Life and Achievement of Political Icon, Michael Okpara

Michael Okpara, Ohuhu-Igbo, was born on December 25, 1920 in Umuegwu Okpuala, Ohuhu State, Umuahia Region, now Abia State, Nigeria and died on December 17, 1984 (aged 63). Nigerian politician and Prime Minister of Eastern Nigeria during the First Republic from 1959 to 1966. At 39, he was the country’s youngest prime minister. He was a strong advocate of what he called “pragmatic socialism” and believed that land reform was crucial to Nigeria’s ultimate success. Although he was the son of a laborer, he was able…

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The Owiwi War(1832–1834)

The Owiwi War was a civil war between the Ijebus, Egbado and Egba people. Ibadan became an ally of the Ijebu, which led to Ibadan taking part in the war. The Egba people emerged as a formidable force in Abeokuta, which did not go unchallenged by the other Yoruba groups as they became rivals in all commercial activities. This reignited conflict between the newly settled Egba people and the Ijebu, as the Egba traders were now seen as major competitors in the Ijebu and Ibadan trade. To counter the growing…

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History of Muhammadu Buhari in the Military, His Appointments and Commissioning.

Counter-coup in the North of July 28, 1966. Lieutenant Muhammadu Buhari was one of the participants in the “July Revenge” or the so-called “counter-coup” led by Lieutenant Colonel Murtala Muhammed, who overthrew and murdered the first suicides. Coup. ” proclaimed the Nigerian military head of state, General Aguiyi Ironsi, who took over the leadership of the Nigerian government after the failed coup attempt of January 15, 1966 that overthrew Nigeria’s elected parliamentary government (also known as the First Republic). Other participants in the July 28, 1966 coup attempt included: Lieutenant Sani Abacha, Lieutenant Ibrahim Babangida, Major Theophilus Danjuma, Lieutenant Ibrahim Bako and others. The coup was a response to the January coup in which a group of mostly Igbo…

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Details Ojukwu’s Marriage to Former Beauty Queen, Bianca Onoh

In 1989, a few months after winning the title of Miss Intercontinental in the Nigerian version, Bianca Onoh decided to quit rather than quit after it was revealed that she was having an affair with the leader of Biafra, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, a politician. was her father’s employee, who was 34 years old. Years her senior, a tabloid falsely reported that she was pregnant. Although the couple never confirmed or denied the relationship until their wedding on November 12, 1994, the beauty pageant organizers, Silverbird Television, strongly disapproved of this as MBGN holders are kept out of public affairs. He decided to renounce the crown, although at the time he had neither admitted nor denied his relationship with Ojukwu. The first runner-up,…

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Intriguing Story of Story of Sheikh Muhammad Jamiu Bulala and his Unbelievable Miracles Part 2

There was another man of God, “Sheikh Muhammad Raji Opeloyeru”. According to his account, one day he was in the Sheikh‘s entourage when the latter was regularly visiting Offa Station, but when they returned home, they discovered that the Sheikh’s key was missing. After a while, (Sheikh Opeloyeru) decided to ask the carpenter for help so that they could enter. After a while, Sheikh Jamiu turned to the sky and said: “You, leader of the jinn! You had better now order one of your disciples who took the key to my house to give it back to me, otherwise the key strangely fell from the roof of the house. Sheikh Muh’d Jami’u Bulala (R.Sheikh Bulala then vowed that he would go to meet the smallpox…

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Sad Demise of Sir Ladoke Akintola’s Son.

On April 29, 1964, thirteen-year-old Tokunbo Akanni Akintola, accompanied by his mother Faderera Akintola and a group of ambassadors, became the first black boy to attend “Britain’s most famous private school,” Eton College. He was 13 years old and the first black person to be accepted into a prestigious private college. But death had another plan. In 1973, four years after leaving Eton, Tokunbo died. He was the son of Ladoke Akintola

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Throwback Photos of Young Nigerians in a Club.

The Metropolitan Club of Victoria Island, Lagos is about 63 years old. You could say it is young compared to other clubs in Nigeria. It is one of the largest social clubs in Lagos and has strict membership rules. has earned an established and enviable reputation as a gentlemen’s club, offering members one of the finest private dining options for any social occasion. The “Met Club” is located on Kofo Abayomi Street on Victoria Island, although there…

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Rare Picture of Archbishop Benson Idahosa and Pastor EA Adeboye

Born Benson Andrew Idahosa (September 11, 1938 – March 12, 1998), he was a charismatic Pentecostal preacher. He is the founder of the Church of God Mission International. Archbishop Benson Idahosa was widely regarded as the father of Pentecostalism in Nigeria. Idahosa is the founder of Benson Idahosa University (BIU) in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. His only son, Msgr. FEB Idahosa’s current positions include President of BIU, Founder and President of Big Ben Children’s Hospital and Vice President of All Nations for Christ Bible Institute. Idahosa died on…

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HISTORY OF UGU KINGDOM: THE CHILD KINGDOM OF BENIN, AND OBA UWAKHUAHE THE SON OF OBA EWEKA ,AND GRANDSON OF ORANMIYAN THE GREAT.

