After a long military interregnum that lasted from 1966 to 1979 Nigeria heaved a sigh of relief as it welcomed a newly elected civilian government in 1979 under Alhaji Shehu Shagari.
I regret to say what I am going to say now, but I am going to say it. I never felt any sense of being marginalised or kept in the dark while working with IBB.
Young Nigerians may not understand the enormity of Chief Obafemi Awolowo, the first Premier of the defunct Western Region (now Ekiti, Edo, Delta, Lagos, Ogun, Osun, Ondo and Oyo states).
It’s a thing of joy to clock 70. One doesn’t have another choice but to thank God. I have had friends who didn’t get to 60 and for me to reach 70 is a great testimony. I have every cause to be grateful to God for keeping me alive.
20 Oct 2021
How do you forget a colleague and a friend who was more like a brother? How do you forget a co-conspirator with whom, in 1984, we decided to quit our comfort zone ...
19 Oct 2021
Thirty-five years after his gruesome murder, members of Nigeria Union of Journalists, League of Nigerian Columnists (LNC) and stakeholders in the pen profession have stressed the need for immortalisation
23 Jul 2021
Journalists are bandits. There is no doubt about it. And if the journalists are Nigerians they, to all intents and purposes, cannot but be the worst bandits who belong to the very worst set...
18 May 2021
At the event, Mbazie, who is of the University of Port Harcourt, decried the inability of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) to honour and immortalise the late Editor-Chief of Newswatch Magazine, Mr. Dele Giwa, many years after his death.
20 Oct 2020
On October 19, 1986, foremost journalist and one of the founding editors of Newswatch magazine, Dele Giwa, was gruesomely murdered via a parcel bomb in his Lagos home.
19 Oct 2020
Dele Giwa’s family has demanded justice for the late former Editor of the now-defunct Newswatch magazine. Dele Giwa was killed by a letter bomb in his Lagos home on October 19, 1986.
19 Oct 2020
It’S 34 years today since the flaming journalist, Dele Giwa, was killed via a parcel bomb, a novel manner of assassination. The question today remains unanswered: Who killed Dele Giwa?
11 Mar 2020
Nigeria is indeed a blessed country. And this is a statement we can confidently make from the perspective of the many dimensions of Nigeria’s greatness. One usual way to assess this blessedness is to reference