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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Nnamdi Kanu, Ojukwu: Once upon a time, France was Biafra’s closest friend and ally

The year is 1966. The month is October. The man is Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. In the shadows, a Frenchman lurks; his name is Pierre Laurys, a mercenary and arms dealer who works with the French...

Meet The American President Who Never Had A First Lady

Meet The American President Who Never Had A First Lady JAMES BUCHANAN Was The Only American President Who Never Had A Wife. He is the only president from Pennsylvania and the only president who remained...

Abacha: What you probably didn’t know about Nigeria’s most infamous General

Gen. Sani Abacha became Nigeria's Head of States from November 17, 1993, to June 8, 1998, as a result of the November 1993 coup. A brief history of Gen. Sani Abacha Born in Kano state September...

Check Out This Throwback Photo Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo And His Late Wife, Stella

Checkout this throwback photo of former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo and his late wife and first lady of Nigeria, Stella Obasanjo. The former First lady died from complications of cosmetic surgery (Tried removing excess fats...

The Real Reason Why Abacha Sentenced Me To 30yrs In Prison – Obasanjo Reveals

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has revealed why the ex-Head of state, General Sani Abacha, jailed him for 30 years, though, later reduced it to 15 years. On 17 November 1993, Abacha overthrew the short-lived...

3 Unbelievable Things Obasanjo Did In Prison When Abacha Jailed Him

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday narrated his prisons experience and declared that he did three things while he was in Yola and Kirikiri prisons serving a jail term for a phantom coup charges...

The story of first Hausa man to travel to England in 1855

The relationship between Hausa as a language and Europe as continent started in the late 18th century. It was revealed that the first Hausa man who set his foot on the soil of Europe was...

July 29: 51 years after Aguiyi-Ironsi’s murder, 42 years after Gowon’s ouster and civil...

In Nigeria’s political history, the fate of two military officers – one dead, one still living – was decided by a specific date. The first officer was 41 years, 10 months when he became the...

The Boy Who Would Become King, The Untold Story of SANUSI LAMIDO SANUSI.

BIRTH AND EARLY DAYS Sanusi Lamido Aminu Sanusi (Sabon Sarkin Kano, Mai Martaba Sanusi Lamido Sanusi) was born in the ancient city of Kano in northern Nigeria on the 31st of July, 1961. His grandfather...

Was the Queen of Sheba buried in Ijebu?

The past is a repository. Within its dark pages and hazy corners lie stories that would light the path and connect the dots between our questions and the answers that stare at us from...

Profile of Flora Shaw, The Woman Who Coined The Name ‘Nigeria’

Flora Louise Shaw, DBE (born 19 December 1852 – 25 January 1929) was a British journalist and writer. She is credited with having coined the name "Nigeria" Shaw was close to the three men who...

The UNTOLD Reason Why France supported Biafra during the civil war

The real reason France supported Biafra during the 1967-1970 civil war has been revealed. The revelation was made in a war-time memos compiled by the US Central Investigation Agency, CIA. In the compilation, French Secretary General...

The Untold Story Of How Igbo People Captured From Nigeria Committed Mass Suicide In...

The blistering history of how cold-hearted white colonialists swooped on the African continent to cart off millions of able-bodied ancestors to the Americas for back-breaking and mind-numbing slavery is one of the most infamous...

Aderonke Kale – Female Two-Star General In The Nigerian Armed Forces

INTRODUCTION When the words 'Nigerian Army' are mentioned, the first image that flashes across the minds of many is a mass of gun-totting, stern-faced, camouflage-wearing, MALE soldiers. LOL! Let's face it, many of us do...
Samuel Okwaraji

The Untold Story Of what killed Samuel Okwaraji, the legendary Nigerian player who died...

SAMUEL OKWARAJI, Nigeria's Most Legendary Footballer As I am writing this, I am struggling to plug a wall of emotions with a stoic face. General Kollington Ayinla's Late Okwaraji which has filled my room with...