60th anniversary

Aside civil war, Nigeria has never been this divided – Wike

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, says contrary to the unity that was the driving force in the fight for independence, the country is now experiencing such division as has never been recorded since the civil war. Wike spoke on Thursday at an event to mark Nigeria’s 60th Independence Day celebration at the government house, Port […]

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Buhari presides over low-key 60th Anniversary at Eagle Square

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja presided over Nigeria’s 60th Independence celebration with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon; former President Goodluck Jonathan and other personalities in attendance. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the low-key event, which took place at the Eagle Square, Abuja, was held strictly in […]

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