Tag: mko Abiola

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Bernard DayoJune 15, 2019

32-yr-old Adebo Ogundoyin emerges as speaker of Oyo Assembly, Peruzzi assaults Twitter influencer Pamilerin, Botswana decriminalises homosexuality – Here’s everything that went down this week

This week was a rollercoaster of buzzy stories, from politics to pop culture and while we routinely reported each of ...

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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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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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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 12, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari tenders apology to Abiola over election annulment, Court convicts former Plateau Governor, Dariye and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday tendered a national apology on behalf ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 8, 2018

The Late 5: New law disqualifies Jonathan from re-contesting for Presidency, Obasanjo accuses FG of plotting to silence him and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed a constitutional amendment that stops ...

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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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ItunuoluwaJuly 25, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Lagos to remodel statues of Gani Fawehinmi and M.K.O Abiola

The Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, commenced the remodeling of Late Chief Gani Fawehinmi ...

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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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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

[The Presidential Blog] What Femi Adesina learnt while working for MKO Abiola

Femi Adesina, President Muhammadu Buhari’s special adviser on media and publicity has lived long years in the media industry. He ...

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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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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 12, 2017

“Enough is Enough! We have endured 24 years of military rule” | The MKO Abiola speech that got him arrested

Today, 24 years ago, everyone believed military rule had ended as Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola won the June 12, ...

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EditorJune 12, 2017

The 12 main actors of June 12, what they did and why

by Alexander O. Onukwue MKO Abiola The adjudged winner of the June 12, 1993, Presidential elections, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola ...

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EditorJune 12, 2017

These quotes of actors and witnesses will help you understand June 12

by Alexander O. Onukwue From Abuja to Lagos, Akure to Benin, through Kano to the South East, the events that ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 12, 2017

“June 12 is the mother of May 29” – Bola Tinubu (READ)

The former governor of Lagos State, and National leader of the APC, Bola Tinubu,  on Sunday, said the June 12 ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 12, 2017

Atiku describes the June 12 experience as “unforgettable” (READ)

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has described the June 12 experience as an unforgotten history. In a statement by his ...

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EzinneJune 12, 2017

The Thread: “June 12 is the real democracy day” “The real hero” | Twitter NG remembers MKO Abiola

Nigerians today remember MKO Abiola and the price he paid for democracy to be actualised in the country. On this ...

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EditorJune 12, 2017

June 12: What it is about and what it is not about

by Alexander O. Onukwue For two decades, Nigerians have annually commemorated the annulment of the Presidential elections of June 12, ...

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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 ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 29, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: The Aare’s curse- Did late MKO Abiola curse the North?

by Peregrino Brimah Aare Ona Kakanfo is a title given to the generalissimo, the war general during the Old Oyo ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 29, 2017

I have no comments on MKO Abiola’s death – Abdulsalami Abubakar

by Dolapo Adelana A former military Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd.), on Friday refused to comment on allegations ...

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