Saturday, 10th June 2023

M.K.O Abiola

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.
5 May 2017
But it took a disappointed Lagosian, Deji Ayowole, who ‘photoshopped’ the late Dr. Stella Adadevoh’s photo into a Lagos at 50 banner, for the public opprobrium to be given a vent.
19 Oct 2016
Today is the 30th anniversary of Dele Giwa’s assassination. For us who were with him at Newswatch magazine, it was the day the world changed. Giwa was the pioneer Editor-in-Chief ...
13 Jun 2016
Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has declared today, June 13, as public holiday in commemoration of the annulment of the presidential election held 23 years ago.


10 mins ago
Manchester City tasted Champions League glory at last on Saturday as a second-half Rodri strike gave the favourites a 1-0 victory over Inter Milan in a tense final, allowing Pep Guardiola's side to complete a remarkable treble.
57 mins ago
The Syrian refugee detained in the stabbing of six people, including four young children, in the French Alpine town of Annecy has been charged with "attempted murder", a prosecutor said Saturday.
2 hours ago
Nigeria's security services have detained the country's suspended central bank chief as part of an investigation into his office, an agency said on Saturday.
3 hours ago
Umar Sadiq says he cannot just wait to make his debut in the UEFA Champions League in the colours of Real Sociedad even as he recuperates from injury.
3 hours ago
Nigerians have expressed shock at the ommission of KAA Gent of Belgium striker, Gift Orban and Victor Boniface of Royale Union Saint Gilloise from the latest Super Eagles squad.