Nnamdi Benjamin Azikiwe, usually referred to as "Zik", was a Nigerian statesman and political leader who served as the first President of Nigeria from 1963 to 1966. He was a Nigerian nationalist who played a crucial role in the colonial era to secure her independence and also uphold her unity till his death.
Many hours ago, videos of an unnamed female student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) went viral across several social media platforms. In these videos, she was making a Facebook live video when an explosion suddenly happened. This explosion was said to be caused by a cooking gas which was being used at the time the university's student was live on Facebook.
Dele Momodu and Femi Adesina. Divergent opinions have continued to trail some comments made by President Muhammadu Buhari's spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina who had, on Thursday in a Facebook post, said his principal is more popular than Nigerian nationalists that fought for Nigeria's Independence gotten from Britain in 1960.
Oba Adeniran Adeyemi II, was the Alaafin of Oyo between 1945 and 1954, until he was forced into exile by the Action Group (AG) led government of the western Nigeria, as a result of the death of the deputy leader of the Action Group, chief abode Thomas( 1918 - 1953), and also for having sympathy for the rival National Council Of Nigerian Citizens (NCNC), the political party of Dr, Nnamdi Azikiwe.
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.
Yemi Alade is a Nigerian singer from that was born in the southern part of Nigeria, but she has great love for the people in the north because she grew there. Yemi is the kind of Celebrity that cares about her people especially her fans from different part of the world, she usually travelled to places in order the meet some of her fans.
It is believed that behind a successful man, there's a great woman behind him, today, we will be talking about Nigeria's first ever first Lady who was married to Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, Nigeria's first President. Late Mrs Flora Ogbenyeanu Ogoegbunam was born into Chief Ogoegbunam's family who happened to be the Adazia of Onitsha in August, 7th of 1917 in Anambra state.
Femi Adesina who is President Muhammadu Buhari's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, has surprised many Nigerians by comparing president Buhari and past Nigerian leaders, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Shehu Shagari, Obafemi Awolowo and others. Adesina revealed that Nigerians are more attracted to Buhari than the past leaders as they swarm around him as bees do to honey.
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) Nnamdi Azikiwe: he is from Anambra state. He was one of the freedom fighters of Nigeria's independence and was also the first ever president of Nigeria from 1963 to 1966 until he was ousted by the first military coup which took place in the same 1966 while he was in America for an official meeting.
President Muhammadu Buhari- 5th Executive President of Nigeria Presidential system has been defined as the system of government in which the executive powers in the country are vested in an individual called the president. The president is both the head of government and head of state. He (president) is elected by the electorates in a general election.
Late Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe who was well known as the father of Nigerian Nationalism is still immortalized in the country owing to his immeasurable contributions towards the cooperate existence of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Having become the driving force towards the Nation's independence, he served as the first President of Nigeria from 1963 to 1966.
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.
Every 1st of October, Nigeria celebrates her Independence that was fought for by some patriotic Nigerians. Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Sir Ahmadu Ibrahim Bello(the Saudauna of Sokoto) were among those who participated in the birth of a new Nigeria in 1960, just to mention a few.
Obafemi Awolowo, Nnamdi Azikiwe and Aminu Kano are among the key figures in the publication of Nigeria's history, both in writing and in reading, considering their contribution to the liberation from colonial rule and ruled Nigeria to become a unitary nation. That is why to this day Nigerians have special respect for them and they have not been forgotten even though they have died since.
It's a very great day to see as our own country, the giant of Africa, Nigeria is celebrating her 61st year of independence from the British Colonialism. Various legends facilitated this feat we achieved and are enjoying as a nation; the most famous names including Nnamdi Azikiwe, Tafawa Balewa, Ahmadu Bello and Obafemi Awolowo.
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.
In a bid to show his happiness and encourage the team more, the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde, has praised the players and management of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) for their hard-earned victory against old rivals, Bendel Insurance, on Tuesday.
The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina has said President Buhari Is possibly the most credible politicians in the country in contemporary times. He made this known on his Opera News official page while reacting to the public's comments on "Buhari better than Awolowo Zik," what he said was twisted by an online journalist to generate hateful comments against him.
Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, has described his principal as the most popular Nigerian leader, ever. In an article on Thursday entitled, ‘The Essential Buhari: VP Osinbajo got it!’, Adesina said Nigerians are more attracted to Buhari than the country's past leaders, including Nnamdi Azikiwe, Obafemi Awolowo and Shehu Shagari.