The agitation for the Igbo Presidency has always been making headlines in Nigeria ever since the Ohanaeze Ndigbo claimed that Igbo people, who are one of the most important tribes in Nigeria, deserve to produce President Buhari's successor more than any other tribe in Nigeria. Furthermore, many politicians in Nigeria who see no reason for this kick against it with the claim that zoning is not in our constitution and many powerful countries that we follow in the world don't practice zoning of the presidency.
On July 29,1975, Yakubu Gowon was overthrown from the office of Head of State. He was removed from power through a bloodless coup while he was attending a summit of Organization of African Unity (OAU) at Kampala. Photo credit: Legit His reaction to the coup was quite suprising as he gave a vote of thanks to Nigeria.
General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), the second military head of state, clocked 87 on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Gowon became the military Head of State on August 1, 1966, following the coup that led to the death of the first Head of State, Late General Aguiyi Ironsi.
Yakubu Gowon Nigeria's Head of State from August 1966 to July 1975, succeeding Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi and preceding Murtala Mohammed. However, in 1974 he declared that a civilian government could not take power within two years as promised. When Yakubu Gowon became Head of State, he hoped that three months, six months the most, he would be done and hand over power.
Today's Headlines: Nnamdi Kanu's Successor Emerges, Don’t Drag Nigeria Into Another Civil War- Gowon
Nnamdi Kanu's Successor Emerges ￼ Simon Ekpa, who is one of the leaders of the agitation for the state of Biafra in Finland, has been appointed to take over daily broadcast on Radio Biafra following the detention of the leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. ￼Simon Ekpa, who is a dual citizen of both Nigeria and Finland, made the announcement via a post on his official Facebook page. The post reads in part, “Our Leader, Mazi Nnamdi has directed that I, Simon Ekpa should start
The Nigerian civil war created an opportunity for Nigerian decision-makers to review the nation's foreign policy. Nigeria was neglected by the neutral position of the British government during the civil war. The issue of colonialism was one of the determinants of the nature of Nigeria's foreign policy.
Some history prefer myths and legends. But, when it comes to the history of Nigeria, posterity will forever remember the factual sacrifices of many young and humble individuals. The unity and stability that we enjoy today, was paid for by those who chose to sacrifice their youthful vigour so that we may advance in our quest to reach the peak of civilization.
Primate Ayodele Drops New Prophecy The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Ayodele has made prophecies on the fate of Ifeanyi Ubah, candidate of Young Progressive Party, YPP. The cleric asked Ubah to pray that confusion rocks the boat of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, for him to become the next governor of Anambra State.
Today's Headlines: Don't Drag Nigeria Into War-Gowon Tells Youths, Kanu's Successor Prays For Wisdom
Don't Drag Nigeria Into War-Gowon Tells Youths. Recently, General Yakubu Gowon (A former Head of State and elder statesman) warned youths in the country not to drag the nation into a civil war that may spell permanent doom for Nigerians. Gowon warned that a new civil war will take Nigeria backwards in harrowing and unimaginable dimensions.
Today's Headlines: Buhari Issues Directive to Military, Gowon Warns Youths Against Another Civil War
Buhari issue Directive to Military Photo Credit: PM News Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday ordered the military to crush bandits operating in Zamfara and Kaduna in the language they understand. The president condemned repeated bandit killings in Zamfara and Kaduna States, urging the nation’s military to respond to the worrying situation in a language that the bandits understood.
On Saturday, former Nigerian Head of State, Yakubu Gowon made some comments that I think Nigerians should regard as important and worthy of consideration. During a public lecture in Abuja entitled "Rejigging the Security Architecture in Nigeria", the retired general warned Nigerians most especially the youths against sparking another Civil War in the country.
Nnamdi Kanu’s UK Passport Still In Kenya Despite Arrest, Extradition New evidence that Kenyan authorities have a hand in the arrest and extradition of Nnamdi Kanu, the Indigenous People of Biafra leader, has emerged. Photo credit: Shara Reporters A UK Newspaper, The Guardian, stated this in a report, adding that Kanu got a Kenya visa which was to expire in June, and he had been around in the country before his sudden arrest and extradition.
Former Military Head of State, Yakubu Gowon has now revealed what will happen in Nigeria, before the end of the year 2021. The former head of state made the revelation after leading the conveners of Nigeria Prays to seek divine solution to the economic and security problems currently affecting the country.
Credit: AutoJosh Nigeria is making giant strides in the assembly of automotive vehicles which is positioning the country as a future destination for the global vehicle manufacturing industry. Leading global vehicle brands will sooner rather than later take note of the blossoming industry and the huge market Nigeria offers.
Between 1954 and August 1963 there were three regions making up the federation. These were east, north and west. The main objectives of the 1954 constitution's remanded. However, as from 1958, with the federal government becoming financial stronger, power began to shift from the regions to the center.
For three years, that is, from 1967 to 1970 , Nigeria fought an internecine civil war that resulted in serious human and material loss. As the war ended, there was the need for Nigerians to come together in rapprochement again, to build bridges of harmony, unity and togetherness.
On Monday, former military head of state Yakubu Gowin led the call for prayers in Nigeria to seek divine intervention in insecurity and socio-economic instability, predicting that the country will witness an economic recovery before the end of 2021. Mr. Gowon prayed that God would protect Nigerians from terrorists, bandits, separatists, and famine.
Former Military Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (retd) on Saturday warned Nigerians, especially young people and those who beat war drums, not to drag the country into another civil war that could mean the end of Nigeria and its people. The former Head of State, who was at the forefront when Nigeria fought its 30-month civil war between 1967 and 1970, gave the warning in Abuja at a public lecture entitled "Rejigging the security architecture: imperatives for the second line of public safety: the Nigerian peace corps perspectives".
Former Nigerian Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida has revealed what triggered him to get married to his late wife, Maryam. While narrating some stories about his life, he said he got married because he was impressed with the way Yakubu Gowon did his marriage. Ibrahim Babangida (Photo credit: Google)
Don’t Drag Nigeria into another civil war, Gowon warns youths Former Head of State and elder statesman, General Yakubu Gowon has warned youths in the country not to drag the nation into a civil war that may spell permanent doom for Nigerians He warned that a new civil war will take Nigeria backwards in harrowing and unimaginable dimensions.