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All About Nigeria

All About Nigeria

By All About Nigeria
This podcast aims to help listeners gain a better understanding of Nigeria’s history, politics, its infrastructure as well as the issues in the country. We want to stir up a fire within the hearts of our listeners to propel them to take action whether it includes speaking up for what is right in their immediate communities or taking large scale action. We believe that through open discussion and collaboration, change can truly begin to happen.
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6. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo served during the military rule in Nigeria. We explored this in Season 2 Episode 13. In this episode, we focus on his position as Civilian President of Nigeria. What role did he play? What did he accomplish? If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our Twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
14:20
March 13, 2021
5. Major General Abdulsalami Abubakar
Major General Abdusalami Abubakar was military President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from 1998 to 1999. He succeeded Sani Abacha following his passing. Listen to learn about his life and the roles he played in Nigeria’s politics. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our Twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
12:48
March 6, 2021
4. Chief Ernest Shonekan
In this episode, we learn some more about Chief Ernest Shonekan and his role as head of the transitional council and government under Babaginda. What did he do in this role and who was he before? Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our Twitter page @AllAboutNigeria If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com
19:20
February 20, 2021
3. Major General Muhammadu Buhari Part 2
This is the second of our two-part series about our current President's previous role as Major Major General of the Nigerian Army where he served as a military head of state. Muhammadu Buhari. We continue to delve into his tenure as Major General. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our Twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
07:19
February 13, 2021
2. Major General Muhammadu Buhari Part 1
This is the first of our two-part series about our current President's previous role as Major Major General of the Nigerian Army where he served as a military head of state. Muhammadu Buhari. We delve into his early life and tenure as Major General. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our Twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
15:24
February 6, 2021
1. Alhaji Shehu Shagari
Our first podcast of Season 3 is about Alhaji Shehu Shagari, Nigeria’s first democratically elected President of Nigeria. Have a listen to hear more about his early years and his political journey to being Nigeria’s president. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our Twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
14:11
January 30, 2021
14. Major General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua
In this episode, we delve into the life of Shehu Musa Yar'Adua, who served as the de facto second-in-command as Chief of Staff during General Olusegun Obasanjo’s military regime. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
12:02
August 22, 2020
13. Lieutenant General Olusegun Obasanjo
In this episode, we delve into the life of Olusegun Obasanjo from his beginnings to his part in the military regime. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
15:15
August 15, 2020
12. General Murtala Mohammed
In this episode, we delve into the life of General Murtala Mohammed, from his beginnings to his life in the military regime. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
24:46
August 9, 2020
11. Orasanye Report - Part 5
In the final part of the Orasanye Report series, Mrs Awokoya rounds up the discussion with Mr Olusoga Owoeye, a social democrat and renewable Energy enthusiast. Please follow Mr Owoeye on his twitter page @olusogaowoeye If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
11:50
July 18, 2020
10. Orasanye Report - Part 4
In this podcast, Mrs Awokoya continues the discussion about the Orasanye Report with Mr Olusoga Owoeye, a social democrat and renewable Energy enthusiast. He gives us insight into what the report entails from his wealth of knowledge. Please follow Mr Owoeye on his twitter page @olusogaowoeye If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
13:27
July 11, 2020
9. Orasanye Report - Part 3
In this podcast, Mrs Awokoya continues the discussion about the Orasanye Report with Mr Olusoga Owoeye, a social democrat and renewable Energy enthusiast. He gives us insight into what the report entails from his wealth of knowledge. Please follow Mr Owoeye on his twitter page @olusogaowoeye If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
24:26
July 4, 2020
8. Orasanye Report - Part 2
In this podcast, Mrs Awokoya continues the discussion about the Orasanye Report with Mr Olusoga Owoeye, a social democrat and renewable Energy enthusiast. He gives us insight into what the report entails from his wealth of knowledge. Please follow Mr Owoeye on his twitter page @olusogaowoeye If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
17:58
June 27, 2020
7. Orasanye Report - Part 1
In this podcast, Mrs Awokoya discusses the Orasanye Report with Mr Olusoga Owoeye, a social democrat and a political and renewable Energy enthusiast. He gives us insight into what the report entails from his wealth of knowledge. Follow Mr Owoeye on his twitter page @olusogaowoeye If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
17:55
June 20, 2020
6. A word of Encouragement
A lot of people are finding this period of the COVID-19 pandemic extremely hard for various reasons. We wanted to record a few words of encouragement for anyone who feels like they need it.  If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
14:45
May 23, 2020
5. Chief Ladoke Akintola
This episode is about Chief Ladoke Akintola, Premier of the Western region of Nigeria who was given the position of Oloye Aare Ona Kakanfo XIII of the Yoruba people. We chart his beginnings from his birth to his position as Minister for Health and later Minister for Communications and Aviation to his role as Premier. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter @AllAboutNigeria
16:31
May 16, 2020
4. General Yakubu Gowon
As we continue to discuss the military rule in Nigeria, this episode focuses on one of Nigeria’s prominent military leaders, Chief Yakubu Gowon. We talk about his beginnings and the events that led him to where he is today. If you have any questions or would like to discuss sponsoring our podcast, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter @AllAboutNigeria
15:55
May 9, 2020
3. The first military coup - Part 3
Part 3 of our mini-series covers the first few new military leaders after Nigeria’s first coup and what their rule entailed. Mrs Awokoya gives a brief description of General Johnson Aguiyi-Irons. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
12:20
April 11, 2020
2. The first military Coup - Part 2
In this podcast, Mrs Awokoya breaks down the speech given directly after Nigeria’s coup d’etat announcing that the coup had taken place. It gives us insight into the what those who carried out the coup hoped to achieve. It also gives us a brief insight into how life would change for the citizens of Nigeria. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
