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Again, they forgot Abuja’s birthday

By Guardian Exclusive
08 February 2020   |   7:44 pm
On 3 February 1976, military head of state Murtala Mohammed announced that Nigeria’s Federal Capital would in the future move to a location in the central part of the country.⁣ ⁣ That location was Abuja. But today, as has been the case for some years now, nobody in government remembers to mark the date. ⁣ ⁣ The multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, takes an analytical look at this issue in the latest instalment of ‘Inside Stuff.’⁣⁣ ⁣

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