Fayose to Obasanjo: Submit Yourself For Probe

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has urged former President Olusegun Obasanjo to submit himself for probe by the Muhammadu Buhari administration, saying the former president should also take his current travails in his strides. This is just as the governor said Obasanjo cannot also make his predicament a Yoruba issue, adding that it is good that Obasanjo is now being served the goodies he saw in Buhari that made him a Buhari’s promoter during the 2015 general elections. He stated this in Ado-Ekiti on Saturday while reacting to the…

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Fayose to Obasanjo: Submit Yourself For Probe

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has urged former President Olusegun Obasanjo to submit himself for probe by the Muhammadu Buhari administration, saying the former president should also take his current travails in his strides. This is just as the governor said Obasanjo cannot also make his predicament a Yoruba issue, adding that it is good that Obasanjo is now being served the goodies he saw in Buhari that made him a Buhari’s promoter during the 2015 general elections. He stated this in Ado-Ekiti on Saturday while reacting to the…

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President Buhari Heads-Off To Morocco On Two-Day Working Visit

President Muhammadu Buhari would embark on a two-day working visit today to the Kingdom of Morocco. According to a statement by his media aide, Garba Shehu, the visit, which is at the invitation of His Royal Majesty, King Mohammed VI, will see the two leaders discuss socio-economic matters affecting their countries, following prior engagements in December 2016, during the official visit of His Majesty to Nigeria. In Rabat, Shehu said discussions will focus on strengthening existing agreements on the fertilizer industry, education cooperation, the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline project and establishing…

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Buhari Grants Financial Autonomy To State Judiciaries,Houses Of Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has granted financial autonomy to state judiciaries and Houses of Assembly. The President also signed a total of four bills into law as part of the amendments of the 1999 Constitution. One of the bills which is now an Act, gives the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), sufficient time to conduct bye-elections, increasing the time from seven to 21 days, which widens the scope of INEC to handle election matters upon a vacancy. The Presidential Liaison Officer To The National Assembly, Senator Ita Enang told journalists in…

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Tinubu: Award Of GCFR Acknowledges MKO Abiola Won 1993 Election

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says President Muhammadu Buhari declaring June 12 as Democracy Day and the award of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic to late MKO Abiola serves as an acknowledgement that he won the 1993 election. Tinubu made the assertion in a message entitled: “The Immortalisation of Chief MKO Abiola”, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Lagos by his Media Officer, Tunde Rahman. He said that the award of the GCFR was also an acknowledgement that…

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BREAKING:Obasanjo Raises Alarm,Accuses Buhari Of Plotting His Arrest [Full Statement]

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has accused the Buhari administration of plotting to slam false charges on him, to pave the way for his indefinite detention. The former leader said the government was planning to use fake documents and witnesses against him. Mr Obasanjo said this in a statement by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, on Friday. The claim is the latest twist after weeks of bitter exchanges between the two leaders, who fell apart after Mr Obasanjo accused Mr Buhari or ineptitude and corruption, and advised him not to seek…

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Senate Want Abiola To be Recognized As A Former President

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 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day, some senators urged Buhari to take a step further by making the date a national holiday. They also urged the President to order the Independent National Electoral Commission to announce the results of the election,…

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31 December Should Also Be Declared ‘Democracy Destruction Day’ – Sen Abaribe

Enyinnaya Abaribe, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator from Abia state, says December 31 should be declared as “democracy destruction day” because that was the day the Muhammadu Buhari military government ousted ex-President Shehu Shagari in a coup. He said this on Thursday while contributing to a debate on a motion on the post humous award of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) conferred on Moshood Abiola, presumed winner of the 1993 presidential election. The motion was sponsored by Lanre Tejuosho, senator representing Ogun central, and backed by Biodun…

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‘MKO Deserves It:’ Nigerians Praise Buhari For Announcing June 12 Democracy Day

Many Nigerians on Wednesday expressed great excitement on the announcement of June 12 as the new Democracy day in honour of Chief Moshood Abiola. President Muhammadu Buhari, who made the announcement, noted that June 12 is a date which is more symbolic than May 29 or even October 1. He also conferred a posthumous GCFR award on MKO Abiola. In various tweets, many Nigerians described the declaration as a historic feat and a dream come true. They also believed that this is a step towards fostering peace and unity in…

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BREAKING: FG Declares June 12 Democracy Day, Confers GCFR On Abiola

The federal government has declared June 12 as the new date for the celebration of Nigeria’s Democracy Day. The government announced this on Wednesday, saying it is to honour late MKO Abiola, the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election. The government also awarded Abiola with the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) title.

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