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Guess what? It was built by the Govt of the Western Region, when Chief Obafemi Awolowo was Premier. The road still stand kampe,
on the words of Chief Obafemi Awolowo (a foremost
"Strategies can be negotiated; PRINCIPLES are however non negotiable"!. ~ Chief Obafemi Jeremiah Oyeniyi Awolowo... http…
" seek the greatest good of the greatest number of ~ Chief Jeremiah Obafemi Awolowo (One of Nigeria's…
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Go check pages 210 & 211 of book 1(My March Through Prison) of the trilogy 'Adventures in Power' by Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
We need to be careful on how we use Chief Obafemi Awolowo's name
Court's chief prosecutor, is a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University.
"Chief Obafemi Awolowo is credited to have coined the name "NAIRA" for the Nigerian standard monetary unit
He's no saint, same way Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo was never a saint . He's no saint same way…
The Cocoa House in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, which was built by Chief Obafemi Awolowo in 1965 was Africa's first sky…
Chief Obafemi Awolowo, the late Premier of the old Western Region and leader of opposition in the First Republic...
48. The ‘Naira’ was coined by Chief Obafemi Awolowo when he was serving as the Federal Commissioner of Finance.
Arriving the home of Chief Obafemi Awolowo for launch of HID Awolowo Foundation, earlier t…
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Chief Obafemi Awolowo contributed and added value to so many life who today are Doctors and professors. Generations will praise him
5. They all thought it was a mere rumour, 'How can a whole Chief Obafemi Awolowo die just like that'
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Those of us placed in a position of leadership ... - Chief Obafemi Awolowo
I see Chief Obafemi Awolowo, DR. Nnamdi Azikwe and Chief Okotiebor but could not figure out when, probably Independence day.
Chief Obafemi Awolowo utilised cocoa revenue to develop the south-west when he was premier of the region in d 1950s.
"it isn't life that matters but the courage you bring to it" Chief Obafemi Awolowo
Chief Obafemi Awolowo and Alh. Lateef Jakande. It was in the days of Unity Party of Nigeria.
Exactly 50years ago, Chief Obafemi Awolowo was released from prison. 02/08/1966.
Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Sir Ahmadu Bello and Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, our heroes past. May there gr8 souls rest in peace. https…
Chief Obafemi Awolowo's led Action Group was the 1st Nigerian political party to write & present an election manifesto in 1951
If Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo could afford to borrow the then fed govt money as premier of Western Region I beg for restructure
Chief Obafemi Awolowo commissions the first Television station in AFrica, WNTV in Ibadan
Chief Obafemi Awolowo at the constitution conference.
Chief Obafemi Awolowo at the constitution conference 1958
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Founded by Chief Obafemi Awolowo. . First edition was printed on Wednesday 16th of November 1949.
In 1947 Chief Obafemi Awolowo formed the Egbe Omo Oduduwa association in London for the preservation & advancement of Yoruba culture abroad
Over half a century ago, Chief Obafemi Awolowo said that we had nothing in common with the feudal North. Today,...
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s wife, Oludolapo, is the granddaughter of legendary Yoruba leader, Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
Back to 1962 when Chief Obafemi Awolowo, the first Premier of the Western Region, was investigated and found...
It is not easy to *** a leader without knowing his beacon, his shield and his buckler. Chief Obafemi Awolowo...
I asked myself if this is th same Nigerian Tribune established by Chief Obafemi Awolowo. 0/10. "The mob and Saraki’s trial"
16. ...which was founded by the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo on which platform Baba Jakande...
Chief Obafemi Awolowo will not like this
I'm the last of the 22 Counsel who appeared with G.O.K. Ajayi SAN for Chief Obafemi Awolowo in the 'twelve two-...'
"Chief Obafemi Awolowo, in an open letter to the then President Shehu Shagari, warning that d nation’s economy was in dire straits in 1982."
Although some describe him as controversial, Chief Obafemi Awolowo played a key part in shaping the future of Nigeria as on…
May you be filled with great wisdom to do extra-ordinary great things like and more than Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
You got my point. But the last representative of the Yorubas was Chief Obafemi Awolowo others were phonies repre…
Chief Jeremiah Obafemi Awolowo was actively involved in politics from 1947 – 1987 (40yrs)
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Awo Lives On!. Chief Obafemi Awolowo was born in Ikenne, Remo, Ogun State in Southwest Nigeria on March 6 1909
Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Ahmadu Bello, Murtala Mohammed, Bola Ige and many others. They all worked for the peace n unity 3/5
Cocoa. Most of us know how Chief Obafemi Awolowo built the west with profit from Cocoa. He built 1st TV station in Africa. 1/2
Murray Bruce is a Great mind a commonsense teacher . There have never been such since the great Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
Chief Obafemi Awolowo, The Man who saw tomorrow, see How he predicted Jonathan’s presidency, Boko Haram
It is safe to say Chief Obafemi Awolowo, a Nigerian nationalist and statesman who played a key role in Nigeria...
A painting of Chief Obafemi Awolowo at the Obafemi Awolowo university…
Nov. 12,1962- Trial of Chief Obafemi Awolowo and 26 others on charges of treasonable felony opened.
Chief Obafemi Awolowo, was a Nigerian nationalist & Statesman who played a role in Nigeria independence.
God bless the day the great Chief Obafemi Awolowo was born. we yoruba should be thankful for his impact in our lives
If only there other geopolitical zones had their own version of Chief Obafemi Awolowo,. Nigeria wouldn't have been like this
So it's the southwest that benefited?? We were only privileged to have a great leader in Chief Obafemi Awolowo
We should thank the Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo for that.he made sure education became a norm in our land
Chief Obafemi Awolowo's mausoleum in where will be buried alongside him later this…
Again... Just the way he prevented the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo from seeking Medicare abroad in...
Chief Obafemi Awolowo will be remembered as the first black man in Nigeria to introduce Free education and established stadium in Africa
“Those who desire to reach, and keep their places at the top in any calling must be prepared to do so the hard way.”. Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
"If she replies you with nothing much delete her number." - Chief Obafemi Awolowo
The popular people in our midst are soon forgotten while the influential ones will live on in our hearts like Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
The greatest President Nigeria never had? Hmm! "The Campaign trail of Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
Chief Obafemi Awolowo pioneered free primary in He is today’s Nigerian Hero
The Naira, Nigeria’s currency, was named by Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
"Chief Obafemi Awolowo established the first TV station in Africa, as at the time France had none".BRF
Chief Obafemi Awolowo's Free Education policy was a populist measure you may appreciate in noting the Southwest's enviable literacy rate.
