We’ll Roundly Defeat Your Candidate In 2019 – Lai Mohammed Tells Obasanjo

Ishaku Yohanna The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says though it is the constitutional right of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support a candidate for an election, his endorsement, will not guarantee victory, saying Obasanjo’s candidate for the 2019 presidential election “will be defeated roundly and comprehensively.’’ The Minister pointed out that while Obasanjo was entitled to support Atiku or any other candidate of his choice, Buhari had done enough to garner the overwhelming support of Nigerians to roundly defeat Atiku in the forthcoming contest. “With due respect…

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#Breaking Obasanjo’s CNM merges with ADC

By Timothy Omole The Obasanjo coalition termed the “3rd Force” have merged with an existing party the ADC, African Democratic Congress. One of the leaders of the Coalition, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola in a press conference today in Abuja, declared that” the Coalition for New Nigeria Movement, CNM, no longer exists as it has now merged with the African Democratic Movement.” This move comes a day after Oyinlola as a member of what they called “nPDP Block” co-signed a 7 days warning letter to the APC listing grievances and threatening to…

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Obasanjo winning it for Buhari

By Duro Onabule With barely a year to the presidential election and until a while ago, beyond speculations and perhaps clamour for particular favourites, we never knew the aspirants. But, more out of arrogance and jealousy, former President Olusegun Obasanjo (already) descended on those he diagnosed should forget the elections. Jealousy? That is deplorable enough. Yet, we must add envy to Obasanjo’ reasons for his self-imposed political obstruction. In his Christmas message to Nigerians in 1962, Nnamdi Azikiwe, as Governor-General, described envy as a more deadly disease than jealousy. We…

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Briggs Carpets Dickson over Obasanjo Visit to Bayelsa

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Former Minister for Environment, AnnKio Briggs, has carpeted Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State for inviting former President Olusegun Obasanjo to the state. She described the former president as an enemy of the Niger Delta region, warning that anyone joining Obasanjo to “fight” President Muhammadu Buhari, does so at his or her own risk. Briggs, in a statement said, “His (Obasanjo) visit confirms that Ijaw politicians are in politics for themselves and not Ijaw nation. “Obasanjo should have been taken to Odi before he leaves Bayelsa…

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Open Letter to Buhari; “Ajayi” replies Obasanjo

Ex-President Obasanjo’s ‘vote of no confidence’ letter to current President Muhammadu Buhari came as no shock to many people. In 2014, Obasanjo had written a similar open letter of damnation to then President Goodluck Jonathan ridiculing GEJs government as non performing and calling the then President to shelve his intention to run for a 2nd term. Forward 2018, and OBJ is making a similar call for ‘change’. However, a social media user known as “Ajayi” has this message for the ex president… An inept govt paid govt workers salary arrears…

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