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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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Fighting graft, Buhari-style

This was a dig at Jonathan who like ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo sent the EFCC after his political opponents...


A nation in waiting

For now the biggest uncertainty is the appointment of the Oil Minister: the most likely possibility is that Buhari like President Olusegun Obasanjo in 1999 will take the portfolio himself to ensure full access to information on contracts and procurement but will appoint a top technocrat as minister of state to deal with the swathes of detail that go with the job...


Enhancing elections

The 17 April statement by its leader Nigerian ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo said turnout was 'generally low'...


To publish or be damned

At January's AU summit its Peace and Security Council (PSC) decided to 'defer consideration' and the COI Chairman Nigerian ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo was not given an opportunity to present the report as expected...


US security and Chinese capital

There is widespread anger at the African Union's decision to block publication indefinitely of an investigation headed by Nigeria's Olusegun Obasanjo that found that fighters on both sides were guilty of serious human rights abuses...


PF set for victory

In November Africa Confidential reported that major regional business interests including South Africa's Oppenheimer family the Ichikowitz brothers South African arms manufacturers and traders and former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo were trying to get the opposition to unite behind a single candidate to defeat the 'anti-business' PF (AC Vol 55 No 23 Foreign boost for opposition)...


The PF picks two candidates

He took part in efforts to form a united front to oppose the PF which were brokered by Nigerian ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and the Brenthurst Foundation a think-tank founded by South Africa's Oppenheimer mining dynasty...


After the bombing, Jonathan declares

Yet political veterans such as former President Olusegun Obasanjo have warned that in the current environment a party's candidates for the presidency and vice-presidency cannot be from the same faith group...

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Foreign boost for opposition

Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been chairing meetings for the group which includes Ivor Ichikowitz the Chairman of Paramount Group which specialises in arms and aerospace contracts in Africa...


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