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Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by ijustdey: 3:40pm On Sep 16
President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the official “Nigeria at 60” logo for Independence Day this year.



It was the first order of business before the start of the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council at State House.

The meeting, being held at the Council Chamber, is attended physically by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha.

Also in attendance physically are the Ministers of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, and, Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, among others.

The Federal Government said Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary celebration will be observed for a whole year, ending September 30th, 2021

President Buhari, who spoke at the unveiling, said the anniversary celebration would be held low-key this year.

The President, who cited the scourge of the COVID-19 pandemic as reason, spoke after the SGF had given a background to how the logo was adopted and the modalities guiding the anniversary celebration

He said his administration would henceforth ensure more inclusiveness.

According to the President, the theme of this year’s anniversary celebration; “Together Shall We Be” had been chosen to forge a more united and cohesive Nigeria.

“Today we stand on the threshold of history as we formally begin a series of activities commemorating Nigeria’s Diamond Anniversary. The task history has saddled me with today is to proclaim a theme that will keep us united, help us forge ahead and unveil a logo that will form the critical pillars, which are eleven months modest commemoration activities will rest on .

“Celebrating 60 years of independence really calls for pomp and pageantry, but the global COVID-19 Pandemic, which has forced all nations in the world to think and act differently, has also forced on us the imperative of a low-keyed celebration. Operating within the limitations placed by the COVID-19 pandemic, we created an internet challenge for Nigerians to make a choice from a set of four pre-selected logos that will appropriately define theme.

“Of these four options, Nigerians from all walks of life participated in making a choice and I’m happy to let you know that the logo I will be unveiling is a product of choice from the Nigerian people.

“I’m informed that the selected option depicts our togetherness; a country of over 200 million people, whose natural talents, grits and passion glitter like the precious diamond we are. This to me is a sufficient appreciation to our most precious assets; our people. Everywhere you go, Nigerians are sparkling like diamonds in the pack, whether in academia, business, Innovation, music, movie, entertainment and culture.

“Furthermore, I’m also made aware that the neatly encrusted diamond on the Nigerian map symbolises our age of treasure, the worth of the Nigerian people, who are sparkle to the admiration of the world.

“In the same vein, the fair green and the dark green colours should respectively remind us of our warmth, welcoming spirit and love, as well as abundant wealth inherent in our human capital and the richness of our land.

“All these properties made us, unarguably, the most prosperous black nation in the world and Africa’s largest economy. It is therefore with a deep feeling of national pride and I hereby announce to you that “Together shall we be” shall the theme of our nation’s 60th anniversary celebration.

“Our founding fathers, in spite of differences in faith, tribe and tongue, came together to fight for Nigeria’s independence. This shall be a befitting tribute to the struggle of our heroes past.

“It is to the glory of God and in celebration of the attainment of the diamond age of 60 by our great nation that I hereby unveil the preferred anniversary logo for this momentous occasion in our national history.

“At this juncture, let me thank members of the inter-ministerial committee on Nigeria’s 60th anniversary celebration for the work they have done so far and remind them that this is just the beginning. As we celebrate this anniversary, this government will work towards greater inclusiveness and look forward to the participation of all Nigerians”, the President said.

The SGF, who is the Chairman of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Nigeria’s 60th Anniversary celebration, revealed the process that led to the choice of logo and said the reason for a year-long celebration was to make the country heal.

“Your Excellency, Mr President, upon your approval of the inter-ministerial committee on Nigeria’s 60th anniversary and directive for a low-key celebration that will be highly inclusive, the inter-ministerial committee went to work and agreed on the theme to drive the celebrations.

“One major agreement also was the need to deviate from the norm of celebrating our landmark events with a conclusion of the day of such event. Thus it was agreed that to make the diamond anniversary very inclusive and create opportunities for internalisation and buying by all sectors of Nigerian people, a year-long celebration will be pursued, starting from the date of launching a web portal, to September 30th, 2021.

“Mr President, members of Council, I am happy to inform you today that the unveiling of the logo is the second milestone of the celebration, but it actually marks the official takeoff of Nigeria’s 60th anniversary celebration. Kindly permit me to provide a little background as to the theme, processes for selection of logo, eventual outcome and outstanding elements, as well as rationale for a year-long celebration.

“The inter-ministerial committee had a robust discussion and argument on the theme and finally settled on the one that recognises our sojourn in nationhood, identified challenges faced all through and what is required to move Nigeria to its enviable stage among the comity of nations,” he said.

https://dailytrust.com/buhari-unveils-nigeria-at-60-logo
Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by Brandstudio01: 3:58pm On Sep 16
No sure I'm surprise. Because no one pray to have an irrelevant dad. Do you?

Abeg jare , I will Design a Professional Logo for your product or Business for 2k Only.

