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Obasanjo reaps on my father’s blood ― Jamiu Abiola

JAMIU Abiola, son to late Chief MKO Abiola, has slammed former President Olusegun Obasanjo for “benefitting on his father’s blood” but neglecting to recognise his contribution to Nigeria’ democracy. MKO Abiola, the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993, presidential election that was annulled, died fighting for his mandate while Obasanjo was elected President in […]
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My father’s death inspired me into active politics, Abiola’s daughter

A daughter of the late politician and the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Abiola, Aderinsola Abiola has declared that the death of her father in efforts to reclaim his mandate […]
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By conferring GCFR on Abiola, Buhari has recognised him as former president –Falana

By conferring GCFR on Abiola, Buhari has recognised him as former president –Falana

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Femi Falana, in this interview with TOBI AWORINDE, argues that President Muhammadu Buhari has officially recognised the late Chief Moshood Abiola as a former president by awarding him the GCFR title What are your thoughts on the recognition of June 12 by President Muhammadu Buhari? Like the majority of […] …

Military owed Abiola N45bn it wasn’t ready to pay –Sule Lamido

Military owed Abiola N45bn it wasn’t ready to pay –Sule Lamido

A former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, who was the National Secretary of the defunct Social Democratic Party, speaks about the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election among other national issues with JOHN ALECHENU T he former Secretary-General of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers of Nigeria, Frank Kokori, accused you […] …

‘Let’s be friends again: Abiola wrote IBB after poll voided’

‘Let’s be friends again: Abiola wrote IBB after poll voided’

I believe that Abiola as the leader should take the credit alone. If he can take the blame, he can he take the credit alone. Abiola lost his wife, Kudirat, but why are they not talking about her? It goes beyond that because the symbol of the struggle is Abiola
The head of June 12 is the one that has been recognised
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Will Abiola’s GCFR deliver South-West votes for Buhari?

Will Abiola’s GCFR deliver South-West votes for Buhari?

Last week conferment of the highest award, the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) on the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola, is seen by many as a political masterstroke capable of boosting the chances of President Muhammadu Buhari in his quest for another four-year tenancy of Aso Rock beyond 2019. Until last week investiture of the heroes of the historic June 12 struggle, Buhari’s hope of a harvest of votes in the South-West geo-political zone was literally hanging in the balance, given the depth of opposition to his style of leadership by many political heavyweights of Yoruba extraction.
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