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What I'll Do As Yoruba's New Aare Onakakanfo - Gani Adamsevery Yoruba person and Nigerian. "I will, as soon as possible, meet with Asiw
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every Yoruba person and Nigerian. "I will, as soon as possible, meet with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, I will meet Chief Olusegun Obasanjo as well as Fasehun and others. "I am ready to fight for justice for Yoruba people and for Nigerians," Mr.... Read more
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Obasanjo Vows Not to Return to PDP As Markafi VisitsBy Charles Coffie Gyamfi And Lawrence Njoku Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo has
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By Charles Coffie Gyamfi And Lawrence Njoku Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo has vowed never to return to the People's Democratic Party (PDP).He disclosed this yesterday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, when the PDP National Chairman, Ahmed... Read more
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Buhari Signs Law Establishing FUPREresearch in petroleum technologies. Recall that the Federal Government in 2006
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research in petroleum technologies. Recall that the Federal Government in 2006 under the leadership of former President Olusegun Obasanjo approved the upgrading of the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Effurun into a degree awarding... Read more
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I'm Not Too Young to Be Aare Ona Kakanfo - Gani Adamsfencing mission with all and sundry. "Within a short period, I will meet Asiwa
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fencing mission with all and sundry. "Within a short period, I will meet Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and I will meet with Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. When you are fighting a cause, you will disagree to agree, I can tell you that this position will moderate... Read more
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Does Buhari Belong to Nobody?family members. Yet, many of those who spoke this way appeared to have forgotte
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family members. Yet, many of those who spoke this way appeared to have forgotten that just a few years earlier there was an Olusegun Obasanjo who could be accused of anything but surrounding himself mainly with members of his Yoruba kit and kin not... Read more
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I Was in PDP Before, but Not Now, God Forbidthe National Caretaker Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ahmed
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the National Caretaker Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ahmed Markarfi met with the former President,Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta and shunned the party Secretariat where hundreds of party members had assembled to... Read more
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Obasanjo Supports 'Not Too Young to Rule' Bill in Nollywood's 'Dele Issues' SeriesIN the special episode titled 'Dele for President', Chief Olusegun Obasanjo ope
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IN the special episode titled 'Dele for President', Chief Olusegun Obasanjo openly declares young Dele for president' - marking his support of reducing the age limits for candidates to run for elective offices in Nigeria. The #NotTooYoungToRun bill... Read more
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Shocking - the Shanty, Dumpsite Concealed Within Nigeria's Federal Secretariatadministrations, from that of Mr. Babangida who built the secretariat, to those
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administrations, from that of Mr. Babangida who built the secretariat, to those of Sani Abacha, Abdulsalami Abubakar, Olusegun Obasanjo, late Umar Yar'Adua, Goodluck Jonathan and now Muhammadu Buhari. Workers, who declined to be identified... Read more
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I'll Never Be Involved in Party Politics AgainFormer President Olusegun Obasanjo. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tues
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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday said Nigeria needs a strong ruling party and a strong opposition party to check the government for democracy to thrive in the country. Mr. Obasanjo said this while... Read more
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Jacob Zuma Statue - Okorocha Distances Self From Viral Tweetwas on Friday conferred with a traditional title of Ochiagha Imo, by Eze Imo, S
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was on Friday conferred with a traditional title of Ochiagha Imo, by Eze Imo, Samuel Ohiri. A former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, issued the title certificate. In a statement made available to PREMIUM TIMES, Mr. Okorocha said the... Read more
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Okorocha and Jacob Zuma's Statueby Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana - "Grand Counsellor of Imo State" - as "
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by Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana - "Grand Counsellor of Imo State" - as "a gift to humanity". Of him President Olusegun Obasanjo, Chairman of the Rochas Foundation, has also said: "Rochas does not only love education, he has passion for... Read more
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Illegality of Bailout Funds to States - NGF, Falana, Others Tackle Tukur, Ex-RMAFC Bossdescription, should be channeled to the Federation Account." Tukur recalled th
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description, should be channeled to the Federation Account." Tukur recalled that RMAFC also rejected such moves during the Olusegun Obasanjo administration. "Yes, I think it was only when Obasanjo asked for $5.3 billion to finance NIPP (National... Read more
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African Leaders, Dangote Move to Change Continent's Economic Narrativethat Afican giants had sprang up in manufacturing, banking sector and in teleco
