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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 […]

Who Is Afraid Of a United Nigeria?

We have arrived again at the anniversary of June 12 Presidential Election, that event that laid bare the intent of the military dictator, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, to subject Nigerians to an unending farce in the guise of seeking a credible national democratic election. For a time, the points went to the military leadership who […]

Remembering MKO And June 12

Remembering MKO And June 12

This day, June 12 will always be remembered by those who have defied the culture of silence and conspiracy against a significant moment in Nigerian history, to remind us of how today, 23 years ago, the battle against the exit of the military from power was fought at the ballot by a determined Nigerian people. […]