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Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by orisa37: 9:35am On May 05
AWO DEVELOPED IN ALL NIGERIANS, POLITICS OF AWARENESS AND OF INSTRUCTIONS DIRECTIONS AND DISCERNMENT.

AWO WAS A LIGHT OF GOD. GOODNESS'S OF THE SPIRITS AND LIFE OF CHRIST ON EARTH.

SIR AHMADU BELLO SAW THE DUST ON HIS FEET WHILE CAMPAIGNING AT ILORIN AND PROMISED NEVER TO FORGIVE AWOLOWO.

THE IBOS DOWNED HIS CAMPAIGN HELICOPTER.

BUHARI/IDIAGBON HUNTED HIM TO IKENNE AND LAGOS.

SHAGARI OFFERED HIM GCFR AND ODUDUWA IS GRATEFUL.

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Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by Yaribanzaonic: 10:41am On May 05
They gave the quit Notice and their leaders like Kwankwaso, Ganduje even the sultan begged?? I was in Kano when that order was given....they would have learnt the hard way. Guy go and sleep and stop living in delusion.

IGBO aint mates to Yaribaa folks who are hell bent on being slaves to the North.

Stop making undue Noise....The DOGs that Bite Dont BARK!!


JAMO84:
Who's holding you from going?

When northern youths gave you people one week to leave the north. we saw how your elders were begging them like almajiri.

It's only you the hungry ones that are crying for Biafra, beating your hollow chests like epileptic patients
Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by LivingSage(f): 11:05am On May 05
Omo oko login omoale. This is the MOST reason I love Awolowo. he never joke with his tribe. How can zik want to dominate(represent) Yorubas while we have over qualified individuals in our land while he Igbo man is representing his own region. Is that not an HYPOCRISY? Had it been Awolowo accepted, is that not Foolishness of the highest order?
Can any Igbo's shouting tribalist here accept such in your realm? Abeg, thunder no go fire us o

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Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by LivingSage(f): 11:06am On May 05
Yaribanzaonic:
They gave the quit Notice and their leaders like Kwankwaso, Ganduje even the sultan begged?? I was in Kano when that order was given....they would have learnt the hard way. Guy go and sleep and stop living in delusion.

IGBO aint mates to Yaribaa folks who are hell bent on being slaves to the North.

Stop making undue Noise....The DOGs that Bite Dont BARK!!


Chestbeating is in your blood. It isn't a surprise

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Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by Afospecialk: 11:18am On May 05
Yobabad:
I knew it, it did not start today. Honestly you can never work with a Yoruba man if he doesn't cheat on you, that why they prefer Agbero work and pratice local Atisans. The will call Bola Tinubu a saint despite all his atrocities But want you to hate Nnamdi Kalu. Why because they don't want you to have a leader or a sense of belonging. Foolish people

Atrocity of misappropriating SE allocation ?
Atrocity for being the president of Nigeria and failed to develop your potopoto republic ?

Billion van ? Is that your money or the money belong to your state allocation was missing ?

Hate will kee you children of coward zik nd porn Lamidi

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Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by Yaribanzaonic: 12:47pm On May 05
Zombie....

You only hate whom is better than you....so keep hating and ranting IGBOs are your OGA!!



LivingSage:

Chestbeating is in your blood. It isn't a surprise
Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by iFukLivingSage: 1:42pm On May 05
Afospecialk:


Atrocity of misappropriating SE allocation ?
Atrocity for being the president of Nigeria and failed to develop your potopoto republic ?

Billion van ? Is that your money or the money belong to your state allocation was missing ?

Hate will kee you children of coward zik nd porn Lamidi
Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by iFukLivingSage: 1:46pm On May 05
LivingSage:

Chestbeating is in your blood. It isn't a surprise
Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by iFukLivingSage: 2:01pm On May 05
LivingSage:
Omo oko login omoale. This is the MOST reason I love Awolowo. he never joke with his tribe. How can zik want to dominate(represent) Yorubas while we have over qualified individuals in our land while he Igbo man is representing his own region. Is that not an HYPOCRISY? Had it been Awolowo accepted, is that not Foolishness of the highest order?
Can any Igbo's shouting tribalist here accept such in your realm? Abeg, thunder no go fire us o
Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by snitchbitch: 2:12pm On May 05
Buy brooms, go to Aba start cleaning up your "dirty " streets. Visit Onitsha sweep up all their dirty slums there.

