June 12

June 12 not Democracy Day yet, clarifies AGF
Abubakar Malami Isaac Adewole June 12 Muhammadu Buhari‎ National News Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo

June 12 not Democracy Day yet, clarifies AGF

Abubakar Malami • Says Buhari merely expressed desire • FG to repatriate fresh $500m Abacha loot • FEC approves N185b for roads rehabilitation The declaration of June 12 as a public holiday was a mere statement of desire by President Muhammadu Buhari, said Minister of Justice and Attorney General of […]

‘June 12 showed Nigerians could work together’
Chief MKO Abiola Comrade Sunny Ofehe Democracy Day Features June 12 Media

‘June 12 showed Nigerians could work together’

Comrade Sunny Ofehe Comrade Sunny Ofehe, an activist and Founder of Netherlands-based Non-Governmental Organization, Hope for Niger Delta Campaign (HNDC) speaks to Samson Ezea on Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day and honours for MKO Abiola and others. Excerpts: Relevance of June 12 to Nigeria’s democracy June 12 […]

Restructure now if you’re sincere, elders tell Buhari
Afenifere Chief Moshood Abiola June 12 Muhammadu Buhari‎ NADECO National News Nigeria PANDEF

Restructure now if you’re sincere, elders tell Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari • ‘How elite, military conspired against M.K.O Abiola’ • PDP, Rivers govt task FG on democratic values • Rescind illegal declaration, lawyer warns president President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day is a mere political stunt. To prove it isn’t, the leader must return […]

June 12 presidential election anniversary – Part 2
Columnists General Ibrahim Babangida General Sani Abacha June 12 MKO Abiola Opinion Tunji Braithwaite

June 12 presidential election anniversary – Part 2

Chief MKO Abiola In January 1990, the Federal Military Government amended Decree Two, shortening the time a person may be detained without charge from six months to six weeks; it named the Chief of the General Staff, Admiral Augustus Akhabue Aikhomu (1939-2011) as the only authorized signatory of detention orders […]

Oyo State declares June 12 public holiday
June 12 Metro MKO News Nigeria OYO Public Holiday

Oyo State declares June 12 public holiday

Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi.<br />Photo: Twitter/AAAjimobi Oyo State Government has declared Tuesday, June 12 as public holiday throughout the state. According to the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun, the declaration by government was to commemorate the anniversary of June 12 1993 election […]

June 12 Moshood Abiola Muhammadu Buhari‎ National News Nigeria

Benin chief Lluds Buhari on June 12 declaration

The Esogban of Benin Kingdom, Chief David Servitor, yesterday, described President Muhammadu Buhari’s honour for the late Moshood Abiola as the best gift to Nigerians.Speaking in Benin City, Edebiri said it was a good decision that could not have come at a better time, irrespective of whatever meanings some politicians were reading […]