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that Afican giants had sprang up in manufacturing, banking sector and in telecommunications. On his part, former President Olusegun Obasanjo expressed appreciation and commendation for the initiative and added that while the initiative had put the... Read more
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Practical Ways to Restructure Nigeria Before 2019 Election - Anyaokuoccurred in the country since then. It will consider the report of the nationa
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occurred in the country since then. It will consider the report of the national conference that was organised by President Olusegun Obasanjo. Indeed, it will consider reports of national conferences organised under the regimes of former President... Read more
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$5.5 Bn Loan Request - PDP, APC At War As Govt Explains Borrowingshowever, urged the government not to get Nigeria ensnared in another debt trap
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however, urged the government not to get Nigeria ensnared in another debt trap after the PDP Administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo got the country out of the Paris Club. Noting that Nigeria's debt profile is rising, he said there is... Read more
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Are Obasanjo, Yar'Adua, Jonathan, Buhari Are Accidental Leaders?describing them as accidental leaders. Those who have ruled Nigeria as Preside
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describing them as accidental leaders. Those who have ruled Nigeria as Presidents since 1999 include former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, late Umaru Yar'Adua and Goodluck Jonathan and the current President, Muhammadu Buhari. According to him,... Read more
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Osinbajo Calls for Integration of African Economieswas obvious that Afican giants had sprang up in manufacturing, banking sector a
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was obvious that Afican giants had sprang up in manufacturing, banking sector and in telecommunications. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo expressed appreciation and commendation for the initiative and added that while the initiative had put the... Read more
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Nigeria's Unity Depends On Restructuring - Lawmakerapt definition of "Restructuring" is that given by Mr Akin Osuntokun, the Polit
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apt definition of "Restructuring" is that given by Mr Akin Osuntokun, the Political adviser to the former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in which he says: "Restructure is simply a call for restoration of Federalism as entrenched in the 1960... Read more
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Dangote, Mbeki Launch Afrochampions Initiative in Lagos to Foster Regional Growthtrade among African Union member nations. Present at the launch were the Vice
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trade among African Union member nations. Present at the launch were the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former President Olusegun Obasanjo,Commissioner for Trade and Industry of the African Union, Ambassador Albert Muchanga, Aig Imokhuede,... Read more
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Okorocha's Unveiling of Jacob Zuma Statue 'Embarrassing,' Group Sayspresent at the Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri, to welcome the South African preside
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present at the Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri, to welcome the South African president included Mr. Okorocha; former president, Olusegun Obasanjo; former Jigawa State governor, Saminu Turaki; and Maurice Iwu, former Chairman of the Independent National... Read more
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Obasanjo Hosts Thabo MbekiA former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday played host to the fo
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A former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday played host to the former South Africa President, Thabo Mbeki, in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. The ex-South African leader arrived Abeokuta at about 11.00 a.m. and was received by Mr.... Read more
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Governor Okorocha Unveils Statue of Jacob Zuma - Nigerians Reacttitle of Ochiagha Imo, by Eze Imo, Samuel Ohiri. The title certificate was iss
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title of Ochiagha Imo, by Eze Imo, Samuel Ohiri. The title certificate was issued by a former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo. In a statement made available to PREMIUM TIMES, Mr. Okorocha said the honour was conferred on Mr. Zuma... Read more
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Atiku - Firing Up His Last Presidential Bidcareer, served as the second elected Vice President from 1999 to 2007 under the
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career, served as the second elected Vice President from 1999 to 2007 under the umbrella of the PDP, with President Olusegun Obasanjo. He worked in the Nigeria Customs Service for 24 years, rising to become the Deputy-Comptroller-General.... Read more
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The Generals and Their BooksEver since General Olusegun Obasanjo wrote his 178 page book My command publish
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Ever since General Olusegun Obasanjo wrote his 178 page book My command published by the Heinemann Education books on June 28 1981, a book reviewed by Anthony Clayton, a lot of Nigerian Generals have become authors.And a lot has been written too on... Read more
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Iweala, Adeosun, Ezekwesili, Aisha Ahmad... the List Is Endlessresponsibility of pioneering Budget Monitoring and Price Intelligence office al