When last did you went home for Christmas and new year? Some of your kids can't even speak your mother tongue.

Do they even know the name of the chairman of your local government?

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Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by googi: 2:43pm On May 05
SciLab:


Mr 'middlebelter' (even though we know your tribe), I'll ask you one question that will help us expose and confirm your ethnicity because we all know the intellectual paralysm of your REAL tribe.

Now, you claim 'Igbo will never elect another tribe in their region', now who did the Igbos elect as mayor (governor in those days) of Enugu city in the said period and what tribe did he belong?


Abeg make una dey watch as my guy go blow him cover. grin
Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by googi: 2:55pm On May 05
Mr. Don't you think people are tire of hearing about Altine one Northerner since the 19 century as some leader in Enugu later elevated to mayor and now governor?

Remind them in the North next time you get a quit notice.

Instead of you to accommodate and tolerate other Nigerians within you as you are accommodated and tolerated in Yoruba land, you keep on repeating a man from 19th century like a broken record.

Which country or people allow others to rule and dominate them?

South Africa ko America ni.



SciLab:


Now, you claim 'Igbo will never elect another tribe in their region', now who did the Igbos elect as mayor (governor in those days) of Enugu city in the said period and what tribe did he belong?


Abeg make una dey watch as my guy go blow him cover. grin
Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by middlebelter(m): 9:37am On May 06
dignity33:
You aren't smart that you claimed first you said harbart was the leader and after his death Zik was the next and every one supported him by that time No Nigeria know what is tribal politics all what they see is merit that is why they supported Zik to rule them in western region . Now the question is who ask them to see Zik as igbo not Nigeria? that is where the tribal politics emanated and I'm sure you know the answer. Awolowo. That is why Awolowo was accused of bringing tribal politics in Nigeria which is obvious because if you travel to many countries that have different tribes they don't play politics of tribe like Nigeria do, once you are a citizen of that country you are allowed to contest election in any state or provinces. e.g is South Africa, Switzerland etc

I can't heal you from your self inflicted ignorance. It is not in my power, you can choose to believe whatever you want.

The answer to your question is simple, who told you not to see GMB as national leader instead of a Fulani man you regard him. Let me tell you one fact, it better to be guided by truth and objectivity.

If Zik by his leadership posture in NCNC decided to be a true Nigerian, there would have been no need for political crisis. If you don't understand, take a look at the way politics is being played in Nigeria today. If Okpara was not chosen by Zik, what you mean to say is that Zik will be Premier in the West and Okpara in the East because they are most senior in NCNC? What a wisdom? The people in the west are expected to be watching Igbos taking over all key appointments and be relegated? You see, when we learn to be sensitive to the feelings of others, our political crisis will be minimal. Do you realise why the PH people decided not to support Biafra because of similar insensitivity to their existence? No doubt the Yoruba has their own imperfections but as an person, I think they are more tolerant that Fulani or Igbos.

If we want Nigeria to work for all of us, then we must be ready to make it work. We must be insensitive to any tribe including the Igbos that suffered during the civil war.

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Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by Gracchus: 10:08am On May 06
LivingSage:
Omo oko login omoale. This is the MOST reason I love Awolowo. he never joke with his tribe. How can zik want to dominate(represent) Yorubas while we have over qualified individuals in our land while he Igbo man is representing his own region. Is that not an HYPOCRISY? Had it been Awolowo accepted, is that not Foolishness of the highest order?
Can any Igbo's shouting tribalist here accept such in your realm? Abeg, thunder no go fire us o
Awolowo was a real mvp. Baba knew all their tactics and gave it back to the hot hot, no time for forming nationalist. How I wish we still have leaders like Awolowo who will be quick to see things and take drastic steps. No time for forming friends or stupid alliance. Imagine people we have nothing in common with, who we don't even share land borders with wanting to rule us, can imagine such shit?? God bless OBAFEMI AWOLOWO.

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Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by maestroferddi: 10:41am On May 06
middlebelter:
This man even though is from middle belt has never hidden his hatred for Yorubas, whatever his reasons are he should please allow Nigerians to live in peace with his half baked history.

