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The Lagos State House of Assembly has called on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to direct the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture to liaise with the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice to look at the Listed Sites (Prevention) Law, 2015, with a view to removing all vestiges of slave trade and colonialism.
Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, recused himself from a suit brought by Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevokutionNow, currently before him.
The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for bestowing an additional honour on late Chief M.K.O Abiola by renaming the National Stadium Abuja after him.
Women Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Hon. Jumoke Okoya-Thomas, has urged Nigerians to continue to defend democracy as the nation remembers June 12, 1993 Presidential Election won by the late Chief M.K.O Abiola but annulled by General Ibrahim Babangida.
Sen. Bode Ola, a lawmaker in the 6th Assembly and Chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti, has urged President Muhammad Buhari to order the immediate release of the June 12,1993 election results annulled by the military government.
Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo has commended the Federal government for commemorating June 12 and making it a Democracy Day as well as a public holiday.
Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State said on Wednesday that the best way his administration would celebrate Democracy Day was to upgrade the living standard of citizens of the state.
All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that the democratic process has been further entrenched and strengthened.
Wealthy Nigerians have been urged to emulate late MKO Abiola philanthropy by assisting the less privileged members of the society.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has revoked five Oil Mining Licenses (OML) and one Oil Prospecting Licence (OPL) belonging to five companies.
Pro-democracy civil organisations on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to immortalise the late Alhaja Kudirat Abiola who was killed 23 years ago.
Pro-democracy group and rights activists have urged the Federal Government to tackle insecurity and rising youth unemployment in the country.
The Presidency has declared that the Federal Government is not considering shifting the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for second term from May 29 to June 12.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has debunked the notion that he was Cameroonian by birth and thus not qualified to contest the presidential election.
Said the human rights group, “Our security services and our governors should spare no effort to put to a stop to monetisation and commercialisation of the country’s electoral process to protect our hard earned democracy in which eminent Nigerians like the late Chief M.K.O Abiola, and his wife, Kudirat, Alfred Rewane, etc died for.”
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on traditional rulers in the country to use their positions as the closest to the grassroots to secure the country and ensure that forthcoming elections are peaceful.
The former Governor of Ogun State and Director General of the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organization, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has stated that the joint sacrifices of late Chief M.K.O. Abiola and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in 1993 metamorphosed into the current stable democracy Nigeria enjoys.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja pledged to spend more on infrastructure across the country, focusing on finishing projects delivered by local contractors and technology that create jobs for thousands of Nigerians.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said it would deploy no fewer than 20,000 ad-hoc staff for the conduct of the forthcoming Edo governorship election scheduled for Sept. 19.
The National Association of Seadogs (NAS), Pyrates Confraternity has called on the Federal Government to urgently arrest the insecurity situation in southern Kaduna.
The High Command of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN), on Thursday, said that special operations forces have been deployed to curb the incessant attacks and killings in Southern part of Kaduna state.
The President of Takete Ide Progressive Union (TIPU) in Mopamuro Local Government Area (LGA) of Kogi State, Prince Richard Dare Fiki, has called on the government, corporate organisations and well-meaning individuals to create enabling environment for the youths to actualise their God-given potentials.
Kwara has recorded seven new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 833.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says political leaders and governments must commit to opening the political space to allow for greater participation by the nation’s youth.
Police in Belarus detained 3,000 people for taking part in unauthorised gatherings during post-election demonstrations on Sunday, the interior ministry said, accusing some protesters of sparking clashes with police.
The Defence Headquarters has said that the reported activities of the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda terrorist groups in West Africa is not new.
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020 into law.