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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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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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Kaizar the kingpin

Zulu helped to find funds for Lungu's campaign before ex-President Rupiah Banda helped by foreign donors including former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo began to contribute massively to Lungu's war chest (AC Vol 55 No 23 Foreign boost for opposition)...


Protest grows over Museveni win

Nigeria's ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo who led the 13-nation Commonwealth Observer Group bemoaned the increasing use of money in politics and the misuse of state resources by the incumbent...


War for the soul of the state

It was only pressure from the European Union – a vital aid donor – and mediation from Nigeria's ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo acting for the Economic Community of West African States that saw a cabinet installed...


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