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Tag Archives: former President Obasanjo

I was forced to pay a godfather N10m monthly as Anambra governor –Mbadinuju

December 21, 2013

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Even if one is to post nothing but the looting that goes on at all levels of what passes for “governance” in Nigeria, I’m sure there’ll be more than a story to post daily. Here is a story sent to me by one of the blog’s most active readers, Mr. Tao who has provided an […]

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Obasanjo’s complaints against the president need to be comprehensively addressed but … D.H. Habeeb

December 16, 2013

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Even more than the arsenal in the armoury of the one-time famed and victorious amphibian Nigerian civil-war division, the Third Marine Commando, of which young Col. Olusegun Obasanjo was the last commander, those who paid attention to Obasanjo’s diversionary occupation in the world of letters can attest to the fact that the retired General’s vituperations, […]

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“When Obasanjo was in government, almost 60 percent, including some former governors and former Senators … were all drug dealers”! – SW Nigeria’s PDP “chieftain”, Kashamu

December 14, 2013

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Kashamu’s case still open at the Chicago Federal Court, USA Emeka Mamah for Nigeria’s Vanguard from Chicago Tribune story. Kashamu Buruj The story of Kashamu Buruj has gotten more complicated with the “chieftain” of Nigeria’s ruling PDP who claim he has over 800 people employed by him in the Republic of Benin and Nigeria, and […]

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Nigeria’s rising debt worries opposition party – P.M. News

April 25, 2012

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http://pmnewsnigeria.com Published on April 22, 2012 “The fact that we have this debt reduction and we will be able to pay off the balance of whatever is left will leave Nigerians free, to start on a new slate. I mean it will be like a second independence, a rebirth, if you will, giving us the […]

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The Lagos Mayhem: It’s time to disband the NURTW – Tola Adenle

February 21, 2012

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The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), at least in the Southwest, has become a law unto itself and it is time government bans it now because it is the same government at various levels that empowered the union’s leaders for political expediency. Late General Abacha, who needed more than a little help enforcing […]

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Hijab war in Nigeria’s Osun State: offshoot of growing religious problems in Nigeria – Tola Adenle

December 2, 2011

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Ever since retired General Obasanjo as president allowed the governor of Zamfara, Alhaji Yerima to get away with waving the Nigerian Constitution aside by declaring Sharia in his impoverished state, Nigeria has continued to lurch from one religious problem to another and, if truth be told, thousands have lost their lives in the process.  Obasanjo […]

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Darker Side to Dan Etete’s 245 Saga: Alison Diezani Madueke’s New Cash Cow – Sahara Reporters

November 12, 2011

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[In more than an essay, I’ve wondered aloud here why President Jonathan MUST retain Ms. Alison Madueke without the woman oil minister having to answer a single public question on her purported deals, the reported false claims on her resume, etcetera.  I wondered how Jonathan could want Nigerians – and others abroad – to take […]

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