Independence Day: President Buhari And His Family Look Adorable In Photoshoot, Sends Message Of Love
(Photo Credit: Social Media) There are many challenges currently confronting Nigeria, from the insecurity challenge to the agitation for secession. The Independence Day Speech, President Muhammadu Buhari gave on 1 October 2021, to commemorate the Independence day touched all these areas. Among other things, the address of the President gave hope that the current situation will soon be set abate.
On October 1st 2021, as Nigeria celebrated it's 61dt independence anniversary, President Muhammadu Buhari addressed several issues bothering the nation. (President Muhammadu Buhari) Among the issues addressed was the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and how the government is working to improve the country's health sector.
Regardless of the present economic & social situations in the country, of course, Nigeria is still a great nation. And, as Nigerians, we have every reason to be happy irrespective of the challenges we face; indeed, we should always cherish every moment that we are alive and doing well for ourselves.
With the Wave of Endorsements for Tinubu's Candidacy, Can He Indeed Win the 2023 Presidential Polls?
In recent weeks, there were speculations that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will not give its 2023 presidential ticket to its national leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu for health reasons. But all that seems forgotten now. The former Lagos State governor's London residence, where he is recuperating after undergoing treatment for a yet-to-be-disclosed illness, has become a political Mecca of some sort.
During his Independence Day speech on Friday, October 1, 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari said that no president since 1999 has done what he did in the last six years. The statement generated a lot of controversy on social media as many Nigerians countered the president's claim.
Nigerian Independence Day is an official national holiday in Nigeria, celebrating the anniversary of its independence from Great Britain. It marks Nigeria's proclamation of independence from British rule on 1 October 1960. Nigeria gained independence on October 1st 1960 under the leadership of Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, then the Governor-General of the country and later its first President.
The Indepence Day prophecy by Primate Elijah Ayodele, Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, has come to pass barely 24-hour after release. Recall that on September 30, Ayodele released some prophecies ahead of October 1, which was Nigeria's 61st Independence Day, he spoke on what Nigerians should be on the look out for across the country in the next one year.
It was all colourful and fun on Friday, October 1 as Nigeria marked her 61st Independence Day Anniversary. The country is blessed with three distinguished ethnic groups (The Hausa/Fulani, Yoruba and Igbo) that have practically lived together since 1914 when the North and South was amalgamated.
There was a plethora of joy in the heart of every Nigerian and lover of Nigeria, as Nigeria celebrated her 61st Anniversary on October 1, 2021. The 61st birthday was to mark her Independence Day, the day Nigeria got freedom as a Nation, from the British hands.
The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) today, Sunday, October 2, 2021 held a 'Thanksgiving Service' in commomeration of Nigeria's 61st Independence Day celebrations. The Thanksgiving Worship Service which was held at the at Ebute Meta, the national headquarters of the Redeemed Christian Church of God was tagged: "Divine Involvement."
Bola Tinubu, who is the national leader of the All Progressive Congress as well as the former governor of Lagos State has been outside the country for medical reasons. Although, he revealed recently that he is not sick rather, he is undergoing physiotherapy. His journey to the United Kingdom has drawn lots of attention as many Nigerian Politicians with no exception of the President, have paid him honorary visits.
In a now trending video, a young Nigerian girl was seen giving a short but inspirational Independence Day speech, though she is a little girl, her Independence Day speech was a perfect one and perhaps what Nigerians needed to hear at this crucial and critical period in the country's history.
Nigeria had a blissful Independence Day Celebration with lots of congratulatory messages coming from dignitaries within and outside the country. They all wished Nigeria more success and outstanding achievements in its endeavors. However, governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State is one of elites within the country whose Independence Day Speech was resounding and full of words of advice to his people.
Buhari during his nationwide broadcast on Independence Day revealed that the sponsors of Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho are high-profile Nigerians including a lawmaker in the National Assembly.The Buhari regime should not stop on identifying those fuelling secession alone but should as well to expose those behind the Boko Haram terrorists.
A former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi has stated that the pledge made by the Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to lift 10 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years “is not attainable”. Peters said this on Monday while speaking on Arise TV show. Recall that during his Independence Day speech, Buhari affirmed the pledge by his administration to lift 10 million Nigerians out of poverty.
Femi Falana, a Nigerian human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court, has expressed amazement that the country's president, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, could praise Britain for uniting Nigeria during his Independence Day address. According to the source, Femi Falana was taken aback by the manner in which President Buhari thanked Britain during his speech on Independence Day, because Nigeria is still suffering from underdevelopment as a result of the country's failure to demolish structures built by British colonialists.
A composition of different Nigerian political-influential groups comprising of the People Democratic Party (PDP), Afenifere socio-political association, the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and others have mocked the President, Muhammadu Buhari, over his Independence Day Speech which they faulted for a particular reason.
Anambra State residents on Friday failed to mark the Independence Day Anniversary celebration following the the "sit-at-home" order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Although plans were made on Thursday to hold the celebration of the country's 61st independent anniversary celebration, at Ekwueme square, Awka, no celebrant showed up except security operatives who were deployed to safeguard the area.
Following the death of a one-time president, and, alumni of Nigerian Political Science Association, who gave up the ghost on Saturday, and was buried in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari, has mourned his departure. According to a statement disclosed by Mr. Garba Shehu, the presidential spokesperson, "he said that the late scholar was an extraordinary human being, an outstanding political scientist, and brilliant academic who played a role in every constitutional reform carried by the nation, from Independence Day to the present."
Many countries felicitated with Nigeria on the commemoration of her 61st Independence anniversary celebration on Friday, 1st October, 2021. Some of them pledged to support Nigeria in fighting insecurity and terrorism, improve health systems, strengthen democratic institutions, and bolster economic growth by strengthening the bilateral relations with Nigeria at all fronts.