Breaking News: Obasanjo’s Abeokuta Mansion on Fire!

from Dimeji Kayode Adedeji
By SaharaReporters, New York

The Abeokuta mansion of Nigeria's former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, today went up in flames, reports monitored in New York say.

It is unclear at this time whether Obasanjo was in the palatial estate when the fire started, or how much damage was done, but some reports say that his personal bedroom was damaged.

Some of the accounts say the fire brigade has arrived at the premises and is trying to put out the blaze.

The estate also includes a church that Obasanjo built after he left office.

Updates from African Spotlight below:

The fire reportedly started at about 4:30pm.

It gutted Obasanjo’s office within the building and it is not yet clear what caused it.

Report says members of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, the Nigeria Police Force, State Security Service and close friends of the ex-president battled to contain the fire from spreading to other parts of the sprawling estate.

Ogun State Fire Service truck marked OG 122 AO9 roared into the compound an hour after the fire was detected and was joined by another ten minutes later.

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GEJ"s handiwork

Common sense tells that certain high powered people including GEJ are trying to erase incriminating document OBJ is holding over there heads. The animal house called nigeria is finally seeing the apes fighting the gorillas, and the monkeys (naija people) are sitting idly whilst there collective wealth is stolen and mismanaged. Revolution or die.

He without a sin should cast the first stone

I am very astonished to your ambiguity and clothed mockery to your own
people, you are not only mocking yourself but Yoruba's and your community at large, bringing in the issue of polygamy into the situation of political crisis of Nigeria is a very shameful act on your part, after all, we know that our past leaders are not saint's including your oneself if given the chance, "so let he without a sin should cast the first stone" Jesus Christ!...

This should be investigated

I guess that the present Government realizes the importance of Ex President Obasanjo(whether good or bad). After all, we all have some of our past head's of state, in our deteriorating currency?.
A popular saying "that a prophet's is not welcomed in his home land,that is a remarkable irony of life that is unfortunately symbolic with the SOUTH WEST,
Its a pitiable sign of upheaval that a unidentified cause of a fire outbreak will engulf into the house of our past president's ?
if unchecked.. be it Ibb or Obasanjo, Buhari, shehu shagari,Goodluck Jonatrhan???
we still need them to rebuild our nation to seek for
a resolution.. whats wrong with African's?

Wole Baba KNOW YOURSELF!!!

O mashe oooooo! Wole Baba i pity you oh! Eyaaa! Do you know that Yoruba's in Nigeria are regarded the 'munafik' (hypocrites, humbugs) of the nation. If only you knew the degree of scepticism attached to the Yoruba community, you will bury your head in your armpit and enjoy the stink. Deke enu e!!! (shut up your mouth!!!) You are even comparing OBJ and IBB... Eeee OBJ is a hypocrite, IBB is not. Your are using 'Manshion' as symbol... Nawah oooh. Mansion don burn. What next?! Didirin! Wole Baba, hypocrites are hated even in nations of pegans! Trade mark of the 'Yoruba' is 'Hypocrisy'- Know yourself!!!

U must be a fool what as

U must be a fool what as religion got 2 do with dis

Its fire from above

OBJ kindly read the writing on the wall and turn away from your evil ways and do justice to those you and your political elites are persecuting ( Nigerian )
This is the last warning, first a mad man attacked you , second , your bedroom caught fire next you will never excape ..Again you have all kinds of gods and juju in your house including the one from JAPAN yet you are deceiving christians that you are st Matthew and we are one in christ..OBJ you cannot deceive Almighty whose eyes sees even in the darkness and definitely you cannot outsmart HIM ...set Nigerians free or you die next

Bitter Nigerians

It is rather unfortunate that many Nigerians take pride in their open bitterness and propensity to proliferate hate. I keep asking myself what people gain from posting these. What difference does it make to your life personally that OBJ's house burns? What is your gain? This is truly pitiful and I pray for you guys who continue to destroy yourselves with hate, which will never bring you positive things. Shame!

NIGERIANS ARE REALLY ANGRY....

From all the comments I read here, it shows that Nigerians are really angry with their past and present"rulers".If it was in country like USA, what you will read here will be citizens request for real time investigation to unravel the cause of such National calamity. Iam happy that internet has made it possible for the whole world to know the feelings of Nigerians about their politicians who will always go out of the country to pretend as if all is well.
May major incident like this continue to rain on all corrupts politicians from North, South,East and West of Nigeria. May peace and joy not greet them good morning!

Baba house will be renovated

Baba house will be renovated with so much money still in his kitty,and while Baba is waitting for renovation to complete, Baba could go relax in Ghana where another million dollar mansion he has built for himself is tucked away.Do not say I told you! such can only happened from Obodo Nigeria! See what I mean? If Nigeria Politicians are to operate in Israel,all of them would be in JAIL without a doubt by now.

This is lucrbious,don't tell

This is lucrbious,don't tell me that a magmanimous conflagration consumed OBJ's domicliary edifice.Extremely sardonic

I pity u

As long as u channel a course God did not appoint u to, u will end like every evil man. Repent now; ur wish for evil is extremely inhumane, no SS will unite with SE to divide dis country. Stop dis evil u do for no wicked man go unpunished.

U are blinded with darkness such like d devil

In ur dreams u claim united SA $ SE. Dats a big fat lie no ss will merge with SE, d hatred dat spills out of u can only be compared with dat of d devil. U channel a course God did not appoint u to. Surely if u don't repent d end for u will be unbearable. UR HEART is filled with hatred for men God made. Guess ur are too heartless and evil to see d light

What does the Northern country contribute to Continent Nigeria?

