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General Olusegun Aremu Okikiola Matthew Obasanjo

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


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Politics of patronage

The Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) was conceived during Olusegun Obasanjo's first elected term as president to reform the labyrinth of institutions revolving around the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and spur lagging investment...


The probity contest

The EFCC was established in 2003 by the then newly-elected President Olusegun Obasanjo to prosecute both high-level theft of public money and organised crime, especially those involving politicians...


A split by any other name

Also in the alliance is the African Democratic Congress (ADC), backed by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo...


Friends with benefits

One of the PDP's interlocutors is the African Democratic Congress (ADC), now home to former President Olusegun Obasanjo's Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM), which claims a membership of three million...


An election on autopilot

Back in Nigeria after his Washington trip, Buhari went straight into attack mode, lambasting two of his predecessors – Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan – for profligate management of the country's resources...


Rumblings in the regions

First, the doyen of the soldier-politicians, General Olusegun Obasanjo, wrote one of his customary open letters to President Muhammadu Buhari on 23 January, advising him not to stand for a second term of office (AC blogpost)...


Buhari opens the war chest

Since the restoration of civilian rule in 1999, most state governors and one President, Olusegun Obasanjo, have served two consecutive terms...


Homage to Catalonia

Under President Olusegun Obasanjo's government, most of the economy was under the control of appointees from the south-east, he added...

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