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Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 elections, Atiku Abubakar, has said the failure of the opposition parties to uphold the functionality of their existence is the major threat to Nigeria’s democracy. Atiku said this as this on Wednesday, June 12, as Nigerians celebrate 25 years of uninterrupted civilian rule. According…

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Former presidential candidate in the 2023 election, Peter Obi, has urged the country to re-examine its democratic journey, saying the country has deteriorated into “classical state capture” rather than a government for the people. As the country marks 25 years of democracy, Obi lamented that Nigeria’s democratic experience has been marred by leadership failures that…

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A group named Concerned Nigerians has urged the Department of State Services’ (DSS) and the Federal Government to respect citizens’ rights to peaceful assembly and expression. The group Convener, Deji Adeyanju, who made this call on Wednesday in Abuja while responding to the warning by the DSS, urged the authorities to face bandits, terrorists and…

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In a monumental speech delivered on Democracy Day, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu shared his vision for Nigeria’s future and honoured the champions of democracy. Here are the five main points from his address: 1 The ultimate sacrifice for democracy President Tinubu reminded Nigerians of the great sacrifices made by Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola during…

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President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday praised The Guardian and some other media organisations for the huge role they played in restoring democracy in Nigeria. Tinubu heaped plaudits on The Guardian and others in his address to the nation in a broadcast on the occasion of Democracy Day on June 12, 2024. “We could not have…

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