He stated this on Sunday during a virtual interview with academic and historian, Toyin Falola, monitored by The PUNCH.
Browsing: former President Olusegun Obasanjo
Nwodo was the Minister of Information in the regime of General Abdulsalami Abubakar, which handed over to the Obasanjo Administration.
Obasanjo spoke against the background the purported resolution of the difference between him and Adams on Wednesday at the Lagos home of Afenifere leader, Pa Ayo Adebanjo.
News Agency of Nigeria reports that governors at the event were, Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, Simon Lalong, Plateau; Abubakar Bello, Niger; Abubakar Badaru, Jigawa, and host governor, Nasiru El-Rufai.
Obasanjo made this known in Lagos at the virtual 2020 Fellowship Graduation Ceremony of the second cohort of “Teach for Nigeria Fellows”.
El-Rufai’s invitation to speak at the conference was withdrawn over a petition against him by the National Executive Committee of the NBA.
Prof. Akinkugbe was somebody I respected and revered so much as a great man in every sense. He was an accomplished personality whose prowess reverberated globally not only in the field of medicine, his professional calling, but also in other areas, particularly in administration and statesmanship.
Abacha in March 1995 had arrested former President Olusegun Obasanjo with some other military officers in connection with what has come to be known as a phatom coup plot.
He said that he was impressed with what he saw at the two schools, which lost official recognition for the past three years, but with the help of the governor they regained accreditation
After inspecting some of Ikpeazu’s signature projects, especially the road construction under his urban renewal programme, Obasanjo was lavish in praise. He called Ikpeazu the “visionary performer” and said his people were lucky to have such a committed chief executive
Obasanjo said constant relation with God is the only way to true, sustainable, enduring, lasting, genuine and complete happiness.
He said: “When I was in prison, I was always bubbling with joy because I derive joy in the presence of God
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said the nation lost a rare gem with the death of retired Brigadier General Benjamin Adekunle on Saturday in Lagos at the age of 78.
The Eagle Online had some months back exclusively reported how his family flew him out of the country for further medical care
Kashamu said it was not the Jonathan Presidency but Obasanjo’s that first took him to the seat of power
In a statement on Wednesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, the Baraje faction said by accusing Obasanjo of being behind the decision of the faction to stage a walkout at the Special National Convention of the party in Abuja, Tukur was trying to smear the international reputation of the former president
NAN reports that President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party appeared confident of a sweeping victory, going by remarks from the party’s spokesman while the opposition leader of the rival Movement for Democratic Change, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, on Thursday described the election a “sham”, stressing that results would plunge the country into further crisis
Almost immediately after the President’s departure from Obasanjo’s
residence, four governors from the northern part of the country
arrived at the former president’s residence to hold a separate meeting with him
Obasanjo said that the nation’s economic development should not be hindered, adding that the country should start the process of backward integration, which would encourage the growth of local industries
The five-year unresolved crisis of the troubled Peoples Democratic Party, Ogun State chapter, took a dangerous dimension on Wednesday as two factions loyal to former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former Governor Gbenga Daniel engaged themselves in a public brawl
While unveiling the statue before he made for the executive council ante room where he was hosted, Obasanjo commended Aregbesola for deeming it fit to honour Ige whom he described as a rare Yoruba personality.