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June 12: FG apologies to MKO Abiola’s family

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja  apologised on behalf of the Federal Government to the family of MKO Abiola, over the annulment of June 12, 1993 election, presumably won by late Abiola. The President apologised at the Special National Honours Investiture and award presentation to heroes of June 12, …

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June 12: IBB told to apologise to Nigerians

Ibrahim Babangida

Former military ruler, General Ibrahim Babangida should apologize to Nigerians over the annulment of June 12, 1993 presidential election, a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the September 22nd governorship election in Osun state, Alhaji Moshood Olalekan Adeoti has said. Adeoti who is also …

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Ogun declares Tuesday June 12 public holiday

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The Ogun State government has declared Tuesday, 12th June 2018 public holiday to enable residents and other stakeholders to mark the Democracy Day. This was contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Taiwo Adeoluwa made available to NEWSTIMES on Saturday. According to the statement, the …

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Lagos declares June 12 work-free day

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode

The Lagos State Government yesterday declared June 12, 2018 as public holiday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the annulled 1993 Presidential elections, adjudged to be have won by the late MKO Abiola. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, …

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Buhari lauded for June 12 declaration

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The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring June 12 as Democracy Day. In a statement issued yesterday, the Director, MURIC, Professor Ishaq Akintola, commended the President for posthumously awarding the highest honour of GCFR, to late Chief MKO Abiola, the purported winner of the June …

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