NCNC was the Nationalist Movement under Herbert Maculay a Yoruba man and Zik was his deputy. Suddenly. Maculay died and Zik emerged as the leader of NCNC the main anti colonialism movement. The Yorubas of course gave Zike 100% support as they still remain the most accommodating tribes in Nigeria to Igbos and other Nigerian till date. History is there for you to verify. Now before the elections there were political manoeuvring and some Yorubas feel that they should be compensated for the death of their son in the leadership ranking that, Zik as national leader should be Premier of Eastern region and appoint a Yoruba man to lead Western Region. This won't take away from him his national leadership of NCNC. Unfortunately, he didn't listen and that gave rise to suspicion of been dominated.
Remember, Zik wanted to be Premier in West and appoint another Igbo man as Premier in the East and before this election, there has been signals of domineering tendencies in various institutions including University of Ibadan and some Yorubas concluded that if they did not correct this error early their children will not forgive them and that is what lead them to realign after massively voting for NCNC a Nationalist Movement that was evolving to a political party then.

To call Yorubas tribalists is the height of mischief. If you have a leader that is insensitive to the various components of his constituency can you call that a leader, if you protect the interest of your own tribe at the expense of other tribes that are larger than your tribe in population and landmass can you be regarded as a leader. Indeed, it was Zik that started tribalism and when he pushed it to a point that it backed fire, he started calling Yorubas name.
Why did Paul Unogo and his other Middle Belt leaders not choose to remain under the Fulanis without a voice in political leadership, why are my Middle Belt people still trying to maintain a distinct Geo-political Identity? That is what Awolowo and Co saw and choose to take up their own destiny. Did it favour the SW? The answer is obvious. Yes, there were reactionary groups in Yorubaland that choose to die with Zik, the likes of Adeniran Ogunsanya, etc Unogo Paul won't see such people but choose to dance in the market at Old age because of hatred. Check out his consistent opposition to Yoruba leaders and you will know, the type of elder he is.

For the youths that may not know much of our history, recent developments in our history will show you that the Yorubas will never ask too much but will always insist on what is due to them. When through political manipulation, Abiola died as president elect, some tribes expected them to declare war, but Yorubas simply negotiated to have their son replaced with another Yoruba as president. They never wanted Obasanjo but when the other tribes insisted through the military, the Yorubas for the sake of peace allowed it. Now if Zik had listened to his political constituency then, what Paul Unogo is talking about would not have happened. There are many other political manipulations by Zik that proved he wasn't an infallible leader, we remember what happened during the coup and how he escaped being killed through informants of Igbo origin in the military while the other political leaders in SW and North were killed in a coup lead by Igbos. Did he know about the coup?
Finally, the Yorubas choice of Awolowo as the Premier of Western Region was it beneficial to the Yoruba race or not? I will leave reader to answer this question as take away and ignore this man.

Go an re-read the rubbish you wrote up there...

Zik was Macaulay deputy in NCNC and when Macaulay died the Yorubas asked Zik to head to Eastern Region to make way for a son of the soil to lead the Western Region....

The salient question would be whether this piece of crappy logic you are adducing had any precedence in part of the world that a deputy cannot succeed the substantive leader if the latter dies...

Let us move on... Awolowo is the author of tribalism in Nigerian politics. Pure and simple.
Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by maestroferddi: 10:52am On May 06
middlebelter:


That is the reason we must continue to tell them the truth each time anyone come up with this type of lie. You said Yoruba are betrayal and I asked who betrayed first if there was any betrayal at all by Yoruba?

Zik succeeded Herbert Maculay suddenly think he must emerge the Premier of Western Region and appoint another Igbo man as Premier of Eastern Region. Will Igbos accept such treatment? To have Herbert Maculay as Premier of Eastern Region and then appoint Awolowo as Premier of Western Region? Will Igbos that will not even agree to sell lands to Yoruba in the 21st century ever accept such political denigration?

Much as I love my Igbo friends we must not shy from telling them the truth and let them know all these Internet war have to stop before it snowball into another unfortunate incident.
Zik should know that the Yorubas are larger in landmass and population yet the allowed you to lead them as a Nationalist under a movement started by their late son, now you using the same platform against them to subjugate them politically.
What you won't accept don't offer it to people.
Stop talking like a stark illiterate.

On what capacity would ZIk have appointed an Igboman to be the premier of Eastern Region? Was he the Governor-General?

Does it occur to you that this event took place more than 8 years before the attainment of Nigerian independence?

Do a little study on Prof Eyo Ita and free yourself from asinine ignorance....


