I will challenge Jonathan for PDP ticket – Tafawa-Balewa

Dr. Abdul-Jhalil Tafawa-Balewa, who is a son of the late Prime -Minister of Nigeria, Tafawa Balewa, has promised to challenge President Goodluck Jonathan for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party. The aspirant spoke with journalists in Abuja on Friday when he returned his presidential nomination and expression of interest forms to the office […]

Northeast governors created Boko Haram – Son of Tafawa Belewa

Dr Jeleel Tafawa Balewa is a son of the late first Prime Minister of Nigeria, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. He speaks on how Nigeria should handle the Boko Haram insurgency; the main problem facing the country and how he has been pressurised to contest the presidential election, among others. Excerpts: HOW would you introduce yourself […]

Murtala, Azikwe, Balewa’s tombs to become Heritage sites

The tombs of the late Gen. Murtala Muhammed, Dr. Nnamdi Azikwe, Alhaji Abubakar Tafawa Balewa and the historical site of Oloibiri oil well will soon be declared as national heritage sites. Head of the Department of Monuments Heritage and Sites at the National Commission for Museum and Monument, Mrs. Adama Muhammed, made this known to […]

FG to spend N3.1bn on Obasanjo, others in 2012 (What a waste of public resources)

February 6, 2012  by Olusola Fabiyi and Oluwole Josiah   The Federal Government plans to spend N3.19bn on the pensions and allowances of former Presidents, Heads of State, their deputies, former leaders of the National Assembly and their families in the year 2012. The proposed N3.19bn represents an increase of about N2bn from what was […]

Open Letter from Awo, Balewa & Zik to Jonathan – By Adewale T. Akande

By Adewale T. Akande, Barcelona, Spain – May 29, 2011 – On behalf of all Nigerians in heaven, we are using this forum to congratulate you for winning the recently concluded general elections that will usher you as an elected President of Federal Republic of Nigeria on the 29th of May. We are also congratulating […]

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