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3 Politicians Who Moved The Motion For ‘Nigerian Independence’

The battle for Nigerian Independence in the 1950s wasn't an easy task as many view it. It took three prominent Nigerians on different timelines before their wish for self-government was successfully granted. Check them out below: 1. Chief Anthony Enahoro: Anthony Enahoro is the first Nigerian who moved the motion for self-government for the people of Nigerian in 1953.

  2 months ago ago
3 Politicians Who Moved The Motion For ‘Nigerian Independence’

POLITICS

How riot broke out in Kano in 1953 after Akintola visited Northern Nigeria

In March 1953, a member of Action Group in the House of Representatives, Chief Anthony Enahoro, moved a motion, requesting that Nigeria should be granted self-government in 1956. The leader of the Northern People's Congress, Sir Ahmadu Bello, moved a counter motion.

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How riot broke out in Kano in 1953 after Akintola visited Northern Nigeria

POLITICS

Why The North Stopped Nigeria's Self-government In 1953 & How The Issue Led To The Kano Riot

In 1953, Chief Anthony Enahoro, a member of the Federal House of Representatives from the Southern region, moved the motion for self-government (independence) for Nigeria during plenary session. Enahoro and other Southern representatives agreed that the country should attain independence by 1956. However, Northern representatives kicked against the motion, believing that the North wasn't ready for self-government at that time.

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Why The North Stopped Nigeria's Self-government In 1953 & How The Issue Led To The Kano Riot

POLITICS

Can The Youths Really Make Nigeria Better Than The Older Rulers?

Over the years, there have been concerns as regards the age structures of the leadership of Nigeria, and their ability to achieve her growth and development in every facet. In this view, the members of the public have been polarized into two divides. And while one of them is in support of the young minds, the second stands by the older ones.

  4 months ago ago
Can The Youths Really Make Nigeria Better Than The Older Rulers?

POLITICS

5 Nigerian Heroes no one should ever forget.

5 Nigerian Heroes no one should ever forget.  1) Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe: the great Nnamdi Azikiwe was one of the fathers of Nigeria's nationalism, he became the first president of the federal republic of Nigeria from 1 October 1963 to 16 January 1966. Following the struggle for independence, Azikiwe fought endlessly just to make sure that Nigeria gain her independence from Britain. He was born 1904 November and died may 1996. 2) Chief Anthony Enahoro: he was a pro democracy activists and was the editor of Nnamdi

  10 months ago ago
5 Nigerian Heroes no one should ever forget.

POLITICS

Opinion: The genesis of the Nigeria problem

Nigeria a country with all the vast resources ranging from human resources and a population of over 200 million people to the mineral resources like gold and crude oil and fertile soil for agriculture one will never perceived Nigeria to be a land of hunger and poverty, this is as a result of poor resource management and corruption, since the first military coup in January 1966 till date the story of Nigeria has changed,someone ones said if our founding father's like Obafemi Awolowo,Ahmadu Bello,Nnamdi Azikiwe,Festus Okotiebo,Anthony Enahoro among others should wake up and see the Nigeria they fought for they will regret ever fighting for Nigeria.

  7 months ago ago
Opinion: The genesis of the Nigeria problem

POLITICS

Nigeria At 61: May The Labour Of Our Heroes Past Never Be In Vain

As Nigerians celebrate 61 years of independence from colonialism and dictatorship which was propelled partly by the sacrifices of her founding fathers and nationalists of that era, they fought vigorously for it. The agitation which gave birth to Nigeria was propelled by the desires of this great nationalist to build a nation of their dreams where the lives of citizens mattered and their properties also secured.

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Nigeria At 61: May The Labour Of Our Heroes Past Never Be In Vain

SOCIETY

A Call For One Nigeria

Sir Lord Lugard almagamated the Southern and Northern protectorates in 1914, which he called the Almagamation.After the Almagamation, British colonial masters like Clifford, Richards, Marphason and lyttleton all colonized Nigeria with different ideas and constitutions that favoured them.

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A Call For One Nigeria

POLITICS

See Photos Of The Man Who Moved The Motion For Nigeria's Independence In 1958

Today is the Diamond Jubilee of Nigeria's Independence and I'm happy about it. This nation has survived many troubles. So, we need to celebrate her doggedness. In this short piece, I want to introduce you to Late Chief Remi Fani-Kayode, the man who successfully moved the motion for Nigeria's Independence in the Parliament on August 2, 1958. The motion was first moved by Anthony Enahoro in 1953 but Northern lawmakers stood vehemently against it. They even walked out of the House and this disagreement eventually

  1 year ago ago
See Photos Of The Man Who Moved The Motion For Nigeria's Independence In 1958

POLITICS

Sunday Igboho: Hero Or Villain

Much noise has surrounded the ultimatum issued to the fulani herdsmen to vacate most Yoruba states. While it might be too early to discuss whether what Sunday Igboho has done deserves praise or condemnation, a critical look should be taken into the unity of Nigeria. It should not surprise anybody that Nigeria:s biggest problem is Tribalism and Illiteracy. What I mean and why I have excluded corruption, I will explain. Hope you read onto the end. Before the year 1953, when the late Chief Anthony Enahoro raised

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Sunday Igboho: Hero Or Villain

POLITICS

Three Powerful Statements Recently Released By Lai Mohammed Over Secession Threat In Nigeria

The issue of succession in Nigeria dated back to the period of colonialism in Nigeria as the problem of minorities' fear started in the years of the Macpherson Constitution where there were reactions against the 3 major tribal groups dominating the political life of the 3 regions in Nigeria.

