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Obasanjo reveals why he once slapped his teacher

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has disclosed why he once slapped his teacher. Obasanjo disclosed that the respect he had for his father made him slap his teacher on his first day in school, after his teacher had asked him the name of his father. He made the disclosure while speaking on the

What will happen in Lagos before I die – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said Lagos will become Africa’s third largest economy before he dies. Obasanjo stated this at the launch of a book titled, “Making Africa Work”, co-authored by the former president and three others. He said the Lagos State government was working towards making the state an economic hub. “(Even

Obasanjo to lead discussion on Boko Haram, extremism

Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has accepted to lead a national discourse against violent extremism championed by Boko Haram terrorists and similar groups in the country. The forum is being championed by Club de Madrid (CdM), in collaboration with the Office of the National Security Adviser to the President (ONSA) with

Obasanjo reveals why Africa is not making progress

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has attributed Nigeria’s lack of progress to failure of successive governments to continue with good policies put in place by their predecessors. Obasanjo made the observation while speaking during a panel of discussion organised by Africa Finance Corporation, AFC, in Abuja, on Tuesday. The former President also pointed

Three things I did while in prison – Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday narrated his prisons experience. Obasanjo declared that he did three things while he was in Yola and Kirikiri prisons serving a jail term for a phantom coup charges by the late military dictator, Sani Abacha. The ex-President noted that there should be no position that

Obasanjo is best Nigerian president ever — Mbang

A former Prelate of the Methodist Church in Nigeria, Sunday Mbang, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as the best leader Nigeria has had since the country’s independence in 1960. According to Mr. Mbang, at a service held at Christ the Glorious King Church, Abeokuta, to round off the one week

Olusegun Obasanjo is a ‘gift’ to Nigeria – Osinbajo

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has described former President, Olusegun Obasanjo as a ‘gift’ to Nigeria. Osinbajo made the remark while paying tribute to the fearless President on his 80th birthday. Speaking at the inauguration of Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, OOPL, and the library’s central mosque in Abeokuta, Osinbajo said the ex-President was

I don’t know my true age – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday admitted he did not know his true age. He said his late mother merely told him she gave birth to him on a market day. Mr. Obasanjo said this on Thursday at the 2017 International Youth Variety Day and Public Presentation of Olusegun Obasanjo’s Books for