Africa Marriage: In my next life, I will marry a soldier … if he is my Thomas

By KODILINYE OBIAGWU, and LAWRENCE NJOKU, Mrs. Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi, widow of the first military Head of State, Major General Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi will never consider any of her sons join partisan politics or the armed forces. Ahead of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the general on July 29, she spoke with the South East Bureau Chief, KODILINYE […]

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Like James Meredith, Wole Soyinka has disappointed the Black race

As a young child in the 1962, with great interest and passion for the unfolding events surrounding black and African liberation movements and the civil rights struggle, I was intrigued by the struggles of the African American people , in the Southern states of the USA, in the effort to desegregate the institutions of state, especially education and voting rights. […]

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