The Kingdom of Benin split in two 800 years ago, shortly after the founding of the OBAS dynasty in Benin. The dissolution occurred towards the end of the reign of Oba UWAKHUAHEN, the second Oba of the dynasty. Two kingdoms that emerged from the collapse of the Old Kingdom, viz.Volume. The kingdom of Ogisos remained separate, independent entities for the next four hundred years. The kingdom that broke away from Benin City became known as the Kingdom of UGU and included the territories of ORHIONMWON. The capital of this kingdom and thus a rival of the city of Benin was…

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Listen Asanlaye – Gbenga Adeboye Comedy

Gbenga Adeboye, popularly known as Funwontan, was a legendary comedian, presenter and radio presenter who ruled the radio space at its peak. He was born on September 30, 1959 in Odeomu, a town in Osun State, Nigeria. In the early 1980s, he was given the nickname Funwontan thanks to a broadcast on Radio Lagos. Other notable nicknames of Gbenga Adeboye include Alaye mi Gbengulo, Abefe, Alhaji Pastor Oluwo, Jengbetiele and Itu baba Ita.   https://oldnaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Gbenga-Adeboye-Asanlaye-OldNaija.com_.mp3 Between 1990 and 2003 he released a total of six albums. His style consisted of composing songs on one…

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Money For Hand, Back For Ground – Orlando Owoh

“Money For Hand, Back For Ground” is one of the late Dr.’s many masterpieces. Orlando Owoh, a prolific and renowned musician who composed a style of music called “Toye” during his lifetime. https://oldnaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/OLANDO-MONEY-FOR-HAND.mp3 You can download more of Orlando Owoh’s songs here. You can also download many other Nigerian old school songs (1960-2003) here and old school hip hop music here. Click here to download all Nigerian throwback songs.

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Enjoy Fuji Musician, Sikiru Ayinde Barrister’s Songs

Listen to the best Fuji music without limits. It is no news that Sikiru Ololade Ayinde Balogun, better known as Barrister or Ayinde Barrister, was a big fish in the world of Fuji music. In fact, he is considered a pioneer of Fuji and Wéré music. Since her first foray into music in 1965, Ayinde Barrister has added more than 70 albums to her success. We have compiled the best Ayinde Barrister songs for…

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Enjoy ”Kolomental” From the Early 2000s by Faze.

“Kolomental” was included on Faze’s 2006 album “Independent” and remains one of his biggest hits to this day. This song made Nigerians dance wildly in 2006, 2007 and the following years. Faze is a popular Nigerian singer who was a member of the now defunct trio Plantashun Boiz which included 2face Idibia and Blackface. Below you can stream and download Kolomental Mp3 by Faze. https://oldnaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Faze_-_Kolomental_africadjpool.com_.mp3 If you enjoyed this throwback, drop comment and don’t forget to share.

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Biography of Taxi Driver Crooner, Bobby Benson.

Who was Bobby Benson? Bernard Olabinjo Benson, popularly known as Bobby Benson, was a famous Nigerian artist and musician from the 1950s until his death in 1983. He was born on April 11, 1922 in Ikorodu, Lagos State. He learned to sew in high school and tried professional boxing for a while after graduating. He was also a merchant marine sailor. If Bobby Benson’s “Taxi Driver” plays on your stereo as you frantically scan radio stations for traffic information on a hot Monday afternoon in Lagos, you’d be forgiven…

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Nigeria’s Economic History From the Colonial Era.

The history of Nigeria’s economy is complex, largely due to the country’s colonial era and its gradual recovery. However, looking at this history, the beginning of the colonial period seems an appropriate starting point. It is important to note that the arrival of missionaries from the British Church Missionary Society (CMS) in 1845 was aimed at achieving “economic and political dominance”. The ostensible reason for the missionaries’ arrival was, of course, the desire to spread Christianity to new parts of the world. However, shortly after the CMS established its presence in what…

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Listen to the Best of Orlando Owoh Mixtape

Are you looking for a place to listen to the Best of Orlando Owoh Mixtape in MP3 format? You are right here! Dr. Orlando Owoh was a prolific and famous Nigerian musician who created a style of music called “Toye” during his lifetime. Mixtape. This Best of Orlando Owoh is a collection of Orlando Owoh’s albums and live performances. You can also download Orlando Owoh songs (individual tracks) here. https://www.naijadjmixtape.com/dlcdnv1/Chief%20Orlando%20Owoh%20Mix-www.NaijaDjMixtapes.com.mp3 Tracklist Iyawo Olele Medley 1 Aiye Nyi Lo…

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Understanding the Concept of Legitimacy in Government

Many people believe that a government based on coercion (military rule) cannot find legitimacy. However, the military can enjoy legitimacy by implementing popular government policies. In a legal government, obedience is based not on fear of punishment but on loyalty to the sovereign and the state. Factors that determine the legitimacy of the government The following factors show how a government can be legitimate. 1.Free and fair elections: Elections are the most common method of appointing a government in a democratic country. When a government is formed after free and fair elections, it has the people’s mandate to govern it. 2. Good Governance – When the government…

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