NANS opposes six-year term for president, govs
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NANS opposes six-year term for president, govs

The National Association of Nigerian Students, on Thursday, rejected the bill seeking a single term of six years for the President and state governors, describing it as “anti-democracy and an attempt to stifle people’s choice”. It will be recalled that 35 members of the House of Representatives, under the auspices of Reformed-minded Legislators, last week…

Democracy Day: “Our democracy a testament to our collective will and determination” – HRA
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Democracy Day: “Our democracy a testament to our collective will and determination” – HRA

As Nigeria commemorates Democracy Day, Hon. Rasaq Ajala (HRA), Chairman of Odiolowo-Ojuwoye LCDA, extolled the nation’s unwavering commitment to democratic principles, hailing it as a reflection of the collective will and determination of the Nigerian people. “Today, we celebrate our resilience and the enduring spirit of democracy,” Ajala remarked. “Our democracy is a testament to…

June 12: Who is Moshood Kashimawo Abiola?
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June 12: Who is Moshood Kashimawo Abiola?

Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, also known as MKO Abiola GCFR (24 August 1937 – 7 July 1998) was a Nigerian Yoruba businessman, publisher, politician and aristocrat of the Egba clan. He was the Aare Ona Kankafo XIV of Yorubaland. MKO Abiola ran for the presidency in 1993, for which the election results were annulled…

Democracy Day: FG declares Wednesday public holiday
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Democracy Day: FG declares Wednesday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, 12 June, 2024 as public holiday to commemorate this year’s democracy day. Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji- Ojo, made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, Tuesday in AbujaThe minister who congratulated Nigerians on the occasion, said the celebration is a moment of reflection for the nation…

Education: Reps want national curriculum review
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Education: Reps want national curriculum review

Nigerian primary, secondary, and tertiary institutions may soon have new curricula following the adoption of the motion on the floor of the House of Representatives during plenary on Thursday. This was a sequel to the House resolution on a motion titled “Review of the Nigerian curriculum for primary and secondary schools in line with current…