Friday, 2nd June 2023

Independence Day

1 Oct 2021
As Nigeria marks its 61st Independence anniversary today, religious organisations in the country have urged Nigerians to seek solace in Allah and thanks Almighty Allah
30 Sep 2021
The FCT police command boss Sunday Babaji has banned vehicular movement around Eagle square and its environs to ensure a hitch free Independence Day celebration in Nigeria's capital city Abuja. FCT command spokesperson, Josephine Adeh who made the disclosure noted that in view of events lined-up for the 61st Independence Anniversary Celebration on Friday, October…
30 Sep 2021
The Grace Foundation, a non-profit organisation set up to help the needy, has made plans for a community-wide outreach to eradicate hunger, poverty and so on through its yearly programme tagged, “Hands Up For Nigeria.”
28 Sep 2021
As always, Jameson Connects is set to return on Independence Day with a campaign tagged ‘Celebrating the Freedom To Be You’ which focuses on the independent spirit that appreciates what makes every Nigerian both old and young truly stand out. The event will foster unique connections and create authentic shared moments amongst brand lovers in…
29 Oct 2020
‘Independence Day,’ followed by ‘#EndSARS,’ emerged the top trending search terms on Google in Nigeria over the past 30 days, the internet tech giant has disclosed.
3 Oct 2020
It is Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary and as usual, the day offers citizens the opportunity to reflect on the journey to nationhood. Celebrity caught up with a few Nollywood practitioners and they share their thoughts on independence, Nollywood, and Nigeria of their dream. Omowunmi Dada: The independence of our country, which is synonymous with achieving…
2 Oct 2020
A former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retired), on Friday said he was petrified when he emerged Nigeria’s Head of State at age 31.
1 Oct 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari says that Nigeria as an indivisible geo-political entity is more beneficial to its citizens than becoming units of nationalities.
1 Oct 2020
Nigeria's President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday has defended the recent hike in the prices of petrol in the country, hinging the increment on the need to shore up the "drastically reduced resources". "In this regard, sustaining the level of petroleum prices is no longer possible. The government, since coming into office has recognized the economic…
1 Oct 2020
In October 1970, in one of the events organised to commemorate Nigeria’s 10th independence anniversary, Dayo Akintobi, publisher and president, Association of Practitioners of Community Media in Nigeria (APCOM), won a competition organised to select the country’s Independence Child from among Nigerian kids born in October 1960. In this interview with TOPE TEMPLER OLAIYA, he…
1 Oct 2020
As President Muhammadu Buhari addresses the nation on Independence Day, Nigerians have re-echoed the need to restructure the country. An earlier statement by Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina...
3 Sep 2020
The Zinox Group has urged the Federal Government to declare October 1, 2020, as Nigeria’s technology independence day. Its Chairman, Leo Stan Ekeh, who made this call in a recent virtual chat with technology journalists, based his recommendation on the giant strides recorded by Nigeria in Information and Communication Technology (ICT). ‘’October 1 is traditionally…


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The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has refuted a report that he is being probed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over an alleged N4bn fraud. Fayemi on Thursday submitted himself to operatives of the EFCC for questioning at the Ilorin office of the Commission. He arrived at the…
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Following reforms undertaken by management under his watch, the Federal Government has conferred on Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Mohammed Bello-Koko, the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) Award 2022.
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A Nigerian knowledge institution and advocate for fiscal transparency, Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), has expressed concerned over the recent decision by the Federal Government to remove subsidy of Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) without engagement and consultation with stakeholders.
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A Civil Society Organization, Inclusive Friends Association, has tasked President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to change the narrative and work towards improving the rights of the over 30 million persons with disabilities in Nigeria.
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WaterAid Nigeria has called on the government to put in place, policies to ensure proper management of menstrual hygiene for women and girls.