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Dele Giwa

20 Sep
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.
21 Aug
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.
4 Aug
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).
16 Jul
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


2 hours ago
The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions is investigating the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) for allegedly re-allocating Atala Marginal Oil Field (OML 46) in Bayelsa to another firm.
3 hours ago
Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested two suspected cultists in the state and recovered firearm from them. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, stated this in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos. He said that the suspected cultists were arrested on Sept. 23 at about 6.30…
3 hours ago
Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo has warned Officers and Ratings under his watch to stay away from partisan politics and desist from unprofessional conduct that damaged the image of the Nigerian Navy during the 2023 elections.
3 hours ago
As part of the build-up towards ensuring concrete security arrangements for the nation, as the 2023 General Elections approach, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has approved the training of the first batch of Bell 412EP B1.3 Type-Training Course for Police Airwing Aircraft Maintenance Engineers comprising 17 officers, whose training is expected to improve the technical expertise of the Aircraft Maintenance Unit of the Police Airwing and prevent operational mishaps during aerial surveillance operations.
4 hours ago
The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i has condemned the killing of two herders by a mob in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state.