OBA SAHEED ELEGUSHI COVERS ‘THE ELITES’ INDEPENDENCE SPECIAL EDITION

Nigeria’s most effervescent monarch, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi, the Elegushi of Ikateland, Kusenla III, graces the cover of The ELITES Special print edition to celebrate the country’s 61st Independence anniversary. The ELITES editorial team, led by the publisher and editor-in-chief, Kemi Akinyemi, paid a courtesy visit to the modern and well-appointed palace of the Elegushi, to present the special edition to him. Akinyemi extolled the monarch for his ground-breaking exploits in Ikateland and Lagos State. According to her, “The magic in Ikateland is no accident whichever way one looks at…

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POLICE DISPERSE BUHARI MUST GO PROTESTERS IN ABUJA

Protesters in the early hours of Friday stormed the Dantata Bridge on the popular Airport Road in Abuja, demanding the resignation of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). The protest coincided with the nation’s 61st Independence Anniversary. The protesters, wielding large banners, made bonfires on the highway. As of the time of filing this report, however, heavily armed policemen have disperse the protesters. The protesters had just converged at the venue to begin their demonstration when men of the Nigerian Police stormed the area. They fired tear gas canisters…

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VERBATIM: WHAT BUHARI SAID ON NIGERIA’S 61ST INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY

INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTY FIRST INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, FRIDAY 1ST OCTOBER, 2021. Citizens of Nigeria. It is with full gratitude to God that today, we celebrate Nigeria’s sixty first Independence Anniversary. 2.​For 1st of October 1960 to happen, all hands were on deck. East, West, North all came together to celebrate freedom. Today should not only serve as a reminder of the day the British handed over the reins of power to Nigerians, but…

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ZULUM: ‘TODAY IS HAPPIEST DAY OF MY LIFE’

…AS NNPC PLEDGES TO DELIVER MAIDUGURI POWER PROJECT ON SCHEDULE The Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum has described the groundbreaking ceremony of the Maiduguri & Environs Emergency Power Project (MEPP) as the happiest day of his life and a huge relief to the people of Maiduguri, who have been without power supply for nine months. According to the Governor, NNPC’s commercial investments in the 50mw combined gas power plant will ultimately increase energy supply level to Maiduguri and environs, thereby impacting the state’s economy positively, when completed. He…

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FAMILY ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER 11TH BURIAL DATE FOR AGN BOT CHAIRMAN, PRINCE IFEANYI DIKE

The remains of the late Chairman of Board of Trustees of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Prince Ifeanyi Loveday Dike, will be laid to rest on Thursday, November 11, 2021. The burial rights will commence with a service of songs at Ogba, Lagos on October 23, 2021. Another service of songs cum wake keep, will be held at his hometown, Ndi Awa, Arondizuogu, Ideato North LGA, Imo State on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. On Thursday, November 11, 2021, his body will be interred after church service at his homestead.…

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