Tag Archives: Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe

Zik Deserves November 16 To Be National Holiday

Uzor Maxim Uzoatu Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, Nigeria’s foremost nationalist and first president, deserves his birthday, November 16, to be slated as a national holiday. It is deserving honour for the pivotal leader who led the charge for Nigeria’s independence on October 1, 1960. As a result of his unparalleled efforts Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe would in the course of time become ...

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Zik Was A Legacy Thinker Like Soludo

By Joe Anatune  Dr. Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe, journalist, media entrepreneur, Nationalist, first President of Nigeria and Owelle of Onitsha is very deserving of the honour that His Excellency, Governor Willie Obiano has bestowed on him by declaring his birthday as a public holiday in Anambra State. I urge other South East Governors to do the same in their respective states. ...

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For Championing One Nigeria, Protesters Burn Zik’s Statue In Anambra

The statue of a pioneer President of Nigeria, the late Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, has been burnt by hoodlums infiltrating #EndSARS protesters in Onitsha, Anambra State. The statue was at Denis Memorial Grammar School Roundabout, Awka Avenue, Onitsha, known as Zik Roundabout. While vandalising the effigy, the protesters were heard shouting, “You put us in this mess by championing one Nigeria,” ...

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