Archive for: Yakubu Gowon

Jonathan is the most incompetent minority to rule Nigeria – APC

Jonathan is the most incompetent minority to rule Nigeria – APC

by Akan Ido The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told the PDP that President Goodluck Jonathan is not the first minority to rule Nigeria and will not be the last, hence the frequent resort...

 

Why Obasanjo is upset with Jonathan – Edwin Clark reveals in 10-page open letter

Why Obasanjo is upset with Jonathan – Edwin Clark reveals in 10-page open letter

by Oke Efagene Edwin Clark Elder statesman and former Minister of Information, Edwin Clark, has also joined the league of open letter writing, as he has also penned his open letter to former...

 

Alkasim Abdulkadir: After Maibasira, it’s time to have a real Youth Minister (Y! FrontPage)

Alkasim Abdulkadir: After Maibasira, it’s time to have a real Youth Minister (Y! FrontPage)

by Alkasim Abdulkadir With the increasing unemployment and frustration in the country, young people who make up 70 percent of Nigeria’s population need not only participate actively in politics,...

 

Femi Fani-Kayode: A word for those who call me a tribalist

Femi Fani-Kayode: A word for those who call me a tribalist

by Femi Fani-Kayode When the Igbo, or anyone else, find a real champion that can cross swords with me and give me a good run for my money someone should please let me know. I am itching for...

 

Opinion: There is darkness looming over northern Nigeria

Opinion: There is darkness looming over northern Nigeria

by Perry Brimah And with the lack of northern role models, the scarcity of northern activists and truthful historians, the famine of northern writers, the bankruptcy of true religious leaders...

 

Debo Adejugbe: There will be a country – Achebe’s last prophecy (Y! Politico)

Debo Adejugbe: There will be a country – Achebe’s last prophecy (Y! Politico)

by Debo Adejugbe Corruption is now a staple in our homes. Tribalism -acknowledged or not- is now a seam in our national fabric. I finally read Chinua Achebe’s “There Was a Country” and...

 

Opinion: Ending the poverty of aspiration in Nigeria

Opinion: Ending the poverty of aspiration in Nigeria

by Omozuwa Gabriel Osamwonyi A society that cannot awaken the creative imagination of succeeding generations and create enabling environments for them to attain stardom in their chosen endeavours,...

 

‘NEPA’ strikes at church while President Jonathan gave an Easter message in Lagos

‘NEPA’ strikes at church while President Jonathan gave an Easter message in Lagos

by Rachel Ogbu Photo: Codewit An Easter service at Our Saviour’s Church (Anglican Communion) in Lagos was interrupted following a power outage yesterday during President Goodluck Jonathan’s...

 

“I was supposed to fly with Azazi, Yakowa” – Gowon (is there anybody who wasn’t?)

“I was supposed to fly with Azazi, Yakowa” – Gowon (is there anybody who wasn’t?)

by Rachel Ogbu Former Head of State Gen. Yakubu Gowon was supposed to be in the helicopter that crashed and killed the Kaduna state governor, Governor Patrick Yakowa and ex-National Security...

 

Tolu Ogunlesi: May things continue to fall apart in Nigeria (YNaija FrontPage)

Tolu Ogunlesi: May things continue to fall apart in Nigeria (YNaija FrontPage)

They buy jets and fund projects from the sweat of the bottom-billion, who know that one day Jehovah Lojiji, the God of Suddenly, will make an Expressway where bushpaths used to be. Calm down,...