The Campaign Directors were in Ibadan for a strategic brain-storming session of the Contact and Mobilisation Committee
Browsing: Obafemi Awolowo
Obi stated this during the campaign rally at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Wednesday.
As the foremost Yoruba socio-political group, shouldn’t Afenifere be leading the charge to have a Yoruba presidency come 2023?
Recall that The Eagle Online reported on Thursday that Portable had said that he has been paid to campaign for the APC.
Rome had been enveloped in violent disorder and utter chaos in the thick of the assassination of Julius Caesar, its fallen emperor.
Kaunda was the last of the titans, the African nationalists that fought for independence from colonial rule, which included the likes of Kwame Nkrumah, Julius Nyerere, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Obafemi Awolowo, Ahmadu Bello, Felix Houphouet-Boigny, Nelson Mandela and others.
From this quotation we see that Chief Obafemi Awolowo believed in one Nigeria, because he could see that our diversity is a blessing. He for sure had the political influence and leadership to have led Yorubas into self determination, but yet he didn’t, because living together as one country is better for all. It was better then and it’s still better today.
The emblematic feature of the Makinde administration’s investment in physical infrastructure is the requirement of top of the world quality and nowhere else is this feature more manifest than the public road construction projects. From the Apete-Awotan-Akufo concrete road project, to the 65km Moniya-Iseyin road, the 21km Ajia-Airport road and other numerous large-scale infrastructural projects all over Oyo State, the Makinde government is breaking new grounds by linking more communities and reducing the stress of residents of the state
It is not by accident that I start this article with a quotation from our sage Chief Obafemi Awolowo. We Yoruba nation are fortunate to have a reference point in his person. Since a majority of Yoruba people honour and respect him, I’ll be falling back to his wise words at various stages of this write-up.
Tinubu’s personally signed condolence message was made available to the press by his Media Aide, Tunde Rahman, on Friday in Lagos.
Sanwo-Olu, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, described the death of the former matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty as shocking and a great loss to her family, friends, associates, management and staff of Tribune newspapers.
The message was contained in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, on Thursday.
Extolling the virtues of the deceased, Kalu described the late Oyediran as an epitome of peace and humility.
Oyediran, a Director with the Nigerian Tribune, would have been 80 on December 1.
Olola Fani-Kayode, I brought out my encounters with these distinguished Osun indigenes who are, by far, your betters politically and materially, in the hope that you may emulate their media tolerance
Kekemeke made this known on Sunday when a group of supporters from Ilaje Local Government Area paid him courtesy visit at his campaign office in Akure.
As it was with Awujale in Ijebuland 39 years ago, the end of this chapter of Sanusi’s life is not the end of the story. Whether, like the Awujale, Sanusi returns to his throne or not, whether he returns to Kano or not, the book is not finished, yet
It was surreal reading the news that the Oyo State Government recently revoked a number of land allocations which were done during the tenure of the last All Progressives Congress administration in the state, led by Senator Abiola Ajimobi.
Speaking to journalists on Thursday, the State’s Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, who debunked the social media story, said contrary to the malicious claims being spread by ill informed individuals, the statues were removed for the purpose of development.
Lawan lauded the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, for his foresight in floating what is today Nigeria’s oldest private media outfit with the initial primary objective to project nationalist ideals at a time Nigerians battled to break the yoke of colonialism.