Nigerian former president Olusegun Obasanjo has never been one to shy away from controversy. Always levelling criticism at presidents past and present, always placing his own presidency in a favourable light. Although he denies he wanted to run for a third term in 2007, the new book Too Good To Die: Third Term And The Myth Of The Indispensable Man In Africa, written by Chidi Odinkalu and Ayisha Osori, debunks his claims.
How Obasanjo's Failed Third Term Agenda Was Funded
Premium Times, 14 September 2018
A new book has given an insight into how money was raised for the spirited campaign to keep former President Olusegun Obasanjo in office beyond his second term in 2007. It also… Read more »
The book on Olusegun Obasanjo, “Too Good To Die: Third Term And The Myth Of The Indispensable Man In Africa”, written by Chidi Odinkalu and Ayisha Osori.
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Former president Olusegun Obasanjo.
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