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A former Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (retd.), says the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, felt embarrassed when the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 election, MKO Abiola, was given a Presidential treatment during the inauguration of South African President, Nelson Mandela.
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday said the state is poised for greatness on all fronts, having turned the page on decades of socio-economic stagnation.
A former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. (Dr) Suleiman Yahaya Kwande, has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring June 12 as “Democracy Day”, while also naming the Abuja National Stadium after Chief MKO Abiola, 26 years after the 12 June 1993 presidential election was annulled.
A former aide of Chief MKO Abiola, Lisa Olu Akerele, has said that naming National stadium after the late winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election was an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari has good heart.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.
Former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has extolled the heroic deeds of late Chief Moshood Kasimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola, acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993, presidential election for his tenacity in standing for democracy in the country.
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu said although his life as a politician had been a fulfilling journey, it has all the way been defined by struggles.
Iran's government has summoned the Dutch ambassador to protest against the deportation of two Iranian diplomats in the Netherlands, according to state-run media.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan thrice rebuffed suggestions he bestow the Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic honour on Chief MKO Abiola.
The family of late MKO Abiola and some Civil Society Organisations have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to end poverty in the nation, as that was what Abiola stood for.
Even at that time, it was pretty obvious that the unjust annulment was a huge elite conspiracy, well beyond the schemes and machinations, for which the then Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida had established a formidable reputation.
Senator Smart Adeyemi has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the honour on the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Moshood Abiola, and called on him to extend the honour to other heroes of the struggle for the actualization of the mandate.
Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to finally recognise the significance of June 12 and post-humously honouring Moshood Abiola with the title of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR).
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his decision to honour the late Moshood Abiola by declaring June 12 as Democracy Day.
The governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to go all the way by declaring the results of the June 12, 1993 elections.
The daughter of MKO Abiola, Hafsat Abiola-Costello, says the declaration of June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day proves that integrity, fairness and honour are still alive.
A former Finance Minister and also a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae, has said that his party, the Social Democratic Party (SDP), would provide a much better change positively for the nation if given a chance to lead.
Former Finance Minister and ex-Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae, has said that his party, Social Democratic Party (SDP), is the only Progressive platform that can provide the masses the desire change they have been yearning for.
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National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomhole said ousted Imo governor Emeka Ihedioha did not win the 9 March 2019 election and that the Supreme Court judgment was a remedy for the fraud.
Barely three days after the Ogun State Government denied outbreak of Lassa fever, a 26-year-old woman, Titilayo Akinsola, on Saturday, died of the hemorrhagic fever in Abeokuta, the state capital.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed that 29 deaths and 195 confirmed cases of Lassa fever had been reported in 11 states of the federation.
The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi, Saturday lamented the failure of Yoruba language to evolve with the current trends and assert its identity among respectable languages in the world.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits Manchester United are “always looking at improving the squad” as they mull over potential transfer options to provide cover for injured forward Marcus Rashford.
A woman goes to babysit for her son-in-law. But she ends up carrying, in the deal, two babies for the same man: one in her arms and the other in her stomach. It’s a story with various angles and tangles to it, a tragedy of immense proportion, with many loops and layers. And, untangling it, understanding it, is not going to prove an easy task for many a mind.
A proposed law in House of Representatives, seeking to include Lagos on the list of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) States, is in process.
Nigerian football Federation has recovered the stolen Super Eagles Instagram account from a Turkish hacker.