THE DAY THE WORLD ROSE AGAINST ABACHA DEMANDING THE RELEASE OF MKO ABIOLA

On the day Abiola was arrested, this report chronicled the mood of the nation. Here we…

THE HISTORY BEHIND NEW YAM FESTIVAL

New yam festival is a colourful cultural ritual especially in the eastern parts of Nigeria and…

THE BEAUTY OF TRADITIONAL AKWETE CLOTH

  Weaving is an ancient craft dating back to the early Stone Age when man learnt…

COLONIAL EDUCATION ORDINANCES IN NIGERIA

  The primary objective of the missionary bodies to Nigeria was to carry out evangelical work…

A STORY ON THE GENERAL CONFERENCE HELD AT IBADAN IN YEAR 1950

As we search for peace and security in the country through the on-going National Conference, one…

GENERAL BISALLA, 31 OTHERS EXECUTED IN LAGOS FOR THE ASSASSINATION OF MURTALA MUHAMMAD

The crowd and the soldiers arrived at the execution venue at the same time. Some of…

THE DIMKA CONFESSION: GENERAL BISALLA WAS PARTICULARLY BITTER WITH THE HEAD OF STATE AND CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF

Lt. Lawrence Garba came to tell me that may be Col. Babangida was coming back. I…

THE BIRTH OF MISSIONARY SCHOOLS IN COLONIAL NIGERIA

In British colonies like Nigeria, Christian missions had almost monopoly over education. In 1942, they controlled…

THE DIMKA CONFESSION: HOW I CORDINATED THE EXECUTION OF THE BOTCHED 1976 COUP

I didn’t know the one to follow; the problem now depended on Lagos and the rest…

HOW WESTERN HEALTH CARE BEGAN IN NIGERIA

In pre-explorers and Western traders Nigeria, traditional medicine was the system of health care delivery. Traditional…