Stop spreading deliberate falsehood...
Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by maestroferddi: 11:01am On May 06
middlebelter:


I can't heal you from your self inflicted ignorance. It is not in my power, you can choose to believe whatever you want.

The answer to your question is simple, who told you not to see GMB as national leader instead of a Fulani man you regard him. Let me tell you one fact, it better to be guided by truth and objectivity.

If Zik by his leadership posture in NCNC decided to be a true Nigerian, there would have been no need for political crisis. If you don't understand, take a look at the way politics is being played in Nigeria today. If Okpara was not chosen by Zik, what you mean to say is that Zik will be Premier in the West and Okpara in the East because they are most senior in NCNC? What a wisdom? The people in the west are expected to be watching Igbos taking over all key appointments and be relegated? You see, when we learn to be sensitive to the feelings of others, our political crisis will be minimal. Do you realise why the PH people decided not to support Biafra because of similar insensitivity to their existence? No doubt the Yoruba has their own imperfections but as an person, I think they are more tolerant that Fulani or Igbos.

If we want Nigeria to work for all of us, then we must be ready to make it work. We must be insensitive to any tribe including the Igbos that suffered during the civil war.
Just like I said before your ignorance is insufferable.

When did Okpara become the Premier of the East? Was it 1951 which is under reference?

Why cant you be consistent?
Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by shekauvsbuhari: 12:09pm On May 06
middlebelter:
This man even though is from middle belt has never hidden his hatred for Yorubas, whatever his reasons are he should please allow Nigerians to live in peace with his half baked history.

NCNC was the Nationalist Movement under Herbert Maculay a Yoruba man and Zik was his deputy. Suddenly. Maculay died and Zik emerged as the leader of NCNC the main anti colonialism movement. The Yorubas of course gave Zike 100% support as they still remain the most accommodating tribes in Nigeria to Igbos and other Nigerian till date. History is there for you to verify. Now before the elections there were political manoeuvring and some Yorubas feel that they should be compensated for the death of their son in the leadership ranking that, Zik as national leader should be Premier of Eastern region and appoint a Yoruba man to lead Western Region. This won't take away from him his national leadership of NCNC. Unfortunately, he didn't listen and that gave rise to suspicion of been dominated.
Remember, Zik wanted to be Premier in West and appoint another Igbo man as Premier in the East and before this election, there has been signals of domineering tendencies in various institutions including University of Ibadan and some Yorubas concluded that if they did not correct this error early their children will not forgive them and that is what lead them to realign after massively voting for NCNC a Nationalist Movement that was evolving to a political party then.

To call Yorubas tribalists is the height of mischief. If you have a leader that is insensitive to the various components of his constituency can you call that a leader, if you protect the interest of your own tribe at the expense of other tribes that are larger than your tribe in population and landmass can you be regarded as a leader. Indeed, it was Zik that started tribalism and when he pushed it to a point that it backed fire, he started calling Yorubas name.
Why did Paul Unogo and his other Middle Belt leaders not choose to remain under the Fulanis without a voice in political leadership, why are my Middle Belt people still trying to maintain a distinct Geo-political Identity? That is what Awolowo and Co saw and choose to take up their own destiny. Did it favour the SW? The answer is obvious. Yes, there were reactionary groups in Yorubaland that choose to die with Zik, the likes of Adeniran Ogunsanya, etc Unogo Paul won't see such people but choose to dance in the market at Old age because of hatred. Check out his consistent opposition to Yoruba leaders and you will know, the type of elder he is.

For the youths that may not know much of our history, recent developments in our history will show you that the Yorubas will never ask too much but will always insist on what is due to them. When through political manipulation, Abiola died as president elect, some tribes expected them to declare war, but Yorubas simply negotiated to have their son replaced with another Yoruba as president. They never wanted Obasanjo but when the other tribes insisted through the military, the Yorubas for the sake of peace allowed it. Now if Zik had listened to his political constituency then, what Paul Unogo is talking about would not have happened. There are many other political manipulations by Zik that proved he wasn't an infallible leader, we remember what happened during the coup and how he escaped being killed through informants of Igbo origin in the military while the other political leaders in SW and North were killed in a coup lead by Igbos. Did he know about the coup?
Finally, the Yorubas choice of Awolowo as the Premier of Western Region was it beneficial to the Yoruba race or not? I will leave reader to answer this question as take away and ignore this man.

