Archive for: olusegun obasanjo

Lagun Akinloye: As Jonathan turns to Gusau, Nigeria’s soldier spy to fight Boko Haram

Lagun Akinloye: As Jonathan turns to Gusau, Nigeria’s soldier spy to fight Boko Haram

by Lagun Akinloye If Gusau is able to make gains against the Islamist militants, his appointment could be the shot in the arm Jonathan’s administration − and 2015 ambitions − needs....

 

Akin Osuntokun: What has Buhari done to mediate in the Boko Haram conflict?

Akin Osuntokun: What has Buhari done to mediate in the Boko Haram conflict?

by Akin Osuntokun If any was needed, the proof positive of Obasanjo’s hegemony was the unfettered discretionary powers he had and exercised to determine who would succeed him as president....

 

For the Record: Full text of Dr. Oby Ezekwesili’s speech at the APC National Summit in Abuja

For the Record: Full text of Dr. Oby Ezekwesili’s speech at the APC National Summit in Abuja

THE UNCOMFORTABLE TRUTH OF ELUSIVE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT- NIGERIA’S CENTURY OLD FAILURES AND PROSPECTS FOR A NEW NIGERIA The unwillingness of any group of political elite to understand this...

 

Perry Brimah: Dear OBJ and IBB, we are ready to be leaders of today, not tomorrow

Perry Brimah: Dear OBJ and IBB, we are ready to be leaders of today, not tomorrow

by Peregrino Brimah We can and will do this with you or without you. We are determined. You are seeing the force of change, the natural tendency of things, as Ghandi said, after a while all...

 

Olusegun Obasanjo: The West and the new Sexual Adjustment Program

Olusegun Obasanjo: The West and the new Sexual Adjustment Program

by Olusegun Obasanjo I preface my commentary on the debate about gay rights with the Structural Adjustment Programme to illustrate the West’s obsession with the adjustment of African societies....

 

Simon Kolawole: How would you remember Sanusi?

Simon Kolawole: How would you remember Sanusi?

by Simon Kolawole I wonder: when Sanusi’s name is mentioned in the future, how would you remember him? The CBN governor who dared the President and got his fingers burnt? The activist inside...

 

Perry Brimah: Umaru Musa Yar’Adua-The legacy of a president

Perry Brimah: Umaru Musa Yar’Adua-The legacy of a president

by Peregrino Brimah But Yar’dua was not stopping here, late Yar’Adua gave executive orders to the EFCC to go after anyone, bar none. Obasanjo was in his crosshairs. Obasanjo panicked! At...

 

Okey Ndibe: Besieged by the police

Okey Ndibe: Besieged by the police

by Okey Ndibe Mr. Jonathan ought to order the police to immediately stop the practice of deploying police officers on private duties. There’s a precedent for such a directive. Former President...

 

Perry Brimah: The ’missing’ $20 Billion abomination

Perry Brimah: The ’missing’ $20 Billion abomination

by Peregrino Brimah The Yar’adua government stood-out separate from the Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan administration as relates to this monstrous scam. Yar’adua was disgusted by this humongous...

 

Opinion: Why youths should belong to a political party

Opinion: Why youths should belong to a political party

by Henry Okelue None of the parties have any ideology, none at all. Agreed. That is why we, the so called ideological young people, brimming with integrity should get on board and begin to force...