Ahmadu Bello

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Jun 5th, 2014
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By Nnaemeka Onumonu-Uzoaru Re: 2015: Why Power Must Return To the North Greetings Mallam Yusuf Jubril (Dr.) Forgive me if I mistakenly addressed you as Mallam instead of Alhaji. In reference to the thousands of years old adage of the Igbo ancients, ‘Onye na Chi ya – to each his/her spirituality,’ in ...
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Apr 26th, 2014
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by Emmanuel Chigozie Osuchukwu Nigeria is presently in a dangerous impasse and there are many who believe that the country is on the throes of disintegration. If the mindless insurgency and bloodletting ravaging particularly the Northern part of the country is not enough evidence, the ongoing nationa...
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Apr 17th, 2014
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by Eyenisong Ibibio By now the sponsors and promoters of the Islamic group known as “Boko Haram” would have seen the futility of their ambition if the aims were to seek relevance and attention or to achieve outright political power levers. Boko Haram has become a monster, an uncontrollable monster th...
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Mar 4th, 2014
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by Lawrence Nwobu I am still at a loss at understanding what President Jonathan and his goons are celebrating in the so called centenary. Even the deaf and dumb know that Nigeria has been and remains increasingly a tragedy. Only a mad or deceitful person celebrates failure. What has become clear over...
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Aug 27th, 2013
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Azuka Onwuka | credits: File copy At a time like this when every issue is twisted and given ethnic or religious hue, thereby dividing Nigerians and raising tensions in the land, one could only wish that many Nigerians were like one man who I consider as the greatest Nigerian that has ever lived. Once...
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Aug 15th, 2013
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THOSE that call me a tribalist and an Igbo-hater are simply misguided and ignorant. Perhaps they do not know the meaning of those words or the true import of their meaning. Those that know me well like you can confirm the fact that I am not a racist or a bigot and that I consider […]...
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Aug 13th, 2013
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by Obinna Akukwe Obafemi Awolowo is the undisputed hero of the Yoruba tribe of Nigeria whose wartime policy of starvation and currency change helped kill the Biafran dream. The post colonial era of Nigerian history was dominated by three actors, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Obafemi Awolowo and Ahmadu Bello. Dr Az...
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Apr 8th, 2013
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By Prince Charles Dickson “it is 9 o’clock, do you know where your children are?” Frank Olizeh, popular retired NTA anchorman || My working title for this week’s admonition to beloved Nigerians ordinarily was ‘The Nigerian Child’, sadly as I reflected I found it di...
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Mar 6th, 2013
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Obafemi Awolowo is the undisputed hero of the Yoruba tribe of Nigeria whose wartime policy of starvation and currency change helped kill the Biafran dream. The post colonial era of Nigerian history was dominated by three actors, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Obafemi Awolowo and Ahmadu Bello. Dr Azikiwe was an avow...
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Mar 1st, 2013
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By Nuhu Ribadu I am sceptical about awards in our country. From the national honours given by the federal government, to the honorary doctorates that our universities bestow on individuals, and to the smallest of awards in our clubs and associations, there is too much sycophancy and opportunism in th...