Yakubu Gowon

Buhari, Gowon, Governors hail Fayemi at book presentation

President Mohammadu Buhari on Thursday urged Nigerian leaders to endeavour to share their experiences and…

Chief Shonekan a deeply misunderstood patriot

Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon and his wife, Victoria, on Tuesday, expressed their…

“You are talking rubbish!” Gowon blasts British MP

General Yakubu Gowon, a former Head of State, has blown his top over what seems…

I felt petrified when I emerged Head of State  – Gowon

Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retired) speaks on how he felt when he emerged as Nigeria’s Head…

54 Years Ago: Awolowo’s Prison Letter, Begging Ironsi For Freedom

Here is the 54-year old letter written by the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, begging that…

53 years ago! Civil war started because Aburi accord failed. See why!

On 6 July 1967, civil war between the Nigeria Federal troops and Biafran soldiers started.…

53 Years of Biafra: Why the Aburi Accord Failed- Philip Asiodu

It is exactly 53 years today, 30 May, 2020 that Colonel Emeka Ojukwu declared Biafra…

How To Travel Into The Wrong Future

By Dare Babarinsa Wednesday, 27 May marked the 53rd anniversary when General Yakubu Gowon, (then…

Ironsi’s death, my role in Brigadier Ogundipe’s escape

By Theophilus Oluwole Akindele I became a regular visitor at the State House in Marina,…

Flashback: Why we freed Awolowo from prison- Gen. Adeyinka Adebayo

The late Major-General Adeyinka Adebayo (rtd), was a former military governor of the defunct Western…