In which of the following ways do the Northern countries in the continent of Nigeria contribute to the continent?
a) Education
b) Scientific innovation
c) Sports
d) Female football
e) Women Beach volleyball
f) Mineral resources
g) Human Capital Resource
h) Music
i) Comedy
j) Nollywood
k) None of the above

ANSWER = (k) None of the above

In which of the following sectors of the economy of Continent Nigeria is the Northern countries most active?

a) Terrorism
b) Street begging
c) Domestic Security
d) Corruption
e) Legislative terrorism
f) Under pants plane bombers
g) Suicide bombing
h) None of the above
i) All of the above

ANSWER = (i) All of the above

Long live the United States of the SS & SE Republic

What does the Northern country contribute to Continent Nigeria?

In which of the following ways do the Northern countries in the continent of Nigeria contribute to the continent?
a) Education
b) Scientific innovation
c) Sports
d) Female football
e) Women Beach volleyball
f) Mineral resources
g) Human Capital Resource
h) Music
i) Comedy
j) Nollywood
k) None of the above

ANSWER = (k) All of the above

In which of the following sectors of the economy of Continent Nigeria is the Northern countries most active?

a) Terrorism
b) Street begging
c) Domestic Security
d) Corruption
e) Legislative terrorism
f) Under pants plane bombers
g) Suicide bombing
h) None of the above
i) All of the above

ANSWER = (i) All of the above

Long live the United States of the SS & SE Republic

May God Protect & Safe Obasanjo

God will definitely protect and safe Obasanjo.
Poor minded people and physical poor people always against whatever progressive people achieved or do. You can say whatever you want or like. Obasanjo is a state man worldwide. Start your own contribution to a better Nigeria today and stop all your life long negative criticism.

aliyu, See, you are now

aliyu,

See, you are now calling me minority in my own land. This is because when you Janjaweed Arabs migrated to Nigeria we ignored your corrupt practices. As soon as you came in you started counting cows and goats to inflate your population. I am no minority, you Janjaweeds are.

Policecivildefense

At least the police and civil defense team came to battle the fire. Where were the military!

Policecivildefense

At least the police and civil defense team came to battle the fire. Where were the military!

Ile ta fi ito ,iri ni yo wo

Ile ta fi ito ,iri ni yo wo

Honorable Kidnappers -Ibadan & Lagos axis! Compliments!!!!

Honourable Kidnappers, Ibadan axis, Greetings!!!

I wish to remind you that the year is coming to an end and that there remains a mission yet to be accomplished...

Dimeji Bankole's parents & Grand parents are still alive. They live on freedom street VGC, Lagos & on Liberty street, Ibadan.

I live the rest to you, knowing that you know what to do.

Dear comrades, may the good Lord from whom all good things come, bless the works of your hands. May he protect you all the way, and destroy all your enemies by strange afflictions & fires as it is presently on OBJ ill gotten property. AMEN!

Long live the United States of the SS&SE

Fear God in whatever u say n write

there was inferno, u were making heresy n unfounded prophesy. in d S/W, why didnt u coment on atrocities emanating frm churches; ungodliness, indecency, callousness and rivalry? pls dont cause wrath wt ur unrestrained pen and tongue. God bless u.

Wicked World

Mr Ex president, God is with you , No boby I say No one can do you anything, get the source of the fire but all I know is that except God take your life, No man can kill you in jesus name!!! Amen.

This is the work of Moji

Aye oh! This is the work of Moji. She was not satisfied when she got laid last week. I have warned her against playing with fire.

Now I'm going to call my bank in UK not to pay the 500,000 pound cheque that I gave her and I will soon come out to reclaim my two children she took to Gbenga.

Moji you are in trouble for burning my house.

FANATICS

I wonder. You just deviate from d topic in question and begin to insult North and Islam. U must be a fanatics. May God deliver u, else u shall rot in hell

REJOICE NOT NIGERIANS

The Hill top mansion was built with our common wealth.
Hence,the flame we rejoice about is our looted funds.
Why are we rejoicing?
When a larger chunk of our God given resources would equally be doled out in rebuilding the Abeokuta Mansion.

you reap what you sow

I do not wish fire on any human being or their property.
Why did it take one hour for a single fire truck to arrive? this is the state of the nation that Obasanjo created and left behind.
instead of embarking on nation building he embarked on vanities such as the burning building
in question. I am surprised that the crippled Nigerian fire service arrived at all.
That burning building would have build and equiped ten fire stations.

REJOICE NOT NIGERIANS

The Hill top mansion was built with our common wealth.
Hence,the flame we rejoice about is our looted funds.
Why are we rejoicing?
When a larger chunk of our God given resources would equally be doled out in rebuilding the Abeokuta Mansion.

Everyday for the thief, one day for the ....

Thiefi thiefi jankoriko how are you? SHAME!

See the fool has a small mini-forest Chimp playground just by the fence.

Did you notice? One Chimp is sitting on the fence and apparently on its way away from the fire. Even fellow Chimps refused to help him. Too good!

Verily verily, I say unto you, Nigeria is not a country but a continent. Break up NOW!!!

Long live the United States of the SS&SE

The only regret

baba's regret is his burnt charms and juju. stupid old fool.

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