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Femi Fani-Kayode says Obasanjo “Turned His Back” on the People of Bakassi

Femi Fani-Kayode says Obasanjo “Turned His Back” on the People of Bakassi

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

Nigeria’s former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode… has been known over the years to be vocal about issues concerning the nation.
Fani-Kayode, who is currently undergoing trial for money laundering charges, claims in a recent article posted on his Facebook page

Olusegun Obasanjo: “I Don’t Have a Record of My Birthday”

Olusegun Obasanjo: “I Don’t Have a Record of My Birthday”

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Olusegun Obasanjo, the former President of Nigeria, who turned 77 on Wednesday 5th March 2014, revealed he has no record of his date of birth.
At his 77th birthday ceremony held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library… (OOPL) in

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Olusegun Obasanjo & Abdulsalami Abubakar at the AU Summit in Addis, Ababa Today

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Olusegun Obasanjo & Abdulsalami Abubakar at the AU Summit in Addis, Ababa Today

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

It was a gathering of the heads of states and government at the 22nd Summit of the African Union earlier today Thursday 30th January 2014 at the Addis, Ababa, Ethiopia.
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan… as well as former Nigerian heads

D’banj & Olusegun Obasanjo En route to Addis Ababa for the African Union Summit

D’banj & Olusegun Obasanjo En route to Addis Ababa for the African Union Summit

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

D’banj the latest Agriculturist in town meets the “No 1 Farmer in Africa” Olusegun Obasanjo… aka Baba Iyabo.
The music superstar and the former Nigerian President met on board a plane when they landed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the

Our Wedding Story: Chigozie & Bisoye | Yomi Black Photography & Lumi Morgan

Our Wedding Story: Chigozie & Bisoye | Yomi Black Photography & Lumi Morgan

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Today’s wedding is full of culture, laughs and of course, love. Chigozie & Bisoye…, the beautiful couple have been friends for 10 years.
Chigozie and Bisoye met in church, became friends and now, 10 years later, they are partners

Olusegun Obasanjo Withdraws from PDP, Airs Issues in One-Page Letter

Olusegun Obasanjo Withdraws from PDP, Airs Issues in One-Page Letter

Saturday, January 11th, 2014

Ex President Olusegun Obasanjo is withdrawing himself from all activities of PDP, effective immediately.
In a one-page letter, the chairman of ruling political party – Peoples Democratic Party…, he says he ceases to be a member of the

“President Goodluck Jonathan is Open to Reconciliation with Olusegun Obasanjo” – Presidency

“President Goodluck Jonathan is Open to Reconciliation with Olusegun Obasanjo” – Presidency

Monday, January 6th, 2014

It seems GEJ will let bygones be bygones soon.
Yesterday Sunday 5th January 2014, the Presidency revealed that President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan was willing to mend issues with the former Head of States Olusegun Obasanjo….
In case you missed

“I am Really Shocked” – Read President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s Response to Olusegun Obasanjo

“I am Really Shocked” – Read President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s Response to Olusegun Obasanjo

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

GEJ responds to OBJ!
Earlier this month, the former President of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo sent an 18-page letter to President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, accusing him of destroying Nigeria. (ICYMI click here)
GEJ through his special adviser Reuben Abati… sent

President Goodluck Jonathan’s Special Adviser Reuben Abati responds to Obasanjo’s Leaked Letter

President Goodluck Jonathan’s Special Adviser Reuben Abati responds to Obasanjo’s Leaked Letter

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

This morning, BellaNaija.com reported that the former President of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo sent President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan… an 18-page letter, accusing him of ineptitude and taking actions calculated at destroying Nigeria. In case you missed it, click here.
The special

Olusegun Obasanjo to President Goodluck Jonathan: “You’ve Betrayed God & Nigerians” | Read Excerpts from the 18-Page Letter

Olusegun Obasanjo to President Goodluck Jonathan: “You’ve Betrayed God & Nigerians” | Read Excerpts from the 18-Page Letter

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

The former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo reportedly sent the present Head of States President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan an 18-page letter, accusing him of ineptitude and taking actions calculated at destroying Nigeria.
Premium Times… is reporting

Architect & Philanthropist Fifi Ejindu speaks alongside Cherie Blair at the Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation “Girl Child Initiative” Launch | Photos & Video

Architect & Philanthropist Fifi Ejindu speaks alongside Cherie Blair at the Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation “Girl Child Initiative” Launch | Photos & Video

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

In September, BellaNaija Movies & TV brought you an interview with Nigerian architect and philanthropist Fifi Ejindu… on CNN’s African Voices. (click here to watch)
Although a lot of you were more interested in the fashionista side of Fifi, there

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo: “Nigerians are Jinxed & Cursed, We Should all go to Hell”

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo: “Nigerians are Jinxed & Cursed, We Should all go to Hell”

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

He said WHAT? Wait, don’t take it literally.
Yesterday Tuesday 13th August 2013, former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo… (1999 – 2007) was present at the 4th Annual Ibadan Sustainable Development Summit, organised by the Centre for Sustainable Development, University of

Woman Scorned, Pardon Granted | Lessons from Vicki Pryce & Diepriye Alamieyeseigha

Woman Scorned, Pardon Granted | Lessons from Vicki Pryce & Diepriye Alamieyeseigha

