Tag archive for ‘Olusegun Obasanjo’
By admin On Friday, April 1st, 2016

One Year Ago, Buhari Promises to Change Nigeria

Buhari LAGOS APRIL 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-When Nigerians rouse from sleep on April 1, they will again head for filling stations to join the now de rigueur queues for Premium Motor Spirit. This is no big news; queueing More...

By admin On Sunday, March 6th, 2016

EFCC Is Now a Toothless Bulldog Under Magu – Obasanjo

Obasanjo LAGOS MARCH 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday lamented that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has become a toothless bulldog. He said the anti-graft agency More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Buhari Change Mantra and Ranting of Critics

Buhari By Akporhobo Tataunu LAGOS FEBRUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-“We returned to our places, these kingdoms. But no longer ease here in the old dispensation”. _ Professor Chinua Achebe. From whatever locale you More...

By admin On Sunday, February 7th, 2016
1 Comment

Buhari’s Anti Corruption War Should Start from Himself-Obasanjo

Buhari and Obasanjo LAGOS FEBRUARY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to begin his anti-corruption crusade with himself, the vice president, the Senate More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Fashola to Re-Introduce Toll Gate on Nigeria Highways

Fashola LAGOS DECEMBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says the Federal Government will re-introduce highway tolling to raise additional funds to finance road infrastructure More...

By admin On Saturday, December 5th, 2015

Nigeria Will Soon Explode – Obasanjo

Obasanjo By Dr. Wumi Akintide LAGOS DECEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-When Matthew Aremu Okikiola Olusegun Obasanjo says that Nigeria is going to explode, you better believe him. If any of you reading this does not take More...

By admin On Monday, November 9th, 2015

Ex-Biafran War-Lord, Achuzia Slams Obasanjo, Says He is Not in a Position to Call Agitators ‘Miscreants’

Obasanjo LAGOS NOVEMBER 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Ex-Biafra leader and Ikemba of Asaba, Delta State, Chief Joseph Achuzia, has faulted former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, for describing pro-Biafra agitators as miscreants, More...

By admin On Friday, October 30th, 2015

Pro-Biafra Agitators are Miscreants – Obasanjo

Obasanjo LAGOS OCTOBER 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described pro-Biafra agitators as miscreants who should be ignored. Speaking in an exclusive interview with our correspondents at More...

By admin On Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Goodluck Jonathan Writes a Formal Letter to Obasanjo

LAGOS OCTOBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former President Goodluck Jonathan has written to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, seeking the latter’s blessing for his next public engagement: the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation, More...

By admin On Friday, October 16th, 2015

Clark, the Father, Jonathan, the Son

By Reuben Abati LAGOS OCTOBER 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-I HAVE tried delaying the writing of this piece in the honest expectation that someone probably misquoted Chief E.K. Clark, when he reportedly publicly disowned More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Fela Son, Femi Kuti Charges Buhari on Ministerial Nominees, Says He is Deceiving Nigerians

Femi Kuti speaking with journalists during this year’s Felabration ceremony in Ikeja, the Lagos state capital LAGOS OCTOBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-First son of Fela Anikulapo Kuti, late afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Buhari Makes ‘U’ Turn, Renounces Appointing Himself as Petroleum Minister

Buhari LAGOS OCTOBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will leave the post of petroleum minister in Africa’s biggest oil producer vacant after signaling that he would take the position, More...

By admin On Monday, September 28th, 2015

Two NDLEA Officials ‘Abscond’ with 74.4kg of Seized Drugs

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 38TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Two officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement ?Agency, NDLEA, have been declared wanted after absconding with narcotics last month. Daniel Goska, ?a Superintendent of Narcotics, More...

By admin On Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Is Buhari and APC Really Ready To Change Nigeria?

By Niran Adedokun LAGOS SEPTEMBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It is true that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has just spent a negligible four of its 48 months term. I understand that this period represents More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

6 Questions Begging for Answers over Buhari’s Relocation of Villa Chapel, Mosque

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-As controversy continues to trail the purported relocation of the Aso Villa Chapel and perhaps the Villa Mosque by President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerians have continued to express More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Presidency Lied; Buhari Indeed Stopped Worship in Aso Vila Chapel -ELOMBAH

Buhari LAGOS SEPTEMBER 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Despite denials by top officials of the administration, the Presidency indeed moved against Christian religious activities within the precincts of the Aso Rock presidential villa, More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Senate Begins Probe on Waste of Power Funds Under Obasanjo till Date

Obsanjo LAGOS SEPTEMBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senate will on Tuesday begin investigation into alleged unwholesome practices in the power sector from the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo till More...

By admin On Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Why Buhari Dumps $182m Halliburton Bribe Scandal Report?…Conspiracy of Retired Army Generals

(l-r) Ibrahim Babangida,Olusegun Obsanjo and Muhammadu Buhari By George Elijah Otumu LAGOS AUGUST 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari surely meant well for the Nigerian people. His integrity, More...

By admin On Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Corruption Screening: APC Ministerial Hopefuls Withdraw CVs

President Muhammadu Bbuhari LAGOS AUGUST 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It has been reported that many of those angling for ministerial appointments have started developing cold feet and withdrawing from the selection process. Checks More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Obasanjo Accuses Jonathan, Soyinka of Attacking Him

Obasanjo (l) and Jonathan (r) LAGOS JULY 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Barely one week, after he defended his choice of successor in 2007, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has pointedly accused former President Goodluck More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Buhari, Obasanjo @ Cross Road: Former President Seeking Return to PDP

Obasanjo and Buhari LAGOS JULY 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-There are indications that Ex President, Olusegun Obasanjo, who publicly ripped his party’s membership card, is scheming to return to the party through the back More...

By admin On Monday, July 20th, 2015

Halliburton: Buhari Reopens $182m Bribery Case, to Prosecute Obasanjo

Obasanjo and Buhari LAGOS JULY 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The United States government has asked President Muhammadu Buhari, to revisit the $182 million Halliburton bribery case and diligently prosecute all those involved More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Buhari Likely to Take Over Control of Ministry of Petroleum, Mocks Media over Ministerial List

Buhari LAGOS JUNE 3RD (URHOBOTODAY) – President Muhammadu Buhari is likely to keep the oil portfolio for himself in the new Nigerian cabinet, rather than trust anyone else with the source of most of Nigeria’s More...

By admin On Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Buhari,Osibajo’ Salaries, Allowances Revealed

LAGOS MAY 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria’s new president, Muhammadu Buhari, and his deputy, Yemi Osinbajo, will earn annual basic salaries of N3, 514, 705 and N3, 031, 572.50 respectively, according to the information More...

By admin On Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Transparency Int’l Rates Jonathan’s Govt above Buhari, Obasanjo’s Govt

President Goodluck Jonathan LAGOS MAY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Contrary to general believes the Transparency International has rated the out going government of Presidet Goodluck Jonathan as the best compare the past More...