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Opinion: Was Benjamin Adekunle an Igbo hater?

by Henry Onyeama The death of Brigadier Benjamin Adekunle, the GOC of the Third Marine Commando Division during Nigeria’s civil war has concentrated my mind on the nature and concept of heroism. Virtually everyone...

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Benjamin Adekunle is dead

by Godwin Akanfe Benjamin Adekunle, a retired Civil War hero, popularly known as ‘Black Scorpion’ is dead. According to his wife, Folake, he died this morning in Lagos. Born in 1937, the Asipa of...

Opinion: Is it not time we talked about Biafra?

Opinion: Is it not time we talked about Biafra?

by Tobe Osigwe Two incidences that occurred in recent years have made me question seriously the unity of this country. First, was when Chinua Achebe memoir, There Was a Country, was released. Most Nigerians...