Tag: Kudirat Abiola

EditorJanuary 4, 2021

Chude Jideonwo: Why DJ Switch is the Culture Icon of 2020

I cannot forget that evening in October when a dear friend rushed into the room to show me the video ...

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 ...

RoqeebahJune 13, 2017

Where is Sergeant Rogers? | The pastor that killed Kudirat Abiola

Sergeant Rogers was once a member of the Strike Force and Presidential Body Guard, a term used to refer to the ...

EditorJune 12, 2017

YNaija Editorial: Remembering the nameless, faceless heroes of June 12

June 12, 1993 is a watershed moment in the history of Nigeria: an election that has been adjudged to be ...

AzeezJune 12, 2017

June 12: M.K.O Abiola’s journey to martyrdom – a timeline

by Azeez Adeniyi and Alexander O. Onukwue June 12, 1993 is one day that will continue to linger in the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 27, 2017

How Kudirat Abiola was murdered – Oyinlola

Former Military Administrator of Lagos State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has retold the incidents that led to the killing of Kudirat ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 2, 2017

Buhari should unravel the killers of MKO, Kudirat Abiola – Son

by Dolapo Adelana A son of Chief MKO Abiola, Abdulmumuni Abiola, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 12, 2017

Kudirat’s murder: S’Court grants LASG request to appeal Al-Mustapha’s acquittal

The Supreme Court on Thursday granted the request of the Lagos State Government to appeal against the acquittal of Major ...

AzeezNovember 19, 2016

I have no regrets for my actions – Al-Mustapha

Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, the Chief Security Officer to former military leader, Late Gen. Sani Abacha has said he does not ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 16, 2016

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Professor who predicted Trump’s victory says he will be impeached ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 10, 2016

‘I did not kill Kudirat Abiola’- Al-Mustapha

Former Chief Security Officer, CSO, to late military Head of State, General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha (retd) on Wednesday ...

AzeezNovember 3, 2016

Supreme Court to hear appeal against acquittal of Al-Mustapha, Shofolayan over Kudirat Abiola’s murder

An appeal filed by the Lagos State Government challenging the acquittal of Maj. Hamza Al-Mustapha and Lateef Shofolahan of the ...

Dele BenjaminJune 5, 2016

Abdusalami ‘saw to it that my father died in detention’ – Abiola’s son

A son of late Chief MKO Abiola, Jamiu Abiola, has lamented the refusal of former military Head of State, Gen. ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 10, 2015

Akin Rotimi: Dr. Kayode Fayemi, an apostle of civility, turns 50

by Akin Rotimi  Dr. John Kayode Fayemi was 50 on Monday, February 9, 2015. One of his close aides Akin ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 27, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: We will soon forget Dr. Adadevoh (Poem)

by Soyombo Ayomikun Asphyxiated as his body dangled from a noose That was Ken Saro-Wiwa’s end He fought for freedom ...

June 6, 2014

Joe Igbokwe: 18 years after Kudirat Abiola

by Joe Igbokwe My take in all this is that Chief MKO Abiola, his wife Kudirat Abiola and other heroes ...

September 28, 2013

Salihu Tanko Yakasai: Al-Mustapha must stop acting like a political learner (Y! Politico)

by Salihu Tanko Yakasai You might be a Major in the Nigerian Army, one of the best that we had, ...

August 6, 2013

Opinion: Al-Mustapha and the unnecessary public outburst

by Gabriel Okoro It is not in doubt, like the appellate court rightly observed, that someone “pulled the trigger” that ...

August 4, 2013

Femi Falana: How a defective judicial system freed Al-Mustapha

by Femi Falana SAN But suffice it to say that under the criminal justice system, only the poor are successfully ...

July 31, 2013

Opinion: Al-Mustapha’s release – The conspiracy theorists insult our intelligence

by Abubakar Sa’ad Bakori Contrary to these funny theories linking Al-Mustapha’s freedom to President Jonathan’s 2015 ambition, the Major got ...

July 21, 2013

Al-Mustapha did not kill Kudirat, he was a victim – Frederick Fasehun, OPC founder

by Akan Ido Dr. Frederick Fasheun, the founder of the Oodua Peoples Congress was recently seen accompanying Major Hamza al-Mustapha, ...

July 21, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Immunity is obviously not the problem

by Simon Kolawole We seem to have two sets of laws and two justice systems. One for the poor, the ...

July 19, 2013

Chido Onumah: So, who killed Kudirat Abiola?

by Chido Onumah If al-Mustapha didn’t kill Kudirat Abiola or order her assassination, it would be nice to know what ...

July 18, 2013

Oluwapelumi Oyetimein: Blue Murder (30 Days, 30 Voices)

Whoever set Al-Mustapha free must have forgotten what the Abacha regime looked like, with terror looming over the land and ...

July 17, 2013

Army rules out promotion for al-Mustapha

by Rachel Ogbu The Nigerian Army has dispelled rumours that the former Chief Security Officer to Gen. Sani Abacha, Major ...

July 16, 2013

“Al-Mustapha is still in service” – Nigerian Army

by Rachel Ogbu It’s like he never left, new reports have suggested that the Nigerian Army would likely reinstate Maj. ...

July 13, 2013

Why Al-Mustapha visited me immediately after release from prison – Prophet T.B Joshua speaks

by Isi Esene The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos yesterday discharged and acquitted the former Chief Security Officer to ...

July 13, 2013

Photo of the Day: Al-Mustapha leaves prison, visits Prophet T.B Joshua

by Akan Ido The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos yesterday discharged and acquitted the former Chief Security Officer to ...

July 13, 2013

Allah will give my mum and dad justice – Kudirat Abiola’s son reacts to Al-Mustapha acquittal

by Rachel Ogbu Following the release of Hamza Al-Mustapha and Lateef Shofolahan, accused of masterminding the killing of Kudirat Abiola, ...

June 5, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: Chief Gani Fawehinmi, protests and change in Nigeria (Y! FrontPage)

by Japheth Omojuwa I never at anytime say, insinuate or suggest that social media was doing more than Chief Gani ...

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