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Former chairman, Police Service Commission, PSC, Chief Simon Okeke, has faulted President Buhari’s exclusion of the former chairman, National Electoral Commission, NEC, Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, from those honoured over June 12, 1993 presidential election.
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?
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.
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.
Many who lost out in the politics of the 1990s would want Nigerians to believe that Gen. Sani Abacha was the greatest evil to have befallen the country. They are wrong. It took an Abacha to expose the average Nigerian politician as a fraud, a gangster, a selfish moron, and worse.
For the record, I did not vote on June 12, 1993. Not that I did not want to vote, but the situation conspired with the circumstances to disenfranchise me: I was out of Lagos. If I was in town, though, I would have voted for Chief MKO Abiola, the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
The Senator representing Anambra North in the National Assembly, Senator Stella Oduah, has officially declared to run for a second term under the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA).
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Victor Oye, has asked those desiring to vie for elective positions in the 2019 polls on the platform of the party to work hard.
The apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to apologize to the Igbo over his recent comment that Nigerian troops were lenient to Biafran troops and Easterners during the Civil War.
The senator representing Anambra North senatorial district, Stella Oduah, formally defected to the All Progressive Grand Alliance from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday at a ceremony held at the national secretariat of her new party in Abuja.
The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said that the ‘All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, should, as a matter of fact, wind-up and fuse into the All Progressives Congress, APC.”
There was confusion at the Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) secretariat on Friday when a trigger-happy Mobile Policeman (MOPOL) opened fire as the party’s flag bearer, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, arrived to a tumultuous welcome.
The Norwegian Ambassador to Nigeria, Kjemprud Jens-Petter, said on Wednesday that the National Library of Norway was interested in digitising literature books published in Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba.
The Sit-at-home order to be observed Wednesday by Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, a secessionist group, witnessed partial compliance in Rivers State.
The leaders of ten European Union countries including Germany and France will hold crisis talks on migration in Brussels on Sunday to try to find answers ahead of a major summit next week.
A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has described former President Goodluck Jonathan as a hero of democracy in Nigeria.
More than 450 patients died after being given powerful painkillers inappropriately at Gosport War Memorial Hospital, United Kingdom, a report has found.
The 22-year-old has made 31 appearances for the Blues since making his debut in December 2014, 19 coming as a substitute, and the lack of opportunities led to him spending last season on loan at Crystal Palace.
Mexico have been fined 10,000 Swiss francs (£7,600) after their supporters were found guilty of making "discriminatory and insulting chants" during the first half of their 1-0 win over Germany on Sunday.
The Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari has felicitated with Muslims over the successful completion of the Ramadan fast, urging them to sustain the lessons learnt during the holy month.
The Sickle Cell Support Network, an NGO, says Nigeria records about 150,000 sickle cell births annually but 75 per cent of this number never get to see their fifth birthday.
The United Nations and the Cross River State Government have concluded arrangements to introduce the United Nations 2018-2020 Sustainable Development Partnership Framework in the state.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has revealed that about 6,800 delegates will be at its national convention scheduled for June 23 in Abuja, to elect the new National Working Committee (NWC).
Saudi Arabia detained two more women’s rights advocates earlier this month and imposed a travel ban on several others in an ongoing crackdown in the conservative Muslim kingdom, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Wednesday.