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POLITICS

3 Top PDP Politicians That Olusegun Obasanjo Can Endorse As President In 2023 Polls

Photo Credit: Google Former President Olusegun Obasanjo can endorse three different politicians from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to be the flag bearer of the party in the upcoming presidential election. As a former president who has previously served in the presidential office for eight years, it will be easy for Obasanjo to know those politicians that will be capable of leading the opposition party in the year 2023 general election.

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3 Top PDP Politicians That Olusegun Obasanjo Can Endorse As President In 2023 Polls

SPORTS

Three Stadiums In Nigeria That Are Bigger Than Stamford Bridge

Stamford Bridge is one of the most famous football stadiums in the entire world. The stadium has hosted many important football matches over the past sixty years. Stamford Bridge serves as the home ground of Chelsea Football Club. It is important to point out that Stamford Bridge has a capacity of about 41,837.

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Three Stadiums In Nigeria That Are Bigger Than Stamford Bridge

POLITICS

How The US Gave Obasanjo $150,000 After His Release From Prison

It was in 1993 that General Sani Abacha overthrew a transitional government of Ernest Shonekan and became the Head of State of Nigeria. General Sani Abacha then issued a decree that gave him absolute authority over the Jurisdiction of Law Courts within the country. He also made a decree to imprison any subject for about three months without a trial.

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How The US Gave Obasanjo $150,000 After His Release From Prison

POLITICS

What Abdusalami Did To Ensure Obasanjo Emerged President In 1999

Abdusalami Abubakar was the last military Head of State to rule Nigeria. He was Head of State for only eleven months. He came to power after the death of Sani Abacha. Abdusalami's eleven months' rule is very significant in the history of Nigeria. Within this period, he planned a transition to civil rule programme which he successfully executed.

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What Abdusalami Did To Ensure Obasanjo Emerged President In 1999

POLITICS

Check Top 6 Northern Politicians Supporting The Return Of Power To Southern Nigeria 2023.

To give everyone a fair go, some northern leaders are pushing for the return of Nigerian power to the south Our report cites some of the major northern politicians that support the return of power to southern. They also stated their reasons for transferring power to one of the two southern regions

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Check Top 6 Northern Politicians Supporting The Return Of Power To Southern Nigeria 2023.

POLITICS

Why Buhari and Other Nigerian Soldiers Removed Shagari From Power In 1983

Shehu Shagari was the first democratically elected President of Nigeria, after the transfer of power by military head of state General Olusegun Obasanjo in 1979 giving rise to the Second Nigerian Republic. The Nigerian military coup of 1983 took place on 31 December that year. It was coordinated by key officers of the Nigerian military and led to the ousting of President Shehu Shagari and the installation of Major General Muhammadu Buhari as head of state.

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Why Buhari and Other Nigerian Soldiers Removed Shagari From Power In 1983

POLITICS

The Kidnapping Of Obasanjo Staffs Confirms The Dangerous Spread Of Abductions In The Country - Sani

Former Nigerian lawmaker representing Kaduna central Senatorial district at the National Assembly, senator Shehu Sani has once again broken his silence. This time around, the outspoken politician expressed his concerns over the dangerous spread of abductions all over the country, placing focus on the recent abduction of staffs working for ex-Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo.

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The Kidnapping Of Obasanjo Staffs Confirms The Dangerous Spread Of Abductions In The Country - Sani

POLITICS

Why The North Will Continue To Control The Government Even If An Igbo Becomes President- Soyinka

A Nigerian playwright and poet, Akinwande Babatunde, popularly known as Wole Soyinka, has revealed the reason why the North will continue to control the Government no matter who becomes the president. According to him, "Northern Nigeria will continue to control the government no matter who becomes the president.This is because they created fraudulent constitution in Nigeria, fraudulent population in the Northwest and more states in the north"

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Why The North Will Continue To Control The Government Even If An Igbo Becomes President- Soyinka

POLITICS

Two Possible Political Positions For Governor Fayemi After His Second Term as Governor of Ekiti

Photo: Dr. Kayode Fayemi, culled from the Tableshakers Dr. John Kayode Fayemi was the governorship candidate of the defunct Action Congress (AC) in the 2007 governorship election in Ekiti State. He was actually not declared the Winner, immediately, as the Executive Governor of Ekiti State.

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Two Possible Political Positions For Governor Fayemi After His Second Term as Governor of Ekiti

MILITARY

Federal Polytechnics Founded During The Military Regime Of Olusegun Obasanjo

According to the National Board for Technical Education (NABTEB), there are currently thirty seven polytechnics in Nigeria. Eight of these institutions were founded during the military regime of Olusegun Obasanjo (OBJ). Three of the polytechnics established during Obasanjo's regime are in the South leaving five in the North.

