Olusegun Obasanjo

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Amaechi Should Learn to Always Keep Quietinfluence of drugs for asking the former president to account for the $65 billi
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influence of drugs for asking the former president to account for the $65 billion left in the Excess Crude Account(ECA) by Olusegun Obasanjo. He said the Jonathan administration met only $6.5 billion in the account upon inception in 2010, and that... Read more
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West Road Designed to Fail— THE Federal Government, yesterday, said that the East-West Road which was con
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— THE Federal Government, yesterday, said that the East-West Road which was conceived by the administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2006 at the cost of N211 billion, was billed to fail from its conception. It will be recalled that the... Read more
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2019 Target to End Petrol Importsto dispense any hoarded product in any depot or filling station free to motoris
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to dispense any hoarded product in any depot or filling station free to motorists. Also speaking, former President Olusegun Obasanjo charged the federal government and the NNPC to facilitate Petrolex's efforts to construct the pipelines for... Read more
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Our Father Who Art in Abujaintellectual elite. Since then, the Ivory Tower has never been the same. The e
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intellectual elite. Since then, the Ivory Tower has never been the same. The extraordinary labour reforms of the General Olusegun Obasanjo era gave birth to the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, after the military regime banned the old unions. This... Read more
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The New Face of Oyo's Womantheir mettle in the running of the office. In 1999 when we started this democr
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their mettle in the running of the office. In 1999 when we started this democracy, the smart and stylish wife of President Olusegun Obasanjo, Stella depicted a clear understanding of power and would have used the position of First Lady to... Read more
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Obasanjo Left U.S.$9 Billion in Excess Crude Account - Groupthe minister of Transport, Hon Rotimi Amaechi, on how much was left behind in t
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the minister of Transport, Hon Rotimi Amaechi, on how much was left behind in the Excess Crude Account by the President Olusegun Obasanjo administration. Amaechi had at an engagement with journalists, yesterday, accused the administration of... Read more
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For the Apo Six, Justice Remains Elusiveand four other officers, who claimed the victims were armed robbers. A panel of
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and four other officers, who claimed the victims were armed robbers. A panel of enquiry set up by the then President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, however, indicted the police officers and recommended that they be tried for murder. Following 12 years... Read more
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Six Former, Current Presidents in Africa to Speak At 15th CVL Annual Lectureissues of leadership quality and its implication for development in the contine
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issues of leadership quality and its implication for development in the continent. The speakers include former President Olusegun Obasanjo; former President of South Africa, Mr. Thabo Mbeki; Mr. Benjamin Mkapa of Tanzania; Liberian President,... Read more
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Buhari Urged to Extend Audit Panel on Loot to Obasanjo, Yar'Adua and Jonathan Govtsordered your government to "ensure accountability for all recovered stolen asse
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ordered your government to "ensure accountability for all recovered stolen assets under the governments of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, former President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, former President Goodluck Jonathan account fully for all recovered... Read more
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Is This the End of Impunity?first indication of the highhandedness that was to take hold of the party was t
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first indication of the highhandedness that was to take hold of the party was the elaborate plot by elements in the Olusegun Obasanjo presidency to torpedo the decision of the emerging PDP Senate caucus to enthrone Chuba Okadigbo as Senate... Read more
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PDP On Edge As Convention Holds Tomorrowthe convention holds, it would replicate similar considerations that defined it
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the convention holds, it would replicate similar considerations that defined its politics before the emergence of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo as its presidential flag bearer. From both the ideological bent and orientation, PDP veers towards the... Read more
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Obasanjo Condemns Slavery Resurgence in LibyaAbeokuta — Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday condemned what h
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Abeokuta — Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday condemned what he described as 'dehumanising and undignifying' slavery in the 21st century in Africa. Obasanjo, who was apparently referring to the resurgence of the slave trade in... Read more
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Agbakoba Asks Nigerians to Take Over Country With the National Intervention Movementwho noted that against the insinuation that he has the backing of some politica
