The Father of Nigerian Nationalism

Herbert Macaulay was a Nigerian nationalist, politician, surveyor, engineer, architect, journalist, and musician, considered by many Nigerians as the founder of Nigerian nationalism. BACKGROUND Herbert Macaulay was born in Broad Street, Lagos, on 14 November […]


The Legacy of Ikemba The Great

Chukwuemeka Ojukwu was a Nigerian military officer and politician who served as President of the Republic of Biafra from 1967 to 1970 during the Nigerian Civil War. He previously served as the military governor of […]


The Martyr of Conscience And Justice

Dele Giwa was a Nigerian journalist, editor and founder of Newswatch magazine.  BACKGROUND Sumonu Oladele “Baines” Giwa was born on March 16, 1947, to a family working in the palace of Oba Adesoji Aderemi, the […]

Musical Legends

The Pioneer Of Afro-Beat

Fela Aníkúlápó Kuti was a Nigerian musician, bandleader, composer, political activist, and Pan-Africanist. He is regarded as the pioneer of Afrobeat, a Nigerian music genre that combines West African music with American funk and jazz. […]