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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…


Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, yesterday, announced the dissolution of the outgoing Seventh House of Assembly and made proclamation for the Eighth Assembly.
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The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said that it will support the development of bicycle lanes in the provision of the arterial and district infrastructures across the Federal Capital Territory...
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Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has assured the people that he would leave no stone unturned in ensuring the All Progressives Party (APC) wins the November 11 gubernatorial election.
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Decision of the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the March 18 election in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, to sustain his petition at the election petition tribunal has been criticised by acclaimed leader of the party in the state, Tony Okocha.
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Doctors, under the aegis of Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), have called on the Federal Government to cushion effect of fuel subsidy removal on poor Nigerians.