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LOUD WHISPHERS: An Evening with ‘Baba’

LOUD WHISPHERS: An Evening with ‘Baba’

I have been on the road for the past two weeks. On November 4th I left Lagos for Mauritius to attend the triennial African Philanthropy Network conference. The conference brought together over 300 philanthropy practitioners and researchers from all over Africa and the rest of the world. As one of the founding members of the […]

Buhari and The June 12 Saga

There are three aspects – the strategic, the political and the legal – to the Federal Government’s decision to replace May 29 with June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day, and to confer on the late Chief MKO Abiola, the highest honour in the land. Strategy: Long before now, the Buhari government had needed to review […]

Step Up Your Performance, Do More for Your People, Obasanjo Tells Nigerian Governors

Step Up Your Performance, Do More for Your People, Obasanjo Tells Nigerian Governors

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged state governors to raise the bar of their performance in order to give new lease of life to the people. Mr. Obasanjo made the call on Friday in Enugu, when he called on Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, after attending the burial of Ebonyi governor’s mother. The former […]

Chibok Girls: Stop Deceiving Nigerians, Obasanjo Tells Govt

Chibok Girls: Stop Deceiving Nigerians, Obasanjo Tells Govt

DESPITE repeated assurances by the Federal Government that the missing Chibok girls would be rescued and handed over to their parents, former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the optimism might end up as a mirage. Obasanjo, therefore, urged the country’s leaders to stop deceiving Nigerians and come out clean on the issue, stressing that hope on […]