13:57
April 5, 2020
1. The first Military Coup - Part 1
Our first podcast in Season 2 of All About Nigeria is about Nigeria’s first military coup. Mrs Awokoya talks about what caused this coup and explains the events that followed. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
15:05
March 31, 2020
19. Dr Michael Okpara
Mrs Awokoya talks about Dr Michael Okpara who served as Premier of the Eastern region of Nigeria from 1960 till 1966. She takes us through his life and the characteristics that made him the man he was.  If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
14:35
February 15, 2020
18. Healthcare Sector Part 3
Mrs Awokoya and Dr Tokunbo Otitoju continue their discussion about the healthcare sector in Nigeria. In this podcast, they discuss more solutions to the healthcare system including possible ways to better fund it. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
29:03
February 8, 2020
17. Healthcare Sector Part 2
Mrs Awokoya is joined again by Dr Tokunbo Otitoju in this part two of our series about the healthcare sector in Nigeria. In this podcast, they discuss the problems of the healthcare system and what possible solutions exist. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
25:25
February 1, 2020
16. Healthcare Sector Part 1
Mrs Awokoya is joined by Dr Tokunbo Otitoju in this series about the healthcare sector in Nigeria. In this podcast, they discuss the issues that currently exist and they delve into the reasons why they do. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
25:32
January 25, 2020
15. Chief Dennis Chukwudebe Osadebay
Mrs Awokoya talks about the life of Asaba born, Chief Dennis Chukwudebe Osadebay, Premier of the defunct Mid-West Region and second President of the Nigerian Senate. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
12:31
January 18, 2020
14. Sir Ahmadu Bello
This podcast is about the political life of Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello, the Premier of the Northern Region. If you have questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
15:29
January 11, 2020
13. Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
Mrs Awokoya talks about the political life of Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, the first Prime Minister of Independent Nigeria, what drove him and where he drew inspiration from. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
14:40
December 21, 2019
12. The Constitution of Nigeria Part 4
This is the fourth podcast of our series on the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Mrs Awokoya speaks about the judiciary, explaining how it is structured and what purpose it serves. She continues to discuss the doctrine of separation of powers and checks and balances. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
17:11
December 14, 2019
11. The Constitution of Nigeria Part 3
This is the third podcast of our series on the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Mrs Awokoya explains the principle of checks and balances and the purpose it serves. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
19:20
December 7, 2019
10. The Constitution of Nigeria Part 2
This is the second podcast of our series on the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Mrs Awokoya talks about the characteristics of a federation.  If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
17:50
November 30, 2019
9. The Constitution of Nigeria Part 1
This is the first podcast of our series on the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Mrs Awokoya introduces us to what the Constitution means in simple terms and the difference between a confederation and a federation.  If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
17:17
November 16, 2019
8. Dr Nnamdi Azikwe
Mrs Awokoya delves into the life of Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe and how he contributed to the Independence of Nigeria. She talks about the things the youth can learn from the leaders in the past. This is all amidst words of wisdom in her uplifting, optimistic manner. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
14:35
November 9, 2019
7. Increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) with Mr Yinka Ogunnubi - Launch Party
In the final part of our recordings from the launch of the All About Nigeria Podcast, Mr Yinka Ogunnubi discusses the Federal Government of Nigeria’s proposed increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) from 5 to 7.5%. He explains VAT in simple terms, the rationale for the increment, and how the increase will impact Nigerians of different cadres. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
33:26
November 2, 2019
6. Cashless Policy Part 2 Q&A with Mr. Yinka Ogunnubi - Launch Party
Part 2 of the All About Nigeria Podcast Launch Party continues with a more interactive session with Mr. Yinka Ogunnubi, a financial analyst. He opens up the floor to questions from the audience and he gives insight into the queries and concerns from the audience about the impact the cashless policy will have on people. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria Follow Mr Yinka Ogunnubi on twitter @yinkanubi
26:12
October 26, 2019
5. Cashless Policy with Mr Yinka Ogunnubi - Launch Party
In Part 1 of the All About Nigeria Podcast launch, Mr Yinka Ogunnubi, a finance professional with extensive experience in corporate treasury and finance brings his wealth of knowledge to bear on the cashless policy implemented by the Central Bank of Nigeria. He explains the pros and cons of this policy and captures the audience’s attention with his depth of knowledge, simplicity of presentation and wit. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria Follow Mr Yinka Ogunnubi on twitter @yinkanubi
18:08
October 26, 2019
4. A brief history of electricity generation
Mrs Awokoya takes us through the history of electricity generation from colonial times through to the present day accompanied with anecdotes. She gives us a narrative peppered with various angles to give us a wider understanding of electricity generation throughout the years and why we are where we are today. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
14:52
October 19, 2019
3. Chief Obafemi Awolowo
In this podcast, Mrs Awokoya explores the key points in the life of Chief Obafemi Awolowo to help us understand how he became such an important figure in Nigeria. She highlights the values that made him such a great leader. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
15:01
October 5, 2019
2. Pre-independent Nigeria
This podcast speaks about pre-independent Nigeria; Mrs Awokoya goes in-depth describing the system by which it was ruled, how this changed and the events as well as the leaders that led to this the change. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
26:20
October 5, 2019
1. Welcome to All About Nigeria
Introducing All About Nigeria with Mrs Iyabo Awokoya. Mrs Awokoya explains the motivation behind creating this podcast and shares some words of encouragement. If you have any questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at allaboutnigeriapodcast@gmail.com Make sure to follow us on social media and to join the discussion on our twitter page @AllAboutNigeria
22:26
October 5, 2019