We Want To Stop PDP From Collapsing - Obasanjo

Obasanjo, Anenih and IBB
By SaharaReporters, New York

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and some elders of the Peoples Democratic Party met with factional leaders of the party and some aggrieved governors yesterday in Abuja.

They also met with the some pro-Jonathan governors at the meeting, the meeting held at a five star hotel in Abuja.

Those at the meeting include former president Olusegun Obasanjo, former military dictator, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (retd.); former chairmen of the party, Ahmed Ali and Sen. Barnabas Gemade respectively and chairman Board of Trustees of the party, Chief Tony Anenih. State governors present include, Gov. Aliyu Wamakko(Sokoto), Gov. Sule Lamido (Jigawa), Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers) and others.

At the end of the meeting, Obasanjo spoke with reporters, claiming that he and members of his group were trying to save the party.

At a brief press press conference, Obasanjo had these to say:

"Gentlemen of the press, I thank you for exercising patience. Let me point out, you have seen five of us as select elders of the party. We have taken it upon ourselves to prevent the worst from happening to our dear party.
Two of our members are abroad and could not join us today.

"They are Solomon Lar and Alex Ekwueme and we are carrying them along.

"Regardless of the reports your are hearing, it is suffice to say that family dispute within the PDP, which we want to stem the tide of going to the brink. And I want to say that we have met with the two side of the family, we have listened to them and of

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Wishful PDP collapse

To say that PDP is going to disintegrate is like saying that Nigeria is going to disintegrate. None of that will happen in the foreseeable future. PDP is not a bad party, it is the people who are in PDP that are bad. Nigeria is not a bad country it is some of us who are here (or abroad) that are the bad people. Where do you think PDP people will move to once the party implodes? It has to be some to other party. Since January 15, 1966 everything has been in downward spiral from the most basic elements of living and development -- electricity, water supply, shelter, education, security for one's life and property etc. It is only in Nigeria that those who presided over the destruction of a country can still move around shamelessly. They should be in hiding because "one day go be one day." Their images irritate me.

10million Buharis, Akandes & Tunubus cannt stop GEJ & PDP

Tundemess or whatever your name is
10million of APC leaders which some of them are spent and discarded PDP people are NOT enough to stop a fasting moving train of PDP except a deliberate stop at a station to drop
'unwanteds' like Atiku, Oyinlola, sabotuer Amaechi. GEJ whether you like it or not today is President of your country forever & ever you can't change this fact QED. By God's grace he will win again to complete his 2 terms. God bless Nigeria.

Re: Who's Asari Dukubo

Ayo, Asari Dukubo is man pikin, na countryman. Ebi muslim. Feild-Marshal of our People Army. Na who Asari be. If he order you you go see fire.

We want PDP to collapse

Why should we support the continued existence of the looting, thieving, rigging machine that is PDP? Please let it just implode and die!

OBASANJO : THE PILLAGING PATRIARCH OF THE YORUBA

OF WHAT USE IS OLUSEGUN OBASANJO? A MAN REJECTED BY THE YORUBA; A MAN RUBBISHED BY HIS OWN CHILDREN FOR SEXUALLY VIOLATING THEM. OLUSEGUN OBASANJO DOES NOT STAND FOR SOMETHING; WHICH IS WHY HE STANDS FOR ANYTHING. HE IS MASQUERADING AS A MR. FIX; BUT HE COULD NOT WIN A SINGLE ELECTIVE SEAT IN OTTA, LET ALONE IN OGUN STATE. THE WHOLE OF YORUBA LAND IS CONTROLLED BY TINUBU POLITICALLY AND EVEN CULTURALLY. TINUBU EVEN COMMANDS A RELATIVE RESPECT IN YORUBA TRIBE FAR MORE THAN OLUSEGUN OBASANJO. OBASANJO, THE SHREK OF YORUBALAND MUST BE HAULED INTO THE REFUSE HEAPS OF HISTORY. PRESIDENT JONATHAN MUST ZERO HIS MIND AND ASSERT HIS PRESIDENTIAL AUTHORITY TO SPLIT NIGERIA NOW, BEFORE THE BUNGLING OBASANJO SPLITS HIM WHICH IS THE INTENTION OF OBASANJO AND COHORTS.