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Not So Sweet Revenge…
When relationships end, there’s always that one party who is left to wonder why life has dealt them such a serious blow. This tends to be followed by incessant self-questioning and doubt. On some days, they

Uche Pedro, Founder of Bella Naija joins Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, Founder of Africa2.0 – Mamadou Toure and CEO of Sahara Energy Group – Tonye Cole for AN EVENING WITH LEADERS at Social Media Week Lagos | 19th February 2013

Uche Pedro, Founder of Bella Naija joins Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, Founder of Africa2.0 – Mamadou Toure and CEO of Sahara Energy Group – Tonye Cole for AN EVENING WITH LEADERS at Social Media Week Lagos | 19th February 2013

Monday, February 18th, 2013

It’s a brand new week! Hope yours is going well so far.
Social Media Week Lagos kicks off today. I am so excited about it because in the almost 7 years (yes, it’s been that long!) since I founded BellaNaija…

Africa 2.0 & Social Media Week Lagos present “An Evening with the Leaders” – Tuesday 19th February 2013 | Delegation Headed by Olusegun Obasanjo

Africa 2.0 & Social Media Week Lagos present “An Evening with the Leaders” – Tuesday 19th February 2013 | Delegation Headed by Olusegun Obasanjo

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Pan-African Civil Society Organization Africa 2.0 in partnership with Social Media Week Lagos will be co-hosting an event themed An Evening with the Leaders…. The event will be held at the prestigious Porsche Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos on Tuesday

Jonathan, Obasanjo & Otedola meet in Aso Rock

Jonathan, Obasanjo & Otedola meet in Aso Rock

Monday, February 4th, 2013

For several months, news about a rift between President Goodluck Jonathan and former President Olusegun Obasanjo… have made the news headlines. The two have openly criticized each other’s approaches to governance on several grounds, especially the Boko Haram insurgency. However,

Protecting the African Woman by Blurring the Gender Lines

Protecting the African Woman by Blurring the Gender Lines

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Oluremi Obasanjo’s ‘Bittersweet: My Life with Obasanjo’ is one of the essential African books. Not in the same breath as literary masterpieces like Achebe’s ‘Things Fall Apart’ or Adichie’s ‘Purple Hibiscus’ or biographical standard bearers like Soyinka’s ‘Ibadan:  The Penkelemes…

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo faults Goodluck Jonathan’s Approach to Tackling Boko Haram in CNN Interview

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo faults Goodluck Jonathan’s Approach to Tackling Boko Haram in CNN Interview

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, in a recent interview with CNN has said the President Goodluck Jonathan… administration had not been reaching out enough to the violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram. He said that Jonathan should adopt a a

“Obasanjo’s house that’s razed by fire will become more beautiful” Ex-President Obasanjo’s Comical Reaction to House Fire

“Obasanjo’s house that’s razed by fire will become more beautiful” Ex-President Obasanjo’s Comical Reaction to House Fire

Friday, December 28th, 2012

On Thursday 27th December 2012, it was reported that a section of the Abeokuta Hilltop mansion of former President Olusegun Obasanjo… was gutted by fire. The fire which was said to have started barely 20 minutes after Obasanjo left the

BN Bytes: Ex-President Obasanjo dances in Ghana | Gangnam Style?

BN Bytes: Ex-President Obasanjo dances in Ghana | Gangnam Style?

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

It’s a hot Thursday afternoon in Lagos so check out something cute to lighten up your day or not…
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo… was in Ghana a few days ago. He led the ECOWAS team tasked with monitoring the

As She Prepares to Pass the Miss Universe Crown to the Next Queen, BN Beauty Spotlights African Queen, Leila Lopes’ Tenure in Photos

As She Prepares to Pass the Miss Universe Crown to the Next Queen, BN Beauty Spotlights African Queen, Leila Lopes’ Tenure in Photos

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

History was made on Monday 12th September 2011 when Angolan beauty hopeful, Leila Lopes won the coveted title of Miss Universe… at the age of 25 – She was the first woman from her country to win.
In just 13

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar Publicly Kneels Down to Greet Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar Publicly Kneels Down to Greet Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

A rather unusual but interesting piece of news that seems to be trending this morning is that of the former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, kneeling down to greet his former boss, Olusegun Obasanjo….
Atiku and Obasanjo,

BN Bytes: Say Cheese! Ex President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo strikes a pose with Miss Universe, Leila Lopes at the 2012 South-South Awards

BN Bytes: Say Cheese! Ex President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo strikes a pose with Miss Universe, Leila Lopes at the 2012 South-South Awards

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

We came across this cute photo of Miss Universe Leila Lopes and Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo at the 2012 South-South Awards… in New York.
The event which took place weeks ago was launched at

Straight From The Headlines! What Everyone Was Talking About This Week

Straight From The Headlines! What Everyone Was Talking About This Week

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

Hello Bellanaijarians! It’s the second day of another beautiful month and we are so glad to see you here at the Straight From The Headlines slot where we recap major stories that made headlines across the country this week.
This…

United Nations Honours Former President Olusegun Obasanjo with Global Leadership Award

United Nations Honours Former President Olusegun Obasanjo with Global Leadership Award

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Although his tenure as President of Nigeria has long been over, Olusegun Obasanjo seems to be getting more and more international recognition.
In June, the former President was appointed an adviser to New World Oil and Gas… plc, an AIM-listed