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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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The candidates line up

It has been linked to Sir Emeka Offor a Nigerian businessman associated with a former military ruler General Sani Abacha and with ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and a business associate of his Marc Wabara who has been investigated by Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over the misuse of US$56 million of signature bonuses...


Results that are fit to print

Yet the winner from ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s camp ‘stepped aside’ for Bankole who wants a third term in the Assembly...


Watch the south-west

By 2003 when President Olusegun Obasanjo struggled to get endorsement for his second term he used his south-western and Yoruba credentials to campaign for his presidency and the PDP: the AD/AC vote crashed...


A fight for the President’s base

Fred Barivule Kpakol the younger brother of Magnus Kpakol former Economic Advisor to President Olusegun Obasanjo mobilised his private army the Gberesaakoo Boys and joined in...


Jonathan’s primary colours

South African President Jacob Zuma is on good terms with Atiku; the two men built a friendship while serving as Vice-Presidents to Thabo Mbeki and Olusegun Obasanjo respectively...

Veteran political bruiser and former President Olusegun Obasanjo is getting credit for Jonathan’s victory: he was critical in helping the campaign to divide Atiku’s supporters...


Atiku, Buhari and Ribadu - the great northern hopes

Help from former President Olusegun Obasanjo a determined foe of Atiku's will give Team Jonathan more muscle as will the emergence of the PDP Governor of Ogun State a Jonathan-ally Gbenga Daniel as Chairman of the Nigerian Governors' Forum...


All the President's militias

Further political schisms might focus on Senator John Akpan Udoedeghe a minister of state in President Olusegun Obasanjo's government...


The bonus culture

In 2004 Nigeria’s President Olusegun Obasanjo had to do without bonuses in order to entice Asian companies which in 2000 had shown no interest in marginal fields...


Goodluck with the numbers

One weakness according to insiders is Jonathan's frequent consulting of former President Olusegun Obasanjo who has lost much of the support that propelled him to power in 1999 and is seen as a liability in the north...


Into the unknown

In 2007 then President Olusegun Obasanjo backed Yar’Adua rather than Makarfi who is seen by some as a closet Islamist and whose health is in doubt; he was flown abroad late last year for three months of treatment...


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