President Buhari Speaks On MKO Abiola’s Legacy

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the late MKO Abiola as a bridge-builder who could have prevented the religious and tribal issues besetting the country now from happening if he had been allowed to rule Nigeria. Speaking Tuesday, in Abuja, when he received Elders and Leaders of Thought from Ogun State at the State House, President […]

June 12: The Truth About June 12 Came From Where We Least Expected – Aare 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. Adams made the assertion at the 25th anniversary of June 12. 1993, Presidential Election organised by the Oodua People’s Congress in […]

If Gani Fawehinmi Was Alive Today, He Would Have Rejected The GCON Award – CDNDC

A group, Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, says the declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari is a Greek gift and has called the attention of Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka; human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), and other dignitaries invited to the investiture of MKO Abiola […]

Breaking: Buhari Directs Immediate Gazetting Of Abiola, Kingibe, Fawehinmi Honours on

Following his declaration on Wednesday that henceforth June 12 be observed as Democracy Day in Nigeria and that some heroes of democracy be given national honours, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mallam Shehu Malami to take immediate steps to publish the Presidential Order in the Federal […]

Breaking: House Of Reps In Rowdy Session Over June 12 Democracy Day Declaration

The House of Representatives was thrown into confusion on Thursday as pro and anti June 12 Democracy Day declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari charged at each other. President Buhari had on Wednesday declared that henceforth, Democracy Day will be celebrated in Nigeria on June 12 instead of May 29 every year. In the same vein, […]

June 12 Declaration: You’re Desperate, PDP Tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has described as an act of hypocrisy and political desperation, President Muhammadu Buhari’s proposed honour to late MKO Abiola, the winner of the annulled June 12 1993 election. The party, in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Kola Ologbodiyan, on Wednesday, said that President Buhari’s action merely sought […]

Buhari Declares June 12 Democracy Day, To Honour Late MKO Abiola With GCFR

Henceforth, Democracy Day will be celebrated in Nigeria on June 12 instead of May 29 every year. This is a directive from President Muhammadu Buhari. In the same vein, President Buhari said he will honour the winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola, with the highest national honour, Grand Commander […]

Lagos Declares June 12 Public Holiday

The Lagos State Government on Sunday declared Monday public holiday to mark June 12 celebration in the State, saying that the State remains committed to the ideals of the annulled 1993 Presidential election. In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello on behalf of the State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi […]