Soyinka says he’s forgiven Gowon, reveals those he can’t forgive

Professor Wole Soyinka has said that he had since forgiven Nigeria’s former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon. Gowon, while serving as Nigerian leader, had in 1967 arrested Soyinka and locked him up in confinement when the Nigerian Civil War started. However, the Nobel laureate told Channels Television on Thursday that he held nothing against Gowon,... Continue Reading →

Gowon breaks silence on UK Parliament’s claims he ‘stole half of Central Bank’

Former Nigeria head of state, Yakubu Gowon, has denied allegations that he took to the United Kingdom “half of the Central Bank of Nigeria”. A member of the UK Parliament, Tom Tugendhat, made the claims during a debate on the Lekki tollgate shootings of protesters. Tugendhat remarked that “we know that today, even now, in... Continue Reading →

Adesina knocks UK Lawmaker over allegation against Gowon

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has condemned an allegation leveled against a former Nigerian Head of State, Yakubu Gowon by a UK lawmaker. This news platform earlier reported that Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat on Monday alleged that the former Nigerian leader stole half of Nigeria’s Central Bank and kept the... Continue Reading →

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