Gas Explosion Hits Obasanjo’s Library, 2 Feared Dead, 3 Injured

Two persons have been feared dead following a gas explosion that rocked the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital in the early hours of Thursday.   An eyewitness said “a routine cleaning was being done when one of the gas cylinders in the event centre exploded.   Gistongist gathered that the […]

2023 Presidential Election: Obasanjo Declares Support For Akinwunmi Adeshina Against Tinubu

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is in support of a move to draft the current President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, into the 2023 presidential race, a competent source close to the former President confirmed last night. The move comes as the former Head of State reportedly failed to convince Governor Aminu Tambuwal […]

Obasanjo Speaks On Why Abiola Did Not Become president

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday broke his silence over the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election presumably won by late business mogul, Moshood Kashimawo Abiola. Obasanjo, who said Abiola was his school mate at the Baptist Boys High School, Abeokuta, lamented that the cancellation of June 12 election had robbed of Egbaland […]

Details Of Obasanjo’s Meeting With Gumi Over Banditry, Released

The joint statement issued by former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Sheikh Ahmad Gumi after their meeting on 4 April in Abeokuta over the raging banditry in Nigeria. As part of his continued efforts to find solutions for the general insecurity in the country and particularly for the menace of banditry, kidnapping and ransom payment, Sheikh […]

84th Birthday: I Tested Positive To Covid-19 But Now Negative, Please Celebrate With Me — Obasanjo

The former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, chief Olusegun Obasanjo, said he once tested positive for COVID-19 but was relieved 72 hours later when subsequent tests came out negative.   Chief Obasanjo who turned 84 March 5, explained that he was a bit concerned about it and had to call his daughter, Dr […]

Obasanjo Reveals Reactions After He Tested Positive For Covid19

Olusegun Obasanjo, the former President of Nigeria, has announced that he tested positive for COVID-19. On Friday, March 5, 2021, he announced this during his 84th birthday celebration. His employees, he said, were fleeing from him. “I called them to come and test me, they came on a Saturday, I didn’t get the result until […]

Buratai Speaks On What Obasanjo Almost Did To Him

Former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has narrated how former President Olusegun Obasanjo nearly retired him as a young officer in the Nigerian Army 21 years ago.   Speaking at the Army headquarters in Abuja during a formal hand-over to Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru following his appointment as the new COAS by […]

Obasanjo Reveals Who’s To Blame For Country’s Struggles

Olusegun Obasanjo, the former Nigerian leader, has urged Nigerian leaders to stop blaming God for the struggles and difficulties that the country is currently facing. Obasanjo argues that Nigeria’s woes are squarely on the hands of politicians and their supporters, and they have been asked to shift the narrative in less than 24 hours as […]

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Speaks On Nigeria

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said there was the need for all hands to be on deck aside from having a leader who can provide the needed leadership to coordinate the efforts in addressing the recent security challenges in the country.   Chief Obasanjo made the assertion while responding to questions from Governor’s Office correspondents […]

Obansanjo Sends Warning To Buhari

Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday advised the President Muhammadu Buhari of the federal republic to stop the military and other security agencies from using brute force against the protesters. Furthermore he pleaded with the protesters to give peace a chance as they go about making their legitimate demand. Obasanjo in a […]