Thursday, 2nd December 2021
Breaking News:

Nigeria at 61

4 Oct
Consider the following Breaking News headlines as recently presented by several news media outlets across the country: ”2023: Northern governors reject zoning presidency to south
4 Oct
The misery of any failing economy can be measured not only in monetary terms but also in social terms. But more often, economists get carried away by declining numbers.
2 Oct
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) says God’s plan for Nigeria will not fail, despite challenges.
1 Oct
The United States on Friday said it will continue to support Nigeria’s efforts to fight terrorism and strengthen democratic institutions. Antony Blinken, the US secretary of state, gave the pledge in a statement, congratulating Nigeria on its 61st Independence Day anniversary. “On behalf of the United States Government and the American people, I extend best…
1 Oct
Nigeria has delayed the launch of its eNaira digital currency, initially planned for Friday, because of the country's independence day celebrations, the Central Bank of Nigeria said. Africa's largest economy was set to follow China and others in adopting a central bank-backed digital currency as it looks to tap into the popularity of crypto and…
1 Oct
INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTY FIRST INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, FRIDAY 1ST OCTOBER, 2021. Citizens of Nigeria. It is with full gratitude to God that today, we celebrate Nigeria’s sixty first Independence Anniversary. For 1st of October 1960 to happen, all…
1 Oct
It’S a mixed feeling today, the 61st anniversary of Nigeria’s attainment of independence. Amid the celebration of nationhood in the national colours of green and white...
1 Oct
Gunmen, yesterday, attacked the convoy of Chris Azubogu, the lawmaker representing Nnewi North, Nnewi South and Ekwusigo Federal Constituency in Anambra State.
1 Oct
There are many indicators that Nigeria has remained transfixed in a circle for a greater part of its 61 years of political independence from colonial Britain.
1 Oct
As Nigeria celebrates its 61st independence anniversary, a cross-section of pupils has called on the Federal Government to address some salient issues in the country to make it a better place.
1 Oct
Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, yesterday, canvassed a paradigm shift and national rebirth to place the country on the path of greatness as envisioned by its founding fathers.
1 Oct
To use the word ‘celebration’, in reference to the marking of the 61st Independence anniversary of this country today, is a glaring misnomer about which the Nigerian leadership should be ashamed.


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The Court of Appeal, sitting in Ibadan, on Thursday, discharged and acquitted a former Governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala
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Omicron is fueling a steep surge in infections in South Africa but relatively few people are being hospitalised, experts said Thursday, as patients so far reported mild symptoms.
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A court in southern Libya on Thursday reinstated Seif al-Islam Kadhafi, son of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi, as a candidate in next month's presidential election, Libyan media reported.
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Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court has fixed Dec. 15 to rule on the admissibility of the confessional statement of Nollywood actor Olanrewaju James, who is facing allegations
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Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Thursday said he would not impose any governorship aspirant of his choice on the people of Rivers come 2023.