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25 Jan 2022
Secretary-General of Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), Dr. Kunle Olajide, yesterday, faulted the statement by former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, that the acclaimed
12 Jul 2021
Though it was only its barking that was heard, as it actually could not bite, the 2021 edition of June 12 is the first time in recent time that what June 12 stands for in Nigeria cut its teeth.
29 Jun 2021
Democracy is a widespread people’s participatory system of government that runs deep into citizens ’consciousness with the freedom it promises and hits back to the cord of human preservation against oppression and human right violations.
14 Jun 2021
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has declared the late Moshood Abiola as the most acceptable democrat in Nigeria for his selflessness and liberalism.
11 Jun 2021
Nigerians celebrate June 12 tomorrow, both as the now official Democracy Day and in remembrance of Chief Moshood Abiola who won the presidential election of June 12, 1993.....
16 Sep 2020
Two sons of the late winner of the June 12, 1993 election, Moshood Abiola, were yesterday freed after being detained by the police for 13 days.
Willie Obiano
12 Jun 2020
Willie Obiano of Anambra has described late Moshood Abiola as a nation in the mould of foremost Nigerian nationalist, late Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe.
12 Jun 2020
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...
17 Jun 2019
Sir: I dedicate this letter-article to the section of the Nigeria Judiciary that insisted that the forced to retire Chief Justice of Nigeria...
12 Jun 2019
These and more were some of the words and phrases that trailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as the nation’s new Democracy Day when he made the pronouncement on June 6, last year.
26 Apr 2019
The late Moshood Abiola of blessed memory, once told the late former South African President, Nelson Mandela that, “though the black ants are very small, they can wreak havoc if they had access to one’s clothings, especially if they get to the reproductive organs.” He then unequivocally advised Mandela and the South African people to…
25 Sep 2018
Last week I wrote an article on the fight between Bianca Ojukwu and her stepchildren. The step children do not want the politician-widow to contest for a senatorial...

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