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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
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Presidential Committee Meets Kabiru Sokoto, 39 Other Boko Haram Suspects

Presidential Committee Meets Kabiru Sokoto, 39 Other Boko Haram Suspects – As part of its consultations with stakeholders in the country over the violence engineered by insurgents, the Presidential Committee on Dialogue and Peaceful Resolution of Security Challenges in the [...]

May 9, 2013 Return to democracy
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What Lord Lugard Thought About Nigerians – An Excerpt from The Dual Mandate in British Tropical Africa…Written Over 80 Years Ago

“In character and temperament, the typical African of this race-type is a happy, thriftless, excitable person. Lacking in self control, discipline, and foresight. Naturally courageous, and naturally courteous and polite, full of personal vanity, with little sense of veracity, fond [...]

January 30, 2013 Colonial era