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POLITICS

How Azikiwe opposed Awolowo in putting secession permission into the Constitution in 1954.

When bigwig politicians were making suggestions about what should be in the Nigerian constitution in 1954, Chief Obafemi Awolowo stated that the constitution should allow any state or tribe that wanted to break up and leave Nigeria to do so. Furthermore, Nnamdi Azikiwe, a strong supporter of One Nigeria, saw no rationale for Awolowo's suggestion and opposed it, arguing that the country should remain united till the end of time.

  1 month ago ago
How Azikiwe opposed Awolowo in putting secession permission into the Constitution in 1954.

POLITICS

Buhari Better Than Awolowo, Zik Comment: My Statement Was Twisted - Femi Adesina

President Buhari is possibly the most credible politician we have seen in the country in contemporary times, with a magnetic pull that draws people to him in droves. That was the point I was making last week in this column, but which an illiterate journalist with an online medium twisted to say I claimed Buhari was better than Obafemi Awolowo, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Aminu Kano etal.

  1 month ago ago
Buhari Better Than Awolowo, Zik Comment: My Statement Was Twisted - Femi Adesina

POLITICS

The causes of the disagreement between Awolowo and Akintola

Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola and Chief Obafemi Awolowo were the leading figures of politics during the days of regional government in Nigeria. Chief Akintola and Chief Obafemi were close partners until the Action group crisis broke out in 1962 as a result of the serious conflicts within the party led by both Akintola and Awolowo.

  2 months ago ago
The causes of the disagreement between Awolowo and Akintola

POLITICS

I did not say Buhari is better than Awolowo, Azikiwe: Femi Adesina

Mr. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity has denied saying his principal is better than Obafemi Awolowo and Nnamdi Azikiwe. The Nigeria news space was last week awash with the story that the Special Adviser rated President Buhari over Obafemi Awolowo and Nnamdi Azikiwe.

  1 month ago ago
I did not say Buhari is better than Awolowo, Azikiwe: Femi Adesina

POLITICS

I've Seen Awolowo and Others In Action, But Not Seen Anyone With The Kind Of Attraction Buhari Has - Femi Adesina remarks

Special Assistant to the President Muhammadu Buhari on Media, Femi Adesina has replied to the statement credited to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo that President Muhammadu Buhari is the most popular leader Nigerians has ever had.Femi Adesina, on his official Facebook page, stated that he is old enough to see colorful and even swashbuckling politicians in action.

  1 month ago ago
I've Seen Awolowo and Others In Action, But Not Seen Anyone With The Kind Of Attraction Buhari Has - Femi Adesina remarks

JUSTICE

Obafemi Awolowo And The Prison Sentence Of 1963.

When Obafemi Awolowo was sentenced to prison, a lot of progressives were shocked, some died instantly and some became sickly. Some people, (Bishops and Statesmen) went to beg the central government of Nmamdi Azikiwe and Tafawa Balewa. The government agreed to free Awolowo but, knowing fully well the reputation of Awolowo and that he may not agree, they said that his wife ( Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo) must come to beg the government, and after that, Awolowo would be freed.

  2 months ago ago
Obafemi Awolowo And The Prison Sentence Of 1963.

POLITICS

What Late Odumegwu Ojukwu said about Awolowo, Yakubu Gowon and the Nigeria civil war

The late Odumegwu Ojukwu popularly known as hero among the Igbo revealed some facts about Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Yakubu Gowon and the Nigerian civil war in his book titled "Because I am involved". Below is the summary of what he said about Awolowo, Gowon and the Nigerian civil war.

  4 months ago ago
What Late Odumegwu Ojukwu said about Awolowo, Yakubu Gowon and the Nigeria civil war

POLITICS

Meet The First Nigerian Politician To Campaign With Helicopter (See Photos)

Awolowo was the first politician to use a chopper (helicopter) on his campaign journey dated back to 12th December , 1959 . He flew to Sokoto in the northern region of the country to tell the electorates his plans for them , he was the first politician to campaign outside his domain .

  3 months ago ago
Meet The First Nigerian Politician To Campaign With Helicopter (See Photos)

POLITICS

Opinion: Does Buhari have more public appeal than Azikwe, Awolowo and other Nigerian leaders?

There have been many great Nigerian leaders who have led Nigeria or parts of it since the country gained independence from the British colonial rule. Some of these leaders had a great impact on the independence of Nigeria while some others helped the country achieve some of the great things it had achieved over the years.

  1 month ago ago
Opinion: Does Buhari have more public appeal than Azikwe, Awolowo and other Nigerian leaders?

POLITICS

Adieu MM Fawehinmi: A Sadmilarities Between Late Cheif Gani Fawehinmi And Late Cheif Obafemi Awolowo

As activists are in grief of the death of Late Chief Gani Fawehimi (S.A.N) son, Mohammed , I want to call your attention to one sad similarity about Chief Obafemi Awolowo and Chief Gani Fawehinmi. It will certainly help our leadership and others away from here.

