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Obasanjo

Olusegun . born 1937, Nigerian politician and general; head of the military government (1976--79); president from 1999
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14 (SUNA) -Chairman of the National Elections Commission( NEC), Professor Mukhtar Al Asam ,T met on uesday,the former Nigerian President, and Head of the African mission for monitoring the elections in Sudan, Olusegun Obasanjo.
April 12, 2015 (KHARTOUM) -- The African Union (AU) elections monitoring team headed by former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo arrived in Khartoum the early hours of Sunday.
It is still incomprehensible to most Diasporan Nigerians why former President Olusegun Obasanjo decided to write a venomous letter to President Goodluck Jonathan, in the hope that Nigerians would proclaim him a hero.
The PDP National Chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has said former President, Olusegun Obasanjo s fatherly aura and experience in politics were still required by the party.
The President of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Dr Ahmad Mohamed Ali and the Chairman of the Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation (OOF), former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Foundation Headquarters in London to promote human security in Africa.
In a rapprochement amid that high tension as the 2015 presidential election approached, Jonathan on July 20 had a 90-minute secret meeting with Obasanjo at the ex-president's mansion.
Shortly before leaving office after eight years as president in May 2007, Olusegun Obasanjo performed a ground-breaking ceremony for the launch of the Olokoka LNG project (OK-LNG).
Olusegun Obasanjo, head of the African Union observer mission, said his monitors noted some apparent irregularities but that they did not constitute evidence of systematic tampering.
The innovative Made In Africa Foundation's principle of bringing together the continent's skillsets to co-operate towards economic progress bore significant fruit with the signing of the Marrakech Undertaking by the Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation - a recognition of both foundations' mutual obligations to assist in the development of the continent, focusing on transformational infrastructure projects.
Olusegun Obasanjo, former president of Nigeria, a UN Special Envoy, and founder of the Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation, said the forum confirmed his belief that "sport should be seen as an instrument for development of nations and humanity.
John Iliffe's book is probably, to date, the most incisive, detailed, authoritative and documented study on Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, who, as military head of state and civilian president, spent approximately eleven years in office.
Olusegun Obasanjo will undertake a five-day visit of India from March 12 to 16.