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Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa

12 Jan
Sir: In every country, few people are blessed with outstanding divine favour and qualities in leading the struggle for the benefit of the governed including the yet unborn as a service to humanity. Nigeria is one of those countries that witnessed such kind of historical backing by these fallen heroes as people of proven integrity in…
10 Jun 2021
Mrs Ajoke Muhammed may be one of the least known First Ladies in Nigerian history. When her husband became Nigerian third military ruler, she was just a young woman of 33...
Jack Dorsey
3 May 2021
It’s another season of wailing for Nigerians now that Twitter has bypassed the “Giant of Africa” and sited its headquarters in Ghana. Jack Dorsey and his Twitter gurus must have avoided Nigeria like a plague because they would not want to work under a terrorist....
1 Oct 2020
Today is Independence Day. The first of October 1960 is a date to which for two years every Nigerian has been eagerly looking forward. At last, our great day has arrived
22 Nov 2019
I first met Chief Alex Akinyele sometime in 1984 when we were shopping for investors in our admittedly ambitious news media project
18 Nov 2018
Senator (Chief) Victor Esemingsongo Mukete, the Cameroonian elder statesman and paramount chief of the Bafaw tribe, is the only surviving member of Nigeria’s first Executive Cabinet...
16 Jan 2018
Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon yesterday shunned the launch of a book, titled:  RAYUWA in memory of Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, who died in the 1966 coup.
11 Sep 2017
This article aims to conclude that “federal character” is both desirable and inevitable in the context of our nation.
5 Jan 2017
“Chief Justice, I am glad you gave that judgment, because I want you to feel free, if I commit a crime or do wrong in your opinion, to say so…if I am brought before you, send me to your jail...
3 Jan 2017
Celebrating an Armed Forces Remembrance Day on a date the Nigerian civil war ended does little to heal the wounds of that avoidable, better-forgotten war.
17 Oct 2016
I was accused of being a witch by J.K. Randle, he said I had cried at night and the baby died in the morning. I had spoken to so many people about the hall and swimming pool, and now it had been bulldozed in the morning!
4 Oct 2016
Once upon a time, before the era of military coup and in pre-oil Nigeria, there were four financially independent and uninhibited regions...


14 mins ago
Six of the 62 persons held by terrorists, following the March 28, 2022 attack on an Abuja-Kaduna train, have called on the Federal Government and international community to facilitate their release.
17 mins ago
Residents of Iviukwe Community in Etsako East Local Council of Edo State, yesterday, called on Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba...
17 mins ago
The Federal High Court, Abuja, has refused to grant an ex parte application by Mr. Farah Dagogo to stop the gubernatorial primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State.
18 mins ago
There All Progressives Congress (APC) National Assembly aspirants, yesterday, urged the leadership of the party to conduct free, fair and transparent primary election.
21 mins ago
In continuation of its clampdown on cultists and other criminals across the state, operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested four members of the dreaded Eiye cult group...