Nigeria Has Always Been Divided, Presidency Replies Obasanjo, Soyinka

The presidency has debunked recent comments by Professor Wole Soyinka and former president Olusegun Obasanjo, suggesting that Nigerians have become more divided under Buhari’s watch. Mr. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, said on the contrary Buhari inherited a “terribly” divided country, one which he has been trying to… Continue reading Nigeria Has Always Been Divided, Presidency Replies Obasanjo, Soyinka

Soyinka Backs Obasanjo, Says Nigeria Drifting Into Total Collapse

Elder statesman and playwright, Prof Wole Soyinka, has said the country is more divided as never before under the current regime of Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd). Soyinka, in a statement signed from his Autonomous Residence of Ijegba, Idi-Aba Estate, Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Tuesday titled, “Between ‘Dividers-in-chief’ and Dividers-in-law, said though not a fan… Continue reading Soyinka Backs Obasanjo, Says Nigeria Drifting Into Total Collapse

Nigeria Becoming Failed And Badly Divided Nation Under Buhari – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented that Nigeria is gradually becoming a failed state and a basket case and poverty capital of the world due to the recent mismanagement of Nigeria’s diversity. He said this in Abuja on Thursday while delivering a speech titled, ‘Moving Nigeria Away from Tipping Over’ at a consultative dialogue attended… Continue reading Nigeria Becoming Failed And Badly Divided Nation Under Buhari – Obasanjo

Obasanjo’s Challenge: Youths Must Squeeze Out Old Generation From Power

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Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has charged Nigerian and African youths to be ready to squeeze out the old generation from power. He also charged the youths to actively engage in politics in a bid to take over the polity from old men. The former president, who spoke at an interactive session held virtually to… Continue reading Obasanjo’s Challenge: Youths Must Squeeze Out Old Generation From Power

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Obasanjo Speaks Again: I Don’t Care What People Say About Me When I Die

Nigeria’s former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has said he does not care what people say about him when he die. Obasanjo had on Saturday released a sarcastic statement on the death of Senator Buruji Kashamu, saying that the former lawmaker used politics and legal means to escape justice but could not use the same to… Continue reading Obasanjo Speaks Again: I Don’t Care What People Say About Me When I Die

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Tinubu Slams Obasanjo: ‘We Shall All Die, Let’s Be Kind To The Dead’

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Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress Leader may have sent an unmistakable reaction to former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s condolence message on the death of Senator Buruji Kashamu. In Tinubu’s condolence message, he underscored the need to show kindness to the dead, a quality missing in Obasanjo’s own. Tinubu said Kashamu’s death demonstrated the… Continue reading Tinubu Slams Obasanjo: ‘We Shall All Die, Let’s Be Kind To The Dead’

Kashamu Escaped Justice, But Couldn’t Stop Death – Obasanjo Mocks

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday said Senator Buruji Kashamu, in his lifetime used the maneuver of law and politics to escape from facing justice on alleged criminal offence in Nigeria and abroad, but could not use the same maneuvering to stop the cold hand of death from snatching him away. Kashamu died of… Continue reading Kashamu Escaped Justice, But Couldn’t Stop Death – Obasanjo Mocks

Buhari’s Refusal To Name Railway Station After Obasanjo Sacrilegious – Fani-Kayode

Critic and former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has said the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to name railway station after former President Olusegun Obasanjo is malicious and sacrilegious. Buhari had on Monday named railway stations after 17 prominent Nigerians, including Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Prof, Yemi Osinbajo, late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Prof. Wole Soyinka, among others.… Continue reading Buhari’s Refusal To Name Railway Station After Obasanjo Sacrilegious – Fani-Kayode

Obasanjo’s Silence In Midst Of Corruption In Buhari’s Govt Worrisome – Fayose

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has questioned the silence of former President, Olusegun Obasanjo in the midst of high level insecurity and corruption in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. He wondered why Obasanjo was curiously silent unlike before when he would have blown hot. Fayose, in tweets, accused Obasanjo of teaming up… Continue reading Obasanjo’s Silence In Midst Of Corruption In Buhari’s Govt Worrisome – Fayose