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How Awolowo Wrote a Passionate Letter To Richest Ijebu Man Chief Timothy Adeola Odutola In 1943 Begging for £1,400 Loan So He Could Study Law Abroad

On the 25th of March, 1943, 34-year-old Obafemi Awolowo had a brain full of ambitions but pockets that were empty. With what can only be described as the audacity of hope and an unwavering belief in himself, he decided to write a letter of plea to the richest Ijebu businessman of the day, in the […]

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How Popular Nigerian Politician Adegoke Adelabu aka Penkelemesi Died In A Car Accident On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway In 1958 Inside Ijebuland & Why His Number One Enemy Obafemi Awolowo Was Accused Of Using Juju To Spiritually Murder Him

He remains one of the most brilliant political minds in Nigeria. A radical nationalist who was incredibly passionate about causes of the masses, Alhaji Gbadamosi Adegoke Adelabu better known as Penkelemesi had no idea that he was going to have a date with death on 25th of March, 1958. Aged just 43, he was a […]

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The Untold Story Of How Ghana Mercilessly Deported Over 140,000 Nigerians In Two Weeks In 1969

INTRODUCTION In November 1969, about 200,000 aliens majorly Nigerians (who numbered a total of 140,000) (and others from Togo, Ivory Coast, Mali and Burkina Faso) were deported from the Republic of Ghana with the speed of light. The government of Ghana effected this deportation on the 18th of November, 1969 with the Aliens Compliance Order. But […]