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Obafemi Awolowo

13 Sep
The coronation ceremony of any kind in Nigeria, from the Alaafin of Oyo to the Emir of Zazzau, and from the Obi of Onitsha to the Oba of Lagos, has remained a high point of pomp and pageantry
5 Sep
After a recent performance of Aremu, which attracted Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (GCFR), the Duke of Shomolu Productions, in partnership with the Odu’a Investment Company Limited
6 Aug
I was transferred from Lagos to Abuja as the Judicial Correspondent for ThisDay Newspapers in the early part of 2001. Later that year, my Law Editor, Ms Funke Aboyade, now a Senior Advocate of Nigeria
29 Jul
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has threatened a “weekly total lockdown” in the South East from August 9, 2021, should the Federal Government fail to release its leader, Nnamdi Kanu...
15 Jul
For thousands of years mankind have separated naturalness from their lives. The word naturalness sounds Greek in many a circle, whether in social, political, even in educational circles many would strain their ears and ask you to say that again.
12 May
Probably no socio-political plank in Nigeria has impinged on our consciousness or has excited our admiration for the values of dedication to cherished ideals and goals more than Afenifere - the pan-Yoruba socio-political platform.
27 Apr
The group also canvassed for synergy between the South-East and South-West, saying that because the late Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe and Chief Obafemi Awolowo could not forge a common front during the First Republic does not mean Yoruba and Igbo cannot work as one today.
12 Apr
If anybody living in Nigeria as a Nigerian is 40 years of age, has completed secondary education properly, but has not started to try to study the history of Nigeria so as to understand where its present miserable existence ....
1 Apr
A group, the Yoruba One Voice (YOV), has admonished the South-West governors to make use of the models of the late Premier of the defunct Western Region
28 Feb
When my article on the late US great Senator, Comrade Elijah Cummings was published in The Guardian, 03 November 2019, I never knew I would be writing a similar eulogy on Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande...
14 Feb
With the demise of Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande alias Baba Kekere, the Nigerian poor have lost a spokesman who thinks nothing but how to mitigate the devastating consequences of poverty including its sorrows
4 Feb
One of the most contentious question of the 1958 Manchester House Nigerian Constitutional Conference in London was whether Nigeria was worth keeping at all.

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