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O·ba·san·jo

 (ō-bä′sän-jō), Olusegun Born 1937.
Nigerian army officer and politician who served as military head of state (1976-1979) and as president (1999-2007).
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Obasanjo

(ˌɒbəˈsændʒeʊ)
n
(Biography) Olusegun (ɒlʊˈseɪɡən). born 1937, Nigerian politician and general; head of the military government (1976–79); president (1999–2007)
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Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of feeding the media with deliberate falsehood in an attempt to cause disaffection between him, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Nigerians in general.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have reportedly visited the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, Ogun State, as part of the probe of ex-Vice-President Atiku Abubakar's son-in-law and the 150 million euros cash-for-poll bribe scandal.
Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned President Muhammadu Buhari in an open letter on the potential danger of current problems facing the country.
The warning comes less than a week after former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo expressed doubts on the ability of Independent National Electoral Commission to conduct a free fair and credible election.
The African Union investigators, led by former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo, found that the conflict began with a skirmish between members of the presidential guard in the capital Juba, followed by the governmentorganised killings of ethnic Nuer civilians and soldiers.
Khartoum ,Apr.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 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.
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).
Earlier, African Union (AU) mission head Olusegun Obasanjo had dismissed the complaints of fraudulent elections.