Nigeria's Obasanjo Speaks on Democracy and Economy


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has taken a swipe at political parties, saying many have no manifestoes and wants citizens to hold political leaders accountable.
  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram - OBJ Blames Jonathan

    Vanguard, 14 November 2012

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, blamed the incumbent president Goodluck Jonathan for allowing the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, to grow into a monster that is now ... read more »

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

  • Nigeria:  Hold Political Office Holders Accountable, Obasanjo Tells Nigerians

    Vanguard, 13 November 2012

    FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, took a swipe at political parties in Nigeria, saying many have no manifestoes to operate with. He also charged Nigerians to hold ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Audience Amused As Obasanjo Talks Internal Democracy

    Leadership, 13 November 2012

    Former president Olusegun Obasanjo, Senate president David Mark and chairman of the Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) Attahiru Jega yesterday bemoaned lack of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Revolution Coming, Obasanjo Says

    Daily Trust, 12 November 2012

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed fears that Nigeria will witness a revolution soon unless government takes urgent steps to check growing youth unemployment and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Obasanjo to Shekarau - I Could Have Rigged Your Election

    Daily Trust, 13 November 2012

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday said he refused to succumb to the pressure to tamper with the result of the 2003 governorship election that produced Kano State ... read more »