Photo: anotherafrica: Shades of Swagger | Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Premier of the Western Region,...
e.g. Chief Obafemi Awolowo, who never believed in Nigeria and would
When you get to the other side, your Royal Majesty, tell Chief S. O. Gbadamosi & Chief Obafemi Awolowo . The...
Echoes of the Nigerian Constitutional Conference in London in 1957.My Mum & Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo
Just remembering d time of chief obafemi I am with grace n glory surrounding me'
Buhari sent a team of soldiers to ransack the Park Lane, Apapa residence of elder Southern statesman, Chief Obafemi Awol…
It was the Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo who in 1947 famously declared that “Nigeria is not a nation but a mere...
The day I laid my hands on The autobiography of Chief Jeremiah Oyeniyi Obafemi Awolowo ,I saw what died in the Yoruba race.
Bin reading this book about Chief Obafemi Awolowo. True Yoruba Hero
It's named after Chief Obafemi Awolowo, one time premier of Western Nigeria. Among it's alumni is Fatou Bensouda.
If only Chief Obafemi Awolowo was given the chance to govern Nigeria .
Do you that Mrs Osinbajo is the Grand-daughter of Chief Obafemi Awolowo
Chief Obafemi Awolowo!. Obvious... seeing as our hotel road is named after him!.
with Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo a man with values and compassion for the ordinary man... Through him so many got 'life'...
Chief Obafemi Awolowo introduced Free and mandatory primary education for all the people in the Western Region of Nigeria.
If had followed the template of Chief Obafemi Awolowo, this nation would have been excelling excellently in today's global world.
Chief obafemi awolowo speak of one nation, one law, one state,one Nigeria .today we have one Nigeria two law. Which way Nigeria
Na nakedness dem dey take go school in the past?!. Chief Obafemi Awolowo in the midst of primary school pupils?!...
1987, University of Ife was renamed Obafemi Awolowo University in honour of Chief Awolowo whose brainchild …
Did you know Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo was the only special adviser to Gen. Yakubu Gowon during the civil war?
Did you know Nigeria vice president-elect's wife is a relative of Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo?. CC:
"I don't see why we should feed our enemies fat in order for them to fight harder.". Chief Obafemi Awolowo (Nigerian Minister of Finance)
God bless Chief Obafemi Awolowo's soul. He initiated the free education and also established the FIRST Television station in Africa.
Is it true that Buhari Vice President prof Yemi Osinbajo is marrying one of the daughters of Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo?
Visit to the great Chief Obafemi Awolowo's house recently.
"Credit should go to Chief Obafemi Awolowo for cultivating a sound democratic system in South West Nigeria"
Chief Obafemi Awolowo lying in state in 1987, his trademark cap placed on glass casket. Credit: Tribune Library http:/…
Tinubu’ll destroy himself – Ebenezer Babatope. You are an apostle of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, who in...
Four years ago, i almost gave up hope that the curse laid on this country by the Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo that...
3. On the long run,southwest will fight instead of going forward to develop a southwest of Chief Obafemi Awolowo's dream
"Obafemi Awolowo wiz Pupils f e NigerDelta in 1952. isn't only shoes that they dn't hv.
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Chief Obafemi Awolowo with Pupils of the Niger Delta in 1952.
I appreciate Chief Obafemi Awolowo he gave us the best of education he could afford & that has really help us as a people in the South West.
"It is safer and wiser to cure unhealthy rivalry than to suppress it" - Chief Obafemi Awolowo
Mrs.Tanimowo Ogunlesi & Chief Obafemi Awolowo in London,1954. In London to attend meeting with colonial secretary http…
Jagaban is the smarter version of Chief Obafemi Awolowo politically. Awolowo has more western ideas tho... way more
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu by Assessment today (my opinion but Subjective) is more Political Successful in Nigeria than Chief Obafemi Awolowo
The words of elders always come to pass. Chief Obafemi Awolowo prophesied so...
So our Vice President's wife is the grand daughter of Chief Obafemi Awolowo..nice!
Chief Obafemi Awolowo dreamt about this till he died, bless his soul. From 1960 to 1983. Tinubu did it in 16 years. A true j…
The late sage Chief Obafemi Awolowo predicted the "New Nigeria" of today.
Osun Governor Rauf Aregbesola has described the victory of the APC as a fulfillment of the vision of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
Chief Obafemi Awolowo in early lead at the 1979 Presidential Elections, he eventually lost to Alhaji Shehu Shagari htt…
Chief Obafemi Awolowo 25th posthumous birthday titled "Awolowo and the longest goodbye."
Most of the things Prof.Adebayo Williams said in 2004 at Chief Obafemi Awolowo 25th posthumous birthday are happenings today
It's obvious if 2nd republic had lasted this long Chief Obafemi Awolowo would have rule this country, we have another Awolowo in GMB
The great Sage himself; Chief Obafemi Awolowo predicted that this day will come.
Buhari seized Chief Obafemi Awolowo's international passport for no just cause..
20. “What was his role in the humiliation and denigration of Chief Obafemi Awolowo, the late and highly respected Leader of the Yoruba?
is also home to the tombs of famous natives such as Chief Obafemi Awolowo at Ikenne, and Pastor S.B.J. Oshoffa at Celestial City
Chief Obafemi Awolowo! To my Nigerian brothers and sisters, is he still alive? I knew of him in the early 1980's.
inordinate ambition for stupendous wealth. Tinubu , we reckon, is already equating himself to the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
Chief Obafemi Awolowo made choices for posterity(good man)he is being remembered,but was he saved?
Adebanjo, who was a close associate of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, made this known at a post-National...
Inside? On it, rather. Chief Obafemi Awolowo "Who is inside 100 naira?
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15. In April 1951, the Action Group Party was launched by Chief Obafemi Awolowo and other Yoruba leaders &NCNC became dominated by the Igbo
Yorubas love Chief Obafemi Awolowo for his unparalleled performance. Therefore we plan to vote for Prof Yemi Osinbajo his inlaw.
If Chief Obafemi Awolowo were to be alive today (and, of course, too old/frail to run for office), who would he have backed - GEJ or GMB?
cwng Day Thabo Mbeki received Awo prize in Lagos: In his eulogy to the Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo in whose hon...
Chief Obafemi Awolowo was swung in fully to the federal side by the offer of the post of Commissioner of Finance & vic…
Did you know that in 1983, Chief Obafemi Awolowo contested at the age of 74 while Chief Nnamdi Azikiwe contested...
