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House of Reps approves June 12 as Democracy Day

House of Reps approves June 12 as Democracy Day

News December 6, 2018 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

The House of Representatives on Thursday approved June 12 as Democracy Day in Nigeria and abrogated May 29.
Previously, May 29 is always observed as Democracy Day since 1999.
But President Muhammadu Buhari, last year declared that June 12 would now be

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Address killings in the country, Falana urges Buhari

Address killings in the country, Falana urges Buhari

News, Politics June 12, 2018 at 11:00 pm 0 comments

Human Rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to take measures to end the incessant killing of Nigerians in parts of the country.
Falana made the call at the National Honours Investiture for heroes of democracy, especially late Chief MKO Abiola, acclaimed winner of June 12,

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June 12 : Abiola’s family, civil societies, urge Buhari to end poverty

June 12 : Abiola’s family, civil societies, urge Buhari to end poverty

News June 12, 2018 at 3:03 pm 0 comments

The family of late MKO Abiola and some Civil Society Organisations have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to end poverty in the nation, as that was what Abiola stood for.
They made the call at the MKO Abiola’s family house at Oke-Ido, Gbagura in Abeokuta on Tuesday after a democracy

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Lagos declares June 12 public holiday

Lagos declares June 12 public holiday

News June 9, 2018 at 8:47 pm 0 comments

The Lagos State Government on Saturday declared June 12, 2018 as public holiday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the annulled 1993 Presidential elections adjudged to be have been won by the late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.
The State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode in a statement signed by the

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BREAKING: Reps In Rowdy Session Over Buhari’s ‘June 12 Declaration’

BREAKING: Reps In Rowdy Session Over Buhari’s ‘June 12 Declaration’

BREAKING NEWS June 7, 2018 at 4:05 pm 0 comments

The House of Representatives is in uproar over the legality of President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day.
Nicholas Ossai from Delta State was the first to puncture Buhari’s decision, saying it was made with bad intent.
He said the President did not have the powers to

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Reps in rowdy session over yesterday’s June 12 declaration by President Buhari

Reps in rowdy session over yesterday’s June 12 declaration by President Buhari

BREAKING NEWS June 7, 2018 at 2:36 pm 0 comments

The session of the House of Representatives on Thursday became rowdy as members disagreed over the declaration of June 12 as new Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari.
While some feel the President was right and has the power to so declare the June 12 as Democracy Day, others are

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