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Buhari’s Independent Speech shows fixated hatred for Igbos – Ozekhome

Constitutional Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome has described the 57th independence day anniversary speech given by President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, October 1, as not only un-presidential but un-reconciliatory, reports Vanguard. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria said the speech clearly showed Buhari’s disdain and fixated hatred for the Igbos when he lambasted the entire South East leaders ...

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See How Buhari Celebrated Independence Anniversary With Troops In Maiduguri

  The President, Muhammadu Buhari is in Maiduguri to celebrate the Independence Anniversary with the Nigerian troops. President Buhari while in Maiduguri inspected the Guard of Honour and met with the Governor of the state, Kashim Shettima. President Buhari at the Operation Lafiya Dole Headquarters in Maiduguri, Borno Buhari with the Governor of Borno State Kashim Shettima Buhari cutting the ...

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Finally, Abducted Assistant Commissioner of Police Rescued

An Assistant Commissioner of Police who was kidnapped by gunmen along the Birnin Gwari-Futua Road last week has finally been rescued by the police.   The Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Agyole Abeh, told journalists that the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Emmanuel Agene, was rescued on Sunday somewhere in Birnin Gwari village. Agene who works with the Criminal Investigation Department of ...

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Full Text Of President Buhari’s Independence Day Broadcast

President Muhammadu Buhari has kick-started the activities to mark the 57 anniversary of Nigeria’s Independence with a nationwide broadcast. In his address, the President spoke about calls for restructuring, agitations in the country, the progress his administration has made in the areas of security, economy and in moving the country forward and the challenges facing the nation. Read the full ...

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Nigeria@57: Dogara Asks Nigerians To Shun Violence

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has stressed the need for Nigerians to strengthen the bond of unity and cohesion as a people of common interest and destiny in the process of nation-building. He made this known in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan, to mark the 57th Independence ...

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President Buhari Visits Troops In Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital to celebrate Nigeria’s 57th Independence anniversary with troops defending the nation against Boko Haram terrorists. President Buhari at the Operation Lafiya Dole Headquarters in Maiduguri, Borno The President had addressed Nigerians from the Presidential Villa before he departed the nation’s capital Abuja to visit the troops who he commended ...

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President Buhari Addresses Nigerians, Calls For National Unity

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to remain united and shun agitations and actions capable of generating conflict and stability in the country.     The President made the call in his nationwide broadcast to mark the 57th anniversary of the country’s Independence.addressed Nigerians on the 57th anniversary of the country’s Independence. President Buhari, who described today as a day ...

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Nigeria@57: IGP Orders Massive Deployment Of Police Personnel

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has ordered a massive deployment of Police personnel across Nigeria to ensure a hitch-free and peaceful celebration of Nigeria’s 57th independence celebration. The police boss in a statement of Saturday directs all Commissioners of Police in all states of the Federation and their supervising assistant Inspectors General of Police in charge of zonal ...

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IBB Preaches Peace, Warns Against Agitations And Hate Speech

As Nigeria marks its 57th Independence anniversary, the country’s former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (Rtd), wants Nigerians to embrace peace and dialogue as antidotes for conflict resolution. General Babangida in a statement on Saturday – the eve of the Independence anniversary, also called for a careful appraisal of the country’s journey to nationhood, warning that agitations and conflicts ...

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NIGERIA AT 57: Our Position, By The Midwest Movement – By Professor Echefuna’ R.G. ONYEBEADI

We, the Members of the Midwest Movement felicitate with our fellow compatriots all over Nigeria and beyond as we mark the 57th b Independence of Nigeria today; October 01, 2017.   “THE MIDWEST MOVEMENT is a pan-Edo/Delta group of distinguished sons and daughters of the twelve tribes of the old Midwest Region, later “renamed” Bendel State “by Military fiat”. The ...

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