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The strength of a nation’s democracy lies in the synergies between its government and its citizens, working together to overcome challenges and fully embrace democratic values.
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The Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 general election, Peter Obi, has cautioned Nigerians against gloating over the fall of President Bola Tinubu during the Democracy Day celebration. Tinubu tripped and fell while trying to climb the truck on his way to give his speech at Eagles Square in Abuja on…
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The headquarters of the protest in Nigeria, Ojota, Lagos State was avoided by the June 12 protesters on Wednesday. The protesters had earlier converged at Ikeja under the bridge before moving to Allen with the aim to end the protest in Ojota. After hours of waiting, The Guardian reached out to one of the leaders…
President Bola Tinubu has urged stakeholders in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja to pursue dialogue instead of litigation in resolving land disputes
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Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa has criticised President Bola Tinubu’s Democracy Day speech, saying he only rehearsed history in his address. Speaking on Channels Television’s Morning Brief, Adegboruwa stated that the President's speech failed to tackle the pressing challenges affecting Nigeria’s democracy. He posited that after listening to the president's speech, unfortunately, he…
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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar expressed sympathy towards President Bola Tinubu after the latter fell while boarding a vehicle at Eagle Square during Democracy Day celebrations. The incident occurred on Wednesday morning when Tinubu, who had earlier delivered a nationwide broadcast, arrived at Eagle Square for the parade. Unfortunately for the president, he missed a…
President Bola Tinubu
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Nigeria President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, tripped and fell while trying to climb the truck on his way to give his speech at Eagles Square in Abuja on Wednesday, June 12, 2024, to mark Democracy Day. A viral video showed the President losing his footing while stepping into the truck. In his reaction, Special Adviser to…
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President Bola Tinubu has attributed the prevailing economic challenges faced by the citizens to the faulty foundation of over-reliance on revenues from oil. President Tinubu, who made the observation in a text to mark the June 12 Democracy Day on Wednesday, however, said his administration has initiated reforms necessary to fix the economy and create…
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Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 elections, Atiku Abubakar, has said the failure of the opposition parties to uphold the functionality of their existence is the major threat to Nigeria's democracy. Atiku said this as this on Wednesday, June 12, as Nigerians celebrate 25 years of uninterrupted civilian rule. According…
Peter Obi
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Former 2023 presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has urged the country to re-examine its democratic journey, saying the country has deteriorated into "classical state capture" rather than a government for the people. As the country marks 25 years of democracy, Obi lamented that Nigeria's democratic experience has been marred by leadership failures that have resulted in…
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In a monumental speech delivered on Democracy Day, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu shared his vision for Nigeria’s future and honoured the champions of democracy. Here are the five main points from his address: 1 The ultimate sacrifice for democracy President Tinubu reminded Nigerians of the great sacrifices made by Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola during…
President Bola Tinubu has praised The Guardian and some other media organisations for the huge role they played in restoring democracy in Nigeria
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President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday praised The Guardian and some other media organisations for the huge role they played in restoring democracy in Nigeria. Tinubu heaped plaudits on The Guardian and others in his address to the nation in a broadcast on the occasion of Democracy Day on June 12, 2024. "We could not have…
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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has urged Lagosians to remember the sacrifices of past heroes who fought for the democratic path and join the ongoing effort to strengthen Nigeria’s democracy. Sanwo-olu made this statement on Wednesday to commemorate June 12, the Nigerian democracy day. READ ALSO: June 12: Tinubu promises Nigerians more dividends of democracy…

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