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Saturday, 25 September 2021

Nigeria celebrates 60 years of independence

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Nigeria celebrates 60 years of independence
Nigeria celebrates 60 years of independence
Nigeria celebrates 60 years of independence

Nigerian residents sang and clapped as they marked the country's 60th year of independence from British rule.

Footage shows the men wearing face masks singing lively while clapping beats on October 1 in the capital Abuja.

This independence day is held as an annual national holiday in Nigeria where the president delivers a speech before a military parade.

Nigeria was part of West Africa, which was ruled by Britain from the mid-nineteenth century until 1960.