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June 12 recognition: Abiola’s canonization as Buhari’s tsunami

President Muhammadu Buhari is not a run-of-the mill politician steeped and mired in the wired acrobatics of political gerrymandering. He is certainly not a politician of the Nigerian pigmentation. His exceptional politics is rooted in the military discipline that he has brought to bear in the articulation of his peculiar dispositions.

CAN backs President Buhari, Comrade Oshiomhole, says no vacancy in Aso Rock

The national executives of Change Advocates of Nigeria (CAN), Nigeria and Diaspora have endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office come 2019.

Kola Abiola: All they do at National Assembly is talk

Kola Abiola, the eldest son of the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Moshood Abiola, has called out lawmakers at the National Assembly.

Ben Nwabueze faults President Buhari’s June 12 declaration

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Ben Nwabueze, has faulted the June 12 declaration made by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Festus Keyamo: NBA blacklisted Gani Fawehinmi for supporting President Buhari

Human rights lawyer Festus Keyamo says Gani Fawehinmi was blacklisted by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) for supporting President Muhammadu Buhari in 1985.

The real way to honour MKO Abiola

And Abiola, an unlikely sacrificial lamb for the cause of the people, deserved much more than Nigeria can ever offer him. After all, he lost his life in yet unexplained circumstances and what honour, repatriation or words of men can replace such an exemplary and rare gift to humanity?

June 12: President Buhari did the unthinkable – Gani Adams

President Muhammadu Buhari did the unthinkable by honouring the martyr of democracy, the late MKO Abiola, with the most prestigious national honour (GCFR), the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba Land, Gani Adams, has said.

June 12: Umar Ardo approaches court, seeks nullification of awards

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Adamawa State, Dr. Umar Ardo, has sued President Muhammadu Buhari for conferring national honours on Late Chief MKO Abiola, Amb. Babagana Kingibe and late Chief Gani Fawehinmi.

June 12: Nigeria needs healing – Pat Utomi

A former Presidential Aspirant and Marketing Communication Expert, Prof. Pat Utomi, on Tuesday in Abuja, said Nigeria needed more healing actions from the Federal Government on the June 12 crisis.

Femi Falana: June 12 Democracy Day declaration has put an end to May 29...

Civil Right Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, on Tuesday said the declaration of June 12 as democracy day by President Muhammadu Buhari has put an end to the hypocrisy of May 29.

June 12: Campaign for Democracy commends President Buhari

The campaign for Democracy, Niger state chapter has joined other Nigerians in the growing commendation of President Mohammadu Buhari for officially recognizing the acclaimed winner of June 12 Presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola after 25 years.

June 12: Governor Ambode unveils 46-feet statue of MKO Abiola

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday unveiled a 46-feet statue of Nigeria’s symbol of democracy and adjudged winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential Election, Bashorun Moshood Kasimawo Olawale Abiola.

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.

Governor Ambode: Fiscal federalism only path to true nationhood

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has said Nigeria’s democratic experience would never be an ideal model without entrenching fiscal federalism, noting that a true federal system “is the only path to nationhood”.

President Buhari confers national honours on Iyorchia Ayu, others

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja approved the conferment of National Honours on three distinguished Nigerians who contributed immensely to the enthronement of democratic governance in the country.

Why Gani Fawehinmi would have accepted President Buhari’s honour – son

As many pro-June 12 activists gathered at the State House Conference Centre, Presidential Villa, Abuja on Tuesday, some of them shared their views on the decisions of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Senate President Saraki, Speaker Dogara absent as President Buhari honours MKO Abiola, other June...

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, were conspicuously absent on Tuesday as President Muhammadu Buhari, conferred National Honours on the heroes of June 12 struggle at the Conference Centre of the State House, Abuja.

June 12: President Buhari apologises to MKO Abiola’s family, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday tendered an apology on behalf of the Federal Government to the family of late business mogul, MKO Abiola, over the annulment of the June 12 presidential election.

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