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Eulogy

Adieu, Bayelsa’s Fallen 4 Heros and the Love for Football and Country

BY GODKOWS BOLADEI IGALI on that Saturday morning, June 17, 2023, the sky was exceptionally sunny in the middle of the rainy season over Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital, the wettest of all of Nigeria’s 36 states. Though the weather was sparklingly bright, a most sombre mood which had attracted not less than 5,000 young […]

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Alhaji Jakande

Back to the Social Welfarist Called “Baba Kekere” Alhaji Lateef Jakande

BY GODKOWS BOLADEI IGALI Few Nigerian statesmen have in the country’s history received the amount of adulation and accolades as ace journalist, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, who governed Lagos State, the country economic nerve centre from 1979 to 1983. Often known simply by his initials LKJ, this former Nigerian Minister of Works, unlike many other politicians

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Alfred Diete-Spiff

As Nigeria’s Youngest Governor, Alfred Diete-Spiff Becomes An Old Man

BY: GODKNOWS BOLADEI IGALI The date, May 27th, 1967 will always remain a landmark in the annals of Nigeria’s history for a number of reasons. First, on that date, the country’s third Head of State and second military ruler, then Col. Yakubu Gowon took the courage to create 12 States out of the 4 regions

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