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Three Powerful Statements Recently Released By Lai Mohammed Over Secession Threat In Nigeria

POLITICS

October 1st:Checkout the story Sanwo-Olu told school children that got people talking

See Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu message to the people of Lagos today on October 1st. To commemorate our 60th Independence Anniversary, I hosted school children at the Government House, Marina to share with them the story of Nigeria's independence from colonial rule.  I told them the freedom we enjoy today did not come by accident but one made possible by the collective efforts and labour of past leaders like late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, late Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Sir Ahmadu Bello of blessed memory, and Chief Anthony

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October 1st:Checkout the story Sanwo-Olu told school children that got people talking

POLITICS

Political Implication of the Kano Riot of 1953.

The Kano riot of 1953 refers to the riot, which broke out in the ancient city of Kano, located in Northern Nigeria, in May 1953.

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Political Implication of the Kano Riot of 1953.

POLITICS

As Nigeria Celebrates National Day, Here Are 2 Countries That Never Celebrate Independence Day

Every October 1, Nigeria as a nation celebrates her national day of Independence from the British colonial masters. In 1960, the labour of our heroes past namely: Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Chief Anthony Enahoro, Ahmadu Bello among others brought freedom to the most populous black nation on earth. In the world today, there are over 195 countries scattered across the seven continents, each having a particular date for celebrating her Independence either from colonial master or from an existing country. Great nations

  1 year ago ago
As Nigeria Celebrates National Day, Here Are 2 Countries That Never Celebrate Independence Day

POLITICS

Nigeria At 60: The Hero Of Nigerian Independence You Have Probably Never Found In History Books

When Nigerians documented the major events that unveiled during the colonial rule and the struggles that ensued whereby the countrymen fought for independence in the mid 1900's, there were would have been some omissions in the name of Nigerian Heroes that helped the country attain the independence that is now being enjoyed and celebrated 60 years after it was actualized.  Of course, you will be familiar with the likes of Nnamdi Azikiwe, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Tafawa Balewa, Sir Ahmadu Bello, Sir Herbert Macaulay,

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Nigeria At 60: The Hero Of Nigerian Independence You Have Probably Never Found In History Books

POLITICS

On This Day 31 October 1959 African First Television Station Was Launched by Obafemi Awolowo

As part of his administrations efforts at bringing governance closer to the people of the region at all levels, Cheif Obafemi Awolowo and Anthony Enahoro both former Premier and regional minister of information of the old Western region on October 31st , 1959 established the first Television station in Africa , Western Nigeria Television WNTV.The station was established in partnership with the Western regional government and a foreign firm known as Rediffussion, a United Kingdom based media outfit. It was designed

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On This Day 31 October 1959 African First Television Station Was Launched by Obafemi Awolowo

POLITICS

3 Recent Indicators Which Shows That The North, East And Western Region Are Ready For Restructuring

For the past few years, there has been clamoring for the restructuring of the federating units among the three major ethnic groups in Nigeria. However, the restructuring clamored for up till now is not achievable because the three regions in Nigeria have not reached a consensus on the demand. Don't forget that In 1953 Anthony Enahoro raised a motion in the Federal House of Representatives that Nigeria in 1956 should gain independence from the British government who was then our colonial master. In a bid to make

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3 Recent Indicators Which Shows That The North, East And Western Region Are Ready For Restructuring

POLITICS

Seven Prominent Nigerians That Fought For Nigeria’s Liberation

Nigerians across the world are celebrating 60 years of libration of their country from colonization. The country was colonized for year by the British Empire, however, in the year 1960 Nigeria became a sovereign Government. In the fight for freedom some notable Nigeria fought for the dream of Nigeria as an independent nation. The battle for the freedom of Nigeria did not come with ease as some fought for the free of this country with their lives and a greater danger to the life of their families. Some if alive

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Seven Prominent Nigerians That Fought For Nigeria’s Liberation

ENTERTAINMENT

Faces of Honour in Nigeria: The Labour of our Heroes Past can never be in vain

This Article will showcase faces of Honour in Nigeria (Heroes and Heroine of our time) In Nigeria, the above faces cannot be ignored when showcasing FACES OF HONOUR (the Heroes and Heroine). Their contributions and leadership prowess to the growth and development of Nigeria will forever be remembered. It is worth noting that through their hard work, efforts, contributions and achievement has made their faces to appear in Nigeria's Naira Note and also attracts many places, industries, institutions, film, airports

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Faces of Honour in Nigeria: The Labour of our Heroes Past can never be in vain

POLITICS

Things you should know about the Major Political Crisis in Nigeria

Nigeria political crisis of Nigeria. I will be sharing with you guys the major political crisis that occurred in Nigeria. First is the Kano riot.  The Kano riot occurred in 1953 when chief Anthony Enahoro moved the motion for self-government,the council of ministers decided to remain neutral over the issue.the action group ministers unilaterally decided to support what in their own opinion is an important motion being sponsored by their party.they decided to resign/vacate their seats in oder to vote in favour

  1 year ago ago
Things you should know about the Major Political Crisis in Nigeria