NCEF faults award given to Abiola, Fawehinmi, Kingibe
The National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) has faulted the 2018 posthumous National honors award given to the Late Moshood Abiola, Gani Fawehinmi and the National Honors Award bestowed on Babagana Kingibe...
Restructure the country now!
In response to President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to validate the June 12, 1993 elections when he formally declared the day Nigeria’s real Democracy Day and honoured the winner of that election, Chief Moshood Abiola with the nation’s highest laurel, some elders across the country.....
Sani seeks national honour for Yar’Adua, Saro Wiwa, Ubani, others
The Senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani, has said that the declaration June 12 as new Democracy Day and posthumous honour for the late Chief Moshood Abiola can only be acceptable if other pro-democracy activists who died for the struggle are regarded as national heroes.
Weekly political notes
June 12 Annulment: Buhari Apologises To Abiola Family President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, in Abuja tendered unreserved apology on behalf of the Federal Government to the family of the late Moshood Abiola, over the annulment of June 12, 1993 poll, presumably won by Abiola.The president apologised at the Special National Honours Investiture and award presentation…
Buhari apologises to Abiola’s family over June 12
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday apologised to the family of the late Chief Moshood Abiola over the annulment of the June 12, 1993 election.He offered the apology while investing Abiola with the nation’s highest honour, the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) in Abuja, yesterday.
Agoro warns government against declaring Abiola ex-president
The Chairman, National Action Council (NAC), Dr. Olapade Agoro, yesterday, warned the Federal Government against declaring the late Chief Moshood Abiola, a former president because the “June 12, 1993 election was inconclusive, with the winner not announced”.
Benin chief Lluds Buhari on June 12 declaration
The Esogban of Benin Kingdom, Chief David Servitor, yesterday, described President Muhammadu Buhari’s honour for the late Moshood Abiola as the best gift to Nigerians.Speaking in Benin City, Edebiri said it was a good decision that could not have come at a better time, irrespective of whatever meanings some politicians were reading to the action.
June 12: Aregbesola, Okei-Odumakin, Oladipupo laud decision
Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola also lauded the president’s decision.
Too much of everything
Today almost everybody agrees that there is a need for restructuring. So why are we not having it? Despite the apparent consensus, it is clear that most politicians are only paying lip service to it. If they want it, it would be done.
They did not know about the yam festival
We did not prepare for the June 12 struggle. It simply happened on us. Some of us were not happy that the military dictator, General Ibrahim Babangida, had banned many old politicians to pave way for two of his friends, Chief Moshood Abiola.....