Olusegun Obasanjo

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10 Wild Facts about the Theatre Maverick, Duke of Somolu

Joseph Edgar, the Nigerian theatre maverick disrupting stage performances with iconic plays, is one of the most colourful Mainlanders alive. Joe, also known as the ‘Duke of Somolu’, is a controversial character whose life journey and achievements have marvelled his young and influential followers. The graduate of Political Science from the University of Ibadan has […]

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“Squeeze old people out of leadership positions” – Obasanjo tells youths

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised African youths to come together and use their electoral power to kick out the older generation from all leadership positions.  Speaking at an interactive session held virtually to mark this year’s International Youth Day on Wednesday, August 12, the former President said unless old people are forced out of […]

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Insecurity now affects every part of Nigeria – Obasanjo

Former president of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented on the the security state of the nation, saying insecurity now affects every part of Nigeria irrespective of geographical location, tribe, language and religion. Obasanjo speaking at this year’s edition of the Sobo Sowemimo Annual Lecture organised by Abeokuta Club titled, “COVID-19 and the Nigeria security […]

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Who is Aremu? – The story of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

This is the question that will be bugging the country in the next six weeks. Who is Aremu, which Nigerian Actor will be able to carry this role to perfection? The role that depicts the very colourful character and personality of the former President and as some people have said the most influential Nigerian alive […]

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Joseph Edgar set to disrupt theatre with ‘AREMU’

Celebrated Theatre producer and investment banker, Joseph Edgar would be disrupting the scene once again with his explosive new play titled AREMU. AREMU will depict the life and times of one of the most celebrated and influential Nigerian, Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. Coming directly on the heels of his play EMOTAN which would be […]

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#DukeOfSomolu: OBJ, The Duke and Aremu

The man seemed besotted with my hair. As he spoke, he kept staring. Only God knew what was going thru his head. To further compound his problem, I kept pulling at the curls and playing with the hair. This kept his gaze and I wondered what concern my hair for this matter o. So in […]

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How Obasanjo, others narrowly escaped plane crash

Former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, and other Nigerians escaped death on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that other prominent Nigerians in the Ethiopian airline passenger aircraft, Boeing 777-300, included the Director General of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture […]

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Why OBJ needs to read my new book – #DukeOfSomolu

So I have almost completed work on my second book derogatorily titled – ‘Just Because’. I tend to be kind of arrogant with my works, why I don’t know why o. The first book was titled ‘Loud Whispers’ but since the wife of an ex-Governor and present Minister have decided to copy my title of […]

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Why Bukola Saraki should run for Presidency – #DukeOfSomolu

Let me be daring this morning as I critically look at a Bukola Saraki candidacy on the platform of the emerging third force. I want to do this simply because the momentum for a third force is gradually gaining ground and the polity is also lending it enough credence. The issue of a third force […]

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Why OBJ’s picture with Buhari really annoyed me – #DukeOfSomolu

            So my debut article for InsideMainland hits the web to a major controversy. Well, I have apologised and promised to yab the concerned privately so I will not go into it again abeg. Just as I was getting ready to go for a meeting, I saw the beautiful Donald […]

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