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Democracy Day: Buhari urged to sign Electoral Amendment Bill

The Action Democratic Party, ADP, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency, sign the 2018 Electoral Amendment bill into law.

I reluctantly suspended ex-CJN Onnoghen – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja met with the leadership of the Afenifere, where he explained why the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen was suspended before his voluntary retirement on May 28.

MKO Abiola’s son endorses Atiku, says ‘Nigeria needs thoroughbred democrat not converted one’

Aliyu Abiola, a son of the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, MKO Abiola, has endorsed the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, ahead of the February 16 election.

MKO Abiola’s eldest daughter lauds declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day

Lola Abiola-Edewor, eldest daughter of late Bashorun MKO Abiola, on Saturday lauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as the new Democracy Day, saying it is justice to her father.

June 12 declaration: New MKO Abiola statue unveiled in Lagos

The Lagos state Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has unveiled a new Statue of the M.K.O Abiola at Alapere, Ketu, on Tuesday following President Muhammadu Buhari’s conferment of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic, GCFR, on the democracy Icon.

Soyinka wants Buhari to institute Hall of Shame award

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, Tuesday in Abuja requested President Muhammadu Buhari to institute an award to ‘‘name and shame’’ all those who truncated Nigeria’s democratic transition with the annulment of June 12 presidential election.

Buhari to release more names of Democracy heroes for recognition

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha, has declared that more names will be announced later for national honours for their role in the struggle for democracy.

Abiola’s GCFR, June 12 rudest shock for Obasanjo: Yoruba Group

The forum`s secretary-general, however, said that it was time to let the likes of Obasanjo to understand that without them, Nigeria would be a better country to live in.

Osun gov’t declares June 12 public holiday

The Osun Government has declared June 12 as public holiday to mark democracy day in the state. Obawale Adebisi, the Commissioner for Home Affairs, in...

Award of GCFR to Abiola acknowledges he won 1993 election — Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, says President Muhammadu Buhari declaring June 12 as Democracy Day and the award...

Third Force: Of Ramaphosa, Abiola and Dangote, by Yushau A. Shuaib

A sudden political change occurred recently when an international businessman, Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa emerged the new South African President. He has impacted positively on...

Why I dumped PDP, by Doyin Okupe

A former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Mr Okupe, who...

June 12 heralded today’s democracy in Nigeria – Tinubu

All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain, Bola Tinubu said on Monday that if not for the uncompromising resistance to military rule engendered by the annulment...

Ambode says June 12 is ‘real Democracy Day’, declares public holiday in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Sunday joined Oyo, Ogun and Osun states to declare Monday public holiday to mark the June 12 anniversary in...

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