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Chief MKO Abiola

25 Sep 2020
On Sept. 19, the nation’s electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), proved bookmakers wrong by conducting what has so far been termed as one of the freest and credible elections in the country. The election was devoid of the usual violence and conspiracies to steal the mandate of the electorate to chose who…
13 Jun 2020
Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said that the annulment of the June 12, 1993, presidential election was the second
29 May 2020
Today’s sermon was not originally planned to plumb the inner portals of the legendary patrimony of the icon of Arabic-Islamic scholarship in this part of the world, Shaykh Adam Abdullah...
10 Nov 2019
The death has occurred of Dr. Ore Falomo, the personal physician to the late acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993, presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola.
Sowore
30 Aug 2019
It will be disingenuous to claim that pleading for leniency for Omoyele Sowore, and clamour for his release is romanticising Sowore’s misdemeanor. This writer is only miffed with those youths who poke fun of Sowore on his current travails and also to Sowore’s unwise approach to national issues and political consciousness.
20 Jun 2019
She had the eerie premonition of her impending death. But she decided to move out on that fateful day, braving the odds and ultimately paid...
19 Jun 2019
Whatever informs the designation of a particular day as “democracy day,” the fact remains that no single event no matter how watershed, epic, epochal or even significantly milestone could be sufficiently democratic to guarantee democracy. No outline of single electoral process, no matter how credible, free and fair can ultimately qualify as the final product…
14 Jun 2019
A former member of the House of Representatives, Dr. Suleiman Yahaya Kwande has commended President Muhammadu Buhari...
21 Jan 2019
Jamiu Abiola, a son to late Chief MKO Abiola, has slammed former President Olusegun Obasanjo for “benefitting on his father’s blood” but neglecting...
24 Dec 2018
I once talked about the “iniquity of greed” with a Nigerian I met in London sometime in the 1980’s. The meeting place was at the then...
15 Jun 2018
When I arrived in Lagos in January 1992 after serving three military governments in Akure, politics was in the air. A friend of mine, Senator Mahmud Waziri had shown interest in contesting the Presidential election under the platform of SDP. He then pleaded with me to help him in his Presidential bid. A friend needed…
12 Jun 2018
Position of Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum on state of the nation In the midst of the euphoria generated by the recognition of June 12 as the Democracy Day and the honoring of the winner of the freest and fairest elections in the history of Nigeria we, of the Southern and Middle Belt Leaders…

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