I Ordered Obas to Stand Because They Were Disrespectful – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has responded to the controversies surrounding his directive to traditional rulers to stand and then sit during the inauguration of two projects in Iseyin, Oyo State last Friday. Obasanjo was the special guest of honor at the inauguration of road projects constructed by Governor Seyi Makinde. However, instead of the projects, […]


Obasanjo, Sanusi Criticize Buhari’s Reckless Spending Habits

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the 14th Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, have voiced their concerns about former President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic management. Obasanjo criticized Buhari’s alleged reckless spending, while Sanusi lamented Nigeria’s financial situation during Buhari’s administration. Obasanjo remarked on the state of the economy, saying, “Buhari was spending money recklessly, and I […]


Why Nigerian Refineries Face Persistent Challenges, Never Work – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo recently shared his perspective on why Nigeria’s four oil refineries, located in Warri, Port Harcourt, and Kaduna states, continue to struggle. In an interview with The Cable Online Newspaper, Obasanjo asserted that these refineries will remain non-operational as long as the government maintains control over them. During the interview, Obasanjo recalled […]


Boko Haram Founders Told Me Poverty, Unemployment Caused Insurgency – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday said in the early days of Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East, he was told by the founders of the terrorist group that poverty and unemployment drove them into the crime. He however warned that the country’s over 20 million out-of-school children were a breeding ground for more ‘Boko […]


Obasanjo Reveals How Govt Can Get Nigerians Out of Poverty

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed the best way to get Nigerians out of poverty. According to him, the government can achieve the feat by turning the country’s growing population into an asset. Obasanjo insisted that only investment in human development and education would turn Nigeria’s population from liability to asset. He said this in […]


Soludo, Okonjo-iweala, Best Appointments I Made As President – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday recalled his relationship with Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State and current Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as his appointees. He said they about the best appointments he made while he was President. The former Nigerian leader also condemned the “persistent” discrimination against people […]