GEJ will always be remembered for honouring Chief Obafemi Awolowo while GMB will be remembered for his maltreatment
"27. In 1964, in one day, Chief Obafemi Awolowo enrolled 400,000 pupils into schools.
Mr Tinubu just because you're wearing the same cap and glasses like chief obafemi awolowo,you can never replicate him, you fraudulent man.
The 28th posthumous birthday of Chief Obafemi Awolowo, holds Friday at d family chapel, Ikenne residence of Awolowos, by 9.00 a.m.
sent soldiers to ransack the residence of Elder Statesman, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, seized his inter passport f…
A pan Yoruba media online named Chief Obafemi Awolowo as the Yoruba Man of the century.
Chief Remi Fanikayode, a stalwart of the defunct Action Group under the leadership of Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo and
The rich and the highly place are running a dreadful risk in their callous neglect of the poor and the down-trodden. Chief Obafemi Awolowo
“We should have a President that will think like Gani Fawehinmi and Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
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Finding inspiration reading the stories of Chief Obafemi Awolowo and Mallam Aminu Kano. Both men were leftist and social democrats.
17."It was in anticipation of the fullness of the trend of democratic disclosure that the late iconic Chief Obafemi Awolowo..."
Chief Obafemi Awolowo: Quality Leadership: There was a country!How did we descend so low!
Yorubas are foolish.after what GMB did to Chief Obafemi Awolowo you pple still want to vote for him.shine your eyes folks.
Peter, the hero of ralph walpole's novel, Fortitude. Culled from 'The Peoples' Republic'~ Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
Sometyms around ths time in 1983, it almost looked like Chief Obafemi Awolowo had already won the Presidential poll even in Sokoto. But Alas
Youths in Political History of Nigeria: Historically, the political story of Nigeria would be incomplete without the indelible records of past youth participation and involvements. The Pre-independence efforts of Nigerian youths contributed much to the achievement of independence in Nigeria as a nation. Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Chief Anthony Enahoro and others who championed the cause of Nigerian Independence were young students. They started their agitation for independence as student Unions activist, and carried on formidable groups that challenged colonial rule. Anthony Enahoro was about twenty one years old when he moved the motion for the independence of Nigeria. Yakubu Gwon was only twenty-nine years old when he because the Head of State of Nigeria. Late Isaac Boro, fresh from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka was in his thirties when he formed the Niger Delta volunteer Force and later fought for the emancipation of his people. Finally if the youths of my generation will copy ...
Chief Obafemi Awolowo promised freedom from ignorance -BRF
Chief Obafemi Awolowo only promised free teaching not free education -BRF
Chief Obafemi Awolowo called her a "Jewel of inestimable value." I call her "Mama." A stop, to see "Mama" H.I.D Awolowo i…
2. The arrest of Chief Obafemi Awolowo and subsequent imprisonment of the Opposition leader in suspicion of planning to overthrow the Govt
We mst remind the young ones that Chief Obafemi Awolowo,S.A Akintola, Richard Akinjide are great politicians from Ibadan
Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s Widow Endorses Osinbajo – APC: Looks like some GEJ supporters are jumping ship. Weeks ...
Chief Obafemi Awolowo contested @ age 74 in 1983, y Buhari too old to contest at age 72?
Chief Obafemi Awolowo: Quality Leadership. What has gone wrong? Nigeria will be great once again but we must act now
How old was Chief Obafemi Awolowo when he contested for President in 1979 & 1983?
By Bunmi Awoyemi PRESIDENT JONTHAN'S PRESIDENCY IS SINKING: DON'T VOTE FOR A SINKING PRESIDENCY Just in the last 1 month alone President Jonathan and the PDP lost the endorsement of the key leadership of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, the most populous church in Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka the most respected christian clergy in the Southeast of Nigeria, the apex-Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo, Pan-Yoruba association, Afenifere Renewal Group, Mama HID Awolowo, wife of the late sage and nationalist, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, his ex-chief Vuvuzela and his Minister of Information in the last 4 years, Labaran Maku, as well as a number of governors in the Niger Delta, the Southeast and in the North who are keeping their cards close to their chest for now. Many of the people President Jonathan thinks are with him are actually against him, but they are waiting for the most auspicious moment to jump off the sinking ship of President Jonathan and the PDP. When all is said and done the PDP an ...
Jonathan hijacked – Paul Unongo By Sun Reporter on December 28, 2014 FROM KENNY ASHAKA, JOS Deputy Chairman of the Northern El­ders Forum, NEF, Dr. Paul Unongo has warned that there would be cha­os in Nigeria in 2015. “For the sake of Nigeria and those of you who publish correctly, you need to advise the people who are running Jonathan that in the interest of Nigeria, they should guarantee us. When we vote them out they shouldn’t try to remain in power. They will overheat the system”, Unongo, a People’s Demo­cratic Party, PDP, chieftain from Benue State warned, adding: “ Everybody is behaving as if the world would come to an end if Jona­than is not President, it is much more likely that Nigeria’s world would come to an end if Jonathan is elected President because he has demonstrated no capacity to run this country. “Jonathan has been hijacked by people telling him that they own the oil wells in Ni­geria. As a leader, he has shown no qualities that would warrant his insistence to beco ...
Hottest news this Monday: · Police trail passenger over stolen N28m aboard flight · 2 killed, many injured as hoodlums go on the rampage in Lagos · Count me out of South-West PDP meeting —Jimoh Ibrahim · Ijebu Muslim leaders solicit support for Dapo Abiodun · Banks’ lending to domestic economy stands at N16.3trn · NACCIMA calls for single digit MPR · Crude oil may hit $80 per barrel in 2015 · Dickson charges financial institutions to make services more liberal · Why sale of NITEL, MTEL was delayed —BPE · Christmas trading: Investors dump ASeM for main board · Why we’re against LG autonomy —NUT · The rich in Nigeria don’t pay tax —NLC · Death toll of Bauchi bomb blast rises to 19 · Beware of prophets of doom, Lagos APC warns · Fayose, Fayemi trade accusations over state funds · Book on Chief Obafemi Awolowo set for presentation · Man, 45, kills son in Ebonyi · No case of polio virus in Nigeria in last 5 months —NPHCDA boss · Nigeria will not disintegrate in 2015 — Cleri ...
