JANUARY 15th 1966 AND THE MARTYDOM OF OUR HEROES PAST.
57 years ago today, on the night of January 15th 1966, the following individuals were murdered in cold blood by a group of mutinous young army officers led by Major Emmanuel Arinze Ifeajuna and Major Chukwuemeka Kaduna Nzeogwu during the course of the first military coup d’etat in the history of our country. Those that […]
Lt. Gen. Attahiru: Adieu to the Chief of counter-insurgency
The last 48 hrs has been a mish-mash of the most incredibly good news; the fall of Shekau, the dreaded Boko haram warlord, in the hands of ISWAP; and then the bizarre news of the huge loss of the chief of army staff, Lt. Gen. Attahiru, to a plane crash in Kaduna. The Shekau news […]
Uncle Sam: When Patriots Fall
by Tahir Ibrahim Tahir Talban Bauchi. I had written a tribute – more like an expression of my deep gratitude to Sam Nda Isaiah, for giving me a platform to consolidate on a writing adventure as a columnist on the backpage of Leadership Newspapers. The piece titled, ‘Merry Christmas in Advance to Uncle Sam’s was […]