Letter to the Body of Christ in Nigeria: Creation, Language and Nationhood
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Washington DC, United States
January 21st, 2019
Obafemi Awolowo: Thoughts On The Nigerian Constitution(1)
Towards Federal Union— Chapter 5, Path to Nigerian Freedom, Obafemi Awolowo,1947
December 31st, 2016
When imperial powers ratified the final share-out of Colonial territories at the berlin Conference in 1885, Nigeria existed as three separate political units. These...
Philosophy for Independent Nigeria(conclusion)
December 25th, 2016
A good many have occurred to me, and I now want to pass on to you the more important ones among them. I do so in tabular form. 1. The Anglo—Nigerian Defense Pact, and...
Philosophy for Independent Nigeria(3)
December 23rd, 2016
Before I pass on to deal with matters of purely domestic character, I would like to make one or two observations. The emergence of Nigeria as an independent nation was...
Philosophy For Independent Nigeria(2)
December 21st, 2016
Continuation of the Speech by Chief Obafemi Awolowo to Nigerian Students at Conway Hall, London, September 3, 1961. I have consistently held the view that this...
Yoruba Timeline: November 29, 1961
December 18th, 2016
29TH November, 1961 On this day, in the House of Representatives, Alhaji Muhtari, Sarkin Bai(NPC Member for Dambatta, Kano), moved the following motion: That this...
May 1 1967 Speech to Western Leaders of Thought, Ibadan, Nigeria.
December 7th, 2016
In these days when "True Federalism" has once again become an issue projected by politicians especially where the ruling APC Manifesto directly stated it will embark on...
The Top 10 Shocking Facts About the Slave Trade.
November 13th, 2016
The Atlantic Slave Trade was one of the most brutal periods of slavery in history. More than 12 million slaves from Africa were forced across the Atlantic Ocean to...
March 31, 1953-- On a Motion for Self-Government
October 17th, 2016
Speech given by Chief Obafemi Awolowo in the House of Representatives, Lagos, on March 31, 1953 I am very much distressed to witness what is happening in this House...
Fundamental causes of the 19th Century Yoruba Wars—J.F. Ade Ajayi
October 17th, 2016
In the Chapter entitled “The Aftermath of the Fall of Old Oyo” in Vol.11 of the LONGMAN History of West Africa(ed. Ajayi and Crowder), it was suggested...
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