Tag: olusegun obasanjo

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 27, 2018

The Big 5: Obasanjo releases report of $16b power probe, Real Madrid wins 13th UEFA Champions League and other stories

Here are the major stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his administration’s commitment to the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 26, 2018

Obasanjo and Buhari’s ‘exchange’, Amnesty International accuses Nigerian troops of raping ‘rescued’ women and other stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) said two principal suspects ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 23, 2018

The Late 5: 12 die of cholera in Adamawa, SERAP advises Buhari to refer Obasanjo to EFCC and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: Twelve people have died of cholera in Adamawa state in the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 11, 2018

The Big 5: Doctors threaten strike, Obasanjo’s movement adopts political party and other top stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. Medical doctors, under the umbrella body of Nigerian Medical Association ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 2, 2018

The Big 5: President Buhari calls Obasanjo’s letter ‘abusive’, Cardinal George Pell likely to face 2 trials over historical sexual offence allegations and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in the United States spoke on former ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 7, 2018

Obasanjo’s ‘firm’ advice to Nigerians, $1bn approved by President Buhari to fight insecurity and other stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West) said the ruling APC ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 3, 2018

The Big 5: Obasanjo advises Nigerians not to vote ‘failure’ in 2019, Donald Trump asks judge to order private arbitration in Stormy Daniels case and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Commissioner for Information in Abia, John Okiyi has confirmed the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 24, 2018

The release of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls, Obasanjo’s claim to 3 million membership of the CNM and other stories that got people talking this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo; the immediate past Governor of Kano, Senator Rabiu ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 14, 2018

The Big 5: Osinbajo says States received N1.19trn from FG in 2 years, Tinubu asks Obasanjo, Babangida to let Nigeria move forward and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart, Bola Ahmed Tinubu yesterday enjoined former ...

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Fisayo SoyomboFebruary 12, 2018

Fisayo Soyombo: The Nigerian politics of latter-day saints

The title of this piece was inspired by the Jesus Christ Church of Latter-day Saints. Some name condensation has occurred ...

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AzeezFebruary 8, 2018

The Big 5: Obasanjo says he has no candidate for 2019, Trump’s aide resigns, and other top stories

These are the top five stories from Nigeria that you should monitor today. Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, says he ...

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AzeezFebruary 6, 2018

The Big 5: Okorocha wants Buhari to reply Obasanjo’s letter, Police declare IBB’s spokesman wanted, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories you should be monitoring today. The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has declared ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 4, 2018

“Modern leadership is not just about ‘fighting’ corruption” | Like Obasanjo, IBB asks Buhari not to contest in 2019

Just like former president Olusegun Obasanjo‘s letter, that drove conversation for a while, former military president, Ibrahim Babangida, has asked ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 3, 2018

Obasanjo unveils the Coalition for Nigeria Movement, #BBNaija Season 3 begins and, other stories that drove conversation this week

These are the stories that drove conversation this week. Canadian-based singer, Stephanie Otobo, who had accused Apostle Johnson Suleman of ...

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AzeezFebruary 2, 2018

The Big 5: Obasanjo berates N’Assembly for not checking Buhari’s excesses, APC dismisses Coalition for Nigeria, and other top stories

These are the top five stories from Nigeria that you should be monitoring today. Suspended Director-General of the Securities and ...

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Alexander OnukwueJanuary 28, 2018

“President Buhari needs to dismount…” “It reflects very poorly on French people” | Read our top 10 quotes from last week

  Liberia got a new president, Nigeria’s president has been asked by one of his predecessors not to run for ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 27, 2018

Obasanjo’s letter to Buhari, Dino Melaye accuses NNPC of ‘monumental corruption’ and other top stories of the week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. Sixteen, out of the 36 states in Nigeria, have ...

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Alexander OnukwueJanuary 26, 2018

Red Card, Coalition for Nigeria, TeamFD: How new movements are shaping the 2019 movie

The scuffle with the Nigeria Police on Tuesday afternoon did not permit Dr Oby Ezekwesili to read the “special press ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 24, 2018

The Late 5: FG reacts to Obasanjo’s letter, Pope Francis on “Fake News” and other top stories

These are the Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Senator Shehu Sani (Kaduna Central) has asked Nigerians not to demonise ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 24, 2018

[YNaija2019] Is the Red Card Movement the alternative to the PDP/APC duopoly?

In 2015, Nigerians were eventually presented with a formidable alternative to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), and without haste, latched ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 23, 2018

The Late 5: Obasanjo writes ‘letter bomb’ to Buhari, Rafael Nadal pulls out of the Australian Open hurt and other top stories

These are the Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. A former minister and convener of the BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group, Oby ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 23, 2018

It is callous and insensitive for governors to endorse the President for second term | Read Obasanjo’s explosive letter to Buhari

A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday, in a statement has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 16, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 16th of December

Follow the links below to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Burna Boy finally submits self to Police for ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 16, 2017

Obasanjo now officially a PhD holder in Christian Theology

A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo is now officially a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). He was pronounced worthy and competent for ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 14, 2017

His statement is irreverent, scandalous, arrogant | Yoruba PDP attack Wike over anti-Obasanjo comment

The Congress of Yoruba Sons and Daughters within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) say they are angered by the insults ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 9, 2017

How I rejected offer to free me out of prison in commando style – Obasanjo

A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo said his friends once brought up the idea of storming the Yola Prisons with commandoes ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 26, 2017

Police explains reason for reinstating the officer indicted in Apo Six murders

The police have confirmed that a deputy commissioner charged with the 2005 murder of six people and a woman in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 24, 2017

The Late 5: Atiku’s exit from the APC, FEC’s N28bn to states and, other top stories

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has announced that a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 24, 2017

I’ve been living with this disease for more than 30 years – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday led a crowd of people for a road walk for diabetes awareness in Abeokuta, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 18, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening: The 18th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Politics should not be treated as a matter of ...

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