Yet again, wither Nigeria at 57
Fortuitously, what ended up as a missed opportunity to bring Gowon back to power, opened a window of opportunity for a southerner in the military, Olusegun Obasanjo, to mount the saddle and pave the way for a return of civil rule.
A very foolish separatist call
Anyone with even a modicum of historical knowledge of Nigeria’s evolution would readily agree that no other ethnic nationality has contributed as much as the Igbo tribe in the making and sustenance of an independent Nigeria.
Revisiting the Nigerian 1959 federal election
This article aims to conclude that “federal character” is both desirable and inevitable in the context of our nation.
Wisdom of standing in front of a moving train
It was the late former President of Nigeria and Owelle of Onitsha, the great Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe who was reported to have said that only a mentally unstable person would stand in front of a moving train.
Wat’s dis all about?... Raising the citizenry from despondency during recession
The Lagos Country Club and Ibadan Playhouse, in collaboration with OneSix Production, thrilled live theatre enthusiasts with another of its presentations, Wat’s Dis All About? Presented at the club’s amphitheatre, Ikeja, Lagos...
Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, “We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.”
Lord Lugard and his dirty shoes
Long before the railway lines were built and the Emir of Kano bought a motorcar, Frederick Lugard travelled from Lagos to Sokoto on foot. Before coming to the area around the River Niger and Benue...
Anambra 2017: Still on the zoning controversy
Faulting the idea of zoning further, Muoghalu remarked: “It was not by consensus; it has not been by consensus. Why would it start now? If there was no consensus in the past, why are we starting it now? It won’t be fair.”
OOTC with Chude Jideonwo: Don’t be annoyed o, but please, who spoilt Nigeria?
There is something curious that you might have noticed. Something as strange as it is weird. And it should worry you.