  3 months ago ago
Adieu MM Fawehinmi: A Sadmilarities Between Late Cheif Gani Fawehinmi And Late Cheif Obafemi Awolowo

POLITICS

Joe Igbokwe Reacts After Atiku Abubakar Was Told He Must Contest For Presidency In 2023 [VIDEO]

The Senior Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Drainage and Water Resources, Joe Igbokwe, has reacted to a viral video of a man telling Ex-vice President, Atiku Abubakar that he must contest for presidency in 2023.Photo Credit: Google In the video, the young who seems to be representing a group, was heard telling Abubakar that he came to him not to beg him but to insist that he must contest for presidency.

  5 months ago ago
Joe Igbokwe Reacts After Atiku Abubakar Was Told He Must Contest For Presidency In 2023 [VIDEO]

POLITICS

Ohanaeze, Afenifere Reply Adesina After He Compared Buhari To Azikiwe & Awolowo.

The pan Igbo socio-political organisation Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the pan Yoruba Socio-cultural organisation Afenifere, have replied a presidential aide, Femi Adesina after he reportedly compared President Muhammadu Buhari to Nnamdi Azikiwe and Obafemi Awolowo. While replying Femi Adesina, the National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Jare Ajayi, described the comparison that was made by Adesina as mischievous and mistaken.

  1 month ago ago
Ohanaeze, Afenifere Reply Adesina After He Compared Buhari To Azikiwe & Awolowo.

SOCIETY

Kids Of The Mentally Unstable Woman That Attacked Officers Should Be Taken To The Orphanage

There are alot of mentally unstable Women living on the streets with their kids. Most of these kids are exposed to harsh conditions that are harmful, it is up to the Government to provide better shelter for those kids while taking care of the parent. A Woman who is described as being mentally unstable have been tied up after she attacked people with knife.

  3 months ago ago
Kids Of The Mentally Unstable Woman That Attacked Officers Should Be Taken To The Orphanage

POLITICS

Buhari Better Than Awolowo, Zik Comment: My Statement Was Twisted - Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has cleared air on the statement credited to him, alleging that President Muhammadu Buhari was better than late Nationalists and heroes, in Obafemi Awolowo and Nnamdi Azikiwe. Adesina made clarifications to the statement while speaking to POLITICS NIGERIA correspondents on Thursday.

  1 month ago ago
Buhari Better Than Awolowo, Zik Comment: My Statement Was Twisted - Femi Adesina

LIFESTYLE

Reasons why the leaves of 'awolowo' are called the independent leave

Siam weed is famously known as Awolowo leaves, scientifically it is called Chromolaena odorata. It is also called independent leave since the leave was introduced to Nigeria shortly after the independence. Siam weed has a lot of health benefits and healing powers. The nutritional value of siam weed

  4 months ago ago
Reasons why the leaves of 'awolowo' are called the independent leave

POLITICS

Copy Azikwe And Awolowo Who Never Tried To Break Up Nigeria -Ganduje Tells Biafra And Yoruba Nation.

According to Sahara Reporters, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has advised the agitating groups like Biafra and Yoruba Nation to emulate their forefathers (Azikiwe and Awolowo) who never supported separation of the country. Speaking further, he said that the unity of the nation should not be tampered despite the terrible situation she's facing.

  4 months ago ago
Copy Azikwe And Awolowo Who Never Tried To Break Up Nigeria -Ganduje Tells Biafra And Yoruba Nation.

JUSTICE

Obayuwana Advocates Public Trial For Nnamdi Kanu, likens Him To Mandela, Awolowo And Enahoro

Former Attorney General of Edo State and National President of the Committee for the Defense of Human Rights (CDHR), Osagie Obayuwana, has stated that the trial of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), will be one of Nigeria's most historic trials.

  5 months ago ago
Obayuwana Advocates Public Trial For Nnamdi Kanu, likens Him To Mandela, Awolowo And Enahoro

POLITICS

"Awolowo Told Me Igbos & Yorubas Should Work Together If They Want To Achieve Their Aim"~Akintoye

Professor Akintoye has revealed that Obafemi Awolowo told him that for peace to reign and for the aim of his people to be achieved they must work together with Igbos because working alone would not produce any profitable result and it is not the best thing for the two tribes if freedom is their aim.

  4 months ago ago

POLITICS

Copy Your Forefathers, Azikwe, Awolowo Who Never Tried To Break Up Nigeria - Ganduji Tells Biafra.

The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, while speaking during the second Quarterly Public Lecture Series of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Press Corps, held at Sheraton Hotel and Towers, in Abuja said that Nigerian unity should not be debated despite countless challenges facing the country.

  4 months ago ago
Copy Your Forefathers, Azikwe, Awolowo Who Never Tried To Break Up Nigeria - Ganduji Tells Biafra.

POLITICS

" Copy Your Forefathers, Azikwe, Awolowo Who Never Tried To Break Up Nigeria "--- Ganduje

In today's politics, one needs to proceed with any political activity with absolute caution. The politics in Nigeria is no doubt an exception to these, and it is more necessary for everyone who wishes to fight for a better future to be more careful, due to the already existing insecurity challenges facing the nation.

  4 months ago ago