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Oct 1 speech: Ohanaeze, Ezeife, others blast Buhari - Vanguard

LAGOS – President Muhammadu Buhari's Independence Day broadcast elicited strong reactions from across the country, yesterday, with Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the Eastern Consultative Assembly, ECA, taking strong exceptions to the indictment of Igbo leaders ...and more »

Resolving The Corruption Albatross - The Tide

Today, October 1, 2017 marks the 57th birthday of the nation, Nigeria. Born October 1, 1960, Nigeria has been saddled with avalanche of problems in her quest to achieve laudable political administration, crime and crisis management and infrastructural ...and more »

Why agitations and separatist demands refuse to die - Daily Trust

By Tony Adibe (Enugu), Maryam Ahmadu-Suka (Kaduna), Yusha'u A. Ibrahim (Kano), Kehinde Akinyemi, (Abeok | Publish Date: Sep 30 2017 2:00AMFifty seven years after attaining independence, there is still unease in some parts of Nigeria, with some ethnic ...and more »

Buhari's food self-sufficiency drive is the real independence - Daily Trust

President Muhammadu Buhari undertakes the political ritual of Independence Day broadcast to the nation this Sunday morning, in a speech that highlights major strides in the pet themes of the administration: anti corruption, war against terrorism ...and more »

Nigeria independence: Buhari calls on Nigerians to be committed in fighting corruption - africanews

Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari has restated the commitment for his administration to fight corruption which he termed as the country's Number one Enemy. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. In his Independence broadcast to the nation on Sunday ...and more »

Buhari: Calls for Restructuring Inspired Divisive Agitations - THISDAY Newspapers

President Muhammadu Buhari has said recent calls for restructuring provided avenue for “highly irresponsible groups to call for dismemberment of the country.” He said his government could not and would not allow such advocacy. In a national broadcast ...and more »

ICYMI: Nigeria won't break up under me, says Buhari - The Punch

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the clamour for restructuring gave some groups which he described as “highly irresponsible” the leeway to call for the nation's breakup. He vowed never to allow such happen under him. Buhari made his position known ...and more »

NIGERIA AT 57 Jonathan, Govs, Saraki, Dogara, Tinubu, Anyaoku, others preach unity, peaceful co-existence - Vanguard

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, governors from across the country, Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Reps, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, among others, preached unity and peaceful co-existence as Nigeria marks 57th independence ...and more »

Operation shake the Giant out of slumber: How Buhari can be Nigeria's most successful President - Vanguard

•The truth is that a Nigeria where equity and fairness reign will be more attractive to all regions than secession into tiny countries. •Government's poor handling of the massacres by some Fulani herdsmen helped fuel antagonism and agitations for ...and more »

Nigeria at 57 - Daily Trust

Today, October 1, 2017 is being marked all over the country as the fifty seventh anniversary since Nigeria gained independence from British colonial rule. Some parts of the country were under British rule for many decades prior to the formal formation ...and more »