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Nigeria may not celebrate another Democracy Day – Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has said another Democracy Day may not be celebrated in Nigeria if the system of government is not decentralised. Soyinka said this during an interview with Arise News which focused on the June 12 Democracy Day that was celebrated on Saturday. The Nobel Laureate lamented that the

Democracy Day: FG declares Monday public holiday, warns against agitations

The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 14 as a public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day. This is as the government warned against agitations capable of threatening the peace of the country. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made this known in a statement on Wednesday signed by the Ministry’s

We’ve Deployed 5,000 Civil Defence Agro-Rangers to Protect Farms – Buhari

Jude Johnson President Muhammadu says the Federal Government has deployed 5,000 Civil Defence Agro-Rangers to offer protection to farming investments. In a national broadcast to commemorate the 2020 Democracy Day on Friday, the president reiterated his administration’s commitment to diversifying the economy, noting that agriculture remains “the key” to this strategy. The

Democracy Day: Let’s Make Democracy Way of Life – APC

John Anyim The All Progressives Congress (APC) congratulates Nigerians on the occasion of the 2020 Democracy Day. This was contained in a Statement released on Thursday by the party's National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, in Abuja. Part of the statement reads: "Undoubtedly, the declaration of June 12 as Nigeria's Democracy

Buhari signs June 12 bill into law

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law, the bill to make June 12 Democracy Day. The senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate), Ita Enang, disclosed this to state house correspondents on Monday. Enang said the new law, now allows public holiday to be declared on June

Democracy Day: FG declares Wednesday public holiday

The Federal Government on Monday declared Wednesday, June 12, as a public holiday, to commemorate the nation’s National Democracy Day. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press & Public Relations,