With the following words below, Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State urged Buhari to declare Zik’s birthday November 16 a national holiday. “However, while we are thanking Mr President for this mausoleum, we also pray you to declare Zik’s birthday, November 16, a National Day in Nigeria. This will be in keeping with

Zikist Movement Thanks President Buhari For Commissioning Zik’s Mausoleum

The Zikist Movement, the body for the promotion and protection of the legacies of Doctor Nnamdi Azikiwe The Great, the Zik of Africa, wishes to thank President Muhammadu Buhari for his noble step in commissioning Zik’s Mausoleum today. To we in the Movement it is a dream-come-true. It is a dream of ages that hasContinue reading “Zikist Movement Thanks President Buhari For Commissioning Zik’s Mausoleum”

Zikism: Nigeria and Risorgimento

By Obi Nwakanma It does seem clear to many of us who still have, and are guided by a sense of history that Nigeria derailed from its historical course, and drifts, when it abandoned Zikist ideology as its foundational myth. Much of Nigeria’s history, particularly since the civil war, has been shaped by a cynicalContinue reading “Zikism: Nigeria and Risorgimento”

The New Zikist Movement

By Obi Nwakanma,Vanguard Newspapers On February 28, I was a guest speaker at the Anambra State Association Black History month symposium on Nnamdi Azikiwe in Dallas. It was an apt and proper celebration of the life of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, a true giant of the 20th century. In choosing to celebrate Azikiwe’s contribution, it struckContinue reading “The New Zikist Movement”