Today in Nigerian History (July, 7th)

Billionaire businessman, publisher, politician and philanthropist, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola, CFR, died on the 7th of July 1998, exactly nineteen years ago today, in prison. Chief Abiola was imprisoned for declaring himself President and insisting on his mandate after an election adjudged to be the freest and fairest {Read More..}

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June 12: South West States Declare Holiday

June 12, 2017 Authored by Perry Knight

The South-West states of Ogun, Osun, Ondo, Lagos, and Ekiti have declared Monday June 12, 2017 a public holiday in commemoration of the annulled June 12, 1993 Presidential election. In Lagos State, arrangements have been made and all set for the commemoration. This was made known by the state Governor, {Read More..}