Security, employment, top PMB’s speech on Democracy Day

…Says ‘Nigeria is moving forward despite challenges’…’2.5m farmers benefitted from FG’s agric intervention programmes’ – Buhari  President Muhammadu Buhari, while commemorating June 12 Democracy Day yesterday, said the country’s security challenges would be surmounted. In a nationwide broadcast early yesterday morning, the President said the unintended consequences of defeating the insurgency in the North-East are what the country was facing, posing a more onerous challenge. He explained that after driving out and defeating insurgents from their hideout, they have now moved in-country, and are the reason for the unintended insecurity…

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Democracy Day: Some protesters take to the streets in South

….”June 12 protests are sponsored” – Idahosa Nigerians have taken to the streets across some States in the southern region, protesting insecurity, unemployment, grinding poverty, even as they demanded for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari. The protest was mainly by angry youths who defied Police warnings to take to the streets, especially in Abuja, Lagos, Oyo, Edo and Rivers States. According to reports, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, the Police fired teargas to disperse protesters at the Gudu area, where the protest there began around 8:30 am,…

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Liberty TV & Radio FM Stations congratulates Nigerians on June 12 Democracy Day

As Nigeria marks the 22nd anniversary of its return to civilian rule, ATAR Communications Nig Ltd., Owners and Operators Of Liberty TV and Radio FM Stations in Nigeria and UAE, has congratulated the Federal Government of Nigeria and the people for sustaining the country’s democracy in spite of present challenges. In a goodwill message on the occasion of 2021 Democracy Day, the Liberty Broadcast Media Group congratulated Nigerians for keeping faith in our democracy and supporting the nation tenaciously all through the years. The Group observed that democracy, globally acclaimed…

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Democracy Day: IPOB planning to hijack protests, cause mayhem – Northern Group raise alarm

…Cites reasons why Coalition won’t participate in planned protests…Buhari addresses nation today The Coalition of Northern Groups, (CNG), has alleged that the Indigenous people of Biafra, (IPOB), are plotting to hijack a protest set to hold across the nation today, Saturday, June 12. It was gathered that the CNG spokesman, AbdulAzeez Suleiman, at a press conference in Kaduna yesterday, disclosed that the pro-secession group has finalised plans to infiltrate the protest and cause mayhem. He revealed that the CNG will not be participating in the protests. He said, “We can’t…

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Democracy Day: FG declares Monday as public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 14, as a public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerians on this occasion and urged all citizens to support the present administration in its efforts at ensuring a United and prosperous nation. According to a press statement issued today by the Interior Ministry’sPermanent Secretary, Dr. Shuaib Belgore, Aregbesola said any form of agitation that threatens the unity of the country should be shunned…

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