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27 Jun
There is virtually nothing that one has not heard from politicians and their foot soldiers in recent times, in relation to the 2023 general elections that will usher in a new President after President Muhammadu Buhari completes his tenure.
31 May 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ambassador Babagana Kingibe as his special envoy with cabinet rank status, to Chad and the Lake Chad Basin Region. According to a statement signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, the appointment of a special envoy by the President is…
16 Jun 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has kept his promise to give a new level of historical relevance to June 12 by making it the new Democracy Day.
28 Apr 2020
It is barely a week since the remains of the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari, was laid to rest. Given the importance of the office and the fact that the wheel of governance never grinds to a halt....
15 Jun 2019
Nigeria’s opposition political parties, under the aegis of Coalition United Political Parties (CUPP), has fired back at Alhaji Babagana Kingibe over his alleged comments accusing former President Olusegun Obasanjo of having a hand in the annulment of June 12, 1993 presidential election.
23 May 2019
This is the second in the special series we are doing on the 20th anniversary of Nigeria’s return to democratic governance. One of the often forgotten aspect of the struggle against military rule is the role of women. There is no doubt that many women played leading roles in the struggle especially as members and…
11 May 2019
A former Secretary to the Federal Government, Babagana Kingibe, the Onitsha Monarch, Obi Alfred Achebe and Sir Emeka Ofor, were yesterday awarded honorary...
10 Aug 2018
National conversations are never too many. Indeed, they are part and parcel of nation-building and a compass for pathfinding. I speak to the broad theme of the summit: The role of the youth...
23 Jun 2018
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...
18 Jun 2018
In this column last week, I applauded and defended the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) to honour the late MKO Abiola and his vice presidential candidate, Babagana Kingibe for their victory in the June 12, 1993 elections, a victory which had been denied in the last 25 years. All fair minded people accepted that…
11 Jun 2018
The New Nigeria 2019 Group has backed the Senate’s resolution urging President Muhammadu Buhari to declare Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola posthumously as winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election.
6 Jun 2018
Instead of May 29 every year, Democracy Day will now be celebrated in Nigerian on June 12, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday. "I am delighted to announce that, after due consultations, the Federal Government has decided that henceforth, June 12 will be celebrated as Democracy Day," Buhari said in a statement. Nigeria had its,…


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