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2019: Ex-President Obasanjo under pressure to support Atiku Abubakar’s presidential bid

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is under pressure from close friends and political allies to support his erstwhile deputy, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in his presidential bid, according to a report.
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2019: Ex-President Obasanjo hold talks with Afenifere, other Yoruba leaders in Lagos

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with some Yoruba leaders including leaders of the socio-political organisation, Afenifere, to discuss ways of moving Yoruba land and the country forward.

IPOB: June 12 Democracy Day a Greek gift to pacify Yoruba

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has condemned the re­cent declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari in honor of late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of 1993 presidential election.

Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum demands IGP, INEC chairman’s sack

Worried by the audacious refusal of the police to submit to civil authority and the doubt over the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct credible elections in 2019, Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum has demanded the immediate sack of Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris and the INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu.

MKO Abiola’s posthumous award does not make you a democrat – PDP tells President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has told President Muhammadu Buhari that bestowing a posthumous national award on the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election and democratic icon, Chief MKO Abiola, does not make him (Buhari) a democrat.

June 12: President Buhari’s Greek gift to woo Southwest – IPOB

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s pronouncement of June 12 as Democracy Day in honour of the late Chief MKO Abiola as a Greek gift, meant to woo people of the South-west of the country.

Ayo Adebanjo: President Buhari has failed if he thinks he can bamboozle Yoruba with...

Elder statesman Ayo Adebanjo says President Muhammadu Buhari has failed if he thinks he can bamboozle the Yoruba people with the June 12 declaration.

MKO Abiola children, Afenifere thank President Buhari over June 12

Hafsat Abiola-Costello, daughter of the late MKO Abiola, has hailed the declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by the Federal Government.

Governor Obiano: It’s time for Ndigbo to ask Nigeria hard questions

Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, says it is time for the Igbo people to ask their fellow Nigerians what type of country they want.

Nnia Nwodo: Why police chief, others disrespect national assembly

The President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, John Nwodo, has suggested that too much powers in the hands of the executive is the reason for the disregard of the legislative arm of government by some public officials.

In Pictures: Vice President Osinbajo at Ayo Adebanjo’s 90th birthday service

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, was a prominent guest at 90th birthday anniversary service of Chief Ayo Adebanjo, one of the fiercest critics of his boss, President Muhammadu Buhari held at St. Philips Anglican church, Isanya Ogbo-Ijebu, Ogun State on Wednesday.

President Buhari felicitates Ayo Adebanjo at 90

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated elder statesman and legal luminary, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, on his 90th birthday.

How Bola Ige, ex-President Obasanjo caused demise of AD – Ayo Adebanjo

Elder statesman, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, has accused former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, late Bola Ige of masterminding the death and presiding over the funeral of the Alliance for Democracy, AD.

Ayo Adebanjo: Ex-President Obasanjo’s administration was a calamity

Chief Ayo Adebanjo, a prominent Afenifere chieftain, has released hit book in which he described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration as a calamity.

Ayo Adebanjo: Ex-President Obasanjo’s eight-year tenure was a tragedy

An elder statesman and chieftain of the defunct Alliance for Democracy (AD), Ayo Adebanjo, says former president Olusegun Obasanjo performed dismally while in office.

Restructuring: Ex-President Jonathan urges President Buhari to adopt 2014 national conference report

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government to revisit the report of the 2014 national conference to end the myriad of agitations, protests, provocations and clamour for reforms in Nigeria.

Governor Akeredolu reiterates commitment to industrialising Ondo

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Sunday reiterated the commitment of his administration to providing more developmental projects in order to industrialise the state.

Appoint security chiefs to reflect federal character – Afenifere tells President Buhari

The Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, has called for the immediate review of the appointments of heads of security agencies in the country to reflect federal character principle.

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