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Nigeria

General Olusegun Aremu Okikiola Matthew Obasanjo

Date of Birth: 05/03/1937
Place of Birth: Ogun State


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Fifty years on, forget the first forty

After some delay the inaugural ribbon was cut on 3 April by Nigeria’s ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo who asserted that the statue belonged not just to Senegal but to all Africa and its diaspora so many of whom made the terrible journey from there to the Americas...


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Tarnished triumph

Nigeria’s Acting President Goodluck Jonathan gave his blessing and former President Olusegun Obasanjo Chairman of the African Union Observer Mission visited the main opposition candidate Fabre at his home to persuade him to accept the result...


Yar'Adua goes into extra time

Others said Danjuma has his own constituency in the military and is independent of groups backed by General Ibrahim Babangida and former President Olusegun Obasanjo...


Acting President Jonathan sets out his plans

Since the exit of President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2007 Nigerian diplomacy has had a diminishing impact on the continent; last month Nigerian diplomats at the African Union summit reported the most common greeting was a sympathetic nod...


No one writes to the Colonel

A decade ago Mbeki and the then Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo helped to launch the New Partnership for Africa’s Development which envisaged spending some $80 billion a year on infrastructure to boost African economies...


The nearly man

Established in Bayelsa as a safe pair of hands outgoing President Olusegun Obasanjo and his putative successor Yar'Adua picked him as the party's vice-presidential candidate in 2007...


The elite scrambles for cover

Maurice Iwu INEC Chairman owes his position to one of the aspirants Andy Uba (Labour Party) a former advisor to President Olusegun Obasanjo...


Beijing gazumps New Delhi

The deal resembles the oil-for-infrastructure contracts signed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo just before the 2007 elections although President Goodluck Jonathan wants to avoid too close an association with his recent predecessors...


Oiling the gears

With newly inaugurated President Goodluck Jonathan stamping his authority on Abuja and the sacking of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) director the deal could meet the same fate as the oil-for-infrastructure pacts signed under former President Olusegun Obasanjo (AAC Vol 2 No 6)...


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