By Femi Aribisala If anybody would like to be a serial loser of the presidential election in Nigeria, here is a list of what he needs to do; according to the blueprint of Muhammadu Buhari. If one were to decode the guiding principle of Muhammadu Buhari’s presidential ambitions, it would be this: “If at first you don’t succeed, don’t give up until you have failed three more times on the trot.” Nigerians don’t want Muhammadu Buhari to be our president. We have said this repeatedly since 1999. But Buhari simply refuses to take “No” for an answer. When is he finally going to get the message that an overwhelming majority of Nigerians don’t want him? Buhari is the last of yesterday’s men who insist that a country of 170 million people must continue to rely on the leadership of the same old and failed generation. Nigerians have already put paid to the presumptions of Olusegun Obasanjo; who wanted a fourth term; Ibrahim Babangida; who stepped aside and wanted to step back in; and Atiku Abubaka ...
Chief Obafemi Awolowo promised free education at all level dat's from pry--tertiary, d promised fufilled. So wat happens to our Awoist hu always pose with AWO CAP & use free edu for campaings The money u pple throw arrond during campaings & elections is enough to run free education so dat we would not have boko haram in d south.
Why PDP and APC disagree over Awolowo. A People’s Democratic Party chieftain in Ogun State, Chief Olukoye Ijaduoye, has said that presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will not win in the state during next year’s presidential election. Ijuduoye said that Buhari’s military government brutalised Yourba sons upon assumption of power, stressing that the people of the region will not vote for the former Head of State on that account. The PDP chieftain, who spoke in Akure on Sunday said, “The people of Ogun State and the entire South-West will reject the former dictator with our votes for detaining Chief Obafemi Awolowo.” Ijaduoye also lamented the detention of a former governor of the state, the late Chief Bisi Onabanjo. But the Director, Communications, Buhari Campaign Organisation, Mr. Dele Alake, described the allegations as an attempt by the PDP to distract Nigerians from the many problems facing the country. He said Buhari never detained Awo ...
TODAY’S HEADLINE NEWS - 29TH DECEMBER, 2014 THE PUNCH My certificates consumed by fire, Sambo tells INEC Buhari, threat to Jonathan’s re-election – PDP leader I regret supporting Amaechi to become gov – Odili Anglican Church dares PDP over deputy gov ticket Nigeria’s problems increasing –Jonathan Hundreds stranded off Greece after ferry fire Missing AirAsia jet likely ‘at bottom of sea’ Protests stall N625m insurance for unity schools’ pupils Don’t abandon my husband, Patience Jonathan begs voters Ajibola backs splitting of AGF/ Justice minister’s office ‘Unarmed policemen’ll be at polling units in 2015’ Obasanjo has sympathy for us – APC Reps to summon Jega over readiness for 2015 Osun bars revenue collectors from receiving cash APC slams Fayose over unpaid workers’ salary Sagay gives judiciary pass mark in 2014 APC has nothing new to offer – Jonathan’s aide Gunmen kill 10 in Kaduna village VANGUARD 2015’ll be tough, says Jonathan XMAS celebration: Man, 45 batters so ...   10% Off
Aside the era of Chief Obafemi Awolowo(1st & 2nd republic) all the governments we have had failed us.
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Am sure Great Chief Obafemi Awolowo was talking about 2015 & the coming of Lets celebrate 4 this
If the great Chief Obafemi Awolowo (of blessed memory) could build liberty stadium, cocoa house, first TV station in Africa and even offer free education and free healthcare plus free flowing clean tap water on revenue from sale of cocoa and groundnuts, why is it that these current leaders did not do any tangible thing from proceeds of sales of crude oil and solid minerals. Enough Stories. VOTE FOR CHANGE.
While at the Law School, he interned with the law firm of Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
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even Awolowo's house was raided by Buhari, please yoruba was Chief Obafemi Awolowo also corrupt?
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Historic video of Chief Obafemi Awolowo affirming his commitment to a united & independent RIP Awo!
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Chief Obafemi Awolowo is a visionary leader.
BEING A PRESS BRIEFING ADDRESS BY NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF Ogun State STUDENTS (NAOSS NATIONAL BODY) DURING A PRESS CONFERENCE TODAY MONDAY 22ND DECEMBER, 2014 AT N.U.U HALL (IWE-IROYIN) OKE-ILEWO, ABEOKUTA, Ogun State. Birds does not just perch on a fence, rather than listening to the voice of the people. According to Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo (of blessed memory), he said and I quote “Intellectual Sagacity of a man is not garrulous, neither symbolically egoism”. But if a daughter of one’ child is beautiful, allow it say without pride. It is on this note that we would want to commend and appreciate His Excellency, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun (CON,FCA) on his passion and determination to transform Ogun State into a world class State through massive road infrastructural development that cut across the three(3) senatorial District of the State, free and qualitative Education in our public primary and secondary schools, to mention but few. It is widely believe that the success of any administration is determin ...
It is d moment of truth even Chief Obafemi Awolowo knew a Yoruba man has notin in common with d North!
The Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo is an institution in Yorubaland. How can avoid not to stain this Statut.?
Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is related by marriage to the late Yoruba Leader, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. . APC adores quality leadersh…
These are some of the qualities that define Political personality.These he imbibed from Chief Obafemi Awolowo; the collosus!
Awolowo on Buhari after his arrest: "During the period of my house arrest ordered by Major General Buhari when he ousted Shagari's administration, I had a restriction within my room for 24 hours a day, and for somebody who has tried to give others liberty all their adult life, that was absolutely intolerable" — Chief Obafemi Awolowo (1984) But today, same is a progressive and now head an entire region that gained extensively from same liberty fought by this Sage but as my SW friend forget that thing he dead and Buhari is our man now and forgiven on behalf of all by Asiwaju Tinubu the "modern" Nigerian democrat. Wonder shall never end trying to rent Aso Rock for 4 years.
Buhari... Clueless, Corrupt and Ruthless At age 20, Buhari joined the armed forces in 1962. His highest formal education before then was an elementary school leaving certificate in Arabic study. He then enrolled at the Nigerian Military Training College, Kaduna for a three-month preparation course as a cadet. He received additional seven months at Mons Officer Cadet School, Aldershot, UK, as a young trainee cadet. At age 21, Buhari, an ordinary cadet trainee, with no formal education than elementary school leaving certificate and just under one year in the Nigerian Army, with no military training than a trainee cadet, was commissioned Second Lieutenant, and promoted to Platoon Commander 2nd Infantry Brigade, Abeokuta in 1963. One factor contributed to Mr Buhari rapid commission and promotion in 1963. Violence had broken out in Yorubaland over the imprisonment of Chief Obafemi Awolowo and 21 other Yoruba citizens. They were all sentenced to an average of 10 years imprisonment by the Gambari/Ibo coalition g ...
The prophetic message of our late sage Chief Obafemi Awolowo and the voting pattern record as at 2011...Additional CHANGE in the air..