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who noted that against the insinuation that he has the backing of some political bigwigs, stated that former President Olusegun Obasanjo did not give him any support in the formation of NIM, adding that NIM is a political movement but not a... Read more
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Slavery Resurgence Condemnable, Dehumanizing -Abeokuta — Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has condemned what he described a
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Abeokuta — Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has condemned what he described as 'dehumanising and undignifying' slavery in the 21st century in Africa. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 2017 Annual Conference of the Comptroller General of... Read more
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PDP Permutations and the South-West GambleWith Jonathan opting to serve a fresh term in 2011, the principle of rotation w
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With Jonathan opting to serve a fresh term in 2011, the principle of rotation was violated as by the party's policy, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, a southerner having served eight years as president, the North, but for the death of Yar'Adua, was to also... Read more
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PDP Woos Saraki, Kwankwaso, Others, Assures Transparent Conventionbe grateful to Atiku for peacefully resigning with respect without tearing thei
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be grateful to Atiku for peacefully resigning with respect without tearing their party membership card as former President Olusegun Obasanjo did when he left the PDP. He advised all former members in APC to come back to the PDP as the party... Read more
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Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Memorial Holds in AbujaCentre, Abuja. Farris said prayers at the National Mosque would follow afterwa
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Centre, Abuja. Farris said prayers at the National Mosque would follow afterwards. She noted that former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, will serve as Chairman of the occasion while the President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma, will... Read more
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PDP Awaits Return of Saraki, Kwankwaso, OthersWalid said the APC should be grateful Atiku did not tear his membership card be
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Walid said the APC should be grateful Atiku did not tear his membership card before leaving the party, as former President Olusegun Obasanjo did in 2015, concluding that Atiku had therefore done a lot of favour to the APC. Walid urged all... Read more
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Let the People Choose Their Governor, Adeola Tells Amosuntime. And for it not to slip from our hands all hands must be on deck. We must
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time. And for it not to slip from our hands all hands must be on deck. We must thank those supporting us including Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Chief Olusegun Osoba, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and others, But the fact still remains that the governor... Read more
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Atiku, the Unbowed Northern Starsay no evil and hear no evil about him. But there are equally those who cannot
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say no evil and hear no evil about him. But there are equally those who cannot stand him, arguing that he and President Olusegun Obasanjo had a very serious disagreement on the treasury and political struggle which is documented in OBJ's book,... Read more
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PDP Chairmanship Race - the Strategies and Permutationsto emerge after the party came to power in May, 1999 won the position after he
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to emerge after the party came to power in May, 1999 won the position after he allegedly received the backing of President Olusegun Obasanjo to defeat the highly principled and popular choice of the party mainstream, Chief Sunday Awoniyi at the... Read more
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Man's Greatest Problem Is Himself - - Adeboyeover self was the most crucial of all victories. Addressing a mammoth crowd th
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over self was the most crucial of all victories. Addressing a mammoth crowd that included the wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Chief Bola Obasanjo, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State and his wife, Adeboye said man had many enemies... Read more
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Aisagbonhi - Abandoned At 9 Months, Sent Away At 13, Now a Wealth Creatorsector He gave his reasons thus: "In UK, we were firmly established in the mor
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sector He gave his reasons thus: "In UK, we were firmly established in the mortgage sector. When the then President Olusegun Obasanjo visited the UK during his numerous visits to woo investors, he talked to us to come home and invest. We... Read more
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Balewa and a Christmas to RememberKano and Joseph Tarka of the United Middle Belt Congress, UMBC, women were not
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Kano and Joseph Tarka of the United Middle Belt Congress, UMBC, women were not allowed to vote in the North until General Olusegun Obasanjo changed the rules in 1979. Of course all the 14 ministers who served in the Independence Cabinet of Balewa... Read more
9d
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Countrywide Fuel Queues As Officials Scramble to Abort Crisisalong Nnamdi Azikiwe Express Way, Area 1, only few vehicles were waiting to be
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along Nnamdi Azikiwe Express Way, Area 1, only few vehicles were waiting to be served. Other filling stations along Olusegun Obasanjo way, namely Oando, Forte Oil, and Advance Link were also selling fuel with little or no queues. The... Read more
