Nigerian news

Buhari Dragged To Court For Honoring Late MKO Abiola

June 21, 2018 Joshua Samuel

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Adamawa State and political ally of former Vice President, Atiku Abubaka, Dr. Umar Ardo, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to set aside the posthumous national honours conferred on the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, {Read More..}

Politics

Obasanjo’s Election as President was Compensation from North for Annulled June 12 Election – Ahmed Joda

September 29, 2017 Joshua Samuel

Ahmed Joda, former Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Education, has clarified that the North voted former President Olusegun Obasanjo into office in order to compensate the southwest zone for the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election which their son, Late Chief M.K.O Abiola allegedly won. Speaking yesterday, September {Read More..}

Politics

Today in Nigerian History (July, 7th)

July 7, 2017 Joshua Samuel

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..}

Nigerian news

TODAY in Nigerian history (Re: June 12, 1993)

June 12, 2017 Joshua Samuel

On June 12, 1993, Presidential elections were held in Nigerien ten years after Gen Ibrahim Babangida (rtd) took over through a military coup in 1983. The two political parties that contested the Presidential elections were the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and the National Republican Convention (NRC) in which two heavyweight {Read More..}