…Says With successful convention, we have crossed last hurdle on path to merger
The Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, has described the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and the government it controls at the centre as a cesspool of corruption and asked them to cover their faces in shame.
When Achebe wrote about the tragic heroes in his novels, such as Okonkwo and Ezeulu, he never envisaged that a tragic path was lurking ahead of him, like his fictional characters. On one uneventful day in 1991, Achebe, in the company of his first son, Ike, was in high spirit. He had a conference to attend in the United States of America and wouldn’t want to miss his international flight from Lagos, scheduled for the following day. Earlier, he had been engaged in a flurry of activities, including attending events in his honour at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, tagged,
Oluwole Awolowo, the second son of late Yoruba sage Chief Obafemi Awolowo is dead. He died today after a brief illness accordding to his sister, Tokunbo Awolowo.
Saharareporters confirmed that Mr. oluwole died in London hospital where he had been receiving treatment. Until his death Mr. Awolowo was the publisher of the Tribune newspapers.
He was 70 years old.
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