2. Many people will be surprised to discover that Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo is a granddaughter of late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
A few bits about Osinbajo: his wife, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo nee Soyode, is the grand daughter of Chief Obafemi Awolowo. 1
BLACK of the future from Nigeria's foremost federalist, Chief Obafemi Awolowo
Nigeria was created by europeans so they can continue exploiting a people who doesn't understand each other. Here are the words of our fathers: *Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe (1964): "It is better for us and many admirers abroad that we should disintegrate in peace not in pieces. Should the politicians fail to heed this warning, then I will venture to predict that the experience of the Democratic Republic of the Congo will be a child's play if it ever comes to our turn to play such a tragic role." *Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (1948): "Since 1914, the British government has been trying to make Nigeria one country, but the Nigerian people themselves are historically different in their backgrounds, in their religious beliefs and customs, and do not show themselves any signs of willingness to unite ... Nigerian unity is only a British invention." *Chief Obafemi Awolowo (1947): "Nigeria is not a nation. It is a mere geographic expression. There are no 'Nigerians' in the same sense as there are 'English', 'Welsh', or 'Fren ...
GMB's victory would re-immortalize Chief Obafemi Awolowo's name who was d first opposition leader in Nig.
2. He (Buhari) also arrested and humiliated the opposition leader, Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
BUHARI’S PLACE AMONG AFRICAN HEROES Brooding over national issues induced about two hours of insomnia in me the previous night. The role of the Nigerian media in misleading the gullible public carried greater part of my attention. I explored this phenomenon in relation to the way media have been working in giving one of our greatest national figures in General Mohammadu Buhari a sectional outlook. This concern took me into the adventurous appraisal of GMB’s personality in the context of contemporary Nigerian society and Africa. I was shocked to discover that someone this week, a public critic from the South drew a conclusion similar to mine, that none of Sir Ahamadu Bello, Chief Obafemi Awolowo,Nnamdi Azikiwe Nelson, Mandela and others measured up to GMB in national service. It was indeed consoling to find someone sharing a seemingly radical conclusion and making it public. This piece is considered necessary in that it will aim at reinforcing that person’s view by presenting an alternative procedur ...
I will lead the rebellion if PDP rig 2015 election. This statement is credited to Alhaji Rotimi Amaeichi. Now that our own south-south Alhaji made this nastic statement no body is complaining but simple because Buhari is a Northerner when he made his own it was a thug of war. Coming back to our Alhaji I know he is just joking because the parallel government that he is talking about Chief Obafemi Awolowo tried it he was imprisoned Chief MKO Abiola also tried he died in prison.Nigeria is more than an individual.
Chief Obafemi Awolowo defended himself in court when he lost in the election to Shehu Shagari
Tambuwal’s Defection: Why Yoruba Must Redeem Themselves By Onyiorah Paschal: “Tinubu used his political muscle to convince gullible Yoruba legislators to vote against a Yoruba woman, Mulikat Akande, in a post that was specifically designed by the PDP as a benefit for Yoruba. He then got the same mumu Yoruba politicians to vote instead for Aminu Tambuwal; a scion of the Sokoto Caliphate with Hausa/Fulani agenda. This is something that could never have happened the other way around. It is inconceivable that a Hausa/Fulani legislator would be persuaded to give something that has been zoned to Hausa/Fulani to a Yoruba man. To put it bluntly, the Huasa/Fulanis are not stupid” – Femi Aribisala. Speaker Aminu Tambuwal collects Sokoto governorship form Premium Times Hmmm! Who then are stupid? Anyway, the above bitter truth remark extracted from Mr. (Pastor) Femi Aribisala’s Tuesday column in the Vanguard Newspaper, published on November 4,2014, under the rubric: Aminu Tambuwal is a traitor, clearly spea ...
Jonathan hails HID at 99 …looks forward to attending 100th birthday President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has congratulated the matriarch of the Awolowo family, Hannah Dideolu Awolowo, on the occasion of her 99th birthday anniversary on Tuesday. An Aso Rock statement said the President and his family “join millions of admirers of the late nationalist, renowned political leader and sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo in wishing his ‘Jewel of Inestimable Value’ very happy birthday celebrations.” Jonathan prayed for God to grant Awolowo many more years of worthy service as the matriarch and moral compass of the great Awolowo political dynasty which continues to play a commendable role in national development and progress. “President Jonathan looks forward to personally participating in the celebration of Chief (Mrs.) Awolowo’s landmark 100th birthday next year to honour the highly-revered spouse of one of Nigeria’s famous founding fathers. “He prays that God Almighty who has blessed Chief (Mrs.) Awolow ...
Chief Obafemi Awolowo, then a Presidential candidate waiting for the results on the D-Day (Election Day) in 1979 http:…
Happy Birthday To Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s "Jewel of Inestimable Value" as she celebrates her 99th birthday
krystalbal56: Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s wife is 99
Happy birthday to Mrs hannah Awolowo, the wife of Chief Obafemi Awolowo, may your days be long on earth and may...
Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo wrote 3 books about how to govern the peoples republic of Nigeria.
...Great Promise' as a micro-text. "While retaining the portrait of the Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo on the front, the new note...
Chief Obafemi Awolowo is best remembered for his remarkable integrity and philanthropy. . He pioneered free...
ask Buhari y he had to send his military boys to search and ransack the home of Chief Obafemi Awolowo n confiscatin his "Pali"
Chief+Mrs Obafemi Awolowo. Let's follow the precepts of our founding Fathers+Nigeria will move forward.
My political hero, the Late Sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo once said concerning his political role in the Federal...
Chief Obafemi Awolowo,the best president Nigeria never had.
"It is only a foolish man who brings war to his door mouth"- Chief Obafemi Awolowo
Fatou Ben Souda, the International Criminal Court (ICC) 's Chief Prosecutor is a Graduate of O.A.U (Obafemi Awolowo University) in NIgeria.
The Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo did not visit beer parlors to make impact.
The welfare of millions of people for generations to come, may be affected by the wisdom which we display - Chief Obafemi Awolowo
Recieving a standing ovation for Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo for his contribution to the growth of the cocoa industry
Alayeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade: Ooni Of Ife In 1967 a crisis had been resolved when Chief Obafemi Awolowo was c...
