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Gowon lashes at his successors over Mambila Project

Gowon lashes at his successors over Mambila Project

says -“they toppled my Govt, stalled the project” By Ibrahim Hassan Nigerian former military head of state, General Yakubu Gowon has said that those who toppled his government did nothing on the Mambila electricity project. According to him, late Tafawa Balewa who was Nigeria’s Prime. Minister started the Kainji project which became functional during the […]

NCEF tasks Gowon, Obasanjo, Danjuma to save Nigeria from Islamism

NCEF tasks Gowon, Obasanjo, Danjuma to save Nigeria from Islamism

THE National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, has again made a passionate appeal to the three most outstanding retired military generals, Yakubu Gowon, Olusegun Obasanjo and Theophilus Danjumu and  traditional rulers in the country to save the country from the grip of Islamism and Boko Haram.

Insecurity: Gowon leads ‘Nigeria Prays’ in prayer rally in Bauchi

Insecurity: Gowon leads ‘Nigeria Prays’ in prayer rally in Bauchi

Gen. Yakubu Gowon (Rtd), former Nigeria Head of States and National Chairman of ‘Nigeria Prays’ on Sunday, led the group in a prayer rally for peace to reign in the North East zone and Nigeria at large. Speaking during the one-day prayer rally organised by Nigeria Prays, North-East zone held in Bauchi, with the theme: […]

The Biafran War: My Memoires 

The Biafran War: My Memoires 

I was too young, too timid and ill-informed to know the time, date, month or year. Like many other kids in our village, I was just a timid African child growing up in a remote Boki village, Arangha, in Isobendeghe, far flung from the theatre of war.

Nigerian Civil War: 50 years after My Biafran war story

Nigerian Civil War: 50 years after My Biafran war story

Professor Pat Utomi describes the genocide as only second to the holocaust. And this happened on our shores. As JP Clark aptly put it in his poem, The Casualties , the casualties were not only those who died. Many of us were. Millions were killed. Pregnant women were decapitated. Innocent civilians mowed down. I am one of those John Pepper Clark wrote about in his poem.

Gowon meets  Ikemba in  Asaba

Gowon meets Ikemba in Asaba

For Gen. Yakubu Gowon, there is no running away from his friend, Chief Emeka Ojukwu. They wined and dined together as young military officers at the Samaritan Club, Kaduna. They fought but are never apart.

Mass exodus of doctors from Nigeria worrisome —Buhari

Mass exodus of doctors from Nigeria worrisome —Buhari

…doctors’ exit not so bad; also beneficial to economy, Nigerians —NMA …health system in need of urgent transformation —Okowa, Gowon By Luminous Jannamike – Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented the human resources needs of Nigeria’s healthcare system, saying the mass exodus of doctors from Nigeria is real and worrisome. The President stated this on […]

Biafra: Gen Gowon should speak up on the war genocide — Moghalu

Biafra: Gen Gowon should speak up on the war genocide — Moghalu

By Vin Ujumadu & Dennis Agbo Former  Presidential Candidate of the Young Progressives Party, YPP, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu has challenged Nigeria’s former head of state, Gen. Yakubu Gowon to speak up about the genocide and all the other atrocities committed against the people of former Eastern Nigeria. Moghalu said Gowon has the best opportunity for […]

Gowon a rare gift to Nigeria – Lalong

Gowon a rare gift to Nigeria – Lalong

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, on Saturday described a former Head of State, Gen.Yakubu Gowon (retd), as a rare gift to the state, Nigeria and the world at large. Lalong, in his 85th birthday greetings to the former Nigerian leader and signed by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr. Makut Macham, said Gowon’s […]

85th Birthday: Gowon a patriot, firm believer in united Nigeria— Gov. Oyetola

85th Birthday: Gowon a patriot, firm believer in united Nigeria— Gov. Oyetola

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun has congratulated a former Military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), on his 85th birthday, describing him as a true patriot. The governor, in a congratulatory message by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Ismail Omipidan on Saturday said Gowon was a firm believer in a peaceful and united Nigeria. […]