Coalition to FG, intimidation, harassment won’t stop the agitation for the Yoruba Nation

A coalition of Yoruba groups in the diaspora, under the aegis of Yoruba One Voice (YOV) has declared that no amount of intimidation or harassment would make agitators back off the campaign for self-determination for the Oodua Republic, The coalition stated that Yoruba people all over the world not relent in their irrevocable campaign for self-determination. The group made the declaration in an 8- point communique it issued … Continue reading Coalition to FG, intimidation, harassment won’t stop the agitation for the Yoruba Nation

2023: Forming a new party? Not now and not in the future, says Obasanjo

This was contained in a statement on Monday, titled, ‘Obasanjo Not Forming Political Party’. It was signed by the ex-president’s Special Assistant on Media Affairs, Kehinde Akinyemi. Akinyemi said his principal, who is currently in Kabul, Afghanistan, as a guest of President Ashraf Ghani, has declared that the report was false, maintaining that there was “no plan to float a new political party now or … Continue reading 2023: Forming a new party? Not now and not in the future, says Obasanjo

Abacha Constitution Would Have Been The Best For Nigeria -Ngige

Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, has said the 1995 Constitution under the late General Sani Abacha would have been the best for Nigeria. Abacha, who ruled Nigeria between 1993 and 1998, was accused of poor human rights record. Speaking when he appeared on Channels Television on Monday, the minister said the five-year single tenure and rotational presidency would have solved the issue … Continue reading Abacha Constitution Would Have Been The Best For Nigeria -Ngige

Obasanjo writes Buhari (Full Text)

Dear President and General Buhari, OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT, GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARI I am constrained to write to you this open letter. I decided to make it an open letter because the issue is very weighty and must be greatly worrisome to all concerned Nigerians and that means all right-thinking Nigerians and those resident in Nigeria. Since the issue is of momentous concern to all … Continue reading Obasanjo writes Buhari (Full Text)

Nigeria better united than separated – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday said Nigerians would fare better staying together than break up. Obasanjo stated this in Abeokuta at his investiture as a Fellow of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyor (NIS) organised by the Ogun chapter of the Body of Fellows of the NIS. The elder statesman called on agitators for the disintegration of the country to shelve the idea and work … Continue reading Nigeria better united than separated – Obasanjo

Obasanjo, Sultan, Abdulsalami convene meeting to discuss ‘pressing’ national issues

The Interfaith Initiatives for Peace has convened a meeting to discuss “pressing issues” in the country. The group is jointly led by former president Olusegun Obasanjo, Sa’ad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto; Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state, and John Onaiyekan, former Catholic archbishop of Abuja. The meeting is scheduled to hold on June 10 at the Transcorp Hilton in Abuja. Issues such as national unity, … Continue reading Obasanjo, Sultan, Abdulsalami convene meeting to discuss ‘pressing’ national issues

Nigeria Filled With Bitterness And Sadness, Says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says Nigeria is dripping with bitterness and sadness in the wake of the insecurity and economic challenges facing the country. This, he argued, is contrary to what God destined the country to be. According to him, God has created Nigeria to be a land flowing with milk and honey. He spoke in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Thursday at the unveiling of … Continue reading Nigeria Filled With Bitterness And Sadness, Says Obasanjo

I don’t subscribe to payment of ransom – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said he does not believe in payment of ransom to bandits or kidnappers. Obasanjo lamented specifically that President Muhammadu Buhari’s government and his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan had paid ransom to kidnappers and bandits but stated both administrations denied it. He noted that payment of ransom to kidnappers and bandits encourages criminals indulging in the act, recommending the Federal Government must … Continue reading I don’t subscribe to payment of ransom – Obasanjo

Obasanjo Criticises Nigerians calling for secession

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Wednesday, described calls for the disintegration of Nigeria as unmindful and insensitive to the plight of the minority groups in the country. Obasanjo made the observation when he received the Tiv Professional Group (TPG) from Benue State who paid him a courtesy visit in Abeokuta, Ogun State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported. The former president recalled a discussion … Continue reading Obasanjo Criticises Nigerians calling for secession

World Press Conference: Nigeria must not fail – PDP

FULL TEXT OF A WORLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESSED BY THE NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF THE PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY, PRINCE UCHE SECONDUS, AT THE NATIONAL SECRETARIAT, ABUJA ON MAY 3, 2021 NIGERIA MUST NOT FAIL Following series of meetings in the last one week by various organs of our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – the National Working Committee … Continue reading World Press Conference: Nigeria must not fail – PDP