Tag: October 1st

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SponsorSeptember 25, 2018

Glowreeyah Braimah, Nonso Bassey, others to perform at Freedom Rally 2018

The House of Freedom Nigeria hosts its Freedom rally in commemoration of the 58th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence in Lagos. The event ...

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SponsorSeptember 18, 2018

Tony Rapu, Tunde Bakare, others to speak at Freedom Rally 2018

October 1st remains a special date for all Nigerians as it marks the day we gained independence as a nation ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 2, 2016

The Thread: The first line of Nigeria’s Constitution is a lie?

Anyone monitoring Nigerian Twitter today knows that Nigerians are waxing philosophical and eloquent on this Independence Day affair. Earlier on, ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 1, 2016

Deji Adeyanju: This is the worst Independence Day since 1960

by Deji Adeyanju October 1st is typically a day of celebration for Nigeria and Nigerians. It signifies the day Nigeria ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 1, 2016

Femi Fani-Kayode: Nigeria at 56 and the worship of Baal

Nigeria is 56 years old today. Consequently it is time to speak some home-truths and look at where we are ...

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Isime EseneAugust 19, 2016

8 Nigerian movies will be showing at Toronto – 5 takeaways from this historic feat

by Tolu Omoyeni The Toronto International Film Festival is big, why it’s one of the biggest in the world. Up ...

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October 1, 2013

We need a state of emergency in education sector – Baraje urges gov’t in Independence Day message

by ‘Jola Sotubo October 1st, the date of Nigeria’s Independence, is usually marked with speeches and statements made by notable ...

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October 1, 2013

Let it shine: GT the Guitarman drops track, ‘Kill it’ to commemorate Nigeria’s Independence [DOWNLOAD]

by ‘Jola Sotubo In commemoration of Nigeria’s 53rd Independence today the 1st of October 2013, singer GT the Guitarman has ...

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October 1, 2013

ASUU strike: Students to stage Independence Day protests

by ‘Jola Sotubo Following the more than 3-month old academic strike undertaken by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ...

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September 27, 2013

“Nigeria is in a pitiable state”: Senators lament as Nigeria celebrates Independence Anniversary

by ‘Jola Sotubo As the date for Nigeria’s 53rd year of Independence draws near, the country’s senators have bemoaned the ...

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October 3, 2012

“Prayer is not enough to develop Nigeria,” says David Mark

by Isi Esene Senate president, David Mark, has said more work needs to be done to achieve the rapid development ...

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October 1, 2012

Happy 52nd Independence Nigeria!

Some of us remember the days when Nigeria’s Independence anniversary celebrations felt like Christmas, New Years and Easter all rolled ...

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