Tag: june 12

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 18, 2019

Buhari wants Abuja National Stadium named after Abiola and we are worried

“As we all know, correcting injustice is a pre-requisite for peace and unity. As part of the process of healing ...

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Bernard DayoJune 13, 2019

The Big 5: Buhari, Tinubu will soon taste El-Rufai’s venom – Shehu Sani; I see Buhari’s govt as pro-military than pro-democracy – Dele Momodu | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Suspected herdsmen attacked travellers in Osun, kill LG worker Gunmen ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 12, 2019

‘We’ll crack down on those who incite people to unrest’ | 8 takeaways from Buhari’s Democracy Day address

Following the change in date of Nigeria’s Democracy Day by the Federal Government from May 29 to June 12, a ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 12, 2019

BREAKING: Buhari proposes renaming of Abuja National Stadium after M.K.O. Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed a renaming of the Abuja National Stadium after the acclaimed winner of the June 12, ...

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Bernard DayoJune 12, 2019

The Big 5: Buhari’s govt driving Nigeria towards disaster, instability – Obasanjo; Atiku, PDP seeks permission to inspect INEC’s server | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Buhari’s govt driving Nigeria towards disaster, instability – Obasanjo  In ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 14, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 14th of May

Use the links below to check out our latest stories and more:       The Big 5: Ganduje presents ...

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Bernard DayoMay 13, 2019

The Presidency wants you to know that Buhari will be sworn in on May 29, and not June 12

With so much happening in the country, from the uptick in kidnaps and attacks to the general feeling of how ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 22, 2018

The Late 5: Tambuwal compensates former PDP guber candidate; Senate adjourns plenary in honour of 44 slain soldiers | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Sokoto House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed the appointment of ...

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Usman AlabiJune 27, 2018

Buhari and the Blessings of June 12

Everyone was taken by surprise. Even the President before this time had probably not given it a thought, and if ...

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YNaija NewsRoomJune 22, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: June 12 and the legacy of Nigerian Leadership III

Last week, Nigeria as a nation celebrated the post-humous honour granted to Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola and the recognition ...

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YNaija NewsRoomJune 20, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: June 12 and the legacy of Nigerian Leadership II

Last week, Nigeria as a nation celebrated the post-humous honour granted to Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola and the recognition ...

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YNaija NewsRoomJune 18, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: June 12 and the legacy of Nigerian Leadership I

Last week, Nigeria as a nation celebrated the post-humous honour granted to Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola and the recognition ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 15, 2018

Wole Soyinka shows us why Buhari doesn’t need a hero’s crown for June 12

On the evening of June 6 when President Muhammadu Buhari issued an executive order recognising June 12 as the new ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 13, 2018

The Big 5: Soyinka urges Buhari to stop admiring Abacha, Buhari holds closed-door meeting with APC Governors and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Nobel laureate and activist during the June 12,1993 struggle, Professor Wole ...

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Fisayo SoyomboJune 12, 2018

The good and bad of Buhari’s June 12 declaration

It took 25 years to happen — long enough for the dream to have evaporated — but Moshood Kashimawo Olawale ...

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Alexander OnukwueJune 12, 2018

Recognizing June 12: This could be Buhari’s final act of reparation

After contesting and failing three times to be an elected president, the retired General Muhammadu Buhari, in 2015, got the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 12, 2018

The Big 5: FG declares June 15 and 18 public holidays, June 12 Electoral Umpire, Nwosu writes FG and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Federal Government has declared Friday, June 15 and Monday, June ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 10, 2018

The Big 5: Northern Elders Forum says ‘June 12 declaration’ not enough, W.H.O warns of possible cholera spread and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has expressed reservations on President Buhari’s ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 9, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari leaves for Morocco on Sunday, Lagos, Ogun and Osun declares public holiday on June 12 and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday, embark a two-day working visit ...

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tosin adesinaJune 7, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Buhari, June 12 and Democracy

Yesterday’s events were so unprecedented, so unexpected of this government that no one saw it coming, call it the best ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJune 6, 2018

BREAKING: Abiola conferred with GCFR as FG declares June 12 Democracy Day

The Federal Government on Wednesday declared June 12 as the nation’s Democracy Day, replacing May 29. In a statement signed by ...

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EditorJuly 5, 2017

To impeach Osinbajo would be quite another June 12

by Alexander O. Onukwue Nigeria’s political climate is probably at its most tense state since the annulment of the June ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 15, 2017

“June 12 is not just a story, Abiola was killed with Abuja tea” – Fani Kayode (WATCH)

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode says we should regard June 12 as more than a story as that annulled ...

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EzinneJune 13, 2017

The Thread: “It broke our fighting spirit” | The devastating consequences of M.K.O Abiola’s death for Nigeria

Yesterday was June 12, “Nigeria’s real Democracy Day”. It’s a day where certain state government and all of Nigeria remember ...

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EzinneJune 12, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Atiku, Nathaniel Bassey + Police NG reportedly ask 11 year old child to forgive her 63 year old rapist

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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RoqeebahJune 12, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 12th of June

Follow these links to read our cover stories and analyses on Ynaija: “Enough is Enough! We have endured 24 years ...

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RoqeebahJune 12, 2017

Thought Experiment: ‘I am Ibrahim Babangida, and this is what I think about the June 12 hype’

Please, this is not a true account. This is a writer pretending to know what’s going on in the mind ...

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EditorJune 12, 2017

June 12: The little known details you need to know

by Alexander O. Onukwue The profound discussions and questions about the annulled elections of June 12, 1993, that should have ...

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RoqeebahJune 12, 2017

How General Babangida broke the news of the annullment of June 12 elections to Nigerians

June 12 every year is always a crude reawakening to how much has been snatched from the Nigerian people by ...

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RoqeebahJune 12, 2017

The Dummies’ Guide to understanding the fuss over June 12, Nigeria’s alternative Democracy day

It is said that he was not properly given a first name until he was about 15. Kashimawo, “we’ll see* ...

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