Jul
14

THE SALT THAT LOST ITS SAVOUR

THE SALT THAT LOST ITS SAVOUR By CAMERON DUODU Once upon a time, the News Of The World was one of the British newspapers that no-one interested in British affairs could ignore. Published each Sunday since 1843 , it had, by 1950, become the biggest-selling newspaper in the world, with a weekly sale of 8,441,000… Continue reading »

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Jul
08

EDWARD WILMOT BLYDEN, GRANDFATHER OF AFRICAN EMANCIPATION

A lesser-known fact about George Padmore is that his lifelong devotion to the cause of African liberation was ignited in him by another African who was also born abroad – Edward Wilmot Blyden, who was born in the Virgin Islands (then under Danish rule) but spent most of his life in West Africa, especially in Liberia and Sierra Leone, but also in the then British colony of Lagos.

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Jul
07

OBITUARY: ALHAJI BABATUNDE JOSE, FORMER CHAIRMAN, DAILY TIMES OF NIGERIA

from The Independent & The Independent on Sunday London Home > News > Obituaries Ismail Babatunde Jose: Newspaper editor who dominated journalism in Nigeria for three decades By CAMERON DUODU Thursday, 25 September 2008 Ismail Babatunde Jose was not only the doyen of Nigerian journalism but the mighty tree whose seedlings sprouted other titans of… Continue reading »

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