Posts Tagged ‘Gowon’

Watching Wole Soyinka's return to Biafra

Written on October 23rd, 2007 by
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Forty years ago, Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka travelled to Nigeria's secessionist Biafra region to try and calm growing tensions. The visit saw him thrown in jail, forced to spend 22 months in solitary confinement. Now he has returned to meet those who... Read More | Share

Comments on elections worrisome

Written on May 1st, 2007 by
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A former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has described as worrisome the comments being made by Nigerians and observers over the just-concluded general electionRead More: Read More | Share

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