Remembering Herbert Macaulay, father of Nigerian nationalism

By Akinwale Akinyoade  14 November 2018   Born on this day in Lagos, Nigeria, in 1864, Herbert Macaulay helped to lay the foundation of modern Nigeria and he contributed majorly to the shaping of popular perceptions of a modern nation and its obligation to the public.Macaulay belonged to a distinguished missionary family with roots in the […]

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We have made progress in several sectors – Buhari

– Being full text of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Address at the opening of the 2018 Nigerian Bar Association Annual General Conference in Abuja I am delighted to address this distinguished gathering on the occasion of the 2018 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association. Let me thank your Association for the invitation to declare this […]

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Kofi Annan: The UN’s ‘Rock Star’ Secretary-General

By Carole Landry Kofi Annan, who died Saturday at the age of 80, led the United Nations through the divisive years of the Iraq war and the trauma of the September 11, 2001 attacks. The first secretary-general from sub-Saharan Africa, Ghanaian-born Annan was credited for raising the UN’s profile during his two-term tenure, from January […]

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