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ICYMI: I was frightened when I became head of state, says Gowon

    ICYMI: I was frightened when I became head of state, says Gowon

Yakubu Gowon, a former military ruler, says he was “petrified” when he became Nigeria’s head of state. Gowon assumed office in 1966 at the age of 32. He ruled the

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FLASHBACK: The Biafra declaration by Ojukwu — and how the civil war ended

    FLASHBACK: The Biafra declaration by Ojukwu — and how the civil war ended

It has been 53 years since the Nigerian civil war broke out, but the memories of it are still fresh in the minds of many. The late Odumegwu Ojukwu declared

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Ohanaeze: We never appointed Gowon to lead campaign for 2023 presidency

    Ohanaeze: We never appointed Gowon to lead campaign for 2023 presidency

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has denied appointing Yakubu Gowon, former head of state, to lead the campaign for a president of Igbo extraction come 2023. In a statement on Wednesday, Uche Achi-Okpaga,

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Gowon at 85 and Fani-Kayode

    Gowon at 85 and Fani-Kayode

General Yakubu Gowon, Nigeria’s military head of state from 1966 -1975, turned 85 on Saturday, October 19, 2019. In a congratulatory message, President Muhammadu Buhari described him as a living

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Gowon: How Abdulsalami and I saved Obasanjo from impeachment

  Gowon: How Abdulsalami and I saved Obasanjo from impeachment

Yakubu Gowon, a former head of state, says he and Abdulsalami Abubakar, a former head of state, saved ex-President Olusegun

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Gowon slumps at Ejoor’s burial ceremony

  Gowon slumps at Ejoor’s burial ceremony

Yakubu Gowon, former military head of State has slumped during the funeral of David Akpodiete Ejoor in Ovwor-Olomu Community, Ughelli

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Gowon: We won’t be depending on fuel imports if my plan to build five refineries had worked

  Gowon: We won’t be depending on fuel imports if my plan to build five refineries had worked

Yakubu Gowon, a former military head of state, says Nigeria would not be dependent on fuel imports if plans by

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VIDEO: I will be running for president, says Tunde Bakare

  VIDEO: I will be running for president, says Tunde Bakare

Tunde Bakare, the senior pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, says he will be running for president of the Federal Republic

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The biggest enemy of democracy is poverty, says Gowon

  The biggest enemy of democracy is poverty, says Gowon

Yakubu Gowon, a former military head of state, says for the country to make progress, jobs must be created for

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Gowon: Why I did not choose Jos as Nigeria’s capital

  Gowon: Why I did not choose Jos as Nigeria’s capital

Yakubu Gowon, former head of state, says he would have made Jos Nigeria’s capital, but for the fear of being

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