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June 12 Democracy Day
The Federal Government has invited world leaders for the maiden June 12 Democracy Day celebration instead of the inauguration ceremony to save cost.
Mrs. Lola Abiola-Edewor, one of the children of the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Moshood Abiola, on Saturday, appreciated those at the forefront of the struggle for her father’s recognition by the Federal Government.
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.
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.
The senator representing Rivers East, Andrew Uchendu, has urged the Federal Government to extend the posthumous honour conferred on Chief MKO Abiola to some indigenes of Rivers State who were murdered in the bid for the freedom of their people.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has stated that the Federal Government is actively supporting private investors in the power sector, and is continuously working to ensure the business environment is conducive for businesses to thrive in the country.
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.
A support group within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Change Advocates of Nigeria (CAN) on Saturday called on delegates for the party’s national convention to elect immediate past governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, as the next national chairman of the party.
Former Chairman of Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP), Dr Sarah Jibrin, has called for the fusion of new Democracy Day and Handing-Over ceremony with Independence Anniversary programme every year.
The deputy senate leader, Bala Na’Allah, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to tolerate senators and members of the house of representatives as as his children.
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.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Ben Nwabueze, has faulted the June 12 declaration made by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The National Chairman of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Chief Ralphs Okey Nwosu, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari and security agencies in the country to tread softly on their determination to subdue the opposition ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, insisted on Thursday that President Muhammadu Buhari must restructure Nigeria to get the support of the South West in 2019.
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari did the unthinkable by honouring the late Moshood Abiola with the most prestigious national honour (GCFR), Gani Adams has said.
The Methodist Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Oche Job, says the declaration of June 12 as a Democracy Day in Nigeria is justice done to the late Chief Moshood Abiola.
The Managing Director of Jigawa Water Board, Zayyan Rabiu, on Monday said that the state government has released N192 million for the improvement of water supply in Dutse metropolis.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the “leadership and management of the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the repressive media accreditation guidelines or face legal action.”
Former Coach of Enyimba International F.C., Samson Unuanel, on Tuesday dragged the club before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, over alleged unpaid N3.450 million, being the balance of his sign-on-fee
Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.
The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.
The purported leakage of an audio of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Godwin Emefiele, discussing an alleged missing N500bn has been condemned by the Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG), as an act done in bad faith and an attempt to blackmail the CBN governor.
A 100 level political science/public administration student of the University of Uyo, Kingsley Etim, has drowned in a hotel swimming pool.
Diego Simeone has said he is confident that Atletico Madrid will survive the loss of departing forward Antoine Griezmann.
The Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoyeh, has said that vote-buying is so rampant and widespread in the country that it is difficult to arrest and prosecute offenders.
The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has relieved the Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Sufficiency, Dr Uduak Udo-Inyang, of his duties.