Nigeria: Obasanjo, Jonathan Split Looms


Ahead of 2015 general elections, unfolding events increasingly point to a political split between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his protégé, President Goodluck Jonathan.
Photo: Vanguard

Former president Umaru Yar’Adua, right, with his predecessor, Olusegun Obasanjo, left, and successor President Goodluck Jonathan in May 2009.

  • Nigeria:  Obasanjo - I Won't Keep Quiet On National Issues

    This Day, 16 December 2012

    Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Saturday said that the country was on his mind, saying his passion, patriotism and love for the country, would not allow him to keep ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 - As President Jonathan Dares General Obasanjo

    Leadership, 16 December 2012

    Ahead of 2015 general elections, unfolding events increasingly point to a political split between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his protégé, President ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  When Shema Stunned Obasanjo

    This Day, 18 December 2012

    Ibrahim Shuaibu writes on the excitement that greeted former President Olusegun Obasanjo's recent visit to Katsina State to see the development level in the state read more »

  • Nigeria:  OBJ Dares GEJ - I Won't Stop Criticising You

    Vanguard, 15 December 2012

    Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, broke his silence on the feud between him and his estranged political son, President Goodluck Jonathan, saying he would not ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  I Won't Spare PDP - Obasanjo

    Leadership, 16 December 2012

    It was vintage former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday as he commented on national issues, including those affecting his political platform, the Peoples Democratic Party ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Still Unsure of Contesting 2015 Poll

    Daily Trust, 16 December 2012

    Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday, declared that his passion, patriotism and love for the country, would not allow him to keep mute on burning national issues. read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 - You Are Losing Base, Dokubo Warns Jonathan

    This Day, 15 December 2012

    Leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF) former President of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari Friday in Abuja said that President Goodluck ... read more »