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General Olusegun Aremu Okikiola Matthew Obasanjo

Date of Birth: 5 March 1937
Place of Birth: Ogun State


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Edo's not so merry-go-round

Days after former President Olusegun Obasanjo – who has found fault with all of his successors – described Nigeria as 'fast drifting to a failed and badly divided state' under President Buhari and an economic basket case Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka uncharacteristically agreed with his kinsman...


All power to the governors

Appointed by President Olusegun Obasanjo to run the federal privatisation programme El-Rufai then took over as minister of the federal capital territory (mayor of Abuja) where he won a reputation for arbitrary unaccountable and sectional decision-making...


In Edo, all politics is national

As a national trade union leader with a penchant for khaki safari suits 'Comrade Adams' was a thorn in the side of President Olusegun Obasanjo's government...


New chief, old battles

Olusegun Obasanjo led from the front to make and drive policy to wheel and deal and take to the public stage...


The Emir exits

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo told Sanusi that his dethroning was 'sad because it is undeserved… [and] good because you have paid the price'...


Command economics on trial

Its members are: Chairman: Doyin Salami a member of the CBN's monetary committee and visiting professor at Lagos Business School with strong ideas on accelerating growth Deputy Chairman: Mohammed Sagagi a veteran economic advisor and research leader Ode Ojowu a former top advisor to the government Iyabo Masha formerly an IMF Representative in Sierra Leone Chukwuma Soludo governor of the CBN under President Olusegun Obasanjo Bismarck Rewane Managing Director of Financial Derivatives in Lagos and advocate of an economic kick start through infrastructure concessioning deals Shehu Yahaya chairman of the Development Bank of Nigeria former executive director of the African Development Bank Mohammed Adaya Salisu advisor to the President on Development and EAC Secretary...


Executive exerts its privilege

Although violence between herders and farmers has diminished since the election former President Olusegun Obasanjo now oscillating between opposition formations warns of the potential for division on the issue...


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