Former President Obasanjo Blames Late Umaru Yar’Adua For ASUU Strike

Former President Obasanjo Blames Late Umaru Yar’Adua For ASUU Strike

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday bared his mind on the ongoing indefinite strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). He blamed the then government of late president Umaru Musa Yar’Adua for agreeing to certain demands made by ASUU. Speaking at a book launch in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, Obasanjo noted that the administration should not have allowed itself to be stampeded into signing agreements without full consultations. “Government allows itself to…

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Blame Abdulsalami Abubakar, Others For My Second Comming As President In 1999 – Obasanjo

Blame Abdulsalami Abubakar, Others For My Second Comming As President In 1999 – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday said former head of state, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, “conspired with others” to make him president in 1999. He added that he was granted pardon for an offence he did not commit.  Abubakar had pardoned Obasanjo over a fathom military coup allegation by late General Sani Abacha and incarceration in prison for months. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Niger State Investment and Economic Summit in Minna, the former…

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How Abacha Made Me President Of Nigeria – Obasanjo

How Abacha Made Me President Of Nigeria – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that ex-Military Head of State, Sani Abacha contributed to his becoming president after he put him in jail. Speaking to youths in Abeokuta at the Youth Governance Dialogue last weekend, he called on them to wrestle power from old hands since they were unwilling to relinquish power. Obasanjo also urged the youth to work towards grabbing power, stating that it is never given on platter of gold, explaining how…

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I Will Like To Go To Heaven – Olusegun Obasanjo

I Will Like To Go To Heaven – Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on Christians to prepare for the second coming of Jesus Christ, as the end is near. Obasanjo, speaking at the Apostolic Faith Church during the 2017 Camp Meeting Concert, also said he would love to make heaven where he would sing with the angels. “You have to be fully prepared for the second coming of our Lord, there is no compromise. “I have a friend who will always say…

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HOW JONATHAN, YAR’ADUA AND OBASANJO SQUANDERED =N=11 TRILLION – SERAP

HOW JONATHAN, YAR’ADUA AND OBASANJO SQUANDERED =N=11 TRILLION – SERAP

SERAP – The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, on Wednesday disclosed how over N11 trillion meant for the provision of electricity supply was allegedly squandered by the administrations of former Presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan. SERAP in a new report claimed that corruption in the electricity sector started during the administration of Obasanjo in 1999. The body made the claim in a 65-page report titled: “From Darkness to Darkness: How Nigerians…

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EXCLUSIVE: RACE TO 2019 -THE KINGMAKERS AND THE CROWN … By A’DAB N. UKOR/ORBITNEWS

EXCLUSIVE: RACE TO 2019 -THE KINGMAKERS AND THE CROWN … By A’DAB N. UKOR/ORBITNEWS

The road to the 2019 Presidential race in Nigeria will no doubt be bumpy as Nigerians are already seeing the obvious signs. With the increasing number of new political parties being registered, and the ever engaging alignment and realignment of the political gladiators along the corridors of the big and established political parties, there seems to be a concentration of interest in the newly reinvigorated Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP). In fact the ‘rebirth’ of the…

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FORMER PRESIDENT OBASANJO VISITS PRESIDENT BUHARI IN LONDON

FORMER PRESIDENT OBASANJO VISITS PRESIDENT BUHARI IN LONDON

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. former Osun State governor, Olagunsoye Oyinlola visited President Muhammadu Buhari in the Abuja House, London. The Newspaper reported that the duo arrived the Abuja House on Saturday, around 9.00 p.m. to the embrace of Buhari. A source close disclosed that the two leaders shared some courtesies even before entering the house, with Obasanjo reportedly telling Buhari that he was happy to see him fit again. Buhari, who was said to…

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2019 PRESIDENCY: OBASANJO ENDORSES DAVID MARK – HE IS THE BEST FOR NOW

2019 PRESIDENCY: OBASANJO ENDORSES DAVID MARK – HE IS THE BEST FOR NOW

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has express confidence that Senator David Mark if given the opportunity by Nigerians will make a better President. Obasanjo said this at the VIP wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja where he was accosted by journalists to sample his opinions about the country and 2019 elections. According to him, “I am confident in the ability of Senator Mark, to stabilize the country if Nigerians could entrust their mandates with…

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GOD MADE DONALD TRUMP PRESIDENT SO AS TO HUMBLE UNITED STATES – OBASANJO

GOD MADE DONALD TRUMP PRESIDENT SO AS TO HUMBLE UNITED STATES – OBASANJO

According to Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo, God allowed Donald Trump to win the US presidential elections because he wanted America to become humble. He said only Africans can take charge of Africa to ensure that it prospers. ‘‘The fact that America can produce a Trump in this day and age, it means Americans are as human as we are”, he said at an event held at the French Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa. ‘”I…

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STOP CALLING ME MATHEW, I’M NOT A TAX COLLECTOR – OBASANJO

STOP CALLING ME MATHEW, I’M NOT A TAX COLLECTOR – OBASANJO

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday warned Nigerians or anybody to stop addressing him by his Christian name, Matthew. The former President said this is necessary because he is not a stupid tax collector like his biblical namesake. Accordingly, he adopted only Olusegun Okikiola Aremu as his names, even as he noted that names have lots of connotations in African setting. He therefore said anybody who does not want to see his (Obasanjo’s) eyes red…

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