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Obafemi Awolowo

6 Aug 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
One of the most contentious question of the 1958 Manchester House Nigerian Constitutional Conference in London was whether Nigeria was worth keeping at all.
31 Oct 2020
Chief Obafemi Awolowo warned our leaders many years ago when he said, “The children of the poor you failed to train will never let your children have peace”.
26 Oct 2020
The Yoruba World Congress (YWC), yesterday, announced a change of its name to Ilana Omo Oodua, saying it took the decision to honour the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo and other Yoruba leaders.

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With the general elections barely two weeks away and naira scarcity experienced across the country, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, yesterday, met with the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, over the new naira policy, at the CBN headquarters in Abuja.
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The Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB) has said the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, does not have the resources to fund its activities.
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Governor Nyesom Wike has, contrary to his earlier position, approved Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential rally holding on Saturday, February 11 in Port Harcourt.
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Youths of Anaku Community in Ayamelum Council of Anambra State, in the early hours of Monday, invaded Omor Community, killing eight, including a woman.
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The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has called on the public to report any substandard product to complement its efforts of eliminating fake goods in the country.