Tag Archives: Democracy

Buhari Off to Paris, to Participate in African Finance Summit, Will Hold Talks With French President Macron On Security

President Muhammadu Buhari will today Sunday, May 16, 2021, depart Abuja for Paris, France, on a four-day official visit to attend African Finance Summit which will be focused on reviewing African economy, following shocks from Coronavirus pandemic, and getting relief, especially from increased debt burden on countries. The Summit, to be hosted by President Emmanuel…

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DSS Warns! Will Not Tolerate Those Inciting Disorder & Threatening the Sovereignty Existence of Nigeria

On Sunday the spokesman of the Department of State Services (DSS), Peter Afunanya, released a statement condemning anyone that inciting disorder and involved in activities of anarchy in the country. The statement with headline “DSS SUPPORTS INDIVISIBLE UNITED NIGERIA; WARNS AGAINST UNSAVOURY AND INCITING UTTERANCES” warns against self-centred individuals and groups to stop engaging in acts inimical to the peace…

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Buhari Encourages Peaceful Protests Amid Claims Of Second Wave Of #EndSARS Demonstrations

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that those willing to protest are at democratic liberty of doing so but his administration will not tolerate any acts of hooliganism. The president who spoke in a virtual arrangement at the Chief of Army Staff’s Annual Conference 2020 on Monday said hooligans hiding behind lawful and peaceful protests will be dealt with decisively…

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Federal Government Tells US, UK To Stop Disrespecting Nigeria Over New Visa Restrictions

Following U.S. Depart of State’s caution against Nigerians who are attacking the country’s democracy, the federal government has asked the United States and United Kingdom to stop disrespecting the country and its citizens. This was disclosed in reaction to the recent statements issued by both countries on the governorship elections holding in Edo and Ondo…

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Everything You Need To Know About US Visa Ban On Those Attacking Nigeria’s Democracy

On Monday September 14, the US government has slapped a visa restriction on Nigerians who try to undermine the country’s democracy by causing violence or rigging elections. A statement released by the spokesperson for the Department of State, Morgan Ortagus, said those issued visa restrictions are not directed at Nigerians in general but certain people that oppose peace and…

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Governor Ganduje’s Daughter Fatima Speaks On Sanusi’s Dethronement: “My Father Is Not Your Mate”

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje‘s daughter, Fatima Ajimobi has weighed in on the ongoing rift between her father and former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. The politician took to her Instastory to make a direct comment on the dethronement which has been making headlines for the past few days. Fatima described her father as a master…

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Voting Is The Only Means Of Changing A Government – Presidency Warns Against Revolution Movement

Ahead of Monday’s scheduled ‘revolution’ march by the Global Coalition for Security and Democracy in Nigeria, the Presidency said on Sunday that elections remain the best way to change a government. In a statement signed and posted on social media by the Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), Garba Shehu, the Presidency…

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President Buhari Lauds America’s ‘Historic’ Role In Deepening Democracy In Nigeria

  President MuhammaduBuhari on Tuesday expressed appreciation for the important role the U.S. played in the success of the 2015 general elections in Nigeria. A statement issued in Abuja by MalamGarbaShehu, the President’s Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, said Buhari expressed the view when he received the outgoing Ambassador of the U.S. to…

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Democracy Returns To Burkina Faso, VP Osinbajo & ECOWAS Leaders Witness Handover

Thankfully the Military coup which took place in Burkina Faso last week (read about it here) was short lived. The coup plotters agreed to relinquish power 24 hours after leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) met in Abuja to intervene on the nation’s plight. In a handover ceremony witnessed by Vice President…

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