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Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

June 12 Democracy Day excites Asiwaju Tinubu

Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, National Leader of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), is excited over plans to celebrate June 12 as democracy day.

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: Arewa CF hails President Buhari’s declaration

The Arewa Consultative Forum has said the conferment of national awards by President Muhammadu Buhari on the late Chief MKO Abiola; his running mate, Alhaji Babagana Kingibe; and the late human rights lawyer, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, will heal the wound of the annulment of June 12. 1993 presidential election by Gen. Ibrahim Babangida.

Joe Okei-Odumakin: MKO Abiola should be declared President

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President of Women Arise for Change Initiative (WA), on Thursday agreed with the Senate for a posthumous declaration of Chief MKO Abiola as President.

APC urges President Buhari to honour Kudirat Abiola

The party believes Kudirat Abiola paid the supreme price when she was assassinated in Lagos on June 4, 1996 in the struggle to restore her husband’s mandate as the winner of the 1993 presidential election.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Award of GCFR acknowledges MKO Abiola won 1993 election

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says President Muhammadu Buhari declaring June 12 as Democracy Day and the award of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic to late MKO Abiola serves as an acknowledgement that he won the 1993 election.

NLC commends President Buhari over MKO Abiola, June 12

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his decision to honour the late Moshood Abiola by declaring June 12 as Democracy Day.

Textile workers hail President Buhari on June 12 decision

The Textile Workers Union on Thursday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring June 12 as Democracy Day and for conferring a posthumous award on Moshood Abiola.

House of Representatives in rowdy session over June 12

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives on Thursday were divided over the declaration of June 12 as National Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Senator Melaye: MKO Abiola cannot be awarded GCFR, he’s no longer Nigerian

The senator representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye, has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against breaching the constitution in his latest move of conferring the honour of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) on Moshood Abiola, the widely acclaimed winner of the 1993 presidential election.

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