Abubakar tundemash, mind your

Abubakar tundemash, mind your words. You are happy you are not living in a communist country, security agents would capture you intact and detain you in a solitary cell till you wash your mouth from insults. Remember that your uncles Mullah Buhari,ati Alhaji IBB used to clamp down on their critics, Alhaji IBB even wasted Dele Giwa for... (you know the rest of the story).

Ebele Jonathan is the problem of PDP and Nigeria! (4)

There is no basis comprehensible that Ndi Igbo cannot be allowed to exist in an independent nation or that the homogenous Yoruba-language speaking southwest cannot form O'dua Republic or that the core 6 northern states cannot become Arewa Republic. The concept of lumping together all these divergent ethnic groups to co-exist as one nation which has only economically benefitted less than .01% of the population should not be allowed to continue ad infinitum. GOD IS ON HIS THRONE! END.

Ebele Jonathan is the problem of PDP and Nigeria! (3)

For those of us who operate in the spirit, the antics of Ebele propped up by Dame Patie are the workings of the Lord Almighty. What Nigeria would become by 2018, a geographical space with 5 different nations was borne out of a "mistake" made by the inept Aremu who thought a "mumu" cannot aspire to be Nigeria's President and would continually be VP for 8 years and thereafter stroll back to Otuoke like a lost sheep!

Whether Ebele runs for the Presidency in 2015 or not, the conflagration that will erupt in Nigeria, from Maidugiri to Port Harcourt will be such that the Sovereign National Conference (SNC) the "leaders" have been dithering on would be a reality. The Syrian experience would be a child's play to what would unfold in Nigeria that everyone would be compelled to the realization that the SNC is inevitable. There, we would reach the decision of the break-up of the British mistake created in 1914. (To be continued)

Ebele Jonathan is the problem of PDP and Nigeria! (2)

Some Nigerians you would expect to put their thinking cap baffle me in their postulations. They assert that Ebele has the constitutional right to go for a second term and should be allowed to do so! I say to them, Nigeria is neither the United States nor any European country. The "leaders" agreed the South will produce the Presidency and they trumped Aremu and backed him for 8 years. It was now the turn of the North. Then, their man, Yar'Adua, died in power and for 6 years, his VP, Ebele, had become the President. I ask: Is 6 years of clueless, most corrupt and total rudderless leadership Nigerians have ever witnessed since 1914 not sufficient for Ebele and his lackeys? (To be continued)

obj and friends want to save pdp

Who knows that the break up of PDP will not benefit or be in the best interest of GEJ?May be that will be his contribution to the cause.Afterall as we all acknowledge God works in mysterious ways.

OLD RULERS, THE ROOT OF NIGERIA PROLEMS!

Why can't a fool like Obasanjo just get lost? And what is Babangida still doing here? Why can't they allow Jonathan to do his job. The reason Nigeria still remain underdeveloped is because of the meddling of these old rulers. The reality is that, whoever is in Asorock, is being controlled by these old brigades. Can we ever have a 'Leader' that can get out of their vices? Of course, we all know they are here to protect their stolen loots. How sad.

Ebele Jonathan is the problem of PDP and Nigeria! (1)

The quagmire PDP and Nigeria has is that Aremu trumped up a man who is mentally challenged, henpecked and cannot think straight except to resort to quaffing burukutu in order to maintain some semblance of sanity as VP and per chance the man became "President of Nigeria." It was never the intention of Aremu the man would be allowed to become the President and was expected to be totally in the background for 8 years. His personality shortcomings were well known to Aremu and some in government that a number of them concurred with Yar'Adua when he refused to hand over power to him.

Now, having ascended the "throne" he does not want to relinquish power. The man does not realize that being President of a country is about SERVICE and not about "it is my turn to chop." "Aremu chopped for 8 years and I should also be allowed to chop for 8 years."

