Browsing: Olusegun Obasanjo

‘if he got out of prison’…I interrupted him that ‘it was not if, but when…’ From that moment on, I resolved to do everything humanly possible, personally and working with my group to facilitate the release of Nelson Mandela from jail because South Africa and the world needed Mandela to be alive and released to be able to give South Africa the smooth transition it would need from an apartheid system to popular participation by all South Africans in their own governance

Waziri also said it was untrue that it was because Ibori recommended her for the position of the EFCC boss that she was unable to prosecute him for allegations bothering on corrupt practices

Emerging from the meeting presided over by former President Olusegun Obasanjo at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, the New PDP Chairman, Alhaji Abubakar Baraje, and Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State headed straight to inspect the faction’s secretariat, which is still being renovated

The Special Convention of the party was held at the Eagle Square in
Abuja on Sunday where 17 new national officers were elected while a
faction of the party under the leadership of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and seven governors also met at Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre where it elected another set of officers

The former president was reacting to the recent moves to probe Ezekwesili by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission and the challenge thrown to the former World Bank Vice President by the Presidency to account for her tenure as Minister of Education