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June 12 And Question Of Buhari’s Motive

June 12 And Question Of Buhari’s Motive

🕔00:34, 16.Jun 2018

As politicians of all shades and stripes converged on Abuja on Tuesday to mark the 25th anniversary of June 12, the declaration of that day as the new Democracy Day and the investiture of MKO Abiola with GCFR, the motive of President Muhammadu Buhari continued to dominate conversations.

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Ochereome’s Riposte: Stop The Apologies, Fight Vile Propaganda Culture

Ochereome’s Riposte: Stop The Apologies, Fight Vile Propaganda Culture

🕔19:52, 14.Jun 2018

It is only five days since Ochereome Nnanna’s passing, one liner, riposte response on Facebook to a colleague’s claim that he thought the Yorubas were politically sophisticated until they embraced President Buhari’s recognition and honor of MKO Abiola, the June 12 1993 struggle and social critic, Gani Fawehinmi.

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June 12, The Mandate-Wole SOYINKA

June 12, The Mandate-Wole SOYINKA

🕔15:48, 14.Jun 2018

The annulment of the presidential elections of June 12, 1993 was a negative watershed in Nigerian history. It opened the floodgates of distrust, the consequences of which, sometimes in directions that are still in denial, have remained to plague the nation. There is much to remember, and some of this with a measure of satisfaction, even a sense of fulfillment.

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Abiola And The Politics Of Remembrance–By SOC Okenwa

Abiola And The Politics Of Remembrance–By SOC Okenwa

🕔15:21, 14.Jun 2018

Last May 29 2018 the APC-led federal government marked with fanfare the so-called Democracy Day. May 29, it would be recalled, was the day democracy was restored in Nigeria in 1999 following the debilitating crisis that followed the criminal annulment of the June 12 free and fair presidential election won ‘fair and square’ by the late Bashorun MKO Abiola.

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Closed-Door Meeting: Okorocha Reveals What APC Governors Discussed With Buhari

Closed-Door Meeting: Okorocha Reveals What APC Governors Discussed With Buhari

🕔13:58, 13.Jun 2018

State governors under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday night met with President Muhammadu Buhari where they congratulated him on his decision to recognize June 12 as Democracy Day.

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Tinubu Endorses Buhari For Second Term

Tinubu Endorses Buhari For Second Term

🕔07:32, 13.Jun 2018

A national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari deserves a second term come 2019

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Buhari As Omoluabi-General Of Yorubaland-Tunde Moshood

Buhari As Omoluabi-General Of Yorubaland-Tunde Moshood

🕔05:23, 13.Jun 2018

For whatever it is, and for whoever is behind the concept of honouring late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, popularly known as MKO, the acclaimed winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, with the most coveted medal in the land-GCFR, and at a time when it seems like the chips are down, that person is nothing but a genius of politics.

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June 12 Series: Beyond An Award, A Critical Look In Semantics (Part 3)

June 12 Series: Beyond An Award, A Critical Look In Semantics (Part 3)

🕔04:59, 12.Jun 2018

Never again must the truth suffer, lest the nondisclosure of the knowledge of our past become our albatross in the future!

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‘Just Do Good’: A June 12 Story-Reuben Abati

‘Just Do Good’: A June 12 Story-Reuben Abati

🕔04:15, 12.Jun 2018

I used to have a friend we called Alhaji Bashy. He was not a Muslim. No. But he called himself Alhaji Bashy, even if that was not his real name. You want to know his real name? It was Theophilus. And his wife was named Ruth. His children? He was yet to have one. Even Ruth was called his wife by designation. We were all young in those days, and any woman to whom you wrote regular love letters and poems, and she gave you attention was your wife. In those days, you didn’t have to give a woman a N100 million worth of car to assure her that you were in love, you did not have to go as far as Offa to rob a bank so you could earn a living.

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June 12: Humphrey Nwosu Breaks Silence

June 12: Humphrey Nwosu Breaks Silence

🕔00:58, 12.Jun 2018

The Chairman of the defunct National Electoral Commission, Humphrey Nwosu, has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for recognising June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day.

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