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Soyinka: I’m no fan of Obasanjo but I agree Nigeria is near collapse

    Soyinka: I’m no fan of Obasanjo but I agree Nigeria is near collapse

Wole Soyinka, playwright and Nobel laureate, says he concurs with ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo that Nigeria is drifting towards a failed and divided state. On Friday, Obasanjo accused the Buhari administration

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‘You did well by supporting Akinwunmi Adesina’ — Obasanjo hails Buhari

    ‘You did well by supporting Akinwunmi Adesina’ — Obasanjo hails Buhari

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for supporting the reelection of Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB). Obasanjo made the commendation two days after he

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Secondus to presidency: Stop insulting OBJ… accept his words of wisdom

    Secondus to presidency: Stop insulting OBJ… accept his words of wisdom

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has asked the presidency to take ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s criticism as words of wisdom. During an interactive session with some

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Fresh twist as group asks NBA to withdraw Obasanjo, Wike’s invitation as conference speakers

    Fresh twist as group asks NBA to withdraw Obasanjo, Wike’s invitation as conference speakers

A group of lawyers has asked the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to withdraw the invitation of former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, as speakers for

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EXTRA: God can call me to heaven when I’m above 100 years, says Obasanjo

  EXTRA: God can call me to heaven when I’m above 100 years, says Obasanjo

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo says he wishes to live beyond 100 years.  Obasanjo said this on Tuesday during the first anniversary

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Squeeze old political leaders out of office, Obasanjo tells youth

  Squeeze old political leaders out of office, Obasanjo tells youth

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on the youth to make conscious efforts in taking over political power from the

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FLASHBACK: How Obasanjo praised Kashamu and asked God to reward him (video)

  FLASHBACK: How Obasanjo praised Kashamu and asked God to reward him (video)

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo once commended Buruji Kashamu, former senator representing Ogun east, for his philanthropic work. When Obasanjo visited the

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Obasanjo: If we don’t address 14m out-of-school children, they’ll be terrorists, kidnappers in 10 years

  Obasanjo: If we don’t address 14m out-of-school children, they’ll be terrorists, kidnappers in 10 years

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned that the 14 million out-of-school children in Nigeria may become terrorists, kidnappers and armed

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‘Nigeria owes you a debt we can’t pay’– Atiku hails Obasanjo at 83

  ‘Nigeria owes you a debt we can’t pay’– Atiku hails Obasanjo at 83

Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, says Nigeria will remain indebted to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. Atiku said this in a felicitation message

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‘You can’t just wake up and make laws’ — Makinde hits Malami over ‘Amotekun’

  ‘You can’t just wake up and make laws’ — Makinde hits Malami over ‘Amotekun’

Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo state, says Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF) lacks the power to declare “Amotekun”

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