Former President Olusegun Obasanjo can endorse two top politicians as the people that will be representing the interest of the party in the upcoming general election. The opposition party needs to unseat the government of the All Progressive Congress (APC) this time around, and every member of the party should contribute to the incoming presidential election in one way or the other.
A piece of very commendable news filtered in today, the 16th of October that the Buhari led administration has granted pardon to 108 former Biafran soldiers and also, approved the payment of their gratuities and other emoluments by the military pension board. This move, started by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has undoubtedly set the pace for genuine reconciliation between the Nigerian Government and some aggrieved ex-Biafran soldiers.
The political parties in the country are facing a lot of challenges most especially because of the forthcoming elections. The two most prominent parties in the country are mandated to win the support and vote of the citizens which is a very difficult task. It's no longer news that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) have encountered numerous obstacles over the years.
Nigeria will overcome challenges – Obasanjo Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has charged Nigerians not to lose hope in the survival of the country. Obasanjo said Nigeria, against all odds, will overcome the myriad of challenges it is presently facing. He said if our forefathers were faced with similar challenges in their time and were able to get over them, then we will also overcome them.
The Former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomole may be given some Political appointments after the 2023 Presidential Election, If All progressives Congress APC could be able to win forthcoming Presidential Election. It should be recalled that Comrade Oshiomole was removed as National Chairman of the Party and he was replaced by the Governor of Yobe State, Governor Mai Mala Buni.
Yakubu Gowon became Nigeria's third president and youngest Head of State when he assumed the reins on August 1, 1966, just two months shy of his 32nd birthday on October 19. The 1975 Nigerian coup d'etat was a bloodless military coup which took place in Nigeria on 29 July 1975 when a faction of junior Armed Forces officers overthrew General Yakubu Gowon.
In analysing the innumerable plausibilities that awaits the 2023 Presidential Elections, we have to assert beyond ethnic and religious considerations that the mainstay of the challenge unsettling the Nigerian State is CLASS STRUGGLE. A conscious trepidation of the Nigerian people by hirelings who drive the politics and economy of our dear ailing Nation.
A military dictatorship is a dictatorship in which the military exerts complete or substantial control over political authority, and the dictator is often a high-ranked military officer. Below are military leaders who stepped down from power: 1. Ibrahim Babangida Babangida, who has ruled Nigeria since taking power in a military coup in 1985, was pressurized to cede control to a democratic government, particularly since he annulled the results of a June 12 presidential election that was to have produced a civilian successor.
On May 16 2006, the Nigeria Senate under the leadership of Senator Ken Nnamani, voted against the Constitutional Amendment Bill that would have created a window that would allow President Olusegun Obasanjo to contest for a third term. Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has just launched a memoir dealing with that event, which many dignitaries have praised as a big achievement for Nigeria's democracy.
On 17 November 1993, Abacha overthrew the short-lived transitional government of Chief Ernest Shonekan. Below are Prominent Nigerians Who Were Charged During The Regime Of Sani Abacha: 1. Olusegun Obasanjo Olusegun Obasanjo was accused in the alleged 1995 coup attempt by the regime of late Head of State, Sani Abacha.
For over some months now, some prominent Nigerian men who criticized and rejected the governance of President Muhammadu Buhari have been taking a U-turn to seek his acquaintance after many days/years of dispute. Without much ado, this article will be showing you two prominent Nigerian men who recently became acquainted with president Buhari after rejecting and criticizing his government.
The level of insecurity in Northern Nigeria is very high, so many lives and properties have been lost. However, President Buhari's regime is not the first to tackle insecurity in Northern Nigeria. We'll be looking at how President Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan tackled insecurity in Northern Nigeria, and what President Buhari's government can adopt.
In 2006, it was alleged President Olusegun Obasanjo was nursing the ambition to extend his tenure in office. It is good to note that since Nigeria began practicing the democratic system of government in 1999, it is mandated that a president can only serve for two tenures (eight years) after being duly elected.
In 2006, former Nigerian president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo sought to extend his tenure beyond the constitutionally-allowed 2 terms of four years each.Photo credit: Vanguard The move generated a lot of controversies among Nigerians and it was strongly resisted by many power brokers as at that time. Ken Nnamani who was the Senate president as at that time was one of those who resisted the move entirely.
Former Senate President and All Progressive Congress chieftain, Ken Nnamani has revealed why Obasanjo's third term ambition was aborted. (Photo Credit - Google) Ken Nnamani, an Igbo leader from the South East was Senate President during the second term administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
The political understanding to compensate the South-West region of the country, which is in line with the annulment of the 1993 presidential election won by late Bashorun M. K. O Abiola and his subsequent death in detention while insisting on actualizing his mandate, gave birth to the idea of rotational presidency between the North and Southern part of Nigeria.
Image credit: bbc.com As reported by the Vanguard News, the Federal Government of Nigeria has allocated the sum of N2.3 billion for the entitlement of the former President and the Military Heads of State in the 2022 budget that is currently submitted to the National Assembly for approval.
The Muslim Right Concern (MURIC) has insisted that political parties in Nigeria should field Yoruba Muslims as their presidential candidates. The statement was made by MURIC Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola yesterday. The outspoken Muslim Rights Activist stated that no Yoruba Muslim has ever occupied Aso Rock either as a President or Vice President since Nigeria's independence in 1960.
According to a report by politics Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the payment of gratuities to 102 Ex-Biafran soldiers. This was announced by the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (retd.) on Friday at the 2022 armed forces remembrance day held in Abuja.
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, the former President of Nigeria has urged Nigerians not to lose hope in the survival of the country. Obasanjo said Nigeria, against all odds, will survive the myriad of challenges it is currently facing. Photo Credit: The Sun He said if our predecessors were faced with similar challenges in their time and were able to get over them, then we will also conquer them.