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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 […]

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 […]