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Femi Fani Kayode

Jan 1966 Coup And Biafra: A morning of horror and the slaughter of a people

May 30th, 2019 represents the 52nd anniversary of the declaration of the Republic of Biafra. Fani-Kayode I have written the following contribution to help mark that day. I hope it goes a long way to show where and when the [...]

June 23, 2019 Early History of Nigeria, General

JIHAD THROUGH PEACE by Azzaman Azzaman

“Since we can not conquer you through war , we will conquer you through Peace. You would not unite round a leader and their would be high immorality among you”- Othman Danfodio, 1804 JIHAD. After 1 month of Incantations using [...]

June 23, 2019 Early History of Nigeria

Nzeogu And Orkar Coups Attempts To Stop Internal Colonialism. – Fani-Kayode.

One of Nigerian prolific social critic and politician, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has gone down memory lane to describe the 1966 Coup lead by Major Kaduna Nzeogu and the 1991 Orkar Coup as deliberate attempts by the young military officers to [...]

January 15, 2017 Early History of Nigeria, General, Government and politics, Military era, Nigerian-Biafran War
Azikiwe, Balewa Make OAU Founders' List

Azikiwe, Balewa Make OAU Founders’ List

Two former Nigerian leaders — former President, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe and first Prime Minister, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa — will be recognised among the founding fathers of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) during the AU’s 21st summit. The summit is [...]

May 16, 2013 Early History of Nigeria