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Obafemi Awolowo

24 Jan 2020
One thing we must not deny ourselves is the right to know the history of our nation. History is such an important subject that only idiots or clowns will not appreciate its significance.
13 Jan 2020
Following my State of the Nation address on Sunday, January 5, 2020, I am constrained to make some brief clarifications due to the unrecognisable reconstruction of my utterances
22 Nov 2019
I first met Chief Alex Akinyele sometime in 1984 when we were shopping for investors in our admittedly ambitious news media project
1 Nov 2019
The Premier of the Old Western Region, the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo and foremost journalist and statesman, Chief Anthony Enahoro, were among Nigerians honoured yesterday at the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Western Nigerian Television (WNTV).
20 Oct 2019
This month marks Mohandas Gandhi’s 150th birthday commemoration. The Mahatma lived in South Africa for 21 years between 1893 and 1914 and honed much of his satyagraha – soul force - passive resistance civil rights methods and anti-imperial philosophies on the continent.
3 Oct 2019
The ills of my country are many and have rendered majority of our people distraught. Fifty-nine years after independence, my country has no motorable roads, steady electricity...
17 Sep 2019
Not until the former governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, was named minister by President Muhammadu Buhari on July 23, 2019, and was finally assigned the portfolio of Ministry of Interior on August 21, 2019, there had been insinuations he was having a frosty relationship with his successor, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola.
8 Aug 2019
Ethnographers have cautioned that there are certain lexical items in a language possessing such emotive force as to seem the last word in barbaric dislocation or cynical dis-illusionment. The word “Ruga” appears to fall into this category.
25 Jul 2019
Because of his monumental achievements in politics, specifically in the governance of Lagos State, it is easy to gloss over his giant strides in journalism, his first love. It is easy for the achievements to overshadow his indelible mark in journalism.
10 Jul 2019
Sir: “She (Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo) is among the few left in her era, she was trained, and she trained herself.” - Mustafa Kabiru Olowolagba. The wife of the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mrs. Dolapo (née Soyode) Osinbajo, a granddaughter of the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo is an epitome of grace and…
1 Jul 2019
In the pre-independence period up into the early post-independence era, Nigeria was made up of three regions – Northern, Eastern and Western Nigeria. Midwestern Region was later carved out of the Western Region. The Western Nigeria, with Chief Obafemi Awolowo at the helms, had a development ideology focused on the empowerment of the people. A…
28 Jun 2019
Fifty-two years after the first shot of Nigerian Civil War, one-time governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, has said that the day Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu announced the secession of Biafra Republic, he wept. Osoba, in his upcoming memoir, Battlelines: Adventures in Journalism and Politics, scheduled for presentation on July 8, 2019 at Eko Hotels and…


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Winner of the March 18 governorship election in Oyo State, Gov. Seyi Makinde on Saturday in Ibadan called on his co-contestants in the election to join hands with him to move Oyo State to greater heights.
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Morocco stunned Brazil 2-1 in a friendly international on Saturday as the north African side recorded a first ever win over the five-time world champions.
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Donald Trump staged his first presidential campaign rally in Texas Saturday, brushing off his potential indictment as he railed against multiple criminal probes threatening his bid for the White House.
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Peanut Butter Brownie Baked Oatmeal is a delicious and nutritious breakfast dish that combines the classic flavours of peanut butter and chocolate in a healthy baked oatmeal recipe. The dish is made by combining rolled oats, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt in a mixing bowl, and then adding milk, peanut butter, maple syrup, vanilla…
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The death toll from an explosion at a chocolate factory in the US state of Pennsylvania rose to three Saturday with four people missing, local officials said, as rescuers raced against the clock to find survivors.