Tag Archives: President Olusegun Obasanjo

2019: “Atiku cannot belong to Obasanjo’s sponsored Movement.”

Former Nigeria vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to reports at the weekend which claimed that he is open to join the Olusegun Obasanjo-inspired Coalition for Nigeria Movement, CNM. A report emerged in some section of the media on Saturday that the former Vice President, who recently returned to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from […]

Obasanjo’s Coalition group launched

About a week after former President Olusegun Obasanjo wrote a damning letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, his touted Coalition Movement has been launched in Abuja. The movement was launched at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre. The former president in a lengthy and critical public statement on Tuesday, January 23 suggested the formation of the movement […]

2019 Election: Mass Defection Looms In National Assembly

The Coalition for Nigeria, a third force political group being championed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, appears to be a major platform that has continued to attract prominent and other members of the National Assembly, Aggrieved members of the ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in both the Senate and House […]

”Heed My Father’s Advice, Retire In 2019” – Iyabo Obasanjo-Bello

Iyabo Obasanjo-Bello, the eldest daughter of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has told President Muhammadu Buhari to heed the advice of her father by retiring from politics in 2019. Obasanjo-Bello said this in reaction to the re-publication of a note she wrote to her father based on a letter the former president made public in 2013. […]

BREAKING: Buhari, Obasanjo Meet In Ethiopia

President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday met at the opening session of the 30th African Union Summit. It was learnt that the two leaders who are meeting for the first time after former President Obasanjo blasted President Buhari in a 13-page statement, shook hands and talked for about two minutes. It […]

Aiteo chief Benedict Peters denies funding Obasanjo’s party

Benedict Peters, founder and vice-chairman of Aiteo Group, one of Nigeria’s leading energy companies, has denied being the financier of a nascent political movement being nurtured by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The movement is known in the Nigerian media as the “Third Force”, the identity of which emerged in the controversial statement issued by the […]

Letter To Buhari: ”Buhari & Obasanjo Should Retire” – Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has described ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter to President Muhammadu Buhari as belated and self-serving. This was contained in a press statement by Fayose’s Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, on Wednesday. Fayose said: “It is a face-saving letter after Obasanjo, who led the cabals that imposed Buhari, had seen […]

FG Replies Obasanjo, You’re Too Busy To See Buhari’s ‘Change’

The Federal Government has reacted to the statement released by former president Olusegun Obasanjo stating that Mr Obasanjo might have been too busy to notice the efforts being made by the Muhammadu Buhari administration to revamp the nation’s economy. Obasanjo had asked Buhari not to seek the second term. The Minister of Information and Culture, […]

FG Launch Programme to promote Buhari’s Policies

The Presidency has launched a weekly television and radio programme which is aimed at promoting the policies and programmes of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s led administration. This is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja by Abiola Olusola, Deputy Director (Media) in the office of the Vice President. The announcement is coming 24 […]