Democratisation, June 12, May 29 And Buhari
Glowing tributes and encomiums must never be denied Nigerian leaders of all shades in the early phase of our struggle for freedom, and particularly, for the resistance they mustered against slave trade and colonial domination. Of course, there were elements from within whose levels of political consciousness and patriotism were at ground zero and certainly…
May 29: inauguration day in pictures across Nigeria
May 29 of every general elections year marks the inauguration of new administrations and administrators in Nigeria. Apart from the inauguration of President Buhari for a second term, 29 states have new governors sworn in today. Here are a few pictures from inauguration ceremonies across the country.
FG declares May 29, June 12 public holidays
Nigerian Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively. Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohamed, disclosed this during a press briefing in Abuja on Monday. Mohammed said that most of the activities formerly performed on May 29 as…
Degrading May 29 and October 1
May 29 was just an ordinary day in the Gregorian calendar until 1999 when our armed forces ended military rule and allowed the civilians back into the ring on that day.