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Obasanjo Right On Islamisation, Fulanization Claim, Soyinka Tells FG

Noble Laureate Prof Wole Soyinka has advised the Federal Government to consider former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s claim that the aim of the Boko Haram insurgents was to “Islamize” and “Fulanize” the country. Recall that the former president, in a keynote during the second session of the Synod of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Oleh, Isoko South Local Government Area, Delta State, said Boko Haram insurgency has transformed into “West African fulanization, African Islamization and global organized!-->!-->!-->…

FG Slams ‘Mischievous’ Obasanjo, Demands Apology Over ‘Fulanisation, Islamisation’ Claim

The Nigerian government has asked former President Olusegun Obasanjo to retract his statement and offer an apology to Nigerians over his recent comments that the aim of the Boko Haram insurgents was to “Islamize” and “Fulanize” the country. Obasanjo had said Boko Haram insurgency has transformed into “West African fulanization, African Islamization and global organized crimes of human trafficking, money laundering, drug trafficking, gun trafficking, illegal mining and regime change.” The former president made the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

JUNE 12: Fani Kayode Makes U-Turn, Commends Buhari

Barely a day after the Nigerian Senate passed a bill ascertaining June 12 as Nigeria’s new Democracy Day, former Minister of Aviation, Fani Kayode has said he will continue to commend President Muhammadu Buhari for establishing the day as the real Democracy Day. The bill was passed after Majority Leader, Ahmed Lawan adopted a report for the senate to concur with the House of Representatives which had earlier in December last year also approved the date. The three clauses of the amendment bill were passed by the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Buhari’s Victory Has Demystified Obasanjo – Oba Of Lagos

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, on Wednesday said the election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office was a clear proof that no man, but God, gives power. He also said the victory has demystified the political influence of a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo. Mr Akiolu made the statement when participants of the Senior Executive Course 41 of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, visited him in his palace in Lagos. The visitors, who were on study tour of the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

‘He Was For The People And Not For Thieves…’ How Nigerians Remember Yar’Adua On 9th Memorial

Nigerians have been sharing their thoughts on former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who died nine years today. In a statement, former President Goodluck Jonathan, who served as Yar’Adua’s vice, wrote: “On this day nine years ago I lost a friend, colleague, brother, and boss, President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua. He was a selfless leader who placed national interest above personal and ethnic gains.” “President Yar'Adua was a man of integrity with a humble spirit who always took upon himself the burden of national!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Obasanjo Speaks On Adeleke, Atiku’s Court Case

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo speaking for the first time since the February 23 presidential and National Assembly election has described development partners and those against the court case of the presidential flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, as enemies of justice. Obasanjo also hailed the tribunal ruling declaring Ademola Adeleke as the duly elected governor-elect of Osun state. He described the tribunal ruling as courageous in nullifying what was an illegality. “Let me take this!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Open University Appoints ‘Another Big Fish’ As Facilitator

The National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, says it has appointed another “big fish” as a facilitator in the institution. The school said the person will be revealed after he has been given an appointment letter. Former president Olusegun Obasanjo is a facilitator in the institution which invariably makes him the first “big fish” in the school. Vice Chancellor of the Abeokuta, Ogun State Study centre of the institution, Prof Abdalla Adamu stated this during the 8th convocation of NOUN. He said as a!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Stop Attacking Buhari, Alake Of Egbaland Sends Birthday Advice To Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has been advised to desist from his “ceaseless attacks” on President Muhammadu Buhari. The advice was given by the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Aremu Gbadebo on Tuesday in his goodwill message to mark the 82nd birthday anniversary of Obasanjo at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta. Gbadebo, who noted that Obasanjo had been ‘‘a warrior’’ all his life, urged him to rest, fight less and rather take a position of a consultant at his new age. Obasanjo has been very!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Atiku Eulogises Obasanjo: ‘No Living Nigerian Has Given As Much To Nigeria In Peacetime And War’

Former Vice President and the defeated presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has congratulated his former boss, ex-President Olusegun Obsanjo, on the occasion of his 82nd birthday celebration. Atiku, who served as Nigeria’s 11th vice-president from 1999 to 2007 under Obasanjo’s administration, described the former president as the only living Nigerian leader that has contributed the most to the country in “peacetime and in war”. The PDP presidential candidate wished Obasanjo!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

PRESIDENCY: Will Atiku Go To Court If He Loses To Buhari?

Presidential candidates who have lost elections to incumbents since 1999 have gone to court. Would this year be the same? Will Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), accept outcome of results if he loses to incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)? These are some of the questions many political observers have been asking given that both candidates consider themselves very popular among their supporters. But one thing that…
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