Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Independence Day

October 1, 2021

Nigerians have never had it so good in decades: Buhari

The Nigerian leader said the impatience of some citizens could be understood, but assured of a better future for all.

President Mohammadu Buhari
October 2, 2020

Police arraign 30 Independence Day protesters in Lagos

The citizens took part in a series of protests that held across the country on Thursday against poverty, corruption and insecurity.

Revolution Now protesters
October 1, 2020

Independence Day: 60 good things about Nigeria in 60 years

As the country clocks 60, we take a trip down memory lane to remind ourselves how far we have come.

Atlanta '96 winners
October 1, 2020

Don’t drag me to protest against Buhari: Tunde Bakare

The Nigerian preacher rose to fame as a voice for public good, but he has been reluctant to condemn the ills of the Buhari administration.

Tunde Bakare
October 1, 2020

Independence Day: Expect less from Buhari’s government, Fashola tells Nigerians

The minister works and housing says Nigerians have been looking in the wrong place for government intervention.

Babatunde Fashola
October 1, 2020

Independence Day: How Obasanjo, Jonathan destroyed Nigeria: Buhari

The Nigerian president glorifies his administration, despite worsening insecurity, corruption, nepotism and inflation.

Obasanjo, Buhari and Jonathan
October 1, 2020

Petrol should not be cheaper in Nigeria than Saudi: Buhari

The Nigerian leader said fuel would continue to sell at high rates, ignoring the diminishing purchasing power of citizens.

October 1, 2020

PG Street: Nigerians reflect as country clocks 60 years

While some are of the opinion that Nigeria’s Independence Day is not worth celebrating, others feel there are still hopes for improvement after 60 years of self-rule.

People at Mararaba Market, Nasarawa State
October 1, 2020

LIVE: Independence Day: Nigerians protest widespread poverty, insecurity, rights abuses, others

Nigerians are taking to the streets worldwide to protest widespread poverty, insecurity, crippling loans, worsening attacks on human rights, amongst others.

Protesters in Rivers State
October 1, 2020

Nigeria@60: Full Independence Day speech by President Muhammadu Buhari

“Our founding fathers understood the imperative of structuring a National identity using the power of the state.”

Muhammadu Buhari (Photo Credit - Garba Shehu facebook page)