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responsibility of pioneering Budget Monitoring and Price Intelligence office also known as due process office by president Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria was tapping into her quality education. With a master's degree in International Law and Diplomacy... Read more
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Kachikwu's Lost War and Buhari's Burden By Azu Ishiekwenetellingly like its mastermind. His intentions may have been right, but it was n
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tellingly like its mastermind. His intentions may have been right, but it was never a good idea to imitate former President Olusegun Obasanjo by combining the posts of President with that of oil minister. The reason why Kachikwu is in tatters,... Read more
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Hichilema Accused of Walking Back On Peace Dialoguehave given to two eminent persons in the names of Commonwealth Secretary Genera
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have given to two eminent persons in the names of Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland former Nigerian leader Olusegun Obasanjo visited him during his period of incarceration at the Mukubeko Maximum facility in Kabwe. Mr Chanda said... Read more
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New Realities As APC Aspirants Seek Relevance in Anambra Guber Pollwas also speculated that the APC leadership hierarchy had decided to compensate
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was also speculated that the APC leadership hierarchy had decided to compensate their navigator, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, by handing out the Anambra governorship ticket to his former Special Assistant on Domestic Matters. But a... Read more
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The Shame of Federal Roads...East-West road is tragic. Awarded in 2006 to Setraco Group at the cost of $1.5b
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East-West road is tragic. Awarded in 2006 to Setraco Group at the cost of $1.5billion by the administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo, the 338 kilometre road, which traverses seven states must have gulped twice or thrice the initial contract... Read more
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Memo to Buhari Over Kachikwu-Baru Storybelonged to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), but was "inadver
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belonged to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), but was "inadvertently revoked" in 2006 by President Olusegun Obasanjo, who was to convert into four oil blocks. The presentation was, of course, based on a complete fabrication.... Read more
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Nigerian Army and the Siege of a Nationas a participant in the events set rolling by the coup of Major Chukwuma Nzeogw
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as a participant in the events set rolling by the coup of Major Chukwuma Nzeogwu culminating in the election of General Olusegun Obasanjo as president of Nigeria 40 years after in 1998. Obasanjo's administration marks a millennium of the... Read more
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Paseda - Undeterred By Big Political Partieshotels, spread across different parts of the country, and little wonder, he was
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hotels, spread across different parts of the country, and little wonder, he was recently counted alongside former-president Olusegun Obasanjo and Chief Olusegun Osoba, as one of the 100 Most Influential Ogun Indigenes Still Living. Paseda is the... Read more
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Kachikwu's Whistlepolitical capital - are awesome. Whoever is the Minister of Petroleum Resources
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political capital - are awesome. Whoever is the Minister of Petroleum Resources is the god of cash. Two of our Presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo and Muhammadu Buhari decided, as civilian presidents, that since the oil portfolio is very strategic they... Read more
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Atiku Thinks Twice About PDP As Makarfi, Lamido Dust Up Preparationambition to hitherto naysayers. Makarfi had made a bid for the presidency in 2
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ambition to hitherto naysayers. Makarfi had made a bid for the presidency in 2007 but the seeming inclination of President Olusegun Obasanjo towards Umaru Yar'adua prompted him to drop out of the race and become a major canvasser for the Yar'adua... Read more
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Kachikwu, Baru and the NNPC Debacleother parastatals under the Ministry of Petroleum has always resulted in the eq
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other parastatals under the Ministry of Petroleum has always resulted in the equivalent of street fights. Under President Olusegun Obasanjo, Edmund Daukoru and Funso Kupolokun could not forge a seamless relationship even if Daukoru spent only five... Read more
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Kachikwu vs Baru - Pengassan, NUPENG Vow to Resist InterferenceNatural Gas Workers, NUPENG, Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, and
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Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, and former Political Adviser to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, Akin Osuntokun. The NNPC response NNPC in a statement by Mr. Ndu Ughumadu, Group General Manager, Group... Read more
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Nepotism, Mother of All Corruptionthe war booty for their role in defeating Biafra. They also use it to shore up
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the war booty for their role in defeating Biafra. They also use it to shore up their political positions. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo had held the position of Petroleum Minister for over six years, during which he did not render accounts of... Read more
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Iwo Monarch Marks Birthday Amid Fireworks, Eulogiesalso used the occasion to launch an Iwo magazine. Although the occasion was ex
