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June 12: Buhari building structure for modern democracy, says Yamam


An All Progressive Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirant in Kwara State, Alhaji Shuaib Yaman Abdullahi, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has opened a new page in Nigeria’s democratic development by declaring June 12, as Democracy Day. “The man I knew many years back in Kaduna, in and out of military …

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Reps hail Buhari for honouring MKO Abiola


The Senate has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for honouring the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1999, presidential election, the late Chief MKO Abiola and his running mate, Babagana Kingibe. President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, particularly stated that the recognition was long overdue. While backing the declaration of June …

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FG declares June 12 Democracy Day


President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday directed that, henceforth, the nation’s Democracy Day will be holding on June 12 of every year, as against the current arrangement where the ceremony holds on May 29. Buhari has also resolved to honour the winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief …

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Bribe taking NASS: ‘Name bribe seeking lawmakers’, Saraki challenges Jega


Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday challenged the former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Attahiru Jega to name lawmakers, whom he alleged requested bribe to discharge their duties. Saraki spoke at yesterday’s plenary session, when Senator Isah Hamma Misau (APC, Bauchi) raised a point of order over …

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Democracy Day: PDP Asks Buhari, APC Not To Address Nigerians


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to address Nigerians on the occasion of the 2018 Democracy Day on Tuesday. The PDP maintains that in the last three years, such addresses had contained deceits, falsifications and unfulfilled promises. The party …

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