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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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Veterans seek a last hurrah in Addis

He formally declared his interest in the AUC job ahead of the African Union summit in February at a press conference alongside his friend Olusegun Obasanjo Nigeria's former president and has quickly secured the support of Kenya's political class (Dispatches 21/2/24 Raila Odinga's bid for AU chair wins consensus in Nairobi)...


Shock therapy keeps the people waiting

TINUBU'S ECONOMIC TOP TABLE Following in the tradition of Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Muhammadu Buhari Bola Ahmed Tinubu is both Commander-in-Chief and Oil and Gas Minister...


The global south wins a big money battle

It was the threat of sanctions by the FATF that persuaded President Olusegun Obasanjo's government two decades ago to set up the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) which has become far more politicised under subsequent presidencies...


Tinubu struggles to rebalance the budget

In the best case he observes the two former Lagos State commissioners can work together as effectively as former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and former CBN governor Charles Soludo did during much of Olusegun Obasanjo's second (2004-07) presidential term...


The price of peace

Jaal Maarroo insists the United States must be involved in this process while AU Horn of Africa envoy Olusegun Obasanjo may also play a role...


Grim outlook for the new president

His allies say that as Vice-President he greatly assisted President Olusegun Obasanjo (1999-2007) to achieve several debt cancellations as part of a process that reduced Nigeria's debt stock by around US$30 billion...

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Addis Ababa and Tigray sign an uneasy truce

WarningsThe AU's chief negotiator former President of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo – who commanded troops in his own country's war against Biafran secessionists over 50 years ago – warned that the agreement was 'not the end of this process but the beginning of it...

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