Home Topics June 12 Democracy Day

June 12 Democracy Day

Federal government invites world leaders to maiden June 12 Demoracy Day

The Federal Government has invited world leaders for the maiden June 12 Democracy Day celebration instead of the inauguration ceremony to save cost.
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.

Lola Abiola-Edewor: I prayed MKO wouldn’t rest because he was cheated

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.

Ex-PSC chief faults exclusion of Humphrey Nwosu from June 12 awardees

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.

June 12 recognition: Abiola’s canonization as Buhari’s tsunami

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.

Senator Uchendu urges federal government to extend posthumous honour to Ken Saro-Wiwa, Obi Wali,...

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.

VP Osinbajo: President Buhari govt ready to support businesses in Nigeria

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.

CAN backs President Buhari, Comrade Oshiomhole, says no vacancy in Aso Rock

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.

Group explains why Oshomhole should be APC national chair

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.

Federal government urged to fuse Democracy Day, handing-over day into October 1

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.

Tolerate National Assembly members as your children – Senator tells President Buhari

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: 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.

Ben Nwabueze faults President Buhari’s June 12 declaration

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Ben Nwabueze, has faulted the June 12 declaration made by President Muhammadu Buhari.

You cannot intimidate ex-President Obasanjo, other Nigerians – ADC tells President 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.

2019: Afenifere gives condition for Southwest to support President Buhari

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.

June 12: President Buhari did the unthinkable – Gani Adams

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.

June 12: Gani Adams commends President Buhari for honouring MKO Abiola, Gani Fawehinmi

President Muhammadu Buhari did the unthinkable by honouring the late Moshood Abiola with the most prestigious national honour (GCFR), Gani Adams has said.

Archbishop Oche: Declaration of June 12 is justice done to MKO Abiola

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.

Recent Stories

Jigawa government releases N192m for improvement of Dutse water supply

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.
national assembly abuja

SERAP fumes over ‘repressive’ National Assembly media accreditation guidelines

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.”
David Samson Unuanel

Ex-Enyimba coach drags club over alleged N3.45 million debt

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
A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Huawei accuses US of bullying

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.

Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

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.