Sunday, September 25, 2022

Democracy Day

June 15, 2021

Ganduje insists Kano judiciary already enjoys autonomy

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano says his government has no problem granting financial autonomy to the judiciary in the state.

Ganduje and Judges
June 13, 2021

Abuja natives agitate for Abuja State

“All we want is that Abuja should be made a state so that we can also have representation at the Federal Executive Council (FEC).”

FCT Minister Mohammed Musa Bello
June 13, 2021

Citizens using social media to threaten Nigeria’s democracy: Gov Lalong

The Plateau State governor maintained that Nigeria would not disintegrate contrary to the negative narratives infiltrating the polity.

Simon Lalong
June 12, 2021

Buhari lifted 10.5 million into poverty, death and anguish: Fayose

“I’m sure what he meant to say was that he has lifted 10.5m Nigerians out of wealth into poverty, death and anguish.”

Ayo Fayose and Muhammadu Buhari
June 12, 2021

Declare MKO Abiola president posthumously, coalition tells Buhari

The Coalition for a Better Nigeria, a civil society organisation, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare MKO Abiola as Nigeria’s president posthumously.

Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola and President Muhammadu Buhari
June 12, 2021

Democracy Day: Orji Kalu insists Buhari’s democratic

Ex-Abia Governor Orji Uzor Kalu has insisted that embattled President Muhammadu Buhari is democratic amid claims that he is an unrepentant military dictator.

June 12, 2021

Democracy Day: Exercise rights responsibly, Gov. AbdulRazaq tells Nigerians

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has urged Nigerians to exercise their rights responsibly as they commemorate Democracy Day.

Kwara state governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and June 12 protesters
June 12, 2021

Governor Akeredolu calls for united Nigeria on Democracy Day

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo has called for a united Nigeria as the country commemorates Democracy Day.

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and June 12 protesters
June 12, 2021

Calabar: Masked policemen tear-gas Democracy Day protesters

Armed and masked policemen have dispersed a group of Democracy Day protesters with tear gas in Calabar.

Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade
June 12, 2021

UK insists on Nigerians’ right to protest as demonstrations rock major cities

Amid the ongoing June 12 demonstrations rocking Nigeria’s major cities to mark Democracy Day, the United Kingdom has insisted on Nigerians right to protest.

British Deputy High Commissioner (DHC), Ben Llewellyn-Jones and June 12 protesters