MKO Abiola cannot be awarded GCFR, he is dead man, not a Nigerian – Dino Melaye
10 June 2018 | 7:00 am
Buhari in a press release on Wednesday, June 6 declared June 12 as the new Nigeria’s Democracy Day even as he directed Abiola be conferred with highest national honour, GCFR.
29 Dec 2018
Former Nigerian president, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, has died at 93. Shagari was the first president of Nigeria's Second Republic (1979–1983), after the handover of power by General Olusegun Obasanjo's military government.
8 Mar 2019
What does the re-election of Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari mean for the country’s private sector? Timothy Olawale, Director General of the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association joins CNBC Africa from Abuja to discuss this.
18 May 2019
Nigerian Senate passes June 12 Bill, five others.
23 May 2019
Again, Senate reworks, passes three Bills rejected by President Muhammadu Buhari
31 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn in for a second term. As the Nigerian leader begins work on the next four years of his administration, here are a few things Nigerians would love to see between now and 2023.
5 Jun 2019
Kudirat Abiola's son, AbdulMumuni Jubril Abiola speaks on Mum death, 23 years after, says his late Mum was a very gentle and kind woman.
11 Jun 2019
in 1994, in Epetedo, Lagos, the late Chief M.K.O. Abiola declared himself president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. We met up with two men who witnessed and played key roles in the historic declaration.
12 Jun 2019
In 1998, shortly after the death of Chief M.K.O. Abiola in prison, Toyin Okanlawon, along with other students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, took to the streets to protest the passing of the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election. However, what was meant to be a peaceful protest soon turned into a bloodbath as security agents opened fire on the protesters. Many lost their lives, while some ended up losing a limb or two at the operating theatre.
15 Jun 2019
June 12 struggle: Northern governors in the second republic recount ordeal.
16 Jun 2019
Veteran Journalists like Babafemi Ojudu, Kunle Ajibade, Seye Kehinde and others have shared their experiences in the hands of the military.
14 Jun 2019
June 12 is not only about the annulment, but it was also about the history when Nigerians said no to military dictatorship.
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