From ur write-up, you just proved Unongo right. Awolowo drew other Yorubas to play the tribal card. Before then, it was nigeria but Awolowo instigated yorubas to start playing by tribe. You just proved Unongo right.
Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by middlebelter(m): 2:03pm On May 06
shekauvsbuhari:
From ur write-up, you just proved Unongo right. Awolowo drew other Yorubas to play the tribal card. Before then, it was nigeria but Awolowo instigated yorubas to start playing by tribe. You just proved Unongo right.

When flies bites a dog nobody sees it but when the dog decides to bite flies it becomes the talk of the people.

You are free to continue to deceive yourself but people who knows will not allow you to deceive them. If you do not agree with the fact that within NCNC there was a need to address discrimination, at least you know that we still have discrimination with us today. If you like blame Awolowo for it, it won't change the reality.

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Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by middlebelter(m): 2:15pm On May 06
[quote author=maestroferddi post=89244783]Stop talking like a stark illiterate.

On what capacity would ZIk have appointed an Igboman to be the premier of Eastern Region? Was he the Governor-General?

Does it occur to you that this event took place more than 8 years before the attainment of Nigerian independence?

Do a little study on Prof Eyo Ita and free yourself from asinine ignorance....


Stop spreading deliberate falsehood...[/quote

I expect you to be wise enough to choose your words carefully.when responding to issues, it is this type of immaturity that bring hostile response, I chose to disregard that aspect of your indiscretion.

Now to the issue, I don't the level of your education and if you were ever thought Constitutional Development of Nigeria starting from 19914-1960.

A strong platform that influenced political decisions and appointment in those days are the Nationalist Movement and the traditional council. Within the movements especially NCNC, there was politics.

Now each writer has his political bias and can choose to favour an actor to the detriment of others. Lagos is Yoruba land and NCNC started there. Now if it was started by a Yorubaman, have you wondered while Igbo man will suddenly become Nos 2 & 3 in the ranking.

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Council_of_Nigeria_and_the_Cameroons&ved=2ahUKEwiOnryqq5_pAhWmzIUKHWYMB1gQFjAAegQIBxAB&usg=AOvVaw08lyeWt4ZPzBrVnb9Ndbid&cshid=1588771614355

This issue will remain with us and continue to affect our polity.
Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by middlebelter(m): 2:22pm On May 06
maestroferddi:
Go an re-read the rubbish you wrote up there...

Zik was Macaulay deputy in NCNC and when Macaulay died the Yorubas asked Zik to head to Eastern Region to make way for a son of the soil to lead the Western Region....

The salient question would be whether this piece of crappy logic you are adducing had any precedence in part of the world that a deputy cannot succeed the substantive leader if the latter dies...

Let us move on... Awolowo is the author of tribalism in Nigerian politics. Pure and simple.


Again, you can respond to issues with displaying immaturity. I will appreciate superior arguments than insult.
For the record, Zik was never stopped from succeeding Macaulay as NCNC. As you are aware many Yoruba remain with Zik till death and do you know why? Difference in opinion.
The fact that Zik will be Premier in the East does not take away from him the leadership of NCNC.They are two different offices.
Good luck and this will be my last response on this matter.

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Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by maestroferddi: 2:48pm On May 06
[quote author=middlebelter post=89251820]







You have been inundating the whole place with lies and cheap revisionism...

Now that you have been called out, you want to scamper off with your tail between your legs.

You need to tell us why the Yorubas would insist that Zik should not be a premier in the West Region. Let us know the rationale behind that conclusion if it is not mindless tribalism.
Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by babytoun: 3:00pm On May 06
ican2020:
Yorubas and the Igbos can never be trusted,

Watch your back when dealing with this two tribes.

Though I have many of them as friends, but I know my limit when I am dealing with them.

exactly ...both igbo and Yoruba are very tribal

Hausa fulani will always be happy with what is happening down south ..too much acrimony
Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by maestroferddi: 3:08pm On May 06
[quote author=middlebelter post=89251569][/quote]You are trying to deflect from the matter under consideration.

Is it not embarrassing for you to state that NCNC was a Yoruba party?

Herbert Macaulay (part Nigerian, part Sierra Leonean) was older than Zik by almost 40 years yet at the inception of NCNC both he and Zik were pioneer Chairman and Secretary respectively.

Macaulay died an old man. He had all the time in the world to anoint a Yoruba successor if that was the ideology on which the national liberation party called NCNC was underpinned.

