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Ayodele Fayose
13 Jun 2019
Former Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose Thursday said the renaming of Abuja Stadium after Moshood Abiola by President Muhammadu Buhari was a shame on former president Olusegun Obasanjo. Abiola won the 1993 general elections and was detained by the then military regime after he declared himself president on June 11, 1994. Fayose, a member of…
13 Jun 2019
Human rights activist and former President of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olisa Agbakoba, in this interview with ONYEDIKA AGBEDO, urges the Federal Government to take the recognition of June 12 a step further by declaring it MKO Abiola Day and given Abiola his place in as president even though he never allowed to serve
12 Jun 2019
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola. Abiodun stated this on Wednesday during the June 12 anniversary commemoration and 2019 Democracy Day celebration, held at the MKO Abiola Stadium…
12 Jun 2019
Mixed reactions have trailed Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari's decision to rename the Abuja National Stadium after the late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola, winner of the annulled June 12, 1993, presidential election. “Today, I propose the renaming of the Abuja National Stadium,” Buhari said this during his Democracy Day speech at the Eagle’s Square, Abuja.…
12 Jun 2019
The presidential candidate of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari's government is unworthy of celebrating June 12 as Nigeria's Democracy Day. "It is not enough to declare June 12 a Democracy Day when the government of the day is disrespectful of the rule of law and wantonly disregards…
12 Jun 2019
It is a welcome development that is well over due. Indeed 26 years ago, Chief MKO Abiola should have taken over as president. So it is better late than never to declare it as Democracy Day.
12 Jun 2019
Praise be to God for your life and the courage, fortitude and determination with which He endowed you. May we live long to be of service to each other in the contribution we make to the development....
12 Jun 2019
Late Alhaji Lamidi Adedibu, former Minister of Justice, Prince Bola Ajibola and yourself could be regarded as the three musketeers who worked closely with late Chief MKO Abiola in the preparation for the June 12 1993 elections.
11 Jun 2019
The season for the commemoration of all things democratic is firmly upon Nigeria. The Executive branch at federal and state levels began new terms...
10 Jun 2019
Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, who represents Delta Central Senatorial District in the Senate, tells LEO SOBECHI in this interview that having pressured President Muhammadu Buhari to get involved in the issue of nomination of principal officers of the ninth Senate, members-elect of the National Assembly from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have no reason to…
9 Jun 2019
Conveners of the June 12 Pro Democracy Movement; an umbrella body for pro -democracy groups associated with June 12, 1993 struggle, have charged its members and allies not to engage in panicky measures on insecurity....
31 May 2019
The fight for June 12 was vicious in an unprecedented way. It was unexpected but what made matters worse was not just the callous way my parents were killed during the struggle but the betrayals they suffered before and after their demise.

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