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National Independence Day

A vote for parliamentary system

I have always believed that returning to a parliamentary system would offer us an opportunity to practise a more robust form of democracy. I like presidentialism, which we currently practise, but I love the parliamentary system.

President Buhari urges troops to stand against secession

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday told troops of the Nigerian military that they would be the biggest losers if Nigeria should disintegrate as being canvassed by some groups and individuals.

Buhari marks Independence Anniversary in Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari was in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Sunday to mark the military ceremonies of the National Independence Day.

Ambode tasks Nigerians on challenges threatening corporate existence

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has urged Nigerians to forge ahead in the struggle for an indivisible Nigeria rather than submitting to challenges that are threatening our corporate existence, unity and shared destiny.

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