Core Objectives and Goals

The core objectives and goals of the Anthony Enahoro Foundation are:

  1. To promote good governance, human rights, democracy and Pan-African ideals.
  2. To promote economic independence, poverty alleviation, and the human right to development.
  3. To promote equality of opportunity, and the access of impoverished or marginalised communities and groups to education, public services, goods and resources.


In view of these goals, the Anthony Enahoro Foundation seeks to cooperate with, work alongside and in partnership with individuals, groups and bodies that share the same objectives and goals.

Gabriel Enahoro
(Chairman – Anthony Enahoro Foundation)

Is Nigeria Viable?

When people talk about Nigeria, there is a large elephant in the room that all seem desperate to ignore. This elephant has a large question written across its side. That question is, “Is Nigeria viable?”

Up to this point, political minds and those of Nigerians going about their daily business, have asked the question, “Why doesn’t Nigeria work?”

Perhaps the real question is not, “Why doesn’t Nigeria work?” but, “Can Nigeria work?”

Let me put it this way…there are thought to be 170 million Nigerians (though I doubt the accuracy of this figure…it’s too high) of which the Igbos for example, are thought to represent 18%, or 30, 600, 000. If this figure is accurate, that gives them a population greater than or equal to that of 38 independent European nations!

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Chief Anthony Enahoro obituary: Politician who played a key role in Nigerian independence

Chief Anthony Enahoro, who has died aged 87, was one of the last survivors of the independence generation of Nigerian politicians. He was renowned as the parliamentarian who moved the first motion envisaging independence in 1953. Post-independence, he was imprisoned for “treasonable felony”. After his release, he had a spell as one of the ablest advocates of Nigerian unity during the civil war (1967-70). Continue reading “Chief Anthony Enahoro obituary: Politician who played a key role in Nigerian independence”

Enahoro laid to rest

Nigerians in their thousands converged yesterday at Uromi, Edo State to bid farewell to the late nationalist, Chief Anthony Enahoro as he was laid to rest.School children waving the Nigerian flag, men and women lined the Uromi –Irrua road to welcome the stream of visitors who came to attend the funeral of one of Nigeria’s most remarkable statesmen. Continue reading “Enahoro laid to rest”

Enthrone democracy to honour Enahoro – Gowon, Oshiomhole, Uduaghan, Mimiko

EMINENT Nigerians, including former head of state, General Yakubu Gowon (retd), on Wednesday paid glowing tributes to the late nationalist and elder statesman, Chief Anthony Enahoro, as his body journeys to his final resting place, with a call for his vision of full democracy in Nigeria to be actualised. Continue reading “Enthrone democracy to honour Enahoro – Gowon, Oshiomhole, Uduaghan, Mimiko”

True federalism echoes at Enahoro’s burial rites

Pro-democracy activists at a day of tribute organised in honour of the late statesman, Chief Anthony Enahoro, agreed on the need for true federalism, MUDIAGA AFFE reports

Onikan Stadium in Lagos on Tuesday played host to prominent Nigerians. However, unlike the common political activities which the stadium had become known for lately, the venue wore the colourful green and white outlook of the Nigerian flag in honour of the late nationalist, Chief Anthony Enahoro, who died on December 15, 2010 at 87. Continue reading “True federalism echoes at Enahoro’s burial rites”