Tuesday, May 11, 2021


Democracy Day

Katsina govt employed 2,000 health workers in 5 years – Masari

The Katsina State government, on Friday, said that it had employed about 2,000 health workers from 2015 till date to improve health care services in the state.

Governors opposing State Assemblies’ financial autonomy are non-democrats – Sen. Gyang 

Sen. Istifanus Gyang (PDP -Plateau North) has described the Governors’ opposition to the Presidential Order granting financial autonomy to State Assemblies, as undemocratic.

Group urges Buhari to prioritise security, power, says ‘lack of electricity responsible for late-night crime’

Christian Empowerment Forum, CEF, a Non-Governmental Organisation, has called on the Federal Government to improve security and power supply, attributing most  late-night crimes to lack of electricity in the country.

Nigerian govt creates 114,526 jobs, inaugurates 44 Dams – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the completion of Amauzari, Amla Otukpo and other 42 Earth Dams with combined job creation of about 114,526 direct and indirect jobs, will boost irrigation and water supply across the country.

Nigerian govt declares Friday, June 12, as public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday, June 12, as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day Celebration.

2019 elections: Foreign observers’ reports aimed to discredit Buhari – APC chieftain

Yekini Nabena, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has described recent reports on the 2019 general elections by some international institutions as efforts to discredit the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.

June 12: Let’s protect our hard-earned Democracy – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has urged Nigerians to join hands and help protect the country`s hard-earned Democracy as the country celebrates its Democracy Day.

I’m committed to keeping Nigeria one, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja reiterated his commitment to keeping Nigeria one and uplifting the socio-economic life of its citizens.

Finally, Reps approve ‘June 12’ as new Democracy Day

June 12 will now be officially recognised as Nigeria’s new Democracy Day as approved by the House of Representatives. Until now, May 29 has remained...

Abiola’s GCFR, June 12 rudest shock for Obasanjo: Yoruba Group

The forum`s secretary-general, however, said that it was time to let the likes of Obasanjo to understand that without them, Nigeria would be a better country to live in.

June 12: No public holiday this year — Presidency

Since the declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari of June 12 as Democracy Day, there has been speculation as to whether the day will be public holiday this year.

Award of GCFR to Abiola acknowledges he won 1993 election — Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, says President Muhammadu Buhari declaring June 12 as Democracy Day and the award...

BREAKING: June 12 now Democracy Day, Buhari declares

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved June 12 as the Democracy Day, against May 29, Nigeria hitherto officially recognised. In a letter published on the president's...

‘Buhari celebrating his last Democracy Day as president’

He charged Nigerians to take their destiny in their hands “and swear never to pass the APC route again by collecting and properly using their PVCs to save democracy and indeed save Nigeria.”

President Buhari addresses nation May 29

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, announced this in a statement  on Monday in Abuja.

Ambode says June 12 is ‘real Democracy Day’, declares public holiday in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Sunday joined Oyo, Ogun and Osun states to declare Monday public holiday to mark the June 12 anniversary in...

Some Buhari appointments unpleasant to APC, Oyegun says

National chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, John Odigie-Oyegun has said some appointments effected by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration were not pleasant...

Improve on selection of leaders, be patient with Buhari govt, Atiku urges Nigerians

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has called on Nigerians to be patient with their current leaders and exercise their democratic freedom by improving on...

Buhari government is only making noise in fighting corruption, PDP says

The Senator Ahmed Makarfi leadership of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), has said the fight against corruption by President Muhammadu Buhari is nothing but...

Democracy Day: Youth centrepiece of Buhari policies – Osinbajo

The acting president, Yemi Osinbajo, has reaffirmed that policies and programmes of the present administration were deliberately targeted at the youth population in the...

Democracy Day: Economist ranks Buhari high in development plan

An Economist, Chika Aliyu, has commended the Federal Government on the Economic Growth and Recovery Plan, ERGP, as the nation marks Democracy Day. Mr Aliyu,...

Nigerian government declares Monday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 29 as public holiday to celebrate the 2017 Democracy Day. Making the declaration on behalf of the Federal...

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