Tag: Obafemi Awolowo

November 17, 2012

Ken Wiwa reviews Chinua Achebe’s ‘There was a country’

by Ken Wiwa “…I had to be careful about the way I handled someone else’s words or opinions… Even when ...

November 5, 2012

Tolu Ogunlesi: The beggars, the fence and the country (YNaija Frontpage)

From another perspective it is super-depressing news. President come president go, fuel scarcity remain, corruption remain. Nigeria’s problems seem destined ...

November 4, 2012

Simon Kolawole: Indeed, there was a starved country

Gowon and Awolowo could have done much more to help the dying and diseased civilians. And, clearly, Ojukwu fatally erred ...

November 3, 2012

Opinion: No escape from the sceptre looming over us

by Kenechi Uzochukwu This generation is largely confused. From the biased accounts, many of the generation believe the war was ...

November 1, 2012

TICKER: Tribune sacks 160 workers

There has been a mass sack of workers at the African Newspapers of Nigeria (ANN) PLC,  publishers of the Tribune ...

October 31, 2012

Achebe’s book is propaganda, I did not starve Igbos to death – Gowon keeps talking

by Isi Esene Nigeria’s war-time military president, Yakubu Gowon, has been unequivocal in his reaction to the book titled, ‘There ...

October 5, 2012

Firestorm: Yoruba leaders blast Achebe for “attacking” Awolowo

by Stanley Azuakola It was bound to happen. You don’t speak ill of one of the greatest Yorubas of all ...

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