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Observing June 12: What Should We Remember Or Commemorate?

June 12 1993 Presidential Election

Besides October 1, 1960 and January 15, 1966, June 12, 1993 is another date that has shambled into the memories of Nigeria’s history. Looking back through the lens of history and time, June 12, 1993 was that day in Nigeria when heaven tore and rained ugly angels; that day democracy was murdered in hot blood; that day the freest and fairest election in Nigeria was annulled to keep the mantle in the hands of those, in other words, puppets, THEY can control. Continue reading Observing June 12: What Should We Remember Or Commemorate?

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The Relevance Of History In Consolidating Democracy In Nigeria

Tafawa Balewa and Princess Alexandra
Nigerian Leaders and Princess Alexandra | Nigeria Today

By Lucky Irodia

The knowledge of history should be strongly encouraged by the government of a country. In fact, democracy cannot thrive effectively without good knowledge of history in both the leaders and the led. It is only when people in a country know where they are coming from that they can tell where they are likely going to.

The importance of History as a subject are many. Firstly, the study of history exposes pupils and students to the knowledge of their background as individuals and that of the country in general. Continue reading The Relevance Of History In Consolidating Democracy In Nigeria

Watching the Olympics in Nigeria

By Akintoye Alao



The excitement is at its peak for the people of Brazil who have been welcoming athletes, fans and tourists to experience the spirit of the Olympics in Rio.  Continue reading Watching the Olympics in Nigeria