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Obasanjo Says He Wish To Live Beyond 100
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Obasanjo Says He Wish To Live Beyond 100

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo prays to live above 100 years. Obasanjo said this during an event organized to mark the one year anniversary of the Agura of Gbagura, Oba Sabur Bakare, Jamolu II. “I will be here to celebrate your 20 years anniversary with you whether I am invited or not.“By the time I also partake in celebrating your 20th anniversary with you, if God wishes, He can call me to come and meet Him in heaven because I know by that time, I will be above 100 or more ."There are times that Kabiyesi don’t listen to words and there are times he does listen to words. If we are united, there is nothing we can’t do in Yorubaland and Nigeria as a whole.” Obasanjo is 83-year-old. He was born on 5 March 1937 in the village of Ibogun-Olaogun in southwest Nigeria. ...
64 Bank Accounts: Lagos Assembly Speaker, Obasa Speaks On Allegations Of Fraud
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64 Bank Accounts: Lagos Assembly Speaker, Obasa Speaks On Allegations Of Fraud

Obasa finally speaks after he was accused of having 64 bank accounts linked to his Bank Verification Number (BVN). Lagos House of Assembly Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa in an interview with media personality Dele Momodu, speaks on the allegation. "What is the purpose of money, is it not to spend. But the question, how did you spend this money, do you have budgetary provision for the money you have been spending. YES, training, seminar are they not part of budget. Festivals and all sort under which you have parties. They alleged we use 200 and something million to print invitation card, is that possible. I don't even think Dangote will ever do such a stupid thing. Using two hundred and something million to print invitation card when the total budget for the program was 61 m...
Fires Razes Obasanjo’s House (Video)
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Fires Razes Obasanjo’s House (Video)

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo's house in Ogun State was gutted by fire which started in the late hours of yesterday February 12. The fire which began around 9.30pm in a section of the house located at Ita-Eko area of the state, is believed to have been caused by a power surge. Items destroyed by the fire is still unclear but it was learnt that residents of the community helped the domestic workers to put out the fire. Ogun State Director of Fire Service, Fatai Adefala who confirmed the incident said only the store in the building was affected by the fire. He also disclosed that officials of the fire service succeeded in putting out the fire after responding to distress calls around 10:00pm. Here is a video from the scene of the incident below;
“I Stopped Attending School Over Fear Of Cane” – Obasanjo Recounts
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“I Stopped Attending School Over Fear Of Cane” – Obasanjo Recounts

Nigeria’s former president, Olusegun Obasanjo has recounted a hilarious childhood experience. Obasanjo said that he attended Arabic school known in Yoruba as Ile-Kewu for some time until he ran away because of the fear of the cane. According to Sahara Reporters, The ex-president made the disclosure during a lecture on tolerance between Christians and Muslims in Abeokuta, the capital city of Ogun state. Obasanjo urged Nigerians to live in peace and harmony with their neighbours towards deepening national unity and development, adding that Nigeria would have been a better place if adherents of various religions especially Islam and Christianity imbibed harmonious living. He said: “If we can live in peace with our neighbour at the local, community, state, national, continental ...
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Obasanjo Travelled More Than Buhari – Adams Oshiomhole Says

Following the allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari engages in frequent foreign trips, the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has said that the president was yet to match any of his predecessors in visiting foreign lands, especially former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Oshiomhole faulted the claims while fielding questions from journalists yesterday in Abuja. He said that the late Gani Fawehinmi ín a book he wrote calculated the number of days Obasanjo spent in foreign lands during his eight-year tenure as the president of the country. Oshiomohle argued that “saying that President involves in frequent trips is not correct. I remember very well, there is no President in recent Nigeria’s history, since 1999 till now, that travelled out of...