Tag: Kudirat Abiola

INTERVIEW: “A country is not something you take from; it is something you give to” – Jamiu Abiola discusses Democracy

In June 2021, I met Jamiu Abiola, the multi-linguist, author and the Shettima of Borno and we spoke extensively about what Democracy meant for his family. He told me his goal was for Nigerians to look at each other and not think about their zonal differences; “I’m from the south,[Read More…]

Joe Igbokwe: 8 Years After, Kudirat Abiola On My Mind

In the early morning of June 14 1996, Alhaja Kudirat Abiola, the late wife of the celebrated Hero of Democracy in Nigeria the late Chie MKO Abiola had an appointment to keep in the Lagos Island. She left her home in Opebi, Ikeja in her husband’s Benz 300 S-Class clearly[Read More…]