I wonder at times who Dokubo

I wonder at times who Dokubo Asari is as a person. He talks as if he is more than he is. He thinks too much of himself when he is nothing! He talks of war. Can he wait when one breaks out? He cannot! He will run away. But one cannot blame him, he is only protecting his daily bread, since he is reaping from Jonathan's largesse. God will clean up Nigeria for us. AMEN.

Problem of Nigeria is Nigeria!!

You see the faces of all these thieves as people in charge of a country, why won’t that country be driven to the ditch. In Nigeria the whole place is stinky of mess upon mess and no way out except to eliminate Nigeria. It is now known that Nigeria is the number one enemies of this clustered Africans borne out of imperious design as part of their strategies to keep their empires running. The name Nigeria is a ruse to commit political and religious atrocities against black race as is going on in other part of Africa to uphold the modern day colonialism and slavery. Let anything like infighting happen in Nigeria today, these enemies will supply the guns and bombs to maim and slaughter to uphold their nefarious design.

1million OBJs can't stop the destruction of PDP !

No amount of gorillas (OBJ), crooks (Anenih) and other election riggers will stop what God has started; destruction of PDP !

Betrayal of the Citizenry.

GEJ, you have left negative memories for Nigerians to remember. Can you guess the number of Nigerians who died as a result of your bad leadership. Let me help you count, thousands in Maiduguri, hundreds in DanaAir clash, tenths of policeman killed by Ombatse in Nasarawa State. That is on security alone.
Come, your new years message of removal of fuel subsidy have left no vacuum for forgiveness.
Above all, ASUU is presently on strike, leaving students for more than two months at home while your relatives are busy studying abroad.
Yet, you have no respect for your BOSSES, Obj. and IBB.
I like PDP and I love APC. It is not the party that matters, but the politicians matters.

ELDERS - YOUR TIME IS UP

Stupid so called elders; you are dragging us behind with your unproductive and corrupt ways. Go and enjoy your loots in retirement and leave Nigeria for the youths who are more refined and up to date on matters of governance and national developments.

Look at them,they are back. Lord save 9ja 4m 3prong destabilizer

Oh God, plz save Naija from this 3-prong circuit destabilizer. May there be perpetual short in the circuit. may its plug n play never work,Ise! Picture perfect. the photographer needs to get an award (lol).

All 3 of them (IBB,OBJ and old pussy cat) have their individual agendas and the masses is not an item on any of them.

I pray come 2015, there is a country left to b govern. Men and Boys have all wised up in their various ways.

I can't wait to behold the birth of this politics of divide and rule. The New PDP is the face of the Old PDP. same recycled crooks. survive of the fittest. My the fittest win hehehe.

Nigerians keep fit and watch

Dokubo, you are seriously

Dokubo, you are seriously without your senses.

Asari Dokubo blasts PDP faction: "Crush them now!"

"General Olusegun Obasanjo who is leading these PDP dissidents, himself did two terms in office, and even plotted a third term for himself. So, there should be no negotiation with the PDP dissidents. It should be total war - no retreat, no surrender - and let us see who will run first. There is time for peace and there’s time for war. This is the time to go into war. President Jonathan should know this is the time for war. If he cannot sustain the war, we will help him sustain it. This is not a one-man battle but a total war. These PDP dissidents must be totally vanquished. The plot against President Jonathan will surely fail, but President Jonathan himself should be decisive and crush these dissidents, once and for all."

..................Mujahedeen Asari Dokubo
(Leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force)

THEY ARE PROTECTING THE SKELETONS THEY LEFT AT ASO ROCK.

All these ex-Presidents are just fighting to protect the misdeeds that might hunt them should a new party take over Aso-rock.For this singular reason you will not see the likes of OBJ or IBB retire gracefully,they will keep jumping around with small boys till they give up the ghost.
The need to control things from behind the scene is a matter of survival for these old men,they don't want any small boy dusting up old files and exposing the load of skeletons left behind at Aso rock.
If a leader governs well and avoids corruption,that leader will live in his country and enjoy his retirement peacefully but if a leader was corrupt or violent ,that leader will not have peace in retirement or as in the case of Nigeria ,they don't retire,they keep causing confusion from behind the scene because they want to ensure their security.

