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15 Jun 2020
Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has said that the “Building our Future Together” agenda of his administration is to identify with the dreams and vision of Chief M. K.O. Abiola’s Hope ’93 campaign message.
14 Jun 2020
The celebration of June 12 as a national holiday began at a time of great social unease in Nigeria. Like the painting on a canvass, the mural throws up different perspectives and holds out varied meanings to the people. First, there was the annulment, which happened so much like rape. Then there was the long…
12 Jun 2020
Today is the 27th anniversary of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential elections won by Chief M.K.O Abiola. For a long while, Nigeria was under the jackboot of military rule and the rights of its citizens were reduced to that of subjects and the country....
18 Jun 2019
When the British Union Jack gave way for the hoisting of Nigeria’s national flag, which symbolized the end of colonial rule in Nigeria, millions of Nigerians poured into the streets and erupted into shouts of joy.
12 Jun 2019
Today marks the beginning of the celebration of Democracy Day on June 12. After about 25 years of ceaseless clamouring for the federal government to declare June 12 a national public holiday in honour of M.K.O Abiola...
12 Jun 2019
After 25 long and brutalising years, President Muhammadu Buhari on June 6, 2018, reflated wind into the sails of the small band of June 12 crusaders in the Southwest that were diminishing as the years went by.
20 Jun 2018
June 12, 1993 was the day eligible Nigerians trooped out in their numbers to choose between the late M.K.O. Abiola of the defunct Social Democratic Party (SDP) and Alhaji Bashir Tofa...
20 Jun 2018
For the couple of weeks that I was away from this page, a lot happened which may have tremendous potential for the fortune of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term ambition.
13 Jun 2018
The hero of June 12, Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (M.K.O.) Abiola ‘resurrected’ yesterday in Lagos State and was clothed with well-deserved accolades. Dressed in colourful attires portraying freedom and triumph, Lagosians from all works of life gathered at the MKO Abiola Garden..
13 Jun 2018
When I first heard about President Muhammadu Buhari’s surprise posthumous honour to Chief M. K. O. Abiola, the widely acknowledged winner of the 1993 presidential election, my instinctive thought was, “My God! How could he nerve his conscience to do that – he was a principal confidant of the Maximum Ruler who denied MKO his well deserved mandate...
17 Sep 2017
This article seeks to appeal to the elders in the land that they should wake up from their deep slumber because Nigeria that Nelson Mandela identified as the only source of pride...
7 Jun 2017
It is not out of point to regard the APC as the successor-political estate of Chief M.K.O Abiola, the great man whose sacrifice formed the cornerstone of our struggle against military rule.


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