Administrator Articles
APP Leaves Switzerland, Pitches Tent with OOPL
The Centre for Human Security (CHS) within the OOPL complex last quarter formally accepted the database and other intellectual resources of the Africa Progress Panel. The APP’s work will be taken forward from 2018 by a new entity, provisionally named the Africa Progress Group. The new entity with operational headquarters at the Centre for Human […]
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Lion at Wildlife park in the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential library in Abeokuta
A day Inside the OOPL’s Lion’s Den
On Monday, 2nd November, 2017, the OOPL Wildlife Park opened to the public with zoo enthusiasts adopting and christening some of the animals in the park. “Welcome to the Wildlife Park. I am Ore,” said the dark lady attendant at the zoo with a smile that I interpreted as mocking my leisureless life. Ruth, my […]
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A hyena at the OOPL wild life park, Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library Abeokuta, Ogun state
Hyenas: Extinct Elsewhere, Multiplying at OOPL
The Striped Hyena and the Brown Hyena are considered “Near Threatened” by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which maintains a “Red List” of at-risk and extinct species around the world. But at the OOPL Wildlife Park, the Hyenas procreate seamlessly, giving hope to the survival of their species. OOPL had in […]
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2017: OOPL’s Golden Year – OBJ
The year 2017 has been described as the golden Year for the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library. According to the Chief Promoter, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, the first major achievement of the year was the Library’s formal commissioning on March 4. At the grand opening ceremonies were leaders from across Africa, members of the British royalty and […]
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A beautiful view of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta, Ogun State
OOPL: A Rich Land of Symphony, Contrasts
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Archaeological sites within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta
History in stones: The OOPL Archaeological site
Over and over again, we emphasize that part of our mission at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) is to: preserve the past, capture the present, inspire the future and promote culture and tourism. Therefore, one might say that the decision to build the first Presidential Library in Africa on this particular site in Abeokuta […]
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Students on a tour of the museum at the Olusegun Obasanjo Library in Abeokuta
Arising from the just concluded International Museum Day celebrations, the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) has advocated the introduction of Museum Education into the Curriculum of Nigerian Schools. This was among many other recommendations made by the expert speakers and panelists who made presentations at the occasion. The idea of Museum Education is such that […]
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Attendance at the youth Governance Dialogue in OOPL Abeokuta
The Youth Governance Dialogue is designed as a Youth-adult learning platform for young people to engage the experiences of older and past political office holders, distilling from their philosophies and overriding principles on how to effectively engage the governance process. The first edition of the event was a huge success which heralded the Youth Governance […]
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Students on the Bailey bridge, arriving at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta
The 18th of May 2017 was designated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) as International Museum Day, a day set aside for  museums and cultural institutions to highlight and reflect on their impact in the society. The theme for this year’s celebrations was Museums and contested history: Saying the unspeakable in museums. According to […]
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