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12 Countries Celebrating Independence In October, Aside From Nigeria

Nigeria marked its 61st Independence anniversary on Friday, October 1, 2021. The colourful celebration was held at Eagle Square in Abuja. There are twelve countries marking their independence in the month of October aside from Nigeria. The countries are: 1. Tuvalu: It is a small island located in Europe.

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12 Countries Celebrating Independence In October, Aside From Nigeria

POLITICS

Barely 24 Hours After The Dramatic Scene At Eagle Square, Renowned Human Rights Activist Reacts

Barely 24 Hours After The Dramatic Scene At Eagle Square, Segun Awosanya Reacts. The Armed Force Remembrance day is celebrated on the 15th day of January annually to commemorate those in the Armed Force who lost their lives in the battlefield. The brave and gallant soldiers who were awake when others were sleeping just in a bid to safeguard our territory. However, the Armed Force remembrance day took a different twist yesterday as scene turned dramatic when President Muhammadu Buhari released the birds of honor.

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Barely 24 Hours After The Dramatic Scene At Eagle Square, Renowned Human Rights Activist Reacts

POLITICS

PDP unqualified to speak on insecurity - APC

***President Buhari's promise to safeguard lives, livelihoods highest priority The All Progressives Congress (APC) reassures Nigerians that the security of the nation is of the highest priority to the President Muhammadu Buhari administration and this government is effectively deploying resources to ensure that all Nigerians go about their activities in peace and safety.

  1 year ago ago
PDP unqualified to speak on insecurity - APC

POLITICS

2023: Why PDP Should Accept Northern Group’s Request If The Party Wants To Avert Defection Crisis

Reports have already surfaced that a political crisis has erupted in the heart of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) over a plan to put the party on the right path that will guide it in Nigeria's political contest for the presidency in 2023. The crisis erupted due to a group dubbed the Northern Youth Solidarity Forum (NYSF) openly protesting under the leadership of 13 governors in the party.

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2023: Why PDP Should Accept Northern Group’s Request If The Party Wants To Avert Defection Crisis

POLITICS

Buhari, Osinbajo, Lawan and other Top Dignitaries Storm Eagle Square To Celebrate Nigeria @ 61(PHOTOS)

As Nigeria marks the 61st Independence Day Anniversary today, 1st of October, 2021. Dignatries converged at the Eagle Square Abuja, to celebrate the memorable event. It will be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari had earlier in the day addressed Nigerians in a Nationwide Broadcast during which the President highlighted some his the Achievements of his Administration since he was came into Power in May 2015.

  10 months ago ago
Buhari, Osinbajo, Lawan and other Top Dignitaries Storm Eagle Square To Celebrate Nigeria @ 61(PHOTOS)

POLITICS

Nigeria At 61: The Only Muslim Country Celebrating Independence Day In The Same Month As Nigeria

Our beautiful country has entered a new year, NIGERIA at 61, which is a positive thing, and every October 1st is a public holiday to commemorate the new era. A celebration was held at Eagle Square which was attended by President Buhari, Osinbajo, and other well-meaning Nigerians to mark the 61st anniversary of our country.

  10 months ago ago
Nigeria At 61: The Only Muslim Country Celebrating Independence Day In The Same Month As Nigeria

EDUCATION

FG Approves N75,000 Stipends Per Semester for Nigerian Students Studying Education in Public Universities

As part of the government’s deliberate effort to attract the best brains into the teaching profession, the federal government of Nigeria has approved the sum of N75, 000 to be paid per semester to undergraduates studying Education in public universities in Nigeria. The Hon. Minister of Education, Malam Adamu, who made the announcement on Tuesday, October 5, at the World Teachers’ Day celebration in Eagle Square, Abuja, also disclosed that the Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) students, will receive N50, 000 as a stipend per semester, as promised by President Muhammadu Buhari last year.

  10 months ago ago
FG Approves N75,000 Stipends Per Semester for Nigerian Students Studying Education in Public Universities

AUTO

"To Buy an Electric Car in Nigeria, You Will Need a Generator in Your Boot". Sen Shehu Sani

Popular Nigerian politician and former senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Sen Shehu Sani, has taken a jibe at the federal government after the vice president, prof Yemi Osinbajo, test drive Kona, Nigerian made electric car, a moment ago, at the #MadeInNigeria exhibition event at Eagle Square, Abuja.

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LIFESTYLE

2021 Anambra Day will be low keyed - President General

The President General (PG) of Anambra State Towns People Association (ASTPA), Chief Arinze Anadu has revealed that the 2021 Anambra Day Carnival will be low keyed because of the effect of covid-19 pandemic. The PG made the disclosure in Abuja. Anambra Day is a biannual event organized by ASTPA to show case the rich cultural heritage of the people of the state living in Abuja.

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2021 Anambra Day will be low keyed - President General

EDUCATION

Undergraduate Students to Start Enjoying Stipends- Federal Government

The federal government of Nigeria has approved the sum of 75k to Nigerian undergraduate students studying any of education courses in Nigerian public universities as stipend per semester. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu revealed this yesterday during a speech to celebrate World Teachers' Day. The minister made this statement through Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education at the Eagle Square.

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Undergraduate Students to Start Enjoying Stipends- Federal Government

AUTO

VP Osinbajo test-drives Nigeria's first locally-assembled electric car.

On Tuesday, prof Osinbajo drove the first locally assembled electric car during an exhibition tour of made-in-Nigeria products at the opening ceremony of a five-day Nigeria @ 60 Expo, held at the Eagle Square, Abuja. Jelani Aliyu, The Director-General of the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), in February 2021, unveiled the vehicle in Abuja.

