Governor Sullivan Chime had reasons to panic because of the assault against him within and outside the law courts. He has, however, remained stable.Read More
With its popularity on a nosedive, it looked like a masterstroke for the Goodluck Jonathan administration to anchor its revival on the name of Moshood Abiola.Read More
The national secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance APGA, Alhaji Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi opines that Nigerians would resist any attempt to annul future elections in the country on account of the sacrifice of Moshood Abiola adding that President Goodluck Jonathan as a beneficiary of Abiola’s sacrifice should immortalise him with a great national monument. Excerpts:Read More
President Goodluck Jonathan’s May 29th broadcast immortalising Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola by naming the University of Lagos (UNILAG) after him has raised fresh hopes in some quarters that perhaps sometime in future June 12 would also be declared a national public holiday in honour of the popular politician.Read More
FORMER Director General of the Center for Democratic Studies (CDS), Prof. Omo Omoruyi, second Republic Senator, Senator Francis Okpozo, former Deputy Governor of Edo State, Rev Peter Obadan and former Presidential Adviser on Project Monitoring, Prof, Julius Ihonvbere, weekend, said the best way to immortalize the acclaimed winner of the June 12 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola is to declare June 12 a public holiday or to rename the International Airport in Lagos after him.Read More
Without June 12, there won’t be May 29 — Ayo Adebanjo, former NADECO chieftain
I agree with what the public opinion says, it is to get a Federal Government institution named after him and the consensus of opinion seems to be the National Stadium at Abuja or in Lagos. We would not want him to be remembered by a monument that is controversial.
When you enter his office, you will have no doubt of his close affiliation to the doctrines of Prophet TB Joshua of the Synagogue Church of Christ because the pictures of this man of God are very conspicuous in all the corners of his office. And Pastor Peter Israel Obaseki, the founder of one of the fastest growing churches inBenin City , the Divine Grace of Glory Church is also at logger heads today with many of his colleagues in the state.Read More
A Chemist turned banker and now, suave politician, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed’s legacy is not likely to be in any of his former or present trades.Read More
… Avoid 2015 debate now, he says
JIGAWA State Governor, Sule Lamido, in this interview, argues that the current debate over who becomes Nigeria’s president in 2015 is a misplaced priority. He adds that no part of Nigeria can singularly lay claim to the 2015 presidency. Lamido also defends his anger over the comments made by the National Security Adviser on the alleged role of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the current insecurity plaguing Nigeria, among other issues of national significance.
The national president of Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, Mallam Yerima Shettima told Charles Adingupu that the battle for the realization of June 12 only stoke the fire of Nigeria’s ambiguous adventure to democracy. He declared in clear terms that until the convocation of a sovereign national conference, Nigeria is still far from reaching her democratic destination.Read More