Adua faces tough task ahead

Written on August 2nd, 2007 by
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In his first two months in office, the shy, aristocratic new president of Nigeria has faced a nationwide strike, violence in the country's oil region and accusations he's timid - he only announced a Cabinet last week. But these problems pale compared to the jaw-dropping corruption, decayed infrastr...
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Don't be too greedy Jakande tells OBJ

Written on July 23rd, 2007 by
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By CHRISTIAN ITA Second Republic governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande says it is dishonourable for former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo to be hustling for power after office, especially with the way he �hijacked� Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BOT) chair. Spea...
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Forgive me for afflicting you with Obasanjo — Solomon Lar begs Nigerians

Written on July 16th, 2007 by
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Elder statesman and first chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Solomon Lar, has called on former President Olusegun Obasanjo to leave President Umaru Yar...
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Storm in OBJ

Written on July 8th, 2007 by
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In the hay days of the regime of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, it was more of a ritual for the process of cabinet formation to generate great tension and excitement. Obasanjo had a way of going by the selection process. Even though he was not given to dilly-dallying in selecting his own men, h...
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Should OBJ be forgiven?

Written on June 6th, 2007 by
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Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, stepped down after eight years in office last week but not until he had asked for forgiveness from Nigerians for whatever wrong he might have committed. Nigerian Tribune went to town to ask people if they have truly forgiven the former president. Adewale Oshodi r...
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Blair`s Africa panel reviews Obasanjo role

Written on June 4th, 2007 by
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A top-level lobby group set up by Tony Blair to champion Africa's cause after he leaves office has become embroiled in controversy over the appointment of the former president of Nigeria to its ranks.Read More:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/06/03/wdarfur103.xml...
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