Abdulsalami Abubakar

Yahaya Bello discloses why North-central deserves 2023 presidency more than south-east

Governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello has stated that the north central deserves to be considered for the presidency more than the south-east. According to the governor, both zones are “disadvantaged in terms of the position of the presidency”. This was made known on Tuesday by Bello at the presidential villa in Abuja while reacting to Ohanaeze […]

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MKO Abiola’s family lambasts Abdulsalami over claims on how their father died in detention

The family of late Chief MKO Abiola has lambasted a former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), over his claims on how the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election died while in detention in 1998. WITHIN NIGERIA recalls that Abdulsalami had in an interview with Trust TV claimed that Abiola fell […]

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I Asked Obasanjo Not To Go Into Politics – Abdulsalami

Abdulsalami Abubakar and Olusegun Obasanjo Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd) has revealed that he advised President Olusegun Obasanjo to go home and take care of his health rather than delving into politics shortly after he was freed from detention. Obasanjo who was detained by the regime of late General Sani Abacha, regained […]

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Abdulsalami reveals how Abacha was discovered dead

Former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, has revealed how Nigeria’s late dictator, Gen Sani Abacha was discovered dead during the night in 1998. Abdulsalami noted that the former dictator died during the night and the then Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie, broke the news to him. The 79-year-old retired general stated during an interview with […]

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Increase in petrol price will push more Nigerians into poverty – Abdulsalami

Former head of state, Abdulsalami Abubakar has stated that an increase in the price of petrol will push more Nigerians into poverty. This was stated on Thursday by Abubakar at the 19th Daily Trust Dialogue in Abuja. Recall that there was a viral report which disclosed that the federal government might increase the price of petrol […]

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Abdulsalami Knocks Biafra, Yoruba Nation Agitators

Nigeria’s former military head of state, Abdulsalami Abubakar has berated agitators of Biafra Republic and Yoruba Nation agitators. The retired general who spoke on Thursday at the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) legacy Dialogue 2021 submitted that the best option for the country is to remain united. The former Head of State urged Nigerians to embrace […]

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Insecurity: Will Bandits, Kidnappers Be Happy If Their Children Are Kidnapped Too? – Abdulsalami Asks

Former military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd) has lament the spate of insecurity in the country. The former leader while receiving officials of the Niger State chapter of the Campaign for Democracy and Human Rights led by its state chairman, Comrade Abdullahi Jabi at his Minna uphill residence in Niger State, asked if […]

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Obasanjo, Abdulsalami, Others to meet over State of the Nation

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, General Abdulsalami Abubakar(rtd), Sultan of Sokoto and John Cardinal Onaiyekan and some eminent Nigerians are set to meet on Thursday, June 19th at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja to discuss the State of the Nation and Chart a way forward. The meeting which is convened by Former President Olusegun […]

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Repay Edo people – Abdulsalami Abubakar tells Obaseki

The National Peace Committee (NPC) chaired by Abdulsalami Abubakar has congratulated Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, for his re-election. The former Head of State hailed the electorate and residents for their conduct. Abubakar, in a statement, told Obaseki to reward them with good governance, justice and equity. He also commended the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, […]

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