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also used the occasion to launch an Iwo magazine. Although the occasion was expected to be attended by a former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, and a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, they only sent... Read more
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Eminent Nigerians Give Baru Hard Knocks As Senate Probes NNPC BossPublicity Secretary of Afenifere, Mr. Yinka Odumakin; Mr. Akin Osuntokun, forme
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Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Mr. Yinka Odumakin; Mr. Akin Osuntokun, former Political Adviser to ex- President Olusegun Obasanjo; Senator Lee Maeba; the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN; and Centre for... Read more
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Finally, Nigerian Govt Moves to Obey Supreme Court Ruling On AlsconBPE, which reinstated the Russians. The handing over of the plant to UC RUSAL
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BPE, which reinstated the Russians. The handing over of the plant to UC RUSAL in 2006 on the orders of then President Olusegun Obasanjo triggered a protracted legal tussle with BFIG till July 6, 2012 when the Supreme Court ruled in favour of... Read more
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Nigeria Will Be Great Againfor its unity and the unity will continue with your prayer." As soon as Gowon
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for its unity and the unity will continue with your prayer." As soon as Gowon finished his remarks, former President, Olusegun Obasanjo and former Head of Interim National Government, Ernest Shonekan, who came with him to the podium to make... Read more
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Obasanjo Presidential Library - Expanding Nigeria's Knowledge-BaseFunmi Ogundare, who recently visited the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library
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Funmi Ogundare, who recently visited the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta writes that apart from a place for sight-seeing and recreation, it has become a repository of knowledge and reference point for scholars to carry out academic... Read more
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Nigerian Governor Showcases Foundation College for Africafrom the Liberian Embassy in Nigeria said the President of Ghana, Nana Afuko-Ad
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from the Liberian Embassy in Nigeria said the President of Ghana, Nana Afuko-Addo, former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former Vice President of Nigeria, Chief Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, the Emir of Lafia, Alhaji Isah... Read more
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Obasanjo, Tinubu, Adenuga, Others for Oluwo's 50th Birthdaythey could do as indigenes is to invest in the many community projects in Iwo l
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they could do as indigenes is to invest in the many community projects in Iwo land. According to him, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, are among the many... Read more
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Obasanjo Makes Acting Debut in Nollywood Comedy SeriesFormer President Olusegun Obasanjo. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has mad
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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has made his acting debut in a Nollywood comedy series titled "Dele Issues". The series is an initiative of Nollywood star, Samuel Ajibola, who is popularly known as Spiff in... Read more
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Kaduna Ex-Military Governor, Mouktar Mohammed, Dies in UKhas died at 73 in a London hospital, United Kingdom.The retired Air Force chief
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has died at 73 in a London hospital, United Kingdom.The retired Air Force chief, who served the late Murtala Ramat Muhammed-Olusegun Obasanjo military junta, died on Sunday, following a protracted illness.His younger brother and Nigeria's Ambassador... Read more
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Obasanjo Names Lion Cub Aremu, Donates N1m for AdoptionAbeokuta — Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has adopted one of the three newb
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Abeokuta — Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has adopted one of the three newborn lion cubs inside the new Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta Wildlife Park, christening the animal 'Aremu', his traditional name. The OOPL... Read more
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Kukah, Utomi, Others Caution Against Violent Reaction to Agitationsrestructuring, the cleric said it was the military mindset of President Muhamma
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restructuring, the cleric said it was the military mindset of President Muhammadu Buhari and one of his predecessors, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, that made them to say they fought a civil war to keep the country united. According to Kukah, the fact... Read more
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Obasanjo Makes Acting Debut in Comedy Skitphoto from the widely anticipated episode of 'Dele Issues'. This episode featu
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photo from the widely anticipated episode of 'Dele Issues'. This episode features the former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo and is scheduled for release on the 14th of October 2017. Samuel Ajibola who is popularly known as Spiff... Read more
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Obasanjo Names Lion Cub After Self in AbeokutaFormer President Olusegun Obasanjo has christened a newly born lion cub in a wi
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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has christened a newly born lion cub in a wildlife park located inside Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta with his traditional name, Aremu. Apart from adopting the cub, which is one of the three newly... Read more
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