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