Murtala Mohammed

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 27th, 2014
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By Farouk Martins Aresa faroukomartins@aim.com It is not history; Africans must give space to Africans to excel. Many African leaders cared more about dignity of the black race for economic and social survival. Someone is needed right now to manage and channel endowed brains to greatness and respect ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 17th, 2014
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by Adewale Akande Good day and compliment of the season to you sons and daughters of Oyo State. Precisely on the 3rd of February, 1976, thirty-eight years ago, our state, Oyo State was created by the then military government led by Late General Murtala Mohammed, the then old western state was divided...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 22nd, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Folks, I have for many years now been insisting that the Ministry of Information (in its former and current configurations with the addition of “Media Relations” to its name) is irrelevant to the contemporary Ghanaian system of governance. I have also called for ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 22nd, 2013
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A British national kidnapped a week ago shortly after getting to Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos has been released. The man was kidnapped on the 16th of July by gunmen who attacked his four-wheel-drive vehicle after it left the airport’s international terminal heading for a residentia...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 22nd, 2013
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By Nasir el Rufai One depressing reality in virtually every Nigerian family is the sight of adults in their late 20s and 30s who left school years ago, but have been unable to secure gainful employment. Thus, at an age when they are supposed to be productive and integral parts of our economy, buildin...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 14th, 2013
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ABBA MAHMOOD, leadership.ng On February 13, 1976, one of Nigeria’s most dynamic heads of state to date, General Murtala Ramat Muhammed, was assassinated by a dissident section of the Nigeria Army. He was head of state for only 200 days but his impact has been with the country since then; Nigeria’s hi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 5th, 2012
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By Osita Ebiem Here we are going to consider the theory of a former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo who believes in the divine creation of the Nigerian state. Of course for a man like Obasanjo and the part he has played in the Nigeria affairs it is not difficult to see how it is […]...
By benim
In Election
Mar 5th, 2011
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LAGOS, Nigeria — Opposition presidential candidate Nuhu Ribadu, a man who once went after Nigeria’s top politicians as the oil-rich nation’s anti-corruption czar, struggled Saturday to have someone listen to him. “Listen to me! Give me five minutes!” the former police official...
By benim
In Election
Mar 2nd, 2011
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KADUNA — Nigeria’s former military dictator and main opposition presidential candidate on Wednesday launched his campaign telling supporters to “lynch” anybody who attempted to rig the April vote. Retired General Muhammadu Buhari, a reputed stern and anti-corruption figure, told tho...