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Alex Ekwueme: Earth to earth

Alex Ekwueme, Nigeria’s venerable vice president from 1979 to 1983, gave up the ghost in a London hospital last November 19. It has taken me a whole two months to write a tribute in his memory because I have yet to reconcile myself fully to the reality of his departure.

Late Alex Ekwueme was all about promoting Nigeria’s interest – envoy

Nigeria`s High Commissioner to South Africa, Amb. Ahmed Musa Ibeto, has said that former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, dedicated his life to promote the interest of Nigeria.

Dictatorial tendencies, nepotism endangering African democracies – Senator Ekweremadu

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has warned that democracy will be highly imperiled and risked transmuting to civilian dictatorship without respect for key institutions of democracy by African leaders.

Get Out and Black-ish win big at NAACP Image Awards

The award which honours people of colour in entertainment and literature as well as individuals who promote social justice through creative endeavours named the director of A Wrinkle In Time, Ava DuVernay, the Entertainer of the Year.

Impunity rides again

Yes, Jonathan only saw ‘ghosts’ when Boko Haram was already excising swathes of territory from the nation space and abducting school pupils. The ghosts of Jonathan seem poised to haunt the tenure of Mohammed Buhari.

Organisers, players to honour ex-VP Alex Ekwueme at NCC tennis league final

Organisers of the NCC Tennis League have revealed that this year’s final, scheduled for tomorrow at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club Onikan, Lagos, will pay special tribute to late former Vice President, Alex Ekwueme.

How ex-VP Alex Ekwueme should be immortalised – Lekan Are

Chairman of Kakanfo Inn and Conference Centre, Dr. Lekan Are, has described the late former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme as a true Nigerian who should be immortalised in a way that will mirror national outlook.

Governor Ambode mourns ex-VP Alex Ekwueme, says great son of Africa has gone

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday expressed sadness over the demise of the first Vice President of Nigeria and elder statesman, Dr. Alex Ekwueme.

University of Ibadan produces 1st first class graduate in History – vice-chancellor

For the very first time in 69 years, the University of Ibadan has produced its first graduate with a First Class honours degree in History.

Fed govt reintroduces History in 2018/19 academic session

The Nigeria Education Research and Development Council (NERDC) is set to reintroduce History as a subject, beginning from the 2018/2019 academic session.

NAL charges N’Assembly on devolution of power

The National Assembly has been urged to revisit the issue of devolution of power in the on-going Constitutional review.

Fed govt approves re-introduction of History in schools’ curriculum

The National Council on Education (NCE) has approved the re-introduction of History, into the curriculum for primary and secondary schools nationwide.

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