COMRADE TIMI FRANK ON GEJ'S PERFORMANCE. . . . . . . . I have always argued that Nigerians don’t need adverts to know a leader who has truly served them. Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Alhaji Ahmadu Bello and Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe were not recognised and revered based on their ability to dramatise imaginary achievements on television, radio and in newspapers. Finally, as Jonathan declares, it will do him a lot of good to show Nigerians verifiable achievements of the last six years upon which he wishes to seek re-election, rather than the cosmetics he is parading in the media. What has been his record of justice, development, and social engineering? Has he ruled progressively or retrogressively? With the level of unemployment in the land, pesky power supply, insecurity, dwindling revenue to states, poor healthcare, poor educational facilities, social collapse and biting poverty, Nigerians will surely decide for change when the time comes. God bless Nigeria.
RE: NORTHERN YOUTHS AND LEADERSHIP QUESTION. If you know your history, then you'll know where you are coming from. -BOB NESTA MARLEY Bah! It's with trepidation & dismay, I read on social media the arguments nay, support borne out of ethnoreligious fanaticism of General Muhammadu Buhari & other northern elites by some Hausa/Fulani youths who apparently don't know their history. The history of leadership in Northern Nigeria shows the moral bankruptcy of Buhari & co. This however, is no case for President Goodluck Jonathan & others from the Southern Nigeria. Nevertheless, an appraisal of our past & present leadership is inevitable as a run up to the 2015 Presidential election. As the British colonial rule in Nigeria chameleoned to independence in 1960, Nigeria had a central govt headed by Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa as the Prime Minister while Sir Ahmadu Bello was unarguably the northern political czar. Nigeria was by then practising regional govt with 100% resource control. However, Chief Obafemi Awolowo t . ...
Life is so funny that it gives bsck what u put in it ! U want to be like Nelson Mandela, u want to be like Martins Luther the first, u want to be Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo u want to be like Governor Fashola of Lagos ! When would somebody wants to be like u ? Life and time move faster than what u can wait for. If u cannot move ahead of them, move with them. Refused to be left behind. Leaders are made by two things; what u know and what u can do to keep ur head up and straight for ur generation and generations behind. If u want to join the group of LEGENDS u must be able to do it right when u have breath in u so when u live, people will know that u live and when u die, people will still believe that u lived ! Watch what u do today and chose right in life. Happy weekend to u all !
" Our government has been a matter of few holding the cow for the strongest and most cunning to milk" Chief Obafemi Awolowo
Buhari did not spare Chief Obafemi Awolowo, he sent his goon to ransack and harass the Yoruba hero.
Engr. Rabiu Kwankwaso is not like the typical politician. He is a student of Aminu Kano and Chief Obafemi Awolowo! He does not believe that getting an education in the best Universities in the world is the exclusive preserve of the rich. That is why any graduate from Kano state who graduates with a first class or a 2nd class upper is automatically qualified for government scholarship for post-graduate studies. This is done 100% on merit, and not based on connections! Because of this, you don't have to be from a wealthy family background to enjoy the best things of life. This is in line with the Aminu Kano and Chief Obafemi Awolowo philosophy of a people-centered governance!!
Chief Obafemi Awolowo was the BEST President Nigeria never HAD..So painful!
Wisdom from the late and great Chief Obafemi Awolowo. Happy Independence Day.
NIGERIA IS 54 TODAY What is today known as Nigeria came into being in the year 1914, when the northern and southern protectorates of Nigeria was merged together into becoming one indivisible colony by the first Governor General of Nigeria, Mr. Frederick Lord Lugard of Great Britain. Thus, a great country NIGERIA was born. After 46years of British rulership with many Governor Generals, Nigeria finally got her freedom from the British authority in the year 1960 when the British flag known as "Jack" was lowered down and our own flag was hoisted to the admiration and jubilation of Nigerians. Hence, our independence. However, the independence we enjoy today wouldn't have been achieved if not for the duggedness, tireless and persistent character and effort of our foremost fathers and nationalists namely: Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Alhaji Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Alhaji Ahmadu Bello, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Chief Michael Okpara, etc, all late. After her independence, Nigeria adopted and embraced the parliamentary system ...
Where was Hon Jubrin when d Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo contested for president in 1983 under the United Party Of Nigeria (UPN) @ d age of 76
OPINION Davis, Soyinka and Boko Haram ‘sponsors’ By I. Oke *POINTS OUT THAT DAVIES AND SOYINKA SHOULD PROVIDE PROOFS INSTEAD OF MAKING VAGUE UNSUBTANTIATED ALLEGATIONS If anyone said to my hearing that a US President – say Ronald Reagan – was a Soviet spy during the Cold War, I would react incredulously and dismiss the statement outright. So would I if told, with the speaker expecting me to agree, that Chief Obafemi Awolowo, after declaring hunger a legitimate weapon of war and vowing to deploy it (through a total blockade) in strangling the Biafran war effort, was involved in a racket that supplied food (and other relief materials) to the Biafrans. I would react the same way if anyone alleged that Prof. Wole Soyinka, despite his obvious loathing for the great evil some believed the Abacha regime to be, was involved in laundering the so-called “Abacha loot” or engaged in some other unscrupulous venture with Gen. Sani Abacha. Yes, I would not believe it if anyone told me any of the above. And m ...
harder." Chief Obafemi Awolowo (Nigerian Minister of Finance) Devil lives in nigeria, they kill millions
Chief Obafemi Awolowo speaking on the then Western Region he led as Primier as not having any desire or intention...
Chief Obafemi Awolowo said that "Success is Usually Hidden Behind the Hard Mask and That if You Sincerely Desire...
In one of my previousarticle, I maintained that Chief Obafemi Awolowo though was a leader who soughtoffice through democratic means, was more of a social welfarist   than ademocrat. Why did I say this? We grew up to know Awolowo as the leader ofYoruba, I grew up to hear from my parents (who are Ijebu) and most adults inYoruba land that we owe so much to Awolowo.  Yoruba belief in Awolowo was so strong that amyth was created between 1978 and 1983 that they see him in the moon. Why do Yoruba peoplethink or believe in Awolowo that much? Why did they brand anyone not in Awocircle as Anti-Yoruba?  I grew up believingthat  Chief Richard Akinjide, AMAAkinloye, Victor Olunloyo, Samuel Akintola because they are not on Awo side,until I met Chief Richard Akinjide in 2000. After all, Awolowo provided freeeducation and I am a beneficiary of free education. Awolowo brought the firstTelevision to Africa, built the Liberty Stadium; what about the Cocoa Housebuilding? For all these, our parents (in Yoruba land) belie ...
