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To Samir Amin, a personal tribute

Monday, August 27, 2018
The year 1982 began with a revolutionary upheaval in Ghana: a group of young and radical military officers mdash;some retired, others still in service mdash;appeared to have seized power It soon became clear, however, that what took place mdash;or was taking place mdash;in Accra was not a classical ...

Adieu Mama Goldcoast  Dickson 

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
First it appeared like some ill-timed rumour, which nowadays have become symptomatic of our ordinary existence. But speaking with the erudite Dr. Herbert Oye and His Excellency, our dear Governor Dickson, reality dawned at daybreak of today, Thursday 9th August that the first mother of Bayelsa and I ...

Why the Media  in East Africa was More  Focused  on Winnie Mandela's Marriage Co

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Winnie Mandela passed away on Monday 2nd of April 2018.She was at the age of 81. She died of an infection which had made her to stay for over a week at the hospital. She died at the Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg . Her death was confirmed by her personal assistant, Zodwa Zwane. On the same ...

The astounding humility and seemliness of Lagos First Lady

Sunday, May 20, 2018
The Governor rsquo;s Wife If Every Governor Had A Wife Like Bolanle Akinwunmi- Ambode hellip; http://cdn.thenigerianvoice.com/images/content/520201894045 bolanleambode680x365 c.png Bolanle Ambode, like her husband, is dignified. The dutiful First Lady and wife of the Governor o ...

Tribute To Prof. Michael Ayo Ajomo 

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
The late Prof Ayo Ajomo was a quintessential legal juggernaut whose legal knowledge many benefitted from in his lifetime.I personally benefitted a lot from his leadership, guide and wealth of experience in this legal profession of ours.He was a senior colleague for whom I had much respect.Withou ...

Gani: An Icon Of Human Rights Activism.

Sunday, April 22, 2018
When providence would have it that I would meet with Human Rights Activist, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, It was not his hands I was shaking nor his bossom I was hugging, He was six years dead before I know anything about him another two years before I read any documentary of him. It was a relic of hi ...

A Tribute To Baba Ayo Adebanjo

Sunday, April 22, 2018
If there were ever a man that were worthy of celebration in the context of Nigerian history, power and politics that man is Baba Ayo Adebanjo. I must confess that I find it difficult to write about him simply because I rsquo;ve mentioned him so many times in write-ups over the years and ther ...

Gombe Governor, Dankwambo turns 56 on a high note

Monday, April 9, 2018
Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo 39;s tireless work speaks for itself. With his public service record, vying for the governorship in Gombe was no surprise. Ibrahim Dankwambo began his public service career by serving as the Accountant General of Gombe state. His diligent service at the state le ...

“We buried our baby alive in the Sahara desert”, Libyan deportee confesses

Saturday, March 24, 2018
No one should have to see what Onyema Igwe saw. A scene forever emblazoned in his conscience. The height of human cruelty unfolding before his naked eyes. An unwilling accomplice to a heinous crime. Onyema was among 40 of the 149 Nigerians deported from Libya who came to The Synagogue, Churc ...

The First Santuraki Of Yebi

Monday, March 19, 2018
History will be made on the 7th of April, 2018, when Mr. Alphonsus A. Mamman, the Director of Inspectorate in the office of the Adamawa State Accountant-General will be turbaned by the District Head of Yebi, Alhaji Hammanjoda Abubakar Gambode, as the first Santuraki of Yebi. The title will be bes ...

Southern Kaduna Peoples Union morn Bishop Bagobiri

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, (SOKAPU) has expressed shock on the death of Bishop of the Catholoc Diocese of Kafanchan, Most Rev. (Dr) Joseph Danlami Bagobiri. He died on Tuesday. A statement made available and signed by Yakubu Kazamani described him as a hero. The group stated As sad as th ...

Yoruba Group commiserates with Buratai, over father's demise.

Saturday, February 10, 2018
The National Committee of Yoruba Youth NCYY, has commiserated with Nigeria 39;s Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Yusuf Buratai over the passing of his father. In a condolence message issued this weekend in Ibadan and signed by its President, Comrade Odey ...

Baba Yusuf Buratai: Good Night, World War II Veteran

Friday, February 9, 2018
Many Nigerians are unaware, octogenarian Mallam Yusuf Buratai, the father of Nigeria rsquo;s current Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai had survived World War II and aged gracefully until early hours of the day. He has answered the divine call to reunite with his maker in p ...
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