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Gowon pushes for rotational president

By AbdulGafar Alabelewe (Kaduna) and Bisi Olaniyi (Benin) The clamour for power shift got a push on Sunday from former Head of State Gen. Yakubu Gowon, who called for zoning…

Gowon: Reps summon British envoy

Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The House of Representatives, yesterday, resolved to summon British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, over allegation of corruption made against former head of state, Yakubu Gowon,…

FG demands apology from UK over Gowon looting claim

Agency Reporter Nigeria is seeking an apology from the British government over what the federal government called unsubstantiated claim by a member of its parliament that former military head of…

Yakubu Gowon Speaks On Corruption Allegations By UK Parliamentarian

Nigeria’s former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, has debunked a corruption allegation levelled against him by a United Kingdom (UK) parliamentarian, Tom Tugendhat. THE WHISTLER earlier reported that Tugendhat, during…

Gowon took half of CBN to UK, Nigerian officials have loot here – MP Tugendhat

A member of the United Kingdom Parliament, Tom Tugendhat (Tonbridge and Malling) took a swipe at retired General Yakubu Gowon on Monday. Gowon was Nigeria’s Head of State from 1966…

Buhari Meets Obasanjo, Jonathan, Gowon, Others Amid #EndSARS Protests

Although details of the meeting, which was ongoing at the time of this report, were not disclosed, it is believed to relate to the #EndSARS protest for police reform and…

State Of The Nation: Buhari, OBJ, IBB, Gowon, Jonathan, Abdulsalmi, Others Meet

President Muhammadu Buhari and former leaders of the country are meeting right now at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting got fully underway moments ago after the leaders got connected…

Buhari needs prayers – Gowon

Former military Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, has urged the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari. Gowon explained that Buhari needs prayers so that…

Rev Pam praises Buhari, Gowon for his appointment as NCPC boss

Gyang Bere, Jos The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev Yakubu Pam, has appreciated President Muhammadu Buhari for his appointment into Pilgrims Commission. He acknowledged the critical role…

Igbo Presidency: We didn’t appoint Gowon to negotiate on our behalf — Ohanaeze

Yakubu Gowon …Calls for investigation of Abia govt’s claim of invasion by almajarai By Chioma Gabriel & Eric Ugbor Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has denied the allegation that…

Post-COVID-19: NCEF wants ethnic nationalities to persuade Gowon, Obasanjo, Danjuma to reinvent Nigeria

Kindly Share This Story: Nigerian Flag By Sam Eyoboka THE Na-tional Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, has taken its campaign to save Nigeria from Islamism to a new dimension as it…

My thought on Gowon as he celebrate his birthday-Ifeanyi Baron Okugbo

Today is the 84th birthday of Ex head of state, Yakubu Gowon. I want to use this medium to tell Gowon that the he was a tool of bloodshed and…