The death of Ideology
Ideology, that systematic body of concepts as we knew it especially about human life or culture is dead or is in the process of dying. Whereas my generation grew up recognizing...
Gidado Idris in his own words
Were he to be alive, Alhaji Gidado Idris (GCON) would be 82 next Thursday March 15. He passed on at a private hospital at Aso drive in Abuja on December 15 last year and was buried a few hours later according to Muslim rites.
Awo vs Zik and how it affects Southern Nigeria today
Nigerian history without Nnamdi Azikiwe and Obafemi Awolowo is impossible. Zik and Awo were clerks, teachers, journalists and politicians. The former dropped his colonial name Benjamin, the later put aside his Christian name Jeremiah. As politicians they were great rivals. Zik ended up as Nigeria’s First President after serving as the last Governor–General. The Presidency…
Can Nigeria repeat the 1945 general strike?
What started out as a labour kerfuffle by railway employees in June 1945, eventually spread to other unions in the civil service, then private sector workers decided to support their public sector counterparts.
Before the next round
I am inviting our country’s popular-democratic forces, especially the Nigerian Left, to join me in looking back once again.
The Nigerian hero is dead
Whenever emotion is promoted to the rank of reality, there is likely to be great moral and operational problems.
The landscape of Nigeria and party politics
The political happenings in the land of Nigeria may not be interesting to many for a number of reasons.
Nigeria and frequently asked national questions
One frequently asked question at Nigeria’s independence anniversaries is: what is there to celebrate years after the Union Jack was lowered, replaced with Nigerian flag of Green...
‘Leadership mistakes since independence still haunts Nigeria’
Director of Hikmah Group of Schools, Jos, Abdulhafis Imam Bello, has said that the mistakes the country made since independence were still haunting it till today.
Five Independence Day Heroes
On this day in 1960, Nigeria there was jubilation in the streets and hope for the future. That feeling was made possible by these strong-willed men who were ready to lay down their lives for the country they loved and believed in. Herbert Macaulay Macaulay was known as the founder of Nigerian nationalism and a…