Ifajuyigbe: Fajuyi in history and as history - Part 2
No doubt, Fajuyi’s place in authentic history is assured. He is elevated to the pantheon of men who have stood for principle and will never be forgotten any time events of 1966 are recalled.
What Abuja deserves @ 43, today!
Even as we lament the state of political anomie in the land today, it is still relevant to remember somebody’s dream, which came through 43 years ago. Although some researchers have been claiming that the Abuja dream actually began with the General Yakubu Gowon administration.....
FG, ASUU and precarious university education
The relative peace currently prevailing in the country’s public university system appears to be under some serious threat. The frequency of strikes by the various unions...
How the north benefits from restructuring
Opponents of restructuring who argue that the northern geo-political zones stand to lose influence and power if the country is geo-politically and fiscally reconfigured are badly mistaken.
The military and Nigeria’s destiny
There were four regions in Nigeria up till January 1966 and the regions were semi autonomous and doing very well. They were in very healthy competition and even the Northern region that was by far behind...
Francis Kanebi Onwochei: Right icing on his career cake
The prestigious NANTAP Fellowship is the highest award and rank of the practice and awarded to devotees of the theatre profession in recognition of their service and contribution to theatre practice.
Nigeria @ 56: A rogue state, a slave nation
It is pertinent to note that before Lugard, the different areas had been differently organised and administered based on their socio-cultural and political experiences.
Virgin Atlantic slashes London fares ahead of Independence
Virgin Atlantic is making it even attractive to book a flight to London – by launching a special promotional fare for customers that want to visit family and friends to celebrate Nigerian 56 Independence anniversary.