Major Gideon Orkar was a Nigerian military officer who staged a violent coup against the government of General Ibrahim Babangida in 1990. Orkar and his conspirators seized the FRCN radio station, various military posts around Lagos and the Dodan Barracks, Lagos, the military headquarters and presidential residence.
Everytime I go back to read the story of the death of Dele Giwa, I always find myself shedding tears, because till today, I still try to imagine the inhumanity and cruelty that was shown to him.This was a man who only cared about bringing journalism, honesty and truth closer to one another.
Photo credit: Newswatch magazine He would have been surrounded by family, friends and well wishers to celebrate his 74th birthday today, October 19, 2021 had he not been unceremoniously despatched to the great beyond by a cabal of evil persons who felt uncomfortable by his unique brand of investigative journalism.
Sunday Igboho's Spokesman, Olayomi Adekunle Kioki reported that the Inspector General of Police Sent an Invitation letter to Sunday Igboho but he refused to collect the letter from the police officers that brought the letter to him this evening because of late Dele Giwa who was killed by a letter
In life, the prayer of every good father is for his offsprings to become greater than him.Today, we are going to be talking about a great man who was a journalist from Nigeria.
Nigerians of all works of life gathered with the former self-styled Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida to commemorate his 80th birthday with him. Friends and seeming foes of the former leader were at his Hill Top mansion in Minna, Niger State, to appreciate and celebrate the man they call "IBB", as he joined the ranks of Septugenerians on 17 August 2021.
Popular Nigerian Journalist and obviously one the country has produced, Dele Giwa would have been 74-yeara-old today if he didn't meet his untimely death over three decades ago.Growing up back from my secondary school days, the question "who killed Dele Giwa?"
Igboho Reveals Why He Refused To Accept IGP Invitation Sunday Igboho is an advocate for the Yoruba Nation.Recently, sunday Igboho revealed why he did not accept the invitation of the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu.
Sumonu Oladele "Baines" Giwa was a Legendary icon of Nigeria who died on the 19th of October, 1986.He is popularly known as Dele Giwa, before his death, he was the most hardworking and outstanding Journalist.
There is a very great and incredible man that can't be forgotten in the history of Nigerian, his name is Sumonu Oladele Baines Giwa but he is commonly called Giwa Dele, he was an outstanding and professional Journalist in Nigeria but unfortunately, this great man died on October 19th in
Today's Headlines: Falana Blows Hot On US Over Lekki Shooting, Yoruba leaders Tackle Police Over Igboho
Yoruba leaders tackle police over Igboho YORUBA leaders condemned the alleged plot to condemn Yoruba activist, Mr Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, in an invitation letter sent to him by the Abuja Police Chief Inspector.
It should be our culture to commemorate our fallen heroes once a while to bless their memories for they lost their soul while trying to secure ours.History has it that Funsho Williams was a Nigerian politician through the thin and thick of building this nation to a better perspective he had envisaged but death had cut his vision short.
1. Sunday October 19th , 1986 - Dele Giwa , Editor - In - Chief of news watch was assassinated through a parcel bomb . 2. September 26th ,1992 : Nigeria air force plane crashed at Ejigbo killing all officers on board . 3.10th February , 1995 - FIFA cancelled Nigeria's hosting right of 1995 world youth championship .
A renowned journalist and former Editor-In-Chief of Newswatch Magazine, Ray Ekpu, alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari vowed to tamper with press freedom during his reign as the Military Head of State. According to our source, Ray Ekpu stated this during an interview with Punch Newspaper. He said that he had an encounter with President Buhari in 1984, adding that the former Military Head of state said he will tamper with press freedom.
1,Dele Giwa: He was a Nigerian editor and journalist.He was killed by a mail bomb in his home in Abuja.A street in Abuja, was named after him.2.Kudirat Abiola: She was a Nigerian pro-democracy campaigner.
According to Sunday Igboho's spokesperson, Olayomi Koiki, the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, sent the activist a strange letter on Thursday.A dispatch rider delivered the letter to Sunday Igboho's home.
Most times we need to go back and remember those heroes in our history that fought for the truth.Today I'll be sharing photos of popular Nigerian journalist Dele Giwa's daughter.
The Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo well known as Sunday Igboho has explained his reasons for turning down Mohammed Adamu, Inspector General of Police two invitation letters.According to him, he said his security operatives didn't collect the letter due to security purpose.
Me.Olayomi Koiki, the spokesman of the Yoruba Activist, Sunday Adeyemo, has revealed what Sunday Igboho did yesterday in Ibadan after a letter was allegedly sent to him by the Inspector General of Police.
Activist and Freedom Fighter Sunday Igboho has revealed why refused to honor the Inspector General of police invitation, citing the example of how Dele Giwa was killed by letters sent to him.