By Afolabi Awosanya culled from PUNCH, December 16, 2004 Much had been said and written on the wrong accusation of the Yoruba on a false allegation of preventing the late Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe from taking office first as leader of government business and later Premier of the West. Again, in Godwin Nzeakah’s column: “Historical… Continue reading Zik, Western Region and 1951 Polls
Olympia Golden recently said: Zikist Movement should be strengthened, for Nigerians, Africans, & black folks around the world. How do we strengthen the Zikist Movement? Please, let’s get your suggestion in the comments.
By Obi Nwakanma This article originally appeared in Vanguard. The mish-mash of Nigeria’s post-war history has permitted many sad revisions which in turn has made Nigerian historical studies and its statements therefrom to be lopsided, ethnic, and gnarled. We have tended in Nigeria to celebrate the worst of us, and have confined Nigeria’s true national… Continue reading Did you know that Nwafor Orizu the man who coined the term Zikism was President of Nigeria?
The Zikist Movement was a detribalized, nationalist and Pan Africanist movement that fought for the independce of Nigeria from British colonialism. It was founded in 1946 by Nigerian youths from all parts of the country. For instance, its protem President was Raji Abdallah from the Northern part of the country, while its first substantive President, Kola… Continue reading History Of The Zikist Movement