Knees on our necks
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.
Buhari’s June 12 speech lacks what democracy stands for, say Afenifere, analyst
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere and a public affairs analyst, Bola Bolawole, yesterday described President Muhammadu Buhari’s June 12 address as lacking in what democracy stands for and that he was not interested in a free and fair election. National Publicity Secretary of the organisation, Mr. Yinka Odumakin and the analyst, who spoke with The…
Strengthen public institutions, Bello advises President
Nigerians have been urged to consistently resist any form of dictatorship as part of the lessons learnt from the annulment of the June 12, 1993...
Democracy Day: Enugu frees 25 prison inmates
To commemorate the first anniversary of June 12, Enugu State governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi pardoned twenty-five inmates of Enugu, Nuskka and Oji River Correctional Centers.
‘Nigeria must restructure to dignify June 12’
Calls for the restructuring of the country resounded again yesterday as Nigerians reacted to today’s maiden celebration of June 12 as Democracy Day.The event marks 27 years since the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election...
‘Nigeria and its aspirations died in June 12 elections’
I would say it is a welcome development. I would say that this particular act of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is one of the most appreciative policies of his government.
Lawan, Gbajabiamila greet Nigerians, say June 12 reference point for credible polls
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, yesterday described June 12, 1993 as a legacy for free, fair and credible elections and a memorial that Nigerians stoutly rose above ethnic and religious sentiments.
Anambra government seeks national holiday in honour of Azikiwe
The government and people of Anambra State have said the declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day should be an opportunity for national introspection to enable Nigerians to identify gaps and take steps to correct them.