Sesan Dipeolu: Iconic librarian, socialist and Awoist - Part 2
Dipeoolu worked diligently with fellow travellers at the University Senate to ensure that equity and fairness prevailed. As a Principal Officer of the University he contributed to shielding the institution from the intolerance and excesses of military mandarins in Lagos.
Don’t destroy Nigeria, Gowon, Soyinka, others warn leaders
Fifty years after the end of the Nigerian Civil War, principal actors, historians and other players in the political space yesterday warned against acts capable of destroying the country.
At book launch, Osinbajo, Gowon pour encomia on ex-IGP Okiro
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd.), yesterday took turns to eulogise former Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mike Okiro.
I never apologised for hailing Gowon, says Moghalu
Former Presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has clarified that he never apologised to Ndigbo or any other Nigerian for hailing former head of state, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd.) in a personal message he sent to him during his birthday recently.
General Yakubu ‘Jack’ Gowon at 85
In the tumultuous and chequered history of the Nigerian nation, the name of General Yakubu ‘Jack’ Gowon, head of state and commander-in-chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces, from August 1 1966 to July 29, 1975, serves as a reference point in our quest for national unity and reconciliation especially after the fratricidal civil war of 1967 to 1970.
Gowon, our Gowon
THIS past Saturday, October 19, 2019 morning I sat on my reading sofa, as I always do on my dear Saturdays and Sundays, when I am not out of town, wading through some of my weekend...
Assessment of Nigeria’s 59th independence anniversary
The situation in Nigeria today, is egregious and monumental that it gives a great majority of our peoples a feeling of total hopelessness in such a way that the general belief is that there must be a catalyst within the system.
Edo blames Wednesday’s flood on shoddy NDDC job
Edo State government has sympathised with victims of the flood that wreaked havoc in the state, blaming the devastation on the shoddy job done by contractors of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).