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VP Osinbajo test-drives Nigeria's first locally-assembled electric car.

POLITICS

See What Oby Ezekwesili Said Hours After Pigeons of Honor Released By Buhari Refused To Fly

Following the bit of drama that transpired at the Eagle Square today whereby the pigeon(s) of honor released by President Muhammed Buhari to signal the commemorative event of the Armed Forces day, refused to fly, former presidential aspirant, Oby Ezekwesili has reacted to the incident and according to her, the pigeons did well for the citizens. The epic commemorative event of the Armed Forces Day which holds every 15th of January is a very special day in Nigeria. It's a day Nigerians pays tribute to all the

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See What Oby Ezekwesili Said Hours After Pigeons of Honor Released By Buhari Refused To Fly

POLITICS

Drama At Eagle Square Abuja, As Buhari Tried Releasing 'Birds of Honor' Into The Sky

Today's armed forces remembrance day took an unexpected turn, after the dropping of wreaths by the president. President Muhammadu Buhari, after laying the wrath to honor the country’s fallen heroes, tried releasing the White birds into the sky but they refused flying. As usual, the President was given one white bird to make it fly; but it refused to fly after the President released it. The cage containing the birds was immediately opened, in order to allow them fly; but they still refused to fly. It was indeed

  1 year ago ago
Drama At Eagle Square Abuja, As Buhari Tried Releasing 'Birds of Honor' Into The Sky

AUTO

Vice President Unveiled And Drove The First Electric Car Made In Nigeria At The Ongoing Exhibition

The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has unveiled the first Electric car made in Nigeria. The car was featured with other locally produced products at the ongoing exhibition in Abuja. He drove the car around the Eagle Square area where the exhibition took place. The Vice President made a statement at the program, he said that the development of the electric car, Kona is real proof that Nigerians are capable of innovating anything.

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Vice President Unveiled And Drove The First Electric Car Made In Nigeria At The Ongoing Exhibition

POLITICS

Moment Pigeons Refused To Fly During Armed Forces Remembrance Day In Abuja

The federal republic of Nigeria marked its 2021 armed forces remembrance day on January 15 in honor of the fallen heroes that have laid their life for the prosperity of this nation. It also recognized our living heroes fighting for the betterment of this country. Nigerians showed their solidarity as the ceremony took part in different parts of the country with personnel from different sectors of the Nigerian security personnel in presence. Other top Nigerian personalities were also present in the ceremony which

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Moment Pigeons Refused To Fly During Armed Forces Remembrance Day In Abuja

POLITICS

Mixed Reactions As Shehu Sani Said "You chose Black Eagle for your Coat of Arms"

January 15th of every year retains its position for remembrance of the falling heroes in Nigeria which serve as day respect for Armed Forces. People have been reacting to Shehu Sani's post after refused reportedly refused to fly at Eagle Square during the Army Remembrance program in Abuja. The once Kaduna senator, Shehu Sani in his reaction to the incident that occurred at Eagle Square. Shehu Sani said in a tweet that "You chose Black Eagle for your Coat of Arms and you are disturbing White Pigeon." Many people

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Mixed Reactions As Shehu Sani Said

POLITICS

Drama As Pigeons Buhari Released Into The Sky Refused To Fly, See Ezekwesili's Reaction

Drama As The Birds Of Honor Buhari Released Into The Sky Refused To Fly, See Ezekwesili's Reaction. Indeed, Nigeria is full of drama and funny people. There was a drama at the Eagle Square, Abuja today when President Buhari was live to mark the Armed Forces Remembrance Day. He released the birds of honor in the air, and it refused to fly. It was hilarious, and they also opened a cage full of birds for them to fly away, and they also refused to fly, even the government officials around the President started

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Drama As Pigeons Buhari Released Into The Sky Refused To Fly, See Ezekwesili's Reaction

SPORTS

FCT to demolish two night clubs

Two dance club – Cool Leo and Paris Nightclubs – in Karu inside the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) presently face destruction, around two years after the mainstream Caramelo strip club in Utako was obliterated.  The clubs were, over the course of the end of the week, closed for abusing COVID-19 conventions and for subjective difference in land use from private to blend utilization of business and friendliness purposes.  Head, Public Enlightenment, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Taskforce

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FCT to demolish two night clubs

POLITICS

Reno Omokri States Seven Facts That Prove That Nigeria Is Not At Peace

Today, being the 15th January, 2020 is a remarkable day in the history of Nigeria. Like every other memories, the memory of our heroes past shall always be remembered. Hence, the armed forces remembrance day, when the fallen heroes and those that are still alive, fighting for the territorial integrity of the Nigeria State, are celebrated. In the light of this memorable day, certain traditions and practices are revisited and performed to commemorate the joyous celebration of our brave men on the Nigerian Armed

  1 year ago ago
Reno Omokri States Seven Facts That Prove That Nigeria Is Not At Peace

POLITICS

Buhari's Pigeons Refuse To Fly In 2021 Like Jonathan's Doves In 2014

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday released white pigeons at the Eagle Square, but the pigeon performed against all expectations as they refused to fly. President Muhammadu Buhari performed the annual ritual at the Eagle Square to mark the Armed Forces Remembrance Day alongside his deputy, Yemi Osibanjo, and leaders of the National Assembly. The President had opened the cage housing the white pigeons in order for them to fly but the birds didn't fly as expected. In order to make things work as expected, Mr

  1 year ago ago
Buhari's Pigeons Refuse To Fly In 2021 Like Jonathan's Doves In 2014