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ABUJA — The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service, Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) has urged the Federal Government to act fast by mitigating hardship faced by Nigerian workers. Mr. Benjamin Anthony, the AUPCTRE President, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in commemoration of Nigeria’s 61st Independence anniversary, on Friday in Abuja. Anthony noted that the rising cost of commodities, children’s school fees, medicals, accommodation, and transportation...

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INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTY-FIRST INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, FRIDAY 1ST OCTOBER, 2021. Citizens of Nigeria. It is with full gratitude to God that today, we celebrate Nigeria’s sixty-first Independence Anniversary. 2. For 1st of October 1960 to happen, all hands were on deck. East, West, North all came together to celebrate freedom. Today should not only serve as a reminder...

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ABUJA — The absence of former President Olusegun Obasanjo was noticed at the 61st Independence Anniversary ceremony which was held at Eagle Square in Abuja on Friday. The ceremony was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, between 10am and 12pm on Friday. Buhari was joined by former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd.); former President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Patience; and former Vice-President Namadi Sambo. Others in attendance include Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate...

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LAGOS — Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says there is no reason for Nigerians to lose hope in the country, even in the midst of challenges. Sanwo-Olu said this during a programme to mark Nigeria’s 61st Independence Anniversary celebration on Friday, at the Agege Stadium, Lagos. The governor said that as the country celebrated its independence,  citizens were mindful of the various challenges confronting them as a nation and as a state. According to...

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ABUJA — The contingent of the National Troupe on Friday, thrilled President Muhammadu Buhari and guests to cultural dances and displays at Nigeria’s 61st Independence Day celebration in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that troupe from the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture entertained guests with dances from the Northern, Southern and Western regions of the country. The cultures represented at the event are the Igbo, Fulani, Awange dance of the Tiv,...

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AWKA — Primary and secondary school, military, paramilitary and civil society organisations did not attend the usual ceremonies to mark Nigeria’s 61 independence today in Awka. The correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria who visited Dr. Alex Square, Awka venue for government functions reports that canopies, seats and public address system were arranged in the place as early as 10am. NAN further reports that a handful of armed policemen with their vehicles were seen...

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