Obj&Ibb:two too clever captains

Obasanjo and IBB trying to douse the PDP's fires is like asking those who set fire to a house to assist in quenching the flames.

PDP is destined to collapse ... next is APC

Now that "deportation" of Igbos issue has cooled down, perhaps everyone will put their tribal lenses away and look at the current problems of Nigeria objectively and sensibly. The current implosion in PDP confirms what few of us continue to emphasise on SR that the root of Nigeria's problems lies in the ex-khaki boys & their lackeys who are represented in all tribes and all political parties vs the rest of us marginalised.

These wolves are concentrated in PDP who are the current power brokers. They are smart enough to use religious and ethnic differences to keep the rest of us divided as our tribal lenses divert and diverge our views completely away from them as we fight each other.

But I see a divine intervention at work as a Babel spirit blows against PDP. Next is APC when they also decide on 2015 presidential flagbearer. OBJ and his godson GEJ cannot stop PDP from collapsing as they will both be consumed by the same tigers that they rode on their backs to Aso villa.

We Want To Stop PDP From Collapsing

They shall not succeed inshallah.

Amiiiin

Old fossils should stop dabbling into Nigerian politics

Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, George Bush et al, were all once US Presidents who rode into the twilight of retirement in grace and glory. They have remained relevant from the shadows and allowed the incumbent to do his job without distractive intrusion. Not so in Nigeria where old, senile crooks calling themselves "stakeholders" continue to manipulate whoever is President in order to protect their stolen loot at the expense of democracy. Why don't they copy that aspect of America's "hands-off" approach to democracy? When was the last time anyone saw a picture of Obama flanked by Carter, Clinton or old & rusty Congressional leaders from his party? Shagari, Alex Ekwueme, Shonekan.... my brown ass!

Nigerians are praying for the demise of the evil cabal, so, let it collapse, biko!

@SaharaReporters: You keep referring to IBB as former "military dictator", doesn't it make sense to also refer to ugly OBJ as former "democractic dictator"... Kapisch?

This is funny. The same

This is funny. The same people who stoked the fire pretending to be quenching the fire so as to remain relevant in the scheme of things. They just want to confuse GEJ so they continue to hold him by the jugular

PDP CRISIS

ALL WE ARE SAYING, MORE TROUBLE TO PDP, WHEN ILLEGALITY IS BUILT ON FALSE FOUNDATION, THE RESULTANT EFFECT IS TOTAL CHOAS

GOD knows that no amount of

GOD knows that no amount of tears, regrets ,meetings,interventions or peace meetings will save PDP from going down for Nigeria to progress. No power in the tongue of any man or woman will stop the demise of PDP for Nigeria to advance. GOD will not hear the prayers of anybody who wants PDP to survive because its survival means death for Nigeria. I was in Dubai in 2009 and returned to the great city in 2013 to witness unbelievable and unprecedented progress within four years. By 2015 PDP would have frittered away 16 yrs without any tangible thing to show for it. Dubai is building three world class Hospitals to waylay Nigerians and others going to India. Dubai is building the biggest Airport in the world in Abu Dabi to be commissioned in 2017. A president and the Ministers that will rule Nigeria from 2015 must be go to Dubai and Abu Dabi and move round for one month to see what leadership is all about. PDP must die for Nigeria to survive.

You cannot save the PDP

The PDP has maimed and destroyed millions of Nigerians since 1999. What the PDP is experiencing is an act of God. It is He Who has decided that the PDP will be put to rest. Therefore nothing OBJ or anyone else for that matter does will change the outcome. A nation can survive on disbelief, but no nation, much less a party, can survive on injustice.

A party that lacks discipline and is greedy

There is nothing but collapse for such a party. A party that has specialty in ignoring the masses while the party top brass spirit away billions of oil dollars abroad to the US UK and other greedy states abroad. The collapse of the PDP signaled the extent to which the Nigerian state has been destroyed because PDP henchmen are the ones who have controlled our oil money since 1999. There are many of those top brass who hitherto enjoyed access to the dwindling oil dollars. They have since been sidelined, and they want their share before the end comes.

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