Obasanjo

APC Has No Plans For Igbo Presidency – Obasanjo [READ MORE]

  A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday asked the Igbo to be wary of promises from the All Progressives Congress ahead of the 2019 general elections . Obasanjo who spoke at a stakeholders’ meeting at Ukpor, Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State said the APC had no plans to hand over the presidency of the country to the Igbo. He urged the Igbo to take their destiny in their hands by getting united in the 2019 general elections and make a mark. He said, “I urged you the Igbo not to allow anybody to relegate you to the background because you occupy a place of preeminence [Read]

2019: Atiku Will Not Disappoint Nigerians, says Obasanjo – READ MORE

  Former Vice President and the Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has got another praise from his boss, ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo. This was when he was been formally turbaned as the 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate. The position of Waziri makes the former Vice President next to the Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Barkindo, in the hierarchy in the emirate. Speaking at the occasion, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, commended upgrading of Atiku from Turaki to Waziri, adding that Atiku would “surely not disappoint” the emirate. “I assure you that he will carry out his tasks with dignity, respect, honour and you will be proud of him,” Obasanjo [Read]

Oshiomhole, Akpabio Make surprise Appearance at GEJ’s book launch, As Obasanjo Arrives to a ‘Noisy’ welcome

  The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshomhole, has made a surprise appearance at the venue of Goodluck Jonathan’s book presentation. He arrived at the same time with a former Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio. Akpabio recently left Peoples Democratic Party for the APC.     Their arrival at the venue also disrupted events. Oshiomhole ensured that he took photographs with the National Chairman of PDP, Uche Secondus. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has arrived the venue of the book presentation earlier. He arrived the venue at about 1.54pm to a “noisy welcome.”   His arrival disrupted the event for about five minutes as he went [Read]

OGUN 2019: Obasanjo backs Ogun West Agenda, tips GNI as Next Gov – READ MORE

  Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, endorsed the Ogun State governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Prince Gboyega Isiaka, as the next governor of the state. Obasanjo, who described Isiaka as a good, credible and worthy candidate, stated that he believed in him to succeed incumbent governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in 2019. He also canvassed support for the aspiration of Ogun West Senatorial District, comprising Yewa- Awori people, to produce the state governor for the first time. He spoke when the state’s ADC leadership formally presented Isiaka and his running mate, Mrs. Olabisi Okeowo-Bolade, to him at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Li-brary (OOPL), Abeokuta. The party Chairman, [Read]

EXCLUSIVE: Obasanjo woos Amosun to support ADC candidate GNI as Next Ogun Gov – READ MORE

– APC remain adamant on Akinlade By John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – Indications emerge earlier today Friday October 26, 2018 that former president Olusegun Obasanjo may have begun strong efforts to woo outgoing governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun to support African Democratic Congress, ADC Gubernatorial Candidate in the forthcoming 2019 Polls, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka as the state’s next governor, NEWS FLAKES NG can authoritatively report. This is coming days after the governor in company of two revered monarchs of the state as well as other APC party chieftains had visited President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock on a visit perceived to be one of the governor’s last minute [Read]

Jonathan Invites Buhari, Obasanjo, Atiku To Book Launch – READ MORE

  BAYELSA – Former President Goodluck Jonathan has invited President Muhammadu Buhari, former president Olusegun Obasanjo and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to the launch of his new book entitled: ‘My Transition Hours’. The event is billed to take place at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja on November 20. Details from the invitations letters being sent to guests by the book presentation committee, indicated that Buhari, Obasanjo and Atiku are among the dignitaries expected to grace the ceremony. President Buhari will be the special guest of honour; Obasanjo will chair the event, while Atiku has also been invited by Jonathan as a special [Read]

APC attacks Obasanjo over moves to lobby US Visa for Atiku

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo has commenced moves to make the United States government with it’s alleged travel ban on PDP Presidential candidate and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that in a statement signed by the Acting National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, the party said it has credible information that Obasanjo has started lobbying the US government to issue Atiku with an entry visa. READ ALSO: BREAKING: Obasanjo Forgives Atiku, Says He Will Perform Better Than Buhari The statement reads “we have come across credible reports that former President Olusegun Obasanjo has made moves to secure United States entry [Read]

OBJ ENDORSEMENT OF ATIKU: Presidency says Buhari “Not Distracted…they’ll lose together”

The presidency has released a statement indicating that Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari is unmoved and unperturbed by the latest peace moves, reconciliation and endorsement of People’s Democratic Party, PDP candidate for 2019, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and erstwhile president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo today at Abeokuta, Ogun State. This was contained in a recent press release by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in which the presidency stated emphatically that the duo would “lose together”. Recall that NEWS FLAKES NG brought us a breaking report earlier in the day about the visit of Atiku Abubakar and other PDP chieftains including party’s National Chairman, Uche Secondus [Read]

BREAKING: Obasanjo Forgives Atiku, Says He Will Perform Better Than Buhari

  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that former vice president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar will perform better than President Muhammadu Buhari. The former president also stated that Atiku has the business experience and capacity to rule and create jobs for youths in the country should he emerge president of Nigeria at the 2019 general elections. Obasanjo said this on Thursday at his penthouse residence inside the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital where he declared that he has forgiven his vice president between 1999 and 2003 of his ‘sins’. Obasanjo also said that Atiku has asked for forgiveness [Read]

JUST IN: 2019 Presidential hopeful, Atiku Abubakar Arrives Abeokuta to Visit Obasanjo

  ABEOKUTA – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate for 2019 elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has arrived Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, for a meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The meeting will hold behind closed doors at the expansive residence of the ex-president within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta. Abubakar, a former vice president under the Obasanjo administration, arrived the ex-president’s residence at about 1:05pm. The former VP was accompanied by his campaign organization’s Director-General and former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, and Senator Murray Ben-Bruce, [Read]