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Jokotoye, The Initiator Of Nigeria’s Rename, Gives Reason Why Nigeria Should Be Renamed To UAR

Adeleye Jokotoye, a tax consultant in Lagos state, who proposed that Nigeria should be renamed the United African Republic, argued that the current name was not given to the country by its citizens but by Flora Shaw, wife of Lord Lugard, a colonialist, adding that it does not promote unity amongst citizens. “First and foremost, I want to recommend a name change from Nigeria to the United Africans Republic (UAR),” the proposal reads. “The significance of name change cannot be overemphasised. Even God our father, in the Holy books, changed names of prophets e.g. Saul to Paul, Jacob to Israel,
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Buhari not responsible for proposal to change Nigeria’s name to UAR-Aide says

An aide to President Muhammadu Buhari has said the president is not responsible for the proposed change of Nigeria’s name to the United African Republic. Bashir Ahmad, Buhari’s special assistant on new media, said a group or individual was responsible for proposing the United African Republic as a name for Nigeria. “It’s not the Nigerian government, particularly, Pres Buhari that submitted the change of name proposal, it’s an individual or a group that submitted it,” Ahmad tweeted on Thursday. “But a large number of people have already taken it to their head, accusing the President of something he absolutely no
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