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Getting Beyond Aid in AfricaBritish Army, "look at Africa through their own eyes. But to be effective, they
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British Army, "look at Africa through their own eyes. But to be effective, they need to give Africa what it requires." By OLUSEGUN OBASANJO, GREG MILLS and DICKIE DAVIS. The problem with foreign military assistance to Africa is not principally in... Read more
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Let's Stop Talking About Corruptionabortive coup that led to the assassination of General Muhammed, his successor
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abortive coup that led to the assassination of General Muhammed, his successor as military strongman, Lieutenant-General Olusegun Obasanjo, addressed Nigerians in these words: "I expect every public officer indeed, every Nigerian to measure up to... Read more
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Admission Crisis and Nigeria's Education Systemturned out ill-equipped for university education, the Federal Government, in 20
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turned out ill-equipped for university education, the Federal Government, in 2005, under the leadership of President Olusegun Obasanjo, introduced the policy of Post-UME screening by universities which made it compulsory for tertiary... Read more
11d
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How Atiku Took Over PDPwho came close to being the PDP's presidential nominee in 2006, revealed that f
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who came close to being the PDP's presidential nominee in 2006, revealed that for the first time, how former President Olusegun Obasanjo schemed him out, even though an internal party assessment had returned him as the most favourable... Read more
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Grand Conspiracy to Cover Up Maina ScandalDG SSS thoroughly embarrassed the president by sending a security report agains
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DG SSS thoroughly embarrassed the president by sending a security report against Magu to the Senate. Even former President Olusegun Obasanjo was taken aback by the development. As a former president, Obasanjo found that to be awkward. Could it be... Read more
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How American Bribery Case Sucked in President MuseveniMuseveni solicits foreign money contributions during elections. They name past
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Museveni solicits foreign money contributions during elections. They name past contributors as former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo, the late Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi, former Kenyan president Daniel Arap Moi, and former Tanzanian... Read more
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To Hell With Restructuring - Borno State Governor Shettimahonest man, said it was the people he surrounded himself with that made his gov
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honest man, said it was the people he surrounded himself with that made his government fail. "Comparing (former President Olusegun) Obasanjo and the people he worked with and those Jonathan worked with, you will understand why. "If you look at... Read more
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Obasanjo Example for Museveni and Africa's President-Life Clubnot pay sufficient attention to a powerful counter-development elsewhere in Afr
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not pay sufficient attention to a powerful counter-development elsewhere in Africa - Nigeria to be precise. In March, the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, founded by former president Olusegun Obasanjo, opened not in Lagos or Abuja, but... Read more
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Atiku Draws the Battle Linehim, along with others, as a political nomad "who keep migrating from one place
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him, along with others, as a political nomad "who keep migrating from one place to another." When his former boss, Olusegun Obasanjo frustrated his ambition to succeed him as president, Atiku moved to the defunct Action Congress (AC), the... Read more
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Atiku Meets North-East PDP, Says Buhari Dividing Nigeria Along Ethnic, Religious Linesthe Fourth Republic, won the governorship election in Adamawa State in 1999 but
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the Fourth Republic, won the governorship election in Adamawa State in 1999 but side-stepped the office to run with Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on PDP ticket. Following his meeting with the Adamawa State exco, the former vice-president on Saturday... Read more
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How Obiano Broke Jinx of Godfatherism in Anambraafter a stiff competition with A. B. C. Nwosu, a professor who later became Min
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after a stiff competition with A. B. C. Nwosu, a professor who later became Minister of Health under former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Mr. Mbadinuju was elected governor of in April 1999 and is still derided as posting the worst performance... Read more
20d
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APC Expresses Surprise As Atiku Dumps Partyspeculation that he may return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which had
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speculation that he may return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which had propelled him to the vice presidency in the Olusegun Obasanjo-led administration in 1999. But in its reaction, the APC said it was surprised at the resignation though... Read more
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21d
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No Revisionism On Zimbabwe, Please!was nothing short of a military campaign - aptly, albeit ominously code-named "
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was nothing short of a military campaign - aptly, albeit ominously code-named "operation do-or-die" by regime head Olusegun Obasanjo, a genocidist general in the Nigeria army during the 1966-1970 Igbo genocide. This was Obasanjo's third... Read more
