Olusegun Obasanjo News

The Polls Of Our Lives

Atiku, who served as the VP to Olusegun Obasanjo, who was also a military Head of State and, later, an elected president, is confident of sending Buhari home to Daura.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

Nigeria’s presidential election: the main candidates

– Atiku Abubakar (Peoples Democratic Party) – Atiku Abubakar is well-known to Nigerian voters, having been vice-president under Olusegun Obasanjo from 1999 to 2007, and is a serial presidential contender.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 17, 2019

Quiet AU lobbying paid off for Lindiwe Sisulu

Former presidents Mbeki and Olusegun Obasanjo, of Niegeria, were the founders of the APRM, meant to be a voluntary self-monitoring mechanism for African states to encourage conformity with political, economic and corporate governance values.

IOL , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

In-built failure and a complicit press

It was a massive new thinking that had its roots in the Vision 20:2020 economic dream of about 10 years earlier under President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 16, 2019

The Nigeria leadership question

Nigerians voted and elected Prime Minister Tafawa Balewa, Presidents Shehu Shagari, MKO Abiola, Olusegun Obasanjo, Musa Yar’adua, Jonathan Goodluck and now Muhammadu Buhari.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 16, 2019

Kitui Governor Ngilu left hanging after last minute cancellation of Nigeria election

At least 77 candidates have declared interest but poll analysts say it will be a two-horse race between the incumbent Muhammadu Buhari and former vice president in Olusegun Obasanjo's regime, Atiku Abubakar.

Tuko , Kenya Feb 16, 2019

Nigeria's presidential election: The main candidates

Atiku Abubakar (Peoples Democratic Party) Atiku Abubakar is well-known to Nigerian voters, having been vice-president under Olusegun Obasanjo from 1999 to 2007, and is a serial presidential contender.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 16, 2019

Examining how Mauritius escaped the African poverty trap

Although he saw it as a betrayal at the time: “If we had (gone that route), we might have ended up another Zimbabwe.” * Democracy Works: Rewiring Politics to Africa’s Advantage, by Greg Mills, Olusegun Obasanjo, Jeffrey Herbst and Tendai Biti.

IOL , South Africa Feb 16, 2019

Obasanjo expresses fear over election, denies fleeing Nigeria

Tunji Bosun Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday said he had not fled Nigeria, contrary to the false reports trending on the social media.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019

Will permutation for 2023 shape today’s election?

2023 Presidency: Osinbajo playing to the gallery — Adebanjo, Okupe The most favoured zones are North-Central, which occupied the topmost seat for 18 years and five months through Generals Yakubu Gowon, Ibrahim Babangida and Abdulsalami Abubakar; North-West, 17 and a half years, through General Murtala Muhammed, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, Buhari,late General Sani Abacha, and late Dr Umaru Musa Yar’Adua; and the South-West through General Olusegun Obasanjo and Chief Ernest Shonekan.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019