Obasanjo reacts to Buhari’s threat to probe him
Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s threat to probe him for alleged $16bn spent on Power projects during his administration. Today’s Echo had reported that on Tuesday while campaigning in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Buhari  vowed to probe the $16bn spent on failed power project by... Read more
Buhari vows to probe Obasanjo on $16 billion spent on power
President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to probe the $16bn spent on failed power project by the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. He said his government would recover the money and expose those behind the scam. President Buhari, who spoke on Tuesday in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, during... Read more
Exclusive: How Atiku can win the presidential election
As the 2019 presidential election in Nigeria approaches, the major players are gearing up for a thrilling contest. Today’s Echo estimates that about 51 candidates will participate in this election. However, the two major candidates are Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar of the... Read more
I don’t know what ‘Bola’s’ position is in APC- Obj mocks Tinubu
A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has mocked a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu. Obasanjo said he did not know the leadership position Tinubu was occupying in the APC. The former President was responding to questions on a programme tagged, “The Talk.” The show... Read more
How Boko Haram started- Obasanjo
In a programme titled, “The Talk,” which was aired on a YouTube Channel, “Voice of the People.”, Obasanjo discussed how the boko haram crisis erupted, noting than after he left office in 2007, his successor (late Umaru Yar’Adua) mismanaged the issue, which caused the group to become terrorists. Obasanjo... Read more
2019: God will not forgive me if i support Atiku- Obasanjo
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said on Friday that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar should not count on him for support in his latest bid to actualise his life-long ambition of being elected the president of Nigeria. The former president, one of the most influential of his living peers, hinged... Read more
2019: God will remove Buhari, says Obasanjo
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, said the God who helped Nigeria to ease out the dreaded government of General Sani Abacha will come to the aid of Nigerians in 2019. Speaking at a town hall meeting held at the Amusement Park, Agbowo, Ibadan, where... Read more
Plot to remove PMB thickens as Obasanjo mobilizes 7 Govs, 20 Senators
A former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, is mobilising politicians and other Nigerians to sign on to his Coalition for Nigeria project, to oust President Muhammadu Buhari from office. Many of those consulted by Mr. Obasanjo are said to have signed on to his elaborate plan for a mass movement... Read more
Don’t run in 2019, Obasanjo warns Buhari
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek reelection as he is incapable of solving Nigeria’s problems. Obasanjo, who backed Buhari in 2015, said the president’s age and his state of health will make it impossible for the leader to govern well. Obasanjo in a... Read more
Obasanjo becomes UN envoy to Liberia
UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has announced that he is sending former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo to Liberia to support the transfer of power peacefully to a democratically-elected president. Another Nigerian former leader, Goodluck Jonathan is at present in the country, at the head of a monitoring group. Guterres, who... Read more