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Afe Babalola: Make June 12 inauguration for presidents, governors

Aare Afe Babalola (SAN) has declared that the declaration of June 12 by President Muhammadu Buhari’s does not mark the end of the journey of the country’s advocacy and demand for true democracy in the country.

Democracy Day: Wealthy Nigerian urged to emulate MKO Abiola

Wealthy Nigerians have been urged to emulate late MKO Abiola philanthropy by assisting the less privileged members of the society.
Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora

Senator Mamora: June 12 is really a day of celebration of democracy

A former lawmaker who served in the Sixth Assembly, Senator Oloruninbe Mamora, says June 12 is the ideal day for the celebration of democracy in Nigeria.

Federal government declares May 29 public holiday

The federal government has declared Wednesday, May 29, as work-free day to mark the 2019 presidential inauguration.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

Minister: May 29, June 12 will be public holidays

The federal government has said May 29 and June 12 will be declared as national public holidays. They will now be observed as the inauguration day and democracy day, respectively, from this year.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Presidency: Inauguration still holds on May 29, not June 12

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.

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.

Femi Falana urges federal government to adopt programmes of MKO Abiola, Gani Fawehinmi on...

The lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has called on the Federal Government to move ahead to adopt the programmes of Chief Moshood Abiola on poverty alleviation as well as respect the human rights stand of Chief Gani Fawehinmi.

Democracy Day: Don’t bother addressing Nigerians – PDP tells President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to address Nigerians on the occasion of the 2018 Democracy Day scheduled for Tuesday.

Democracy Day: Police uncover plots to cause mayhem in Delta

The Delta State police command has uncovered alleged plots by members of the outlaws Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to disrupt the peace in the state during the May 29 (Democracy Day) celebration.

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Group: Governors funding pilgrimages, instead of HIV/AIDS treatment

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Lebanese protesters vow to stay in the streets

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