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3 Oct
Members of Ireti Primary School, Ikoyi Old Students' Association (IPS-OSA) have called on the government at all levels to take urgent steps to improve standards in public schools across the country.
3 Oct
Drum roll, because it’s that time of the year again. And yes, we are referring to our beloved country, Nigeria’s Independence Day. While the day is widely known for celebrating the years since we gained freedom from colonial masters (62 to be precise), it’s also an opportunity for you to worry less about what colour…
2 Oct
Amid pomp, Nigerians trooped out enmasse across the country yesterday to celebrate the nation’s 62nd independence anniversary, with leaders on various fronts praying for national rebirth and expressing hope for a greater nation.
1 Oct
There is an argument every October 1 Independence Day anniversary over whether or not there is anything to celebrate about Nigeria. The majority of people tend to align with the contrary that Nigeria is a failure and so has nothing to celebrate...
1 Oct
Today is Independence Day. The first of October 1960 is a date to which for two years every Nigerian has been eagerly looking forward. At last, our great day has arrived, and Nigeria is now indeed
30 Sep
Exactly 62 years ago tomorrow, Nigeria gained independence from the British colonial interlopers to birth a sovereign country with great expectations. Besides flashes of exceptional brilliance of its citizen..
27 Sep
The second Gbolahan Olusegun Yishawu Cricket League will commence on Independence Day, October 1, 2022, at the Cricket Oval, Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos and other designated centres across the state.
2 Sep 2022
The Federal Government has inaugurated a 15-man Inter-Ministerial Committee to organise the celebration of Nigeria's 62nd Independence Day anniversary.
13 Oct 2021
If Nigeria must turn the corner of its multifaceted predicaments, President Muhammadu Buhari and his handlers should chase less of shadows and face the substance squarely.
4 Oct 2021
Former National Secretary of the Labour Party (LP), Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on his Independence Day broadcast but urged him to name the financiers of terrorism
3 Oct 2021
The chronicle of Nigeria as the most populous country in Africa has been such that it falls in and out of an unsteady situation and comes out alive. Even with its mammoth prospect, years after gaining independence from its colonial masters, the country is still dealing with a foundational problem that has caused the country…
1 Oct 2021
Saturday, October 1, 1960. The Union Jack came down from the flag pole and yielded a permanent place to a new national flag – green-white-green. Nigeria became an independent


Xiaomi has steadily grown its presence and dominating the smartphone industry in Nigeria with its popular Redmi Note series, and the hype for the upcoming Redmi Note 12 series is only getting stronger. With impressive specs and a sleek design, the Redmi Note 12 series is set to continue the success of its predecessors.
12 mins ago
Brentford midfielder, Frank Onyeka, has expressed his readiness and that of his fellow Super Eagles players for the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Guinea Bissau. Twenty-three players are now in camp in Abuja as the Eagles intensify their preparation for Nigeria's 2023 AFCON qualifiers against the Djurtus of Guinea Bissau. Nigeria and…
37 mins ago
Atalanta forward, Ademola Lookman, has said the upcoming double-header qualifiers for the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) against Guinea-Bissau present the super Eagles with the opportunity to take a step closer to securing another appearance at the continental football showpiece in Cote d'Ivoire next year. Nigeria currently tops Group A with two wins from…
44 mins ago
UK police on Thursday charged a 28-year-old man with the attempted murders of two elderly men who were set on fire after they left mosques, in separate attacks.
53 mins ago
The Kaduna State Government on Thursday alleged that some politicians are planning to sponsor and instigate their followers to embark on public protests aimed at a breakdown of law and order. Kaduna Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said in a statement on Thursday that the state government received credible intelligence reports…