Home Topics Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger

Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger

Olisa Agbakoba: Babagana Kingibe unfit for national honour

Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, the running mate of late Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola for the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, has been described as unfit for the national honour accorded him by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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.

June 12: Nasarawa SDP commends President Buhari

The Nasarawa State Chapter of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring June 12 as the new Democracy Day in the country.

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.

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.

Senator Umeh: Humphrey Nwosu the real hero of June 12

The Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Chief Victor Umeh has faulted the planned honouring of June 12 heroes today without the then National Electoral Commission (NEC) Chairman, Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, saying that Nwosu was the actual hero of the 1993 general election.

Federal government invites ex-SDP governors, Humphrey Nwosu, others for June 12 event at Aso...

The federal government has invited all former governors elected under the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in in 1993 to the occasion of the historic designation of June 12 as Democracy Day and National Holiday.

President Buhari names dignitaries for conferment of national honours on MKO Abiola, others

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has just released the statement below to announce modalities for the conferment of national honours on late multibillionaire businessman cum politician, Moshood Abiola; late prominent lawyer, Gani Fawehinmi and politician, Babagana Kingibe.

Gani Fawehinmi family accepts presidential recognition, chide ex-President Obasanjo

The family of the late human right lawyer and activist, Gani Fawehinmi (SAN) has accepted the posthumous honour bestowed on the late lawyer by President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Buhari directs gazetting of MKO Abiola, Gani Fawehinmi awards

“The President also directed that this should be done so that the awards slated for June 12, 2018 can go on as planned,” the statement said.

Confusion trails General Babangida’s statement on President Buhari

Former Nigerian head of state Ibrahim Babangida has allegedly disowned a press statement authored on his behalf by his spokesman Kassim Afegbua.

Recent Stories

Argentina fans speak up after Croatia drubbing, frustrated with two members of the team

Argentina fans shocked but still dreaming of World Cup glory

The realisation that the 3-0 thumping by Croatia — complete with comedy first goal — had left the mighty two-time winners on the verge of a humiliating exit, left some of their fans in tears.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Ex-militant leaders back amnesty boss over improved implementation of scheme

Former militant leaders from the nine states of the Niger Delta region under the First phase of the Presidential Amnesty programme have thrown their weight behind the leadership of Prof. Charles Dokubo as the coordinator of the programme.
Võ Quang Huy, Từ Thành Nghĩa, Nguyễn Tuấn Hùng, Đinh Văn Ngọc

Vietnam arrests four oil execs in graft sweep

Vietnam has arrested four senior oil executives on allegations of abuse of power, in the latest arrests to target the country’s corruption-plagued energy sector.

Oghenekharo Etebo: Nigeria don’t lack goalscorers

Ahead of the Super Eagles big clash against Iceland Friday, Stock City midfielder Oghenekharo Peter Etebo has revealed in a recent interview that Nigeria don’t lack goalscorers.

DSS arrests Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe

The Department of State Services has arrested the Senator representing Abia South in the Senate, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe.