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How Fafunwa Stylishly Scolded Former Eastern Premier When Daily Times Was Banned In The Region

As the first African Dean in the faculty of Education at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in which capacity he was invited as the guest of honour during the prize giving day of the famous Methodist College Uzuakoli in 1965, the late minister of Education Professor Babatunde Fafunwa was able to stylishly scold the then Premier of the Eastern region of Nigeria, Dr M.I Okpara who had ban one of the nation's leading newspaper from circulation in the region due the Government believe that the newspaper was an enemy's paper.

  2 months ago ago
How Fafunwa Stylishly Scolded Former Eastern Premier When Daily Times Was Banned In The Region

MILITARY

See The Weapons of War The Igbos Made During Biafra War

Anybody that has lived in Umuahia, Abia State must have heard of Ojukwu Bunker. After the civil war, it became a National War Museum. It is located at the annex of Okpara Avenue. The bunker was constructed during the war after the collapse of Enugu. It was meant to serve as the underground office of the then Biafran government. The premises belongs to late Dr. M.I Okpara who was former Premier of Eastern Nigeria from 1959 – 1966. The bunker which measures 26.9 feet (ca. 8 m) deep was done under 90 days. I

  1 year ago ago
See The Weapons of War The Igbos Made During Biafra War

POLITICS

Igbos Are Creative. See The Locally Made War Weapons Of Biafra In Ojukwu Bunker (Photos)

Anybody that has lived in Umuahia, Abia State must have heard of Ojukwu Bunker. After the civil war, it became a National War Museum. It is located at the annex of Okpara Avenue. The bunker was constructed during the war after the collapse of Enugu. It was meant to serve as the underground office of the then Biafran government. The premises belongs to late Dr. M.I Okpara who was former Premier of Eastern Nigeria from 1959 – 1966. The bunker which measures 26.9 feet (ca. 8 m) deep was done under 90 days. I

  1 year ago ago
Igbos Are Creative. See The Locally Made War Weapons Of Biafra In Ojukwu Bunker (Photos)

POLITICS

History:See Pictures Of Nnamdi Azikiwe And The Ancient City Of Enugu(Eastern Capital 1959-1967)

This article is more of a throwback of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe the first president of Nigeria and the first premier of the eastern region during his campaigns in 1959. The Eastern Region had it's formidable capital at Enugu, a city ones described as a beauty in the sub-Saharan African . Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe and Dr. M.I Okpara outside Zik's house at Onitsha. Azikiwe addressing supporters in front of his house Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe on the route to Akokwa Zik and D.S Agim at a campaign at Urualla Zik with Felicia Obua at

  1 year ago ago
History:See Pictures Of Nnamdi Azikiwe And The Ancient City Of Enugu(Eastern Capital 1959-1967)

POLITICS

Today We Celebrate A Legend Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe (Zik Of Africa) On the 16th November is his Birthday.

Today, the 16th of November is the post-humost birthday of Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe (Zik of Africa) In Africa, Zik was regarded as a Pan-Africanist and great mentor to the likes of the late Kwame Nkwrumah of Ghana, Félix Houphouët-Boigny of Ivory Coast etc.  In Nigeria, Zik played a very significant role in the independent struggle and later became the first Nigerian President in 1963 when the country became a republic. In Ala-Igbo, Zik was the premier of the Eastern region before Independence. He tutored and mentored

  1 year ago ago
Today We Celebrate A Legend Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe (Zik Of Africa) On the 16th November is his Birthday.

POLITICS

Meet Michael Okpara, The Most Under-rated Igbo Politician Who Was The Premier of Eastern Nigeria

One man that is grossly under-rated, under-acknowledged and under-appreciated (because of lack of information) is Dr Michael Okpara, former Premier of Eastern Nigeria. He was an extraordinary transformational leader who had the type of vision that turned great nations around. Dr M.I. Okpara and the Economic Blitz of Eastern Nigeria  No one conversant with the history of Nigeria in the I950s and 1960s will miss the overwhelming impact of Dr M.I. Okpara on the nation. Afterall by 1964, he was fully in charge

  1 year ago ago
Meet Michael Okpara, The Most Under-rated Igbo Politician Who Was The Premier of Eastern Nigeria