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Independence Day

1 Oct 2018
Prophet (Dr.) Israel Oladele Ogundipe is the presiding Shepherd of Celestial Church of Christ Genesis Global, a fast growing Celestial church not only in Nigeria but across the globe. As the church celebrates one of its yearly events today, he told CHRIS IREKAMBA why God instructed him to organise prayer for Nigeria every October 1;…
1 Oct 2018
Today, as always, at this time of the year, Nigerians from every tribe and tongue, join their compatriots scattered all over the world to mark the anniversary of Nigeria’s independence from colonial Britain in 1960. And as it is usual for many Nigerians, it is a day of pomp and celebration from official quarters; one…
1 Oct 2018
Independence anniversaries offer important opportunities to reflect on the course of national events. As Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary being marked today, coincides with the 60th anniversary of Nigeria’s export of its first oil cargo, we offer this article as our contribution to the national reflection on a major public policy issue: Herdsmen-farmers conflict. We refer…
1 Oct 2018
Conoil Plc commended the unity of the country since independence, despite prevailing odds in the polity. The energy company, in a goodwill message to Nigerians, said there was a lot to celebrate as a nation. It, therefore, enjoined Nigerians at home and abroad to celebrate one another for going the extra mile to make “our…
16 Sep 2018
Jameson Connects Lagos is back again with its Independence Day celebration and as you may have guessed – new experiences and a super cool venue packed with heritage! This October, Jameson will be coming to The Shrine! So get your patriotic vibe on and get ready to hang out at this Lagos Landmark, enjoy premium…
4 Oct 2017
Speaking at the Lagos event, Muhammad Siddiqui, Chief Operating Officer MTN said, “As demonstrated today, there is beauty and strength in unity, especially in a nation as rich in diversity as Nigeria – my adopted home.
3 Oct 2017
57 years after the British packed up their stuff and left our corridors of power, I can’t but reflect on the state of our nation and ask if indeed we are independent.
2 Oct 2017
Many people would never be caught rocking our green and white colours on October 1, but not these ones. Yesterday, Nigeria celebrated her 57th Independence anniversary. As expected, some celebrities and citizens went all out to celebrate our country's special day. We have picked some of these looks for you to scroll through with admiration.…
1 Oct 2017
“Freedom of speech” and “freedom of expression” have become complex terms in recent times. From the kneeling movement in America to the Biafra protests in Nigeria, people have come up with different ways of expressing their discontent with the society. But in light of the backlash from the government in both cases, it's fair to…
28 Aug 2016
After months of intensive planning and brainstorming sessions, organisers are set for the return of Bowler Hats Bash (BHB), an evening of undiluted comedy, music, dance and more.


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Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has urged President Bola Tinubu and other elected public office holders to intensify efforts at healing political wounds from the last general elections and managing the nation’s diversity well.
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As I was saying last Monday, misgovernment at sub-national levels poses more threat to our democracy than we are programmed to admit. Our minds are always fixed on the Federal Government.
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The upward trajectory witnessed in the country’s telecoms sector very early in the year appears not to have been sustained. By the end of April, service providers had already lost about 2.5 million voice subscribers.
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Today’s opening game of the ongoing Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL) Championship Play-off promises exciting moments as perennial champions, Enyimba of Aba and another former champions, Lobi Stars, clash at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan.
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Seven days after Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, officially kicked off his second term in office, he has not made any political appointment.