Obafemi Awolowo

FLASHBACK: Twelve –two-third, no agitation for breakaway will succeed, other issues Akinjide will be remembered for

RICHARD Akinjide (1931 -2020), Nigeria’s Minister of Education under late Prime Tafawa Balewa, then and Minister of Justice and...

How do we deal with a ‘problem’ like the Igbos?

By Chido Onumah FIRST, a confession. I am Igbo, whatever that means! I was born in 1966, a year before...
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From a fatherless childhood to professorship: The life of Shagari away from Nigeria’s politics

THOUGH he is more popularly known as a foremost politician and ultimately Nigeria's only president during the second republic,...

Osinbajo’s father-in-law ‘annoyed’ that Abiola was misled into declaring himself president

Olutayo Soyede, close associate and son in-law of late Obafemi Awolowo, who is also the father in-law of Vice...
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The first day Awolowo called me on phone, I knelt down till the phone fell, says son-in-law

Obafemi Awolowo, the late Premier of the defunct Western Region, was so idolised by his followers that phone calls...

AWOLOWO STATUE: Ambode did a bad job, says Odia Ofeimum

Odia Ofeimum, Personal Secretary to Obafemi Awolowo, the late Premier of the Western Region of Nigeria, says the Awolowo...
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