21d
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Minimum Wage Gets Buhari's Nodthe demand by workers for a 25 per cent general wage increase through the Ernes
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the demand by workers for a 25 per cent general wage increase through the Ernest Shonekan Wage Consolidation Committee was arbitrarily cut down to 15 per cent by President Olusegun Obasanjo, workers had struggled for 15 times to have wages impr... Read more
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Ekwueme - a Cultured Man Takes a Bowprevious week, two of my colleagues at The Guardian (Dr. Reuben Abati and Chukw
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previous week, two of my colleagues at The Guardian (Dr. Reuben Abati and Chukwuma Nwokoh) and I had interviewed General Olusegun Obasanjo at his Otta farm in Ogun State. Obasanjo and Ekwueme were the two top contenders for the PDP ticket and it... Read more
22d
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No Automatic Ticket for Buhari in 2019, Says Tinubuall political groups in the state after they were beguiled into the 2003 genera
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all political groups in the state after they were beguiled into the 2003 general elections by former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. Meanwhile, son of late Dim Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, Emeka Ojukwu jnr, yesterday justified his decision to join... Read more
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No Automatic Ticket for Buhari - Ruling Party Leaderleadership of the Afenifere shortly before the 2003 elections over his oppositi
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leadership of the Afenifere shortly before the 2003 elections over his opposition to an alliance with the former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The alliance eventually led to the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the South-west states,... Read more
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The Architect Who Made a DifferenceSouth would produce the President, no one should take precedence before loyal A
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South would produce the President, no one should take precedence before loyal Alex. He lost to the military muscle of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo who later won the presidential election of 1999. Obasanjo tried to persuade Ekwueme to run for the Senate,... Read more
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Give Us Electricity and We'll Build AfricaAbia State is everywhere, but this could be scaled up if there was a proper ele
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Abia State is everywhere, but this could be scaled up if there was a proper electricity supply from the national grid. By OLUSEGUN OBASANJO and GREG MILLS. "Give us electricity," said Peter Owyia, a cobbler, "I will double my daily... Read more
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Immortalise Ekwueme, Igbo, Others Tell Govtlexicon, and his seminal role in Nigeria's return to democracy in 1999 as leade
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lexicon, and his seminal role in Nigeria's return to democracy in 1999 as leader of the G34 group." Former President Olusegun Obasanjo described the death as a shock, saying Ekwueme was a selfless, disciplined and patriotic Nigerian who lived... Read more
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How Ekwueme Died - Igwe Laz, Brotheramong others. Those who paid tribute included President Muhammadu Buhari, Sena
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among others. Those who paid tribute included President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President Bukola Saraki, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Governors Nyesom Wike (Rivers), Rochas Okorocha (Imo), David Umahi (Ebonyi), Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu),... Read more
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We Are Producing Those Who Will Not Steal Nigeria's Money - Prince Bola Ajibolaof the 9th convocation of the university held penultimate Saturday, Sunday Vang
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of the 9th convocation of the university held penultimate Saturday, Sunday Vanguard paid Ajibola a visit to his Olusegun Obasanjo Hilltop GRA, Abeokuta home and the 83-year-old descendant of Olowu Gbadela Ajibola spoke about the... Read more
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Alex Ekwueme - Final Curtain for a Silent, Unassuming Achiever - Political Icon and PhilanthropistPresident to a Third Republic President if the keenly contested PDP presidentia
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President to a Third Republic President if the keenly contested PDP presidential primaries that pitched him against General Olusegun Obasanjo at the time had turned out in his favour. It was an opportunity lost that many, especially his... Read more
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A Legacy That Diminishes Lugardtheir names. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs building is also a monument dedica
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their names. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs building is also a monument dedicated to Balewa. Ex-presidents Shehu Shagari, Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Yar'Adua and Jonathan all have strategic roads to their names in choice parts of FCT. In addition,... Read more
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Where Is Vincent Ogbulafor?Yar'adua. Ogbulafor gave the pledge when he received the ministers who served
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Yar'adua. Ogbulafor gave the pledge when he received the ministers who served between 1999 and 2003 under ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo who paid him a solidarity visit. He was also a Federal Minister for Economic Matters during the period. He... Read more
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