A Guest Lecture at Yoruba Tennis Club, Onikan, Lagos, July 2, 2002
PRESIDENT Olusegun Obasanjo was reported in the media to have stated that he is not opposed to a National Conference provided it is constructive and contributes to national solidarity. Our organisation, the Movement for National Reformation (MNR), reacted by publicly welcoming the president’s statement as a positive contribution to the national debate on the expediency of a national conference in favour of which popular public demand has refused to go away or to abate, in spite of all efforts to misinterpret and undermine it.
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ANOTHER critical chapter closed in the chequered history of the country yesterday, when foremost nationalist, First Republic Minister of Information, pro-democracy activist and elder statesman, Pa Anthony Eromosele Enahoro, died. He was 87. Continue reading “Presidency, PRONACO, eminent Nigerians mourn ‘last of the titans’ Enahoro”
Journalist, politician, and democracy agitator, Anthony Enahoro, finally gave up the ghost on Wednesday after 87 years of fruitful national service, several decades of which he fought in the trenches. Continue reading “Foremost nationalist, Enahoro, dies at 87”
The rank of Nigeria’s founding fathers was further depleted this morning with the passing on of frontline nationalist and elder statesman, Chief Anthony Eromosele Enahoro.
Enahoro, 87, died in the early hours of today after a protracted illness. Continue reading “Elder statesman, Enahoro dies at 87: Gowon, Musa, Adebanjo, Olusola, NGE, others react”
Enahoro can never be forgotten – Jonathan
President Goodluck Jonathan said he received with great sadness the news of the passing away in Benin of one of Nigeria’s foremost nationalists and elder statesmen, Chief Anthony Enahoro, yesterday, adding that his contributions to democracy will not be forgotten. Continue reading “Jonathan, Obasanjo, Atiku, govs, others react”
IN grief and with great apprehension, Nigerians yesterday mourned the passing away of one of the country’s greatest politicians and nationalists, Chief Anthony Eromosele Enahoro. Continue reading “Nigerians ponder loss of Enahoro, nation’s future”
A foremost nationalist and leader of the National Democratic Coalition, Chief Anthony Enahoro, on Wednesday succumbed to death after a running battle with illness. Continue reading “Nigeria mourns Enahoro”
THE death yesterday of Chief Anthony Enahoro marks the end of an era. Enahoro was about the last of the titans that thronged the political landscape from the 1950s, fighting relentlessly for Nigeria’s independence. Subsequently he was actively involved in the principled struggle against military despotism. He was a champion of the ideals of good governance, service and common good. Continue reading “Anthony Enahoro (1923-2010) – Editorial”
After weeks of anxiety, foremost nationalist and democracy activist, Chief Anthony Eromosele Enahoro, yesterday finally succumbed to the cold hands of death in Benin, Edo State at the age of 87. Ademola Adeyemo writes on the late statesman, Enahoro, a man of many noble parts. Continue reading “Enahoro: Exit of the last man standing”
The death of Chief Anthony Enahoro, a man whose democratic struggles started early in life, marked the end of a chapter in Nigeria’s history.
As a journalist, nationalist and politician, Enahoro’s life was a study in commitment and selflessness. For daring to fight the colonial government, he was hauled into prison on many occasions. Continue reading “Enahoro: The end of an era”