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Buhari and The June 12 Saga

There are three aspects – the strategic, the political and the legal – to the Federal Government’s decision to replace May 29 with June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day, and to confer on the late Chief MKO Abiola, the highest honour in the land. Strategy: Long before now, the Buhari government had needed to review […]

June 12 – Celebrating Chief Moshood Abiola

June 12 – Celebrating Chief Moshood Abiola

The popular belief that business giant Chief Moshood Abiola won the June 12, 1993 election was further reinforced yesterday. In the view of the man who conducted the historic  presidential election, Prof. Humphrey Nwosu,  the recognition of the date as Democracy Day and the honour for “the winner will rekindle the national consciousness of all […]

FG Immortalises Abiola; June 12 Now Democracy Day

FG Immortalises Abiola; June 12 Now Democracy Day

In a landmark decision, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday proclaimed June 12 as the country’s Democracy Day to be celebrated as a public holiday from next year in commemoration of the momentous June 12, 1993 Presidential election won by Chief Moshood Abiola. Chief Abiola is also to be post-humously honoured with the nation’s highest award, Grand […]

President Buhari Addresses Nigerians To Mark Democracy Day

President Buhari Addresses Nigerians To Mark Democracy Day

My Dear Nigerians! Today marks the 19th year of our nascent democracy and the 3rd Anniversary of this administration. I am thankful to Almighty God for bringing us thus far. This administration came at a time that Nigerians needed Change, the Change we promised and the Change we continue to deliver. We have faced a […]

Falana, Rewane, Others React As Buhari Fails To Name Looters

Falana, Rewane, Others React As Buhari Fails To Name Looters

Some legal practitioners and economists have expressed support for the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to unveil the names of looters and the amount of looted assets so far recovered. The President, had, in an interview in London, while attending the anti-corruption summit organised by British Prime Minister, David Cameron, recently, promised to disclose the […]