Obasanjo under fire for campaigning against Buhari

Obasanjo under fire for campaigning against Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has come under attack from a section of his kinsmen, under the aegis of Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum, for campaigning against President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2019 general election. In a strongly worded statement signed by its General Secretary, Akin Malaolu, on Friday, the group said Obasanjo was trying to deceive Nigerians again with “rhetorical and platitudinous speeches”. The statement came barely 24 hours after Obasanjo endorsed the African Democratic…

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Mikel aims jibe at Ighalo ahead of Chinese Super League face-off

Mikel aims jibe at Ighalo ahead of Chinese Super League face-off

The former Chelsea star made fun of his previous meeting with his compatriot before they go head-to-head at the Development Area Stadium on Saturday. Tianjin Teda captain John Obi Mikel has thrown a jibe at Changchun Yatai forward Odion Ighalo ahead of their Chinese Super League clash. The tie will unite both Super Eagles stars who once confronted each other in the English Premier League, with Mikel donning the colours of Chelsea while Ighalo spearheaded…

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Popular actress, Mercy Johnson speaks on joining politics

Popular actress, Mercy Johnson speaks on joining politics

Popular Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson Okojie has spoken on plans to join politics in Kogi State. Mercy Johnson, who is married with three kids, is also the Senior Special Assistant on Entertainment, Arts and Culture to the Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello. She told Sun “No, I am not interested in politics, if my people beg me to join, I’ll equally beg them not to beg me. I just don’t want to do politics at…

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2019: Buhari does not need Obasanjo’s support to win — ACF

2019: Buhari does not need Obasanjo’s support to win — ACF

Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Friday, said President Muhammadu Buhari does not need the political support of former president Olusegun Obasanjo to win the 2019 presidential election. Anthony NZ Sani, the Secretary General of Arewa Consultative Forum, stated this in Kaduna. Sani noted that President Buhari was seeking second term to prove to Obasanjo that he can win without his approval. He assured the former president that he would soon be demystified by Buhari as he…

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