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Abiola: Reps okay June 12 as Democracy Day

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President Buhari had earlier in the year declared that beginning from 2019, June 12 would be celebrated as the country’s Democracy Day in honour of Abiola. Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The House of Representatives has adopted June 12 as the new Democracy Day in Nigeria, in honour of winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, […]
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House Reps approve June 12 as National Democracy Day

Nigeria’s House of Representative Thursday approved Nigeria June 12 as the new Democracy Day for the country. The approval followed the adoption of a report on a bill seeking to amend the Public Holidays Act 2004. Considering the report at the plenary, the lawmakers approved the amendments to three clauses ‎in the Act, as recommended […]
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Reps move to recognise June 12 as Democracy Day

Amid a pocket of opposition, the House of Representative yesterday made a significant push towards legalising the June 12 proclamation by President Muhammadu Buhari as Democracy Day. Speaker Yakubu Dogara, who presided over the plenary, referred a bill in that respect to the committee of the whole for further legislative scrutiny. He argued that there […] …

Bill to make June 12 Democracy Day passes 2nd reading

Bill to make June 12 Democracy Day passes 2nd reading

NAN A Bill for an Act to amend the Public Holidays Act in order to declare June 12 as Democracy Day in Nigeria has passed the second ready at the House of Representatives. The bill which was jointly sponsored by Rep. Edward Pwajok (APC-Plateau) and Rep. Kayode Oladele, seeks to bring the Act in tandem […]
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Breaking: Bill to recognise June 12 as Democracy Day escapes defeat at House of Reps

But for a display of unusual discretion by Speaker Yakubu Dogara of the House of Representatives, a bill seeking to confer legal status on June 12 as Nigeria’s new Democracy Day from May 29 would have been killed at Thursday plenary.
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GMB’s June 12 MKO Democracy Day honour Kingibe doesn’t merit

There is now a very engaging and interesting discourse going on June 12 courtesy of General Buhari’s surprise recognition of that watershed election that brought Nigerians together. Lest we get swamped by inanities, I believe we should first review some of the history and perspective to all that is happening now over that June 12 Democracy Day Declaration. Particularly the honor to MKO and more notably the (obviously unmerited) collateral (damage of an) honor to Kingibe.
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Fuse Democracy Day, handing-over day into Oct. 1, Jibrin tells FG

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Former Chairman of Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP), Dr Sarah Jibrin, has called for the fusion of new Democracy Day and Handing-Over ceremony with Independence Anniversary programme every year. Nigeria’s Independence anniversary is celebrated on Oct. 1, and May 29, which was the day democratic government was inaugurated in the country’s nascent democracy which began […] …

Nwabueze flays Buhari’s new Democracy Day declaration

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Elder statesman and constitutional lawyer, Prof Ben Nwabueze (SAN), has faulted the declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying it affronts the law. His view was contained in a statement he sent to The Guardian titled “ President Buhari’s 6th June, 2018 Declaration of A New Democracy Day And The […] …

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