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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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Goodluck Jonathan loses the numbers game

This year started with a row between President Goodluck Jonathan and former President Olusegun Obasanjo; and it is ending with a second and bigger row between the two...


Presidential letter bombs

The authors of both letters, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Sanusi Lamido Aminu Sanusi, are genuinely annoyed by the leaking of they what they insist was private correspondence to the President...


Small earthquake, President slightly hurt

The most generous interpretation is that he was torn between the vengeful faction of the governing People’s Democratic Party (PDP) under National Chairman Bamanga Tukur, who wanted the toughest sanctions against party dissidents, and more tactical operators such as former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who wanted to tie the rebels up in tortuous negotiations about reconciliation...

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Anambra kicks off the race

The two candidates claiming the official PDP mantle are: Andy Uba, who is recognised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and a former acolyte of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo; and Tony Nwoye, recognised by the PDP’s National Executive Committee as the party’s official candidate...


Punching out the PDP

Since the 31 August split, the rival factions of the PDP divided their time between lengthy internal meetings and trying to enlist the backing of party elders such as former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former military leader General Ibrahim Babangida...


Cracks widen in the PDP

The crisis is serious enough to have sent party barons, such as former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Tony Anenih, Chairman of the party’s Board of Trustees, scuttling around trying to launch some form of mediation between factions...


Fury follows calm elections

By noon on 1 August, Tsvangirai had dismissed the polls as ‘null and void’ in sharp contrast to the early verdict from the head of the African Union’s Election Monitors, Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo, that the ‘conduct of the election has been ‘peaceful, orderly, free and fair’...


Paying – and fighting – for unity

That has resulted in the summit adopting in principle the report of the High Level Panel on Alternative Sources of Financing the African Union, under Nigerian former President Olusegun Obasanjo...


No visible means of support

Another problem for Jonathan is the determined opposition of his erstwhile mentor, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo...

Efforts have been made to heal the rift: Jonathan and Obasanjo worshipped together then held a reconciliation meeting at the Presidency at Aso Rock, Abuja, on 3 February, after which Jonathan flew to London for the grand launch of the Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation...


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