Obasanjo spoke at a public lecture series, tagged: “From Elections to Governance and Performance,” on Thursday in Abuja.
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But why Tinubu? Of all the three major presidential candidates, he was the one whose past was more shrouded with controversies. From disputes over his age, educational qualifications, where he was born, past business deals including that he once settled with the US government and forfeited about $460,000 with court documents showing that he was a bagman for two Chicago heroin dealers in the early 1990s.
In a statement on Sunday signed by the National Publicity Secretary of Atiku Support Organisation, Victor Moses, the group described the presidential candidate as “the best vice president Nigeria has ever had since 1960 independence.”
NEF had in a communique signed by former Vice-Chancellor of the Plateau State University, Prof. Doknan Danjuma Shenni, titled: “2023 Presidency: Northern Elders Kick against Zoning” among other issues stated that the “2023 presidential contest should be left open to every region of the country for the best candidate to emerge”.
Recall that the PDP had constituted a 37-member committee to work out the best option for the party with regard to zoning of its Presidential candidate in the 2023 election.
Okowa said this in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, on Saturday in Asaba.
The former Governor stressed that Africa has untapped potential, adding that with the sustenance of democratic virtues, the future of Africa is bright.
Oladunjoye, who is the current publicity secretary of the Ogun state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, in a statement on Saturday, described Olurin as a man who gave a good account of himself.
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.
The former president argued that even though the country is destined to be a land flowing with milk and honey, bad leadership has made it unachievable.
The explosion occurred around 11 am at the Marcque event centre within the Presidential Library.
The governor stated this at the Baptist International Conference Centre, Lufuwape, on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State, during the occasion of the end of tenure and appreciation service for Rev. Dr Samson Olasupo Ayokunle and Pastor Mrs. Toyin Ayokunle, as the President of the Nigeria Baptist Convention.
The Northern leaders were led to the meeting by a prominent Islamic cleric, Ahmad Gumi.
The meeting is still ongoing as the time of filing this report.
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu fixed the date after all pending motions relating to the substantive matters had been regularised by counsel for the parties.
The former President appreciated the efforts being made by the governor to develop the state, noting that he has seen improvements in the developmental activities in parts of the state.
Obasanjo, in a statement he personally signed, said that he was speaking with a heavy heart and deep sense of concern about the goings on in the country.
It was Tinubu’s government in Lagos State that pursued a case against the former Chairman of the Board of the Nigerian Ports Authority, which led to his being sentenced to jail
Oshiomhole said this when he spoke with State House correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed door at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Friday
He said the party’s National Chairman, Uche Secondus, who led a 21-member delegation of the party’s National Working Committee on a courtesy call on Obasanjo, gave the apology