‘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…
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.
A sceptic view of regionalism
Agitation for a return to regions seems to have a somewhat tribal assumption, the assumption that once a people of shared identities have constituted themselves into one region they would be able to confront the larger society as a united front.
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...
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...
The spirit of Anambra State
In business, Anambra State has no rival in Nigeria. Anambra people combine intellectual capacity with political wizardry and financial power. Anambra State has the largest number of billionaires in Nigeria.