What Buhari Told Nigerians On 61st Independence Anniversary

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. 2. For 1st of October 1960 to happen, all hands were on deck. East, West, North all came together to celebrate freedom. Today should not only serve as a reminder of the day the British handed over the reins of power to Nigerians, but also…

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Zoning: Nigeria May End Up With Two Useless Presidential Candidates In 2023 – Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi Ahead of the 2023 elections, Muhammadu Sanusi II, former Emir of Kano, has said that zoning the presidency to a particular region may leave the country “with two useless candidates” in 2023. Sanusi who spoke on Arise Television on Friday said he has always objected to discussions that take into account where a president should come from. There have been talks in the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) about zoning the presidency to the south. The former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)…

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Buhari’s Government Worst In Nigeria’s Sovereign History, PDP Says As Nation Marks 61st Anniversary

The People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), has described the six years of President Muhammadu Buhari administration as the worst in Nigeria’s history as an independent, sovereign state. The party stated this in its message to Nigerians ahead of the 61st independence anniversary. Addressing newsmen at the party’s national headquarters, PDP national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan said the push by the Buhari-led administration “to sink our nation to the precipices is evident in our daily lives; the lies, injustices, violations, state-backed violence, impunity, nepotism, treasury looting, harsh economic policies and accommodation of…

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Governor Wike To FG: NDDC Is A Cash Cow For Politicians

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has said that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), is now a cash cow for politicians in the country. This came as President Mohammadu Buhari commissioned the NDDC office and residential complex for the Special Protection Unit, SPU, of the Nigeria Police Force, in Omagwa, Ikwerre LGA of the state, 10 years after it was abandoned. The building consists of an administrative block, an armoury, gate house, underground cell, and 66 units of accommodation made up of the commander’s residence, second-in-command’s residence, and 64…

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Nigeria Seeks UN Support Against Counterterrorism, Violent Extremism

Nigeria’s National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno retired, has solicited the support of the UN Office of Counterterrorism (UNOCT) to tackle the scourge of terrorism and violent extremism in Nigeria and the West African sub-region. Monguno stated in New York that Nigeria and the sub-region needed the international community to support and sustain the country’s efforts in the fight against terrorism and insurgency. Monguno also expressed Nigeria’s readiness to collaborate with UNOCT in rendering humanitarian support for victims of terrorism in Nigeria’s North-East. The NSA said Nigeria has had…

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Government Of United Kingdom Denies Rejecting COVID-19 Vaccines Administered In Nigeria

Catriona Laing, the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, at the weekend debunked statements suggesting that the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines administered in Nigeria were not approved by the United Kingdom (UK). Laing explained that the claim was “completely untrue” and should be disregarded by the Nigerian public. According to her, the government of UK has also moved Nigeria to the “rest of the world” travel list about the travel rule billed to take effect from October 4, 2021. In a statement yesterday, Laing said the UK approves of vaccines currently in…

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IPOB Orders Sit-At-Home To Mark October 1st

… Wants Removal Of All Nigerian Flags From Southeast To mark Nigeria’s independence anniversary on Friday October 1, 2021, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has again called for a sit-at-home across the Southeastern states of Nigeria. IPOB announced this in a statement on Saturday September 25, 2021, by its spokesman, Emma Powerful. The body said that the act represents the rejection of Nigeria, and all the country stands for. IPOB also declared the commencement of “operation no Nigerian flag begins in Biafra land from October 1st.” According to Powerful,…

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Gov. Hope Uzodinma Has Left Imo People With Broken Hopes – PDP Chieftain

By Tunji Adedeji Stanley Ekezie, a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State has accused Gov Hope Uzodinma’s administration of leaving the people of the state with broken hopes and failed expectations across all sectors. The party chieftain said Imo people cannot wait to sack the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the polls regretting that the atmosphere has become gloomy as a result of the disappointing scorecard of the incumbent governor. Ekezie, who is also the Southeast zonal ex-officio of the PDP, stated this on Friday in…

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What President Muhammadu Buhari Told The World At The 2021 United Nations

Address By His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President Of The Federal Republic Of Nigeria At The General Debate Of The 76th Session Of United Nations General Assembly Friday September 24, 2021 New York, USA. Mr. President, Let me, on behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, congratulate you on your well-deserved election as President of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. I would like to assure you of the full support and cooperation of the Nigerian delegation throughout your tenure. 2. I would like to commend your…

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Sack Non-Performing Officials In Your Government, Buhari Told

A body known as the New Era for Sustainable Leadership and Accountability Initiative (NESLAI) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack all non-performing heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in his government to rescue the country from the current economic quagmire. Mr Edwin Femi, the Executive Director of NESLAI, made the call at a news conference in Abuja. According to him, Buhari came into office on a mantra of change at a time when Nigeria was in dire need of change from corruption, cronyism, patronage politics and blatant stealing…

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