But he did not because he and the rest of Nigeria nay Africa saw in Zik a more than qualified successor.

Zik earned his reckoning having at the fore front of the African liberation struggle...

It was Nigeria's finest hour because if Awolowo had reined in his primordial predilections, the synergy between the East and West would have launched Nigeria to true greatness.

Awolowo bungled what would have been epochal for the black race...
Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by middlebelter(m): 3:57pm On May 06
maestroferddi:
You are trying to deflect from the matter under consideration.

Is it not embarrassing for you to state that NCNC was a Yoruba party?

Herbert Macaulay (part Nigerian, part Sierra Leonean) was older than Zik by almostn 40 years yet at the inception of NCNC both he and Zik were pioneer Chairman and Secretary respectively.

Macaulay died an old man. He had ll the time in the world to anoint a Yoruba successor if that was the ideology on which the national liberation party called NCNC was underpinned.

But he did not because he and the rest of Nigeria nay Africa saw in Zik a more than qualified successor.

Zik earned his reckoning having at the fore front of the African liberation struggle...

It was Nigeria's finest hour because if Awolowo had reined in his primordial predilections, the synergy between the East and West would have launched Nigeria to true greatness.

Awolowo bungled what would have been epochal for the black race...

When Macau lay died at the age of 81, nobody had any complaints of bei g dominated. It was objective leadership based on vision, but after his death, the same could not be said of Zik's leadership and that was the genesis of tribalism. Do you understand?

It was his failure to address this conflict of interest that metamorphosis into the Western Nigeria election. Zik iwas a great man by all standards I wish to reiterate, but he certainly had his failure as a man just like also had hsi Awolowo. We must however put issues straight and lay blame where it should be. His leadership of NCNC was never contested but his style was.

If we fail to learn from this issue, I repeat, the Fulanis will continue to dominate all of us until God puts an end to it. The Fulanis understands this history and conflicts more than any tribes in Nigeria and has been using it to their own advantage. The new style now is Yoruba and Igbo struggling to be leading partner of Fulanis.

If as the successor of Macaulay, he had listened to the wishes of some of his members for fear representation, his leadership of Nigeria would have been established till date.

I didn't say NCNC is a Yoruba party, don't twist my words to satisfy your bad intentions. Check the history of Herbert Macaulay very well, he was born to Nigerian parents in Sierra Leone and purely a Yorubaman. Now those are not the issue, wrong allegation is injurious.

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Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by maestroferddi: 4:16pm On May 06
middlebelter:


When Macau lay died at the age of 81, nobody had any complaints of bei g dominated. It was objective leadership based on vision, but after his death, the same could not be said of Zik's leadership and that was the genesis of tribalism. Do you understand?

It was his failure to address this conflict of interest that metamorphosis into the Western Nigeria election. Zik iwas a great man by all standards I wish to reiterate, but he certainly had his failure as a man just like also had hsi Awolowo. We must however put issues straight and lay blame where it should be. His leadership of NCNC was never contested but his style was.

If we fail to learn from this issue, I repeat, the Fulanis will continue to dominate all of us until God puts an end to it. The Fulanis understands this history and conflicts more than any tribes in Nigeria and has been using it to their own advantage. The new style now is Yoruba and Igbo struggling to be leading partner of Fulanis.

If as the successor of Macaulay, he had listened to the wishes of some of his members for fear representation, his leadership of Nigeria would have been established till date.
Are you stating what transpired or just infantile tales to assuage your whims?

Which crises preceded Macaulay's death?

Have your forgotten that Zik had absolute control of the leadership of the party/region?

What does Adeniran Ogunsanya, Adesoji Aderemi, T.O.S Benson and J.O Fadahunsi had in common?

Awolowo was beaten black and blue but had to resort to whipping tribal sentiments to compel loyal Yorubas in NCNC to jump ship overnight.

The men feared for their lives....They could have had an Operation Wetie kind of treatment...

PostScript:If your idea of fighting Hausa-Fulani hegemony entails habitually making the Igbos look bad and turning history on its head, then they would rule for a millienium..
Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by MiniMiniPoPoPo: 4:40pm On May 06
awolowo the rat poison eater
Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by 7lives: 4:49pm On May 06
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Re: Nigeria Problem Started With Awolowo’s Introduction Of Politics Of Tribalism I by Futuragetty(m): 12:01am On May 24
Did you also know that The great revered Awolowo, planned a coup. He was a Democrat.

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