Tag Archives: Obasanjo

Obasanjo to Makarfi: ‘I will never return to PDP”

A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has vowed never to return to the Peoples Democratic Party. This was what he told journalists after he met with the National Caretaker Chairman of the party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, behind closed-doors. The meeting was held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, which lasted for one hour. The former president said, “I will ...

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Obasanjo, Yar’adua, Jonathan squandered N11tr on electricity, says SERAP

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) in a report has revealed how over N11 trillion was allegedly squandered under former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan. According to the report, “The total estimated financial loss to Nigeria from corruption in the electricity sector starting from the return to democracy in 1999 to date is over Eleven Trillion Naira(N11 ...

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Obasanjo, IBB and Abdulsalami Meet in Minna Over President Buhari’s Health

Obasanjo, IBB and Abdulsalami Meet in Minna Over President Buhari's Health

By Maxwell Adeleye    It was reported that three former leaders met on Wednesday in Minna mansions of Former military President Ibrahim Babangida. Facts emerging from the meeting between three former Nigeria Leaders, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida and General Abdulsalami Abubakar at the Uphill Residence of Babangida in Minna have revealed that the trio are concerned about ...

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Jonathan absent as Gowon, Obasanjo, others attend Villa end of year service

By Johnson Alomaja, Abuja Former President Goodluck Jonathan was conspicuously absent as other leaders of the country professing Christian faith gathered at the Aso Villa Chapel on Sunday for the annual end of the year thanksgiving service.

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Obasanjo’s inappropriate criticism of Justice Idris

By Kolawole Olaniyan Former president Olusegun Obasanjo recently launched a stinging attack on the authority of the Federal High Court and the competence of Justice Mohammed Baba Idris after the judge ruled that details on the spending of recovered stolen public funds under Obasanjo’s government between May 1999 and May 2007 should be widely published including on a dedicated website.

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