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Federal Polytechnics Founded During The Military Regime Of Olusegun Obasanjo

POLITICS

Sani Right About Saying That The Solution Is Not Near If Cops Can't Track Obasanjo's Staff Abductors

A while ago, Senator Shehu Sani made it known in his Twitter page that if cops in Nigeria can't track those who kidnapped ex president Obasanjo's staff, the solution to insurgency is not near, but is that right? Insurgency, lack of adequate security, and threats to the tribes in Nigeria's unity, are things that are threatening to break the country apart.

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Sani Right About Saying That The Solution Is Not Near If Cops Can't Track Obasanjo's Staff Abductors

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kidnap Obasanjo's Workers, 18 Passengers Abducted In Ondo by Gunmen

Gunmen Kidnap Obasanjo's Workers Gunmen have kidnapped three workers of former President Olusegun Obasanjo at a village in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The gunmen waylaid the three workers at Obasanjo Holdings, owned by the former president, in Kobape in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of the state, The PUNCH reports.

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Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kidnap Obasanjo's Workers, 18 Passengers Abducted In Ondo by Gunmen

POLITICS

Meet The First Democratically Elected President Of Nigeria

Shehu Shagari was the first democratically elected President of Nigeria, after the transfer of power by military head of state General Olusegun Obasanjo in 1979 giving rise to the Second Nigerian Republic. After the 1966 Nigerian coup d'état, Shagari was among the government officials who handed over government to the military leadership of Aguiyi Ironsi.

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Meet The First Democratically Elected President Of Nigeria

POLITICS

Did Buhari Have to Welcome Femi Fani-Kayode to the APC?

Femi Fani-Kayode, until yesterday, was a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and a former minister under the administration of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. It is unarguable that Femi has been a huge adversary of President Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC. To have him exchange the PDP for the APC further gives weight to the belief that the elites would go to any length to remain relevant.

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Did Buhari Have to Welcome Femi Fani-Kayode to the APC?

EDUCATION

Specialized Institutions Established By The Military Administration Of Olusegun Obasanjo

According to the National Board for Technical Education, there are thirty six specialized institutions that have the approval to offer National Diploma (ND) programs in Nigeria. Twenty four of these schools are owned by the federal government. Eight out of the institutions were established by the military administration of Olusegun Obasanjo (OBJ) between 1976 and 1979.

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Specialized Institutions Established By The Military Administration Of Olusegun Obasanjo

POLITICS

"Nigeria would have been better if PDP in its 16yrs had done what Buhari has achieved in 8yrs" -Joe Igbokwe

The special adviser to the lagos state government on water resources and drainage Engr. Joe Igbokwe has taken to his Facebook handle to take a swipe at the People's Democratic Party (PDP). The Anambra state-born APC chieftain alledged that Nigeria would have been far better if PDP in its 16years had done half of what President Muhammadu Buhari has done in less than 8 years in infrastructural development.

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POLITICS

Two Tactical actions Sen. Nnamani took that truncated Obasanjo's third term bid in 2006.

The alleged third-term ambition of former President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2006 was stifled at that time. However, the then senate president Ken Nnamani has come out to reveal how the whole issue of the third-term bid was not allowed to be fulfilled. Sen. Ken Nnamani, made the revelation while speaking at the public presentation of his book titled; “STANDING STRONG: Legislative Reforms, Third Term and Other Issues of the 5th Senate,” at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, on Thursday.

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Two Tactical actions Sen. Nnamani took that truncated Obasanjo's third term bid in 2006.

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Gunmen Abduct Obasanjo Three Workers, FG Makes New Approval

Gunmen have kidnapped three workers of former President Olusegun Obasanjo at a village in Abeokuta on Wednesday. Source: Punch Newspapers A source told our correspondent on Wednesday that the gunmen waylaid the three workers at the Obasanjo Holdings in Kobape in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area. Photo Credit: Google

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Today's Headlines: Gunmen Abduct Obasanjo Three Workers, FG Makes New Approval

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

"Some people will cry today" - Femi Fani-Kayode reacts as WhatsApp, facebook and Instagram go down

Despite the ban of Twitter in Nigeria, so many have taken to that same platform to share what they are currently experiencing as Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were shut down without any notice. While reacting to this update, the former minister of aviation during Olusegun's regime, Honourable Femi Fani-Kayode, has taken to his verified twitter page to react to what is happening across some social media platform.

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SOCIETY

Gunmen Kidnap Nigeria's Ex-President Obasanjo's Workers

Insecurity challenges have been the major concern for not only our political leaders but for Nigerians who want the best for the country. Over the past years, bandits have continued to terrorize innocent people in the country. Their actions have caused the masses to not only lose either their friends or loved ones but have forced them to live in constant fear over impromptu attacks.

  1 year ago ago
Gunmen Kidnap Nigeria's Ex-President Obasanjo's Workers