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Obafemi Awolowo

2 Oct
“Between good friends, brothers shall I say there must be frank understanding. Lack of frankness leads to suspicion, suspicion engenders mistrust and mistrust breeds enmity. But so long as we speak with an open mind and know one another’s thoughts and respect them even though we cannot agree with them, we shall remain good friends.”…
21 Sep
Ever since the halcyon days of issue-based politicking and of empirical presentations made popular by Chief Obafemi Awolowo respecting the sage’s offerings in his political campaign
14 Aug
He said Nigeria’s founding fathers, including, former Premiers of Western, Northern and Eastern regions; Obafemi Awolowo, Ahmadu Bello & Nnamdi Azikiwe never had nationalistic views but were focused
14 Aug
The legacies and footprints of Dr. Ganiyu Adetunji Adeniran on the sands of time in diverse areas have been described as impactful and of immense benefit to humanity.
30 Jun
During our one-year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), between 1981 and ‘82 in Abeokuta, capital of Ogun State, our monthly stipend was N200: 00. Yes N200: 00, which today, cannot buy a standard loaf of bread.
25 Apr
Which political party will organize a jamboree in the name of Convention when people are daily being massacred across the country? Which political association will fail to honour its agreement with teachers...
6 Apr
I do not know what the incumbent Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo is going through. But talking generally of the office, it is a dead end job.
20 Feb
The Obafemi Awolowo Foundation, as part of activities to mark the 30th anniversary of its establishment, will hold a public lecture on Sunday, March 6, 2022, to celebrate the sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s posthumous birthday.
22 Oct 2021
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola and former governor of the state, Chief Bisi Akande, have advocated the sustenance of the educational legacies of the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
13 Sep 2021
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 2021
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
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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

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