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Nigeria

General Olusegun Aremu Okikiola Matthew Obasanjo

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


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Covid, coups and climate top the summit list

Prospects for some movement in AU envoy Olusegun Obasanjo's attempts to mediate between the federal government and the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) have improved according to the latest statements from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the TPLF's Debretsion Gebremichael...

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Rebel advance drives a diplomatic flurry

For now the onus is on a few individuals such as Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo who as the AU's Special Envoy was cleared by Addis to fly to the Tigrayan capital of Mekelle to meet TPLF President Debretsion Gebremichael on 7 November...


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UN Security Council calls for ceasefire as rebel alliance closes in on Addis Ababa

These regional factors overlaying the national dynamics complicate the work of two of the putative mediators: Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo who represents the African Union; and the United States special envoy to the Horn Jeffrey Feltman (AC Dispatches 7/09/21 Nigeria's Olusegun Obasanjo takes on mediating role in war as brickbats fly on both sides)...

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Abiy's war party digs in

There are reports that Abiy told Kiir that he agreed to the suggestion during Kiir's visit to Addis Ababa but this looks doubtful in view of the constraints Addis is imposing on Nigerian ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo's better-known African Union-backed mediation mission (AC Vol 62 No 18 Lies damned lies and statistics)...


Into the hell of war, again

International organisations are backing the mission of the African Union's new special envoy to the Horn Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo who is expected to get mediation under way...

United States President Joe Biden is ready to impose sanctions on federal Amhara Tigray and Eritrean commanders if fighting does not cease and humanitarian aid is not allowed to reach affected populations (AC Dispatches 7/9/21 Nigeria's Olusegun Obasanjo takes on mediating role in war as brickbats fly on both sides)...

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