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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, the eldest son of the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Moshood Abiola, has called out lawmakers at the National Assembly.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
Former Nigerian head of state Ibrahim Babangida has allegedly disowned a press statement authored on his behalf by his spokesman Kassim Afegbua.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Department of State Services has arrested the Senator representing Abia South in the Senate, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe.
Two people were hurt in a town in southern France on Sunday when a veiled woman shouting "Allahu akbar" (God is greatest) attacked them in a supermarket with a boxcutter knife, prosecutors said.
Leaders of terrorist group, Islamic State, are sneaking battle-hardened jihadis from Syria into Nigeria to train terrorists for possible attacks in Britain.
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, has proposed a stiffer penalty for drug counterfeiters in the country to serve as deterrent to others.
The 17th Matriculation Ceremony of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has been scheduled for Saturday, June 23, 2018.
Antoine Griezmann has signed a new five-year contract at Atletico Madrid. His new deal ends any hope of Premier League clubs landing the Frenchman’s signature this summer.