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Four (4) Reasons Why NPC and NCNC Formed a Coalition Government in 1960

INTRO: Preparatory to the independence of Nigeria, election into the Federal House of Representatives was conducted on December 12, 1959. The election was significant as it featured the participation of key regional leaders of the East and West which were Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe and Chief Obafemi Owolowo respectively. The duo of the Nigeria’s political triumvirate of the era were attracted by the prospects of being the first prime minister of the independent Nigeria and they left their posts as Premiers of their respective regions. The remainder of the triumvirate, Sarduana of Sokoto, Sir Ahmadu Bello sent his trusted disciple, Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa to the Lagos politics while he remained in his comfort zone as the Premier of the Northern region. The election largely reflected the ethnic configuration of Nigeria. The National Congress of Nigeria Citizens (NCNC) controlled the East; the Northern People’s Congress (NPC) bestride the North; and Action Congress (AG) dominated the W…

Five (5) Reasons Why Girl Child Education is Important in Nigeria

INTRO: Girl child education in Nigeria has been very poor from time immemorial. There is an ongoing argument about the origin of the ugly situation of girl child education in Nigeria. While a camp traces the root of the problem to the patriarchal traditional African society, another camp claims that it is one of the evils of colonialism. It is not in the interest of this piece to throw weight behind either of the camp. If anything, both the traditional African society and colonialism are culpable; but the time for blame game is over. Hence, it is instructive to bring to the attention of the relevant stakeholders, the importance of girl child education in Nigeria such as below.
#1 Girl Child Education is Important to Enable Women Contribute their Quota in the Development of Nigeria:The inexhaustible list of women leaders (past and present) who made immense contributions to the development of the country included Chief Abigail Olufunmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Margaret Ekpo, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iwe…