Obasanjo denies meeting Osibanjo

As a result of the alleged secret meeting with the Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo, former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has denied claims that he had a recent secret meeting with the Vice President. Obasanjo has denied meeting with Osibanjo, and demanded the withdrawal of the said report an hour ago. Former President Obasanjo denied that there was nothing of such between him and Osinbajo demanding an apology from the television station. He further urged the media to always be professional in discharging their duties and should refrain from creating unnecessary confusion.…

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Atiku is well prepared to lead Nigeria—-EU Chairman

Hon. Charles Anike is the National President of Eastern Union (EU), a socio-political pressure group for the interests of the people of the Old Eastern Nigeria, in this interview with Daily Mandate Team, he speaks on Atiku-Obi presidential ticket and All Progressive Congress’s primaries including former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s influence in removing the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 and other issues. Excerpt:   What is your first reaction after hearing the name of the ex-Anambra State Governor as Alhaji Abubakar’s running mate in the 2019 presidential general election? The…

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APC taking Nigerians for fools, says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the ruling All Progressives Congress is taking Nigerians for fools while “reveling in an unrepentant misgoverning of Nigeria.” This is coming as the promoter of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement also disclosed that the movement had adopted the African Democratic Congress as a political platform to actualize its dream for a new Nigeria. Obasanjo said this on Thursday evening while briefing journalists at his presidential library home in Abeokuta. While lashing out at the ruling party, the former President said most Nigerians today were poorer…

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I did not tell Buhari not to re-contest 2019 presidency-Babangida

Babangida authorised anti-Buhari statement: Spokesman

I did not tell Buhari not to re-contest 2019 presidency-Babangida By Bimbo Ogunnaike with agency report Former-military ruler Ibrahim Babangida has denied reports that he called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to re-contest in 2019. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo had released a letter he purportedly wrote to Buhari advising him against re-contesting for second term and this has generated national debate but presidency took the advice philosophically. Babangida ,who described the statement as the personal views of the writer, said that as former President and Statesman, he has unfettered channel…

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Obasanjo’s letter to Buhari: No comment now – Presidency

Obasanjo’s letter to Buhari: No comment now – Presidency By Bimbo Ogunnaike The Presidency on Tuesday said it will not comment on the letter released by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammodu Buhari not to contest for 2019 presidential election. Obasanjo, in a lengthy and strongly-worded statement, also promoted what may become a political party, Coalition for Nigeria, CN. Obasanjo further lambasted the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), insisting that they cannot solve Nigeria’s problems. “I, therefore, will gladly join such a Movement when…

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Obasanjo’s advice to Buhari: Obasanjo’s exercising his democratic rights-Arewa

By Bimbo Ogunnaike The Arewa Consultative Forum, said on Tuesday that the statement credited to former President Olusegun Obasanjo on President Muhammadu Buhari not to contest the 2019 election, was his (Obasanjo’s) democratic rights. However, the ACF, through the National Publicity Secretary, Muhammadu Biu, said it was President Buhari’s prerogative and that of his party to decide whether to re-contest or not. “The statement credited to former President Obasanjo that President Buhari should not run in the 2019 election, it is his democratic right to express his view like any…

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Don’t re-contest  for 2019 presidential elections-Obasanjo tells Buhari

Don’t re-contest for 2019 presidential elections-Obasanjo tells Buhari

Don’t re-contest  for 2019 presidential elections-Obasanjo tells Buhari By Bimbo Ogunnaike Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to stand for re-election next year,  saying he has performed below expectation. In no holds barred  13-page statement released on Tuesday entitled, “The Watch Out: A Clarion Call for Coalition for Nigeria Movement”, Obasanjo made it clear that Buhari has performed far below expectation and should honourably “dismount from the horse” to join the league of the country’s former leaders whose “experience, influence, wisdom and outreach can be deployed…

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