Tony O. Prince wrote "yorubas and especially AWOLOWO are cowards and backstabbers" Tunji Ogunleye replied " Tony O. Prince, i think you should consider a different phraseology for this stuff here: "...threw your hero to jail and buried the keys". Some of your style of addressing Chief Obafemi Awolowo besmirches the memory of the only Nigerian i hold in high esteem. As an advocate of detente between Igbos and Yorubas i will be disappointed if you don't do that. I have fought these Yoruba - Igbo battles so much in my earlier years and i can take up the argument from either side and be convincing. Nobody can win these arguments because they are based on issues that are the essence of our being. First of all, i don't know where you got your information that S L Akintola and Justice Sowemimo were friends. That is definitely new to me. Secondly, the Chief received a sentence of ten years on trumped up charges that were never proven in court. He only served around three years in jail and was restored to a positi ...
Shagari, Alhaji Shehu (Usman Aliyu) b. c. 1924,, Shagari, Nigeria president of Nigeria from 1979 to 1983, leader of the National Party. A member of the Muslim Fulani people of northern Nigeria and a descendant of a tribe that had founded his home village, Shagari studied at a secondary school in Kaduna and taught school briefly before entering politics in 1954 and being elected to the federal House of Representatives. Thereafter he held several posts and was a member of every administration after Nigeria's independence in 1960. Upon the end of military rule (1979), he was elected president of Nigeria, defeating his major rival, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, by a narrow margin. Alhaji Shehu Shagari was Secretary, Sokoto branch of the Northern Peoples' Congress (NPC) from 1951-56 and represented Sokoto West between 1954 and 1958 in the House of Representatives in Lagos after which he held several public positions. In 1958 he was parliamentary Secretary to the then Prime Minister, acting Federal Minister of Commerc ...
"Buhari’s following, in my opinion, ranks next to that enjoyed by politicians such as Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Sir Ahmadu Bello and Chief Obafemi Awolowo. These guys were demi-gods. They enjoyed natural following – devoid of bags of rice and gallons of kerosene"- Simon Kolawole
Chief Obafemi Awolowo was apotheosised as a result of imprisonment as he & others were believed to have been put thru a politicised trial!
" I ask people, how many times did people see Chief Obafemi Awolowo eating boli on the road side just to...
A memorable speech by a noble, notable and enviable leader of our time, Chief Obafemi Awolowo
Aregbesola: Intellectualism and Grassroot Politics in Osun The late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, was well known ...
"There is no overdraft in the bank of nature, whatever you sow, you will reap." - Chief Obafemi Awolowo
How I wish we can have someone like Chief obafemi Awolowo.
16. Chief Obafemi Awolowo was the first individual in the modern era to be named Leader of the Yorubas (Asiwaju Omo Oodua).
Segun Osoba along with two other friends, Peter Ajayi and Felix Adenaike were close confidants of Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
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The labour of our leaders past (Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Bisi Onabanjo, Dr Tai Solarin) in Ogun State must not be in vain. Rescue Ogun now.
What if Chief Obafemi Awolowo had won d general elections of 1979?
THE EXCLUSION OF OGU (EGUN) PEOPLE FROM THE LAGOS AND OGUN NATIONAL CONFERENCE DELEGATES' LIST The continuous marginalization of the Ogu (Egun) people of South-West Nigeria is common knowledge. The late sage and Premier of the then Western Region, Chief Obafemi Awolowo has remained the reference point in leadership not only because of his selflessness and capability, but primarily because of his inclusiveness. For example, it was Chief Awolowo who appointed the Aholu, Claudius Dosa Akran from Badagry as the Minister for Economic Planning and Community Development (1958 – 1964) in the then regional government. At the same time, Chief D. K Aihonsu (from Ipokia, present day Ogun State) was a member of the Regional House of Representatives through the support of Chief Awolowo. Since the demise of this sage (and the leadership style he represented), there have been spirited efforts to present the South-West Nigeria as a mono-ethnic region. In this vain, political representation (other than local elective pos ...
"Only those who fear crisis and tribulation,or have done things of which they are terribly ashamed,or are out of their minds,or have no faith in the ultimate triumph of truth-only these commit the cowardly act of suicide. I thank God that i am none of these.The fight has begun:it may be short,it may be long;whatever it is, i will do it bravely,and never say fail"-My March through Prison -Chief Obafemi Awolowo
“Can you guess who this is?. Clue: He was the first President of Nigeria. # chief obafemi awolowo
This is 2014 and in just about seven months from now,the country would be holding a general election of unprecedented significance given that since 1999 except for the brief period of our late president Yar’Adua, the presidency has been in the South. For the North,no other election in the history of Nigeria is capable of making or marring the political influence and position of the people of the Northern region of Nigeria as the 2015 presidential election. For the majority of Northerners who are by far more politically conscious of the two broad regions that make up Nigeria, it would have been unnecessary to remind our people . However,we have in recent times been witnessing a dangerous trend, a divide and rule tactics by the current government aimed at weakening the determination of the North to reclaim its traditional position of providing leadership for Nigeria polity. Only recently Alhaji Haliru Mohammed and his likes met with President Goodluck Jonathan, Pledging allegiance and promising to betray ...
I sincerely believe that the 2015 elections will start in Ekiti State tomorrow. The major challenge Nigeria has faced since independence during civilian rule is that of persons in Government at the Centre using official means of coercion (soldiers, policemen, SSS, etc) to have their way at the polls. Of course, resistance has always come either immediate or shortly afterwards. Courts have had to step in to correct some of these shenanigans. I don't think Ekiti State will be different. But I pray we’ll not go the way of the First or Second Republic after the Ekiti State election tomorrow. Why? If harm should come the way of opposition leaders by way of death or illegal detention using official means for partisan purposes as it was done to Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo in the First Republic, e go get as e be o!
In the words of Chief Obafemi Awolowo, "i never pray not to fall but to be able to get up after i fall",
Akintola tried to but did not succeed in selling the Yorubas to the northern feudalists. The Yorubas, back when they had some spine and before your man, the impostor from Osun State, Ahmed Tinubu created a chasm between Moslems and Christians in Yorubaland, resisted the feudalists with every fiber of their being. The operation "wetie" of the resistance movement to Akintolas shenanigans witnessed the houses of his supporters burnt to the ground and some Obas who supported him deposed by the people. The cataclysmic events in Western Nigeria, consequent upon Akintolas romantic adventures with those northern feudalists was what led to the January 15, 1966 coup and the assasination of Akintola and his northern conspirators, Ahmadu Bello and Tafawa Balewa, in the fermentation of trouble in Yoruba land. Chief Obafemi Awolowo vacated his position for Akintola to move to lagos and oppose the feudalist government of Tafawa Balewa in the federal legislature. You should remember that Awo was invited first to form tha ...
