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Zwingina Demands Release Of June 12 Results

1 month ago /
Nation 

The director general Abiola campaign organization in the June 12, 1993 election Jonathan Zwingina wants president Buhari to direct the independent national electoral commission, INEC to release the result of June 12 presidential election and declare MKO Abiola the winner.

June 12 Democracy Day: Legal Fireworks Continue

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari may have put his name in the record books when he declared June 12 as Nigeria’s democracy day.

Abiola Invested With GCFR By BuharI

2 months ago /
Nation 

Renowned pro-democracy activists and other Nigerians have described the investiture of late MKO Abiola with the national honor of the grand commander of the federal republic and the recognition of June 12 as democracy day in Nigeria as a bold and wise decision.

President Buhari Confers National Honours To Agunwa Anekwe, Others

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the conferment of National Honours on three distinguished Nigerians who contributed immensely to the enthronement of democratic governance in the country.

Nwosu Hails Recognition Of June 12 As Democracy Day

2 months ago /
Politics 

The chairman of the Defunct National Electoral Commission, NEC, Humphrey Nwosu says the June 12, 1993 Presidential Election marked the turning point in Nigeria’s journey towards a Democratic Polity.

UPP Lauds Buhari On June 12 Recognition

2 months ago /
Politics 

The United Progressive Party, UPP, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy day and also bestowing the posthumous award of grand commander of the Federal Republic, GCFR, on late chief MKO Abiola, grand commander of Nigeria, GCON, on late chief Gani Fewehimi and grand Commander of Nigeria, GCON, On Babagana Kingibe.

SDP Faults National Recognition For Abiola, June 12

2 months ago /
Politics 

The Social Democratic Party has picked holes in the posthumous national honour to Abiola insisting that the move was designed to score political points in the  South West ahead of the 2019 election.

Southern/Middle Belt Forum Raises Alarm Over Indiscriminate Arrests

2 months ago /
Nation 

The southern and middle belt forum has raised concerns about what it describes as the indiscriminate arrest and intimidation of persons with contrary views to Government policies as a sign of a Country gradually sliding into anarchy.

Bayelsa Gov. Dickson Hails Buhari On June 12 Declaration As Democracy Day.

2 months ago /
Nation 

Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson says the conferment of a posthumous national award on the winner of the June 12 1993 presidential election, late chief Moshood Abiola and the declaration of June 12 as democracy day by President Muhammad Buhari is a commendable act that can put right the wrongs of the past.

Gov. Dickson On June 12 Declaration As Democracy Day.

2 months ago /
Politics 

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson says the conferment of a posthumous national award on the winner of June 12 presidential election, late Chief Moshood Abiola and the declaration of June 12 as democracy day by President Mohammadu Buhari is a commendable act that can put right the wrongs of the past.

June 12: Imo Residents React

2 months ago /
Nation 

A cross section of Nigerians in Imo state South-East Nigeria, have expressed mixed feelings over president Buhari's proclamation of June 12 as Democracy day.

Senate Wants INEC To Declare June 12 Results

2 months ago /
Nation 

The body of June 12, 1993 presidential election was exhumed in the Nigerian parliament on Thursday with the senate demanding the declaration of the result annulled 25 years ago by the military.

Buhari Directs The Gazetting Of Order On Abiola, Others

2 months ago /
Nation 

Following his declaration on Thursday that June 12 be observed as Democracy day in Nigeria and that some heroes of democracy be given National honours, president Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Attorney-general of the federation and Minister of Justice, Mallam Shehu Malami to  take immediate steps to publish the presidential order in the federal gazette   as follows:

June 12: Declare Abiola President, Fayose Urges Buhari

2 months ago /
Politics 

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to go the whole hog and declare the late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election in addition to the conferment of the national honour of the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic on him.

June 12: Cross River Government Seeks Clarification

2 months ago /
Nation 

Cross River State Government has called on the federal government to clarify it's pronouncement on the presidential declaration of June 12 as the new democracy day in the country.

ADP Recommends A New Economic Blueprint For Nigeria

2 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Action Democratic Party (ADP), says Nigeria needs an economic blueprint anchored on free trade and the private sector as the core-driver.

June 12 Democracy Day: Ondo Residents Express Divergent Views

2 months ago /
Politics 

A cross section of Nigerians in Ondo State have expressed divergent views over the declaration of June 12 as democracy day in the country, by President Muhammadu Buhari.

June 12: Ambode Commends Buhari

2 months ago /
Nation 

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has commended president Muhammadu Buhari for  declaring June 12 as the new democracy day in honour of late Moshood Abiola, the winner of the annulled June 12 Presidential election in 1993.

House Of Reps in Rowdy Session Over Declaration Of June 12 As Public Holiday

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's House of representatives has asked its committees on Justice, Rules and Business to advise the house on the proclamation by president Buhari declaring June 12 as Democracy day.

Buhari Honours MKO Abiola, Declares June 12 Democracy Day

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared June 12 as democracy day. To replace may 29 which has been celebrated since 1999 as democracy day the announcement was contained in a statement personally signed by president Buhari and was posted on his twitter handle.


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