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POLITICS

2 Things Late Zik Said To Northerners When They Wanted To Secede That Separatists Should Learn From

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.

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2 Things Late Zik Said To Northerners When They Wanted To Secede That Separatists Should Learn From

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Lessons Learnt From How Student's Cooking Gas Exploded While Making A Facebook Live Video

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.

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Lessons Learnt From How Student's Cooking Gas Exploded While Making A Facebook Live Video

POLITICS

Dele Momodu Replies Femi Adesina After The Latter Said Buhari Is More Popular Than Azikiwe, Awolowo

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.

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Dele Momodu Replies Femi Adesina After The Latter Said Buhari Is More Popular Than Azikiwe, Awolowo

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.

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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.

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

POLITICS

Oba Adeyemi II Vs Bode Thomas. What Truly Went Wrong?

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.

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Oba Adeyemi II Vs Bode Thomas. What Truly Went Wrong?

POLITICS

Check Out Mustapha Bulama's Latest Cartoon

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.

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Check Out Mustapha Bulama's Latest Cartoon

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.

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

POLITICS

The Story of Flora Ogbenyeanu Ogoegbunam, Nigeria's First Indigenous First Lady

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.

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The Story of Flora Ogbenyeanu Ogoegbunam, Nigeria's First Indigenous First Lady

SOCIETY

Story Of Nnamdi Azikiwe, The Igbo Man Whose Face Is On 500 Naira Note

Nnamdi Azikiwe is a man that will always be talked about in Nigeria because of his contributions to the country. He was born on 16th November 1904 in Zungeru, and his parents were originally from Onitsha in Anambra. Being a young boy who was born in the North, Nnamdi Azikiwe spoke the Hausa dialect.

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Story Of Nnamdi Azikiwe, The Igbo Man Whose Face Is On 500 Naira Note

POLITICS

How Late Zik's Opinion On Secession Could Form A Good Advice To Present Day Agitators

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.

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How Late Zik's Opinion On Secession Could Form A Good Advice To Present Day Agitators

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.

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

POLITICS

Facts: The first president and first military governor of Nigeria were Igbos

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.

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Facts: The first president and first military governor of Nigeria were Igbos

POLITICS

7 Takeaways From President Muhammadu Buhari's Independence Day Speech

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.

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7 Takeaways From President Muhammadu Buhari's Independence Day Speech

POLITICS

Adesina Claim: Could It Be Possible That PMB Is More Attractive Than Zik, Awolowo, And Aminu Kano

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.

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Adesina Claim: Could It Be Possible That PMB Is More Attractive Than Zik, Awolowo, And Aminu Kano

SOCIETY

UNIZIK Student Dies After Being Hit By Stray Bullet Fired By Gunmen At Nnewi

A 300l Medical student of Nnadi Azikiwe University Awka has reported dead after being Hit by Stray Bullet Why she was Videoing the ongoing event. This incident happened at Nnewi yesterday where the victim was shot dead. The victim whose name was Mbionu Chioma Chikaodili, a 300 level Medical Rehabilitation undergraduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, College of Health science, Okofia, Nnewi, Anambra, was killed in the wake of being hit by a a stray bullet.

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UNIZIK Student Dies After Being Hit By Stray Bullet Fired By Gunmen At Nnewi

POLITICS

Nigeria At 61: With All These Problems, Is Our Independence Worth Celebrating?

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.

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Nigeria At 61: With All These Problems, Is Our Independence Worth Celebrating?

POLITICS

Nigeria At 61: May The Labour Of Our Heroes Past Never Be In Vain

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.

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Nigeria At 61: May The Labour Of Our Heroes Past Never Be In Vain

POLITICS

President Buhari Is Possibly The Most Credible Politician We Have Seen In Nigeria - Femi Adesina

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.

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President Buhari Is Possibly The Most Credible Politician We Have Seen In Nigeria - Femi Adesina

POLITICS

Buhari is Most Liked Nigerian President - Adesina

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.

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Buhari is Most Liked Nigerian President - Adesina