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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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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...


Eko Atlantic arises from the sea bed

After Abacha’s death in June 1998 Nigerian security began an intensive investigation into Chagoury’s business dealings culminating in face-to-face negotiations between him and General Aliyu Mohammed Gusau then National Security Advisor to President Olusegun Obasanjo...


Early start for Jonathan

President Jonathan’s ambitions for 2015 will be further complicated by his simmering row with Olusegun Obasanjo who has been highly critical of the government’s handling of the security crisis in the north...


How the big projects fell short

Under President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2006 Nigeria was about to award China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation a contract of $8...


More dam delays

President Olusegun Obasanjo’s government had shortlisted local company Sunrise Power and Transmission to construct the Mambilla Dam in 2003 but then signed another deal with CGGC and China Geo-Engineering Corporation in 2007...


Dlamini-Zuma takes charge

A high-level panel headed by former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has recommended widening the financing base among members: Algeria Egypt Libya Nigeria and South Africa pay over two-thirds of member-state contributions...


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