Monthly Archives: March 2013

ON HISTORY AND FOUNDING FATHERS (By Abba Kalgo)

Growing up, I revered Nigeria‚Äôs founding fathers. I still do. From early social studies lessons, I was taught how our founding fathers fought for independence from colonial masters. I was taught about Nnamdi Azikiwe, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Sir Ahmadu Bello, Obafemi Awolowo and their contributions to the development of Nigeria. In later years, I […]

CELEBRATION OF LIFE: THE GRANDMOTHER I CAN’T REPLACE

Celebration of life My grandmother was born at a time when no one kept calendars or knew dates so it is hard to fix an age to her, but my father who is not her first or her second child is 64years old so it is safe to say she was well into her 80s. […]