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by Bilabong(m): 4:12pm On Sep 16
What exactly are we celebrating?


It should be "NO KEY CELEBRATION"

We have lost everything... undecided

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by MANNABBQGRILLS: 4:12pm On Sep 16
President Buhari, who spoke at the unveiling, said the anniversary celebration would be held low-key this year.
The President, who cited the scourge of the COVID-19 pandemic as reason.
Understandably.
May God make our nation the GIANT OF AFRICA people refer it to.
Nigeria will be great again in our lifetime.
God bless Nigeria.

kayjay69:
How will nigeria be great again in our lifetime?
Excuse us Mr man,
We said our lifetime, not your lifetime.
Don't get it twisted!
If you don't want your country to be great in your lifetime, Goodluck to you!

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by 69Ansour69: 4:13pm On Sep 16
Mehhn!
Kai wallahi!!
E better make e go on the low o...
Cos, currently naija nor fine at all...
The logo fine sha
God bless me!
God bless Nairalanders!!
God bless Naija!!!

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by landforeast: 4:13pm On Sep 16
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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by Bustincole(m): 4:13pm On Sep 16
Naija for show


Im sure the 60th birday cake will cost.... N29.9 Trillion

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by Articul8(m): 4:13pm On Sep 16
na so...60years no be beans. it will take 12months to remind us we are already 60.

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by potbelly(m): 4:13pm On Sep 16
Low key celebration for 12 months?

This govt is something else

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by Maj196(m): 4:13pm On Sep 16
undecided
Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by cbb1: 4:14pm On Sep 16
Brandstudio01:
No sure I'm surprise. That's same treatment an irrelevant dad get from his kids on his birthday
Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by Stopfapping: 4:14pm On Sep 16
I want to know the budget for this logo

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by sirfemoz(m): 4:14pm On Sep 16
Nothing to celebrate. Nigerian government have failed the citizens. Better we remember the day and move on.

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by DMerciful(m): 4:14pm On Sep 16
Bubu is really not aware that Nigerians despise his govt. How can a president be so clueless?

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by shiki(m): 4:14pm On Sep 16
''Together shall we be'' ...if Lord Lugard comes back to life, he will REJECT this type of togetherness

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by wellmax(m): 4:14pm On Sep 16
Brandstudio01:
No sure I'm surprise. That's same treatment an irrelevant dad get from his kids on his birthday
Whao, tell us more about this your dad.

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by Thisis2raw(m): 4:14pm On Sep 16
What the nation has successfuly done is to improvish the lives of the innocent citizens

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by chinavs9ja(m): 4:14pm On Sep 16
Lols...why low key, make una no shock say the 9ja at 60 logo design go cost them 1 million naira kiss

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by gurunlocker: 4:15pm On Sep 16
What are they celebrating?


Instilling suffering on people?

Killing in most part of the country? Bad economy? This time when everything is expensive and masses can't afford to buy things?

Which of the failures are they celebrating? grin grin grin cheesy

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by 900warriorz(m): 4:15pm On Sep 16
What do we have to celebrate? Failure? undecided

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by jullary(m): 4:15pm On Sep 16
Mumu! as if it will change the lives of Nigerians. Celebrating for dis hard time.

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by UDUJ(m): 4:15pm On Sep 16
Just another avenue to steal money. Don't be surprised to hear over 10 billion naira was spent for the Low-Key Celebration. Nothing surprises me anymore in this country.

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by Sonnobax15(m): 4:15pm On Sep 16
undecided.

whether low key or high key oh, that doesn't change the fact that Nigerians are suffering...


so Tay Nigerians don dey relocate go Lome.... that's very bad....see wetin our leaders don reduce us to...

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by originalprof: 4:15pm On Sep 16
ijustdey:


https://dailytrust.com/buhari-unveils-nigeria-at-60-logo
to the choice of logo and said the reason for a year-long celebration was to make the country heal. (SO NIGERIA IS INJURED OR MAY BE DEAD)
Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by gbaskiboy(m): 4:15pm On Sep 16
What are we gonna celebrate!
Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by adeniyi997: 4:15pm On Sep 16
I pray the country gets better as we knack this 60years.

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by CodeTemplar: 4:15pm On Sep 16
Maybe they plan to celebrate it with cocoa yam planting and harvest.

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by CocaineLord(m): 4:15pm On Sep 16
Nigeria at 60 is still the poverty capital of the world ! Terrorism and insecurity are at an all time high ! The leaders are clueless and the youths are wasting away watching Big brother naija and fighting to comment on Instablog9ja and Tunde ednut's page.

Smh

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Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by Lekmusic: 4:16pm On Sep 16
To last 12 months?
Re: Low-Key Celebration Of “Nigeria At 60” To Last 12 Months by ForeThinker: 4:16pm On Sep 16
Nawaao

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