Nigerian most politically vibrant person,a grass root politician,man of d people.Sule Lamido have been in active politics since d last four decade he has held almost all appointive and elective office his performance has been out standing in all respect a humble and dignified fellow.a political contemporary of mal Aminu kano,Chief Obafemi Awolowo,Nnamdi Azikiwe,Tafawa Balewa And Sir Ahmadu Bello. We all demand that he contest d office of president of d Federal Republic of Nigeria
The free Education given during the era of Chief Obafemi Awolowo was merely primary education, which was resisted by farmers, all the beneficiaries afterwards went abroad either by scholarship or self sponsored to further there studies and some if not all later came back to become teachers and lecturers in Nigeria Colleges and Universities. Babatunde Raji Fashola on TVC
Faces on Nigeria’s Currency Denominations: Urgent Need for a Re-Visit Nigeria gained her independence from Britain on October 01, 1960. She became a republic on October 01, 1963 and on January 01, 1973 Nigeria’s currency was changed to Naira and Kobo from pounds and shillings while it’s colours were done so on April 25, 1984. The introduction of Fifty Naira(N50), conversion of One Naira(N1) and Fifty Kobo(50k) to coins was done on August 27, 1991. One hundred Naira(N100) came up on December 01, 1999, Two hundred Naira(N200) November 01, 2000, Five hundred Naira(N500) April 01, 2001 and One thousand Naira(N1000) October 12, 2005. On each of the currency denomination, there is a face of a Nigerian except N1000 which have two faces and N50 note with four imaginary faces. Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa is on N5 note, Dr. Alvan Ikoku on N10 note, Gen. Murtala Muhammed on N20 note, Chief Obafemi Awolowo on N100 note, Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello on N200 note, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe on N500 note while Alhaji Ali ...
AWO: The AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CHIEF OBAFEMI AWOLOWO. Chief Obafemi Awolowo (1909-1987) was the leader of Nigeria's...
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It's being said: The best President Nigeria could not have, is Chief Obafemi Awolowo; simillarly,Prof Dora Akuyuli was rated the best Nigeria women pesident, by assessement, despite did not contested for it. A great patrot of good people of great nation. A woman of substance,dedication & committement. Good night a great leader of emulation by many.
Hmmm im so worried abt dis so call our leaders leading us in d name of chief obafemi good so far none of dem as eva emulate baba in yoruba land as become no go area 4 commonals only dct mimiko in ondo state own university is stil afordable 4 pple lik me n u...stil dere stil canvasing 4 felow brodas n sistas...let us wake up n say no through our wise com 2015. Longlife nigeria longlife africa.honourable Seun 4 govnor 2015
LASU: Fashola’s unwinnable war BY ABIMBOLA ADELAKUN Students of the Lagos State University, a week ago today, took their aluta to a melodramatic level by camping out in front of the governor’s office to register their grievances against their mind blowing university tuition. It was a comical sight of sorts, watching the students “cooking beans” in front of the Government House. Simultaneously, it was a scene that elicited deep worries. Protest over inflated rate of school fees is by no means limited to LASU. Students of the University of Lagos have had to take to the streets to protest a certain fee hike; the same obtains for students of the University of Port Harcourt and Obafemi Awolowo University. First, a quick question: Where is the Academic Staff Union of Universities in all these? During ASUU’s last strike action in 2013, part of its defence was that it was “fighting for the students” and that with time, students would realise the strike was for their ultimate benefit. It is not a yea ...
June 12 message. Today is another significant day in the history of Nigeria. YORUBA RONU - In the days of Late Siege chief obafemi Awolowo we did not accept him till death comes then we started bitting finger,Chief M K O came we did same till he die.Asiwaju Bola Tinubu now on stage some says he must be crucify,must we crucified him before we Learn our Lessons is time to seat right and make use of what God provided for us,(the words of elder is words of wisdom).
There're many hypotheses trying to explain or justify the annulment of June 12 election. Some said Abiola was a creditor of the federal government, or that a few characters would not like to see him be president of Nigeria. Some said it was because of what he did when he was in NPN that he betrayed or opposed Chief Obafemi Awolowo, a fellow Yoruba politician. He's also alleged to have sponsored military coups in Nigeria. But, no form of arguments would justify the annulment of the June 12 1993 peaceful presidential elections. The fundamental thing about June 12 was that an election was held and Abiola won. June 12 came with a manifesto and programs of hope. Millions of Nigerians voted massively in favour of Abiola in the best election ever conducted in the history of Nigeria. But Nigeria and Nigerians lost the opportunity of being led by Abiola. It's sad because no one knows if Nigeria would have become a better place today or even one of the greatest countries on earth. We will never know what we missed ...
6 Years after, Adedibu Lives on Late Chief Lamidi Ariyibi Akanji Adedibu (24 October 1927 – 11 June 2008) was an aristocratic PDP power broker in Oyo State, Nigeria. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo described him as the "father of the PDP" Adedibu was born on October 24, 1927 at Oja-Oba, Ibadan, a member of the Olupoyi chieftaincy ruling house. Adedibu entered politics in the 1950s, when he became a member of the Ibadan People's Party, and then joined the Action Group under Chief Obafemi Awolowo. Later he was a member of the National Party of Nigeria (NPN) led by Chiefs Adisa Akinloye and Richard Akinjide. He became an increasing force in politics during the military reign of General Ibrahim Babangida, during which the NPN exploited the open ballot electoral system into an instrument of electoral fraud. His brand of politics was described as a blend of populism and raw thuggery that often compelled either violent loyalty or violent opposition. It was said that nobody assumed any political post in Oyo ...
June 12 is here again...there are holier than thou fanatics who will gear up their games...but those who were abased at the terrain of politicking will often chose to pay their homage and sound muted clarion calls as watchdogs... NO TEARS FOR ABIOLA by Frisky Larr The sun neither rises in the north nor does it ever set in the south. The solar system has its own set of rules . No one plants an apple tree and reaps cherry fruits in harvest time. Nature 's own dynamics runs in ordered consistence . Therefore , what the night holds is usually what the day sets to achieve . Thoughts that would have reshaped the entire biography of the man Moshood Abiola had they been made to serve as the paramount credo of his political dealings . Before embarking on this dangerous analogy , I will like to point out that repeated references these days to the annulment of the June 12th 1993 elections that would have seen the installation of Moshood Abiola as President of Nigeria in the condemnation of Babangida underscores the ...
I Temiloluwa Emeka Okoro a 20 year old undergraduate of Obafemi Awolowo University osun Nigeria and the Chief...
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