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NIGERIA’S 2019 ELECTION: A TWO-HORSE RACE WITH UNINSPIRING CANDIDATES

Almost all of Nigeria’s 68 political parties have wrapped up their primaries and chosen candidates to stand in the country’s February 2019 general election. The poll is likely to be

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OLUSEGUN OBASANJO URGES WEST AFRICAN GOVTS TO DECRIMINALISE DRUGS

In an interview before he was due to present a model drug law to regional officials in Senegal, Obasanjo urged authorities to channel resources into fighting large-scale trafficking, which he

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OBASANJO : SOUTH AFRICA CAN BE A CATALYST FOR INTRA-AFRICA TRADE

South Africa can be a catalyst for intra-Africa trade, and share its burden of economic migrants, but to do this it must export its investors to industrialize other countries. These

SOUTH AFRICA’S PRESIDENT JACOB ZUMA WAS ON FRIDAY EVENING CONFERRED WITH A CHIEFTAINCY TITLE IN OWERRI, IMO STATE.

Zuma was given the traditional title of “Ochiagha Imo” by Eze Imo. The chieftaincy title certificate was presented to him by former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. The conferment

AN INTERVIEW WITH OLUSEGUN OBASANJO: UP CLOSE AND A LITTLE TOO PERSONAL

BY JAMES WAN Nigeria’s former president on Buhari, Biafra and bloody idiots. Nigeria’s former president, Olusegun Obasanjo continues to wield significant influence in Nigeria. Credit: Friends of Europe. As the

African journalists need to be bold

Does Africa have leaders capable of solving Africa’s problems? Olusegun Obasanjo is one of the continent’s most experienced leaders. He was president of Nigeria twice and his last eight year

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About Nigeria and her ‘bunch of unarmed robbers’

PRESIDENT Olusegun Obasanjo, himself not a saint, calls them a bunch of unarmed robbers. These are members of the National Assembly. Considering what many Nigerians think of Obasanjo’s own morality,

“If I had known that life is so good out of office, I would have stepped down as president ages ago” – Obasanjo

“If I had known that life is so good out of office, I would have stepped down as president ages ago”. On his recent visit to South Africa, the former

Movers and Shakers of Nigeria’s Fourth Republic

Be it for good or bad, some political characters have contributed in one way or the other to shaping the political pattern and government policies in the fourth republic. OMONU

Former Nigerian President Obasanjo bribed each lawmaker that supported third term bid with N50m – Ex-Rep

Erstwhile member of the House of Representatives, Dr. Haruna Yerima, has disclosed that former president Olusegun Obasanjo gave N50m bribe to every member of the fifth National Assembly who supported