Fifty-five years ago, as of this January 15, the late Major Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu, told us that the ten per centers made Nigeria look big for nothing.
Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi, the wife of late Nigerian head of state, Major General Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi, is dead. The former first lady passed on Monday at 97. She would have been 98 on November 21, 2021. Victoria's husband Aguiyi-Ironsi was the supreme commander of the National Military Government for six months before being overthrown and assassinated in…
27 Aug 2018
The July 1966 coup was planned, and conducted by officers from the Northern region of the country, in revenge for the earlier coup which had installed Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi, and which was seen as an Eastern coup.
26 Oct 2017
This is an invaluable book on issues, options and solutions to the Nigerian political crisis.
1 Oct 2016
1960 October - Independence, with Prime Minister Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa leading a coalition government.
27 Jul 2016
In my father’s household, the Nigerian Civil War was a daily presence. This was because my eldest brother, Adeyinka, was at the war front. He had joined the army in 1960 after he left Okemesi Grammar School, Okemesi-Ekiti.