Free Nigeria of hunger, insecurity, others, campaign urges electorate
The Atiku /Obi Campaign Council has urged the electorate to stamp out tyranny, insecurity and hunger in the country by voting out President Buhari in this weekend’s polls. Its chairman and immediate past deputy governor of Ekiti State, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, made the appeal in a statement yesterday in Ado Ekiti by his media aide,…
Re: How the Olofa won his shoes
Sir: Chief Obafemi Awolowo lived to witness the fulfilment of his desire for the creation of new regions - or, as some might view it, the balkanisation of the Northern Region. He was undoubtedly satisfied with General Gowon's 1967 efforts; there is no public record that he made input into Murtala Muhammed's 1976 state-creation exercise…
Murtala Muhammed: The Corruption Fighter
Murtala Muhammed was born on this day in 1938 to a family of 13 in Kano. After his primary education, he attended Government College (now known as Barewa College) in Zaria and graduated in 1957. The following year, he enrolled in the Nigerian Army. After his enrollment, Muhammed trained as an officer cadet at Sandhurst…
Challenges, prospects of public policy formulation and security
The book, Public Policy Formulation In Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects (Klamidas Communications Limited, Abuja; 2017) is based on the text of a lecture delivered by Dr. Bukar Usman...
Osinbajo urges leaders to rise against primordial sentiments
Osinbajo stated this in Abuja on Monday at the 2017 Murtala Muhammed memorial lecture with the theme; “Humanitarian Crisis and Response in a plural society: what role for leadership”.
’76, film on Murtala Muhammed, premieres in London
At the centre of this very gripping romantic thriller is the charismatic, ‘Captain Joseph Dewa’, played by Ramsey Nouah, who is indicted by the military for his alleged role in the coup.
Restructuring in Nigeria’s best interest
Unless we restructure Nigeria and drastically change our business ethics, economic growth will be painfully slow. For the pessimists who equate restructuring with fragmentation or dissolution of Nigeria, nothing could be farther from the truth.