Posts Tagged ‘presidency’

Obama launches historic campaign

Written on August 29th, 2008 by
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Barack Obama has accepted the Democratic Party's historic nomination to run for president of the US in front of a crowd of some 75,000 people.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7586375.stm...
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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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Why Yar'Adua will run a corrupt-free govt – Akinjide

Written on July 3rd, 2007 by
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Former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Chief Richard Osuolale Akinjide (SAN), a political juggernaut who belongs to the first generation of SAN, took a critical look at the last April elections, the on-going political gerrymandering and what the Yar'Adua administration ma...
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What next for Nigeria's corruption crusade?

Written on May 28th, 2007 by
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Umaru Yar'Adua steps into Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo's shoes on Tuesday with a burden to prove to his critics that he is the man for the job and not the outgoing leader's puppet as he is widely seen.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6692725.stm...
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Nicolas Sarkozy Wins French Presidency:I have mandate for change

Written on May 6th, 2007 by
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Nicolas Sarkozy, a blunt and uncompromising pro-American conservative, was elected president of France Sunday with a mandate to chart a new course for an economically sluggish nation struggling to incorporate immigrants and their children.Read More:http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/europe/05/06/france.e...
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Who will be Nigeria's next President?

Written on April 11th, 2007 by
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AS political violence intensifies in Nigeria, two front-runners have emerged in the country...
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Dual national enters the fray in Nigerian vote

Written on April 5th, 2007 by
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Isa Odidi's ambitions go far beyond being a highly successful immigrant, research scientist cum high-tech entrepreneur, married father of five living in an affluent Toronto neighbourhood. Dr. Odidi, 50, wants to be president of Nigeria, and in a few days he will fly to its capital, Lagos, to campaig...
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May 27 Will Be My Last Night in Aso Rock

Written on February 26th, 2007 by
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Abuja, 02.25.2007 -- President Olusegun Oba-sanjo yesterday said the talk about his reluctance to vacate office on May 29th when his tenure will expire is borne out of "malice and mischief" as he had made up his mind not to spend the night of May 28th in the Presidential Villa. Obasanjo while spe...
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Obasanjo Calls Extraordinary Cabinet Meeting Over Candidates – World News – Playfuls.com – Business & World

Written on February 15th, 2007 by
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Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo summoned an extraordinary cabinet meeting Tuesday to decide about some 150 politicians vying for elective positions in April's elections but who had been accused of graft by the country's electoral agency. The agency, the Independent national Electoral Commissio...
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