Tag: Obafemi Awolowo

YNaijaJune 26, 2023

President Tinubu Renames Federal Airports to Honor Buhari, Awolowo, Dan Fodio, Others

In a significant move, the Bola Tinubu-led Federal Government has decided to rename several federal airports after prominent individuals in ...

Uroupa KiakubuOctober 9, 2020

The #EndSARSprotests could just be the beginning of the end to bad governance in Nigeria

The youth are the driving force of change in every society. Ironically, they are the most neglected group of society ...

EditorOctober 18, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Comparing the Ambode and Okorocha statues

While the furore generated over the poorly delivered statue of Chief Obafemi Awolowo at Awolowo Road Ikeja is yet to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 6, 2017

Why Gov Ambode should pull down Awolowo’s statue – Artists

The Lagos Government had, September 26, unveiled a giant statue of the legendary politician, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, in Ikeja, but, ...

ToluSeptember 27, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: There’s a new 20-feet statue of Pa Obafemi Awolowo in Lagos (PHOTOS)

A new statue of late nationalist and statesman, Obafemi Awolowo now sits on the LTV junction on Lateef Jakande Road, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 24, 2017

Splitting of South West region into states has hindered development – Governors

The Southwest governors on Monday lamented the splitting of the old Western Nigeria into six states by the Federal Government, ...

Op-ed EditorMay 10, 2017

Opinion: Obafemi Awolowo – 30 years, 12 lessons

by Samuel Akinnuga Yesterday made it exactly 30 years since Chief the Honourable Obafemi Awolowo passed away. To be sincere,  ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 29, 2017

Opinion: Jagaban at 65- Betrayal of progressivism

by Anthony Ademiluyi All leaders whether great or perfidious have a similar attribute: the sighting of opportunities in crisis and ...

EditorFebruary 22, 2017

Office Of The Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: Don’t be annoyed o, but please, who spoilt Nigeria?

  by Chude Jideonwo There is something curious that you might have noticed. Something as strange as it is weird. ...

RoqeebahNovember 25, 2016

[The Presidential Blog] Let us wish the Vice President a happy wedding anniversary

Today, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, wife of the Vice President shared a post on her Instagram to celebrate 27 years of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 13, 2016

I issued Buhari, Abacha and Babangida WAEC certificates – Ex-registrar

A former registrar of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) Alex Ajayi says he was privileged to issue WAEC certificates ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2016

Opinion: Before another census

by Anthony Ademiluyi The origin of headcounts or census in Nigeria can be traced to 1866 in the then colony of ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 18, 2016

‘If Awolowo reincarnates today, he will join APC’ – Alaafin of Oyo

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, says the late Obafemi Awolowo would join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) if he ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 20, 2015

HID Awolowo’s daughter shares details of final moments before her death

Chief (Mrs.) HID Awolowo, died at the of 99 on Saturday, September 19. The wife of revered Yoruba leader, Obafemi ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 19, 2015

Awolowo’s wife dies at 99

Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo, is dead. The wife of Obafemi Awolowo, the late Yoruba leader, passed away at the age of ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 12, 2015

“How Awolowo became the leader of Yoruba” – Osoba

Former Governor of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba, has countered claims made in ‘My Watch’, the book of former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, where ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 10, 2015

“Obasanjo condemns everybody, nobody is good enough for him” – Osoba

Olusegun Osoba, a former Governor of Ogun State, says former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has a bad habit of condemning almost ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 3, 2015

There’s no single leader of the Yoruba people – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo believes that no single person can bear the title and honour of being regarded as the ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 7, 2015

Azuka Onwuka: This is the reason why Ndigbo voted massively for Jonathan

by Azuka Onwuka Now the Igbo have spoken with one voice in the 2015 presidential election, but the goal-post has ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 27, 2015

Akin Osuntokun: I see no reason why the Yorubas should vote Buhari

by Akin Osuntokun The stubborn fact of the scientific imagination and reasoning is that it holds true for all seasons ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 10, 2015

3 quotes which explains Bode George’s grudge with Tinubu (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju For all those who have been wondering, now you have your answer on the reason for Bode ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 21, 2015

Dele Momodu: A revolution long foretold

by Dele Momodu   Nigeria is a country with too many needs in the midst of plenty. Our country is ...

SolaFebruary 20, 2015

TB Joshua named ‘Yoruba man of the decade’, Soyinka ‘Yoruba man of the year’

by Anike Jacobs A  pan-Yoruba media outfit – Irohin Odua, the first Pan-Yoruba news outlet has named the Synagogue Church ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 7, 2015

Dele Momodu: A road littered with thorns

by Dele Momodu   I’m under no illusion that any nation is governed by saints. But the greatest countries in ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 31, 2014

Opinion: This is how party politics works in Nigeria, and this is why you should not complain

by Isqil Najim    If you are neutral in matter of party politics, you can have no complaint if thugs ...

Isime EseneNovember 9, 2014

@realFFK: The critical role of religion in Nigerian politics

by Femi Fani-Kayode They should tell General Theophilius Yakubu Danjuma, the greatest and most respected general in the history of the ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 4, 2014

Jonathan to unveil N100 centenary note

by Kolapo Olapoju As part of the intiatives to mark the centenary clebration, President Goodluck Jonathan will launch a specially ...

June 28, 2014

Toni Kan: This liability called Bola Tinubu

by Toni Kan Opeyemi Bamidele’s defection and direct challenge to Fayemi should have sent warning signals but Tinubu carried on. ...

May 20, 2014

Suraj Oyewale: As OAU prepares to dance on Awolowo’s grave (Y! FrontPage)

by Suraj Oyewale Ife is a school for the brilliant poor.  If some universities have turned education into a commercial ...

March 12, 2014

Rauf Aregbesola: This is what our New Education Policy is all about

by Rauf Aregbesola Our education policy is tailored towards making the Osun public schools system produce the complete child, to ...

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