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Nigeria Independence Day

9 Oct
The Queen’s passing undoubtedly had a colonial undertone for some regions of the world, particularly in Africa, where her influence still loomed large. As Nigeria celebrates its 62nd independence from British rule this month, memories of slavery and colonialism are bound to fill the minds and hearts of Nigerians and many Africans alike. Here we…
2 Oct
For Nigeria Independence Day I wanted to create something that will give people that nostalgic feeling and give them a little taste of our
1 Oct
The world search giant, Google is celebrating Nigeria’s annual Independence Day with a doodle on its page. The search engine giant, Google on Saturday, celebrated Nigeria’s 62nd independence day anniversary on its website with a special doodle depicting the national colours of Green and White Today’s annual independence day doodle features Nigeria’s flag waving against a…
1 Oct 2019
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari in his speech to commemorate the country’s 59th independence celebration highlighted his administration's progress so far and plans for the future. Here are the 10 things we learned from the president's speech. The Kick against hate speech on social media Buhari emphasised that his government will continue to take “decisive action”…
1 Oct 2018
The Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, (Winners’ Chapel), Dr David Oyedepo, says Nigeria will rise again to glory. Oyedepo made this assertion in a satellite telecast of the church’s special prayer session for the nation at 58, monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Monday in Abuja. “It was made…
1 Oct 2018
On this day, 58 years ago, Nigeria's glory was at its peak. She had just been granted her independence from the British and would be governed by her own without any interference. The founding fathers and heroes past labours were not going to be in vain and nationals who had lived for this moment danced…
30 Sep 2016
The Independence Day of a country, as the qualifier suggests, is a triumphant expression of liberation. As always, it is a day of soulful national reflection and commemoration of the gallant attempts to lead the people...


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As Nigerians wait for the much-needed reprieve to the current cash squeeze ahead of Friday’s deadline of the cash swap policy, a meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), apparently, scheduled to discuss the sensitive situation failed to hold yesterday.
2 hours ago
With the general elections barely two weeks away and naira scarcity experienced across the country, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, yesterday, met with the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, over the new naira policy, at the CBN headquarters in Abuja.
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The Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB) has said the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, does not have the resources to fund its activities.
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Governor Nyesom Wike has, contrary to his earlier position, approved Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential rally holding on Saturday, February 11 in Port Harcourt.
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Youths of Anaku Community in Ayamelum Council of Anambra State, in the early hours of Monday, invaded Omor Community, killing eight, including a woman.