Tag: Democracy day

“I will not be a prisoner in my own country” – Comedian Mr Macaroni joins protesters in Lagos

Popular comedian Debo Adebayo, also known as Mr Macaroni, has joined protesters at the Gani Fawehinmi Park in the Ojota area, the venue of the June 12 protest in Lagos State. In a series of tweets Saturday, while at the protest, he wrote, “I have received so many threats from[Read More…]

In Abuja, Police shot teargas to disperse protesters #June12thProtest

The police on Saturday shot teargas to disperse protesters in the Gudu area of Abuja and Ojota area of Lagos as the country marked Democracy Day on June 12. The protesters had earlier blocked the Gudu Junction to protest the state of the nation. The protesters in Gudu had turned[Read More…]

Buhari addresses Nigerians on Saturday, democracy day

President, Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday address Nigerians in commemoration of this year’s Democracy Day. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this Friday, in a statement titled ‘President Buhari broadcasts to the nation, June 12, 2021.’ The statement read, “To commemorate Nigeria’s Democracy[Read More…]

Democracy Day: Federal Government declares Monday June 14 public holiday, warns against protests

The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 14 as a public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the announcement in a statement on Wednesday by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Shuaib Belgore. The minister urged Nigerians to embrace the spirit of brotherliness for[Read More…]

Democracy Day: President Buhari pledges to sustain Nigeria’s democracy

As Nigeria marks it’s 21st anniversary of uninterrupted democracy, President Muhammadu Buhari says the country will continue to sustain the tenets of democracy in line with the vision of its founding fathers. The president made the remark in a nationwide broadcast to the nation on Friday, June 12. He praised[Read More…]

To commemorate democracy day, Buhari to address Nigerians

To commemorate Nigeria’s Democracy Day, President Muhammadu Buhari will broadcast to the nation on Friday, June 12, 2020 at 7am. This is according to a statement by Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity. According to the brief communique, television and radio stations as[Read More…]

FG Declares Friday June 12, 2020 Democracy Day

The Federal Government has declared Friday, June 12, 2020 as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government congratulated all Nigerians at home and abroad for the entrenchment of democratic rule[Read More…]

Buhari’s refusal to address the country on May 29 is because he’s weighed down with failure – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed that President Muhammdu Buhari’s refusal to address the country on May 29 was because he was weighed down with failure. In a statement released on Sunday, by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the opposition party accused the Buhari administration of “ruining our[Read More…]

Nigerian Government Declares Monday Public Holiday To Mark Democracy Day

The Federal Government has declared Monday, 29th May, 2017 as Public Holiday to celebrate the 2017 Democracy Day. Making the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government on Thursday, the Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau congratulated Nigerians for witnessing yet another Democracy Day, which marks the Second Year Anniversary[Read More…]

Bola Tinubu Urge Nigerians To Speak Up Against Corruption And Financial Recklessness In A June 12 Anniversary Message

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress has tasked Nigerians on the need to speak up against corruption and financial recklessness in high places. In a statement released on Sunday to mark the June 12 anniversary, Tinubu called on all to speak up against any form[Read More…]