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The cruel joke on June 12

I recently read Owei Lakemfa’s article on June 12. Owei writes for both Vanguard, one of his former employers and Premium Times which is owned by his friend and former colleague. He is one of the few columnists I read often.

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‘June 12′ on June 12

By Yinka Odumakin IF the leadership of the APC cared about the image of their party or have sufficient reflective capacity, they should have delayed the disqualification of Mr. Godwin Obaseki to June 13. My very good friend Azu Oshimili of Inspiration FM  put a call to me on June 12 for a recorded interview.
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President Buhari approves deployment of Permanent Secretaries

People Talk: Assessment of democracy under Buhari’s administration (2)

By Bose Adelaja &Olayinka Latona “The situation on ground makes me think that our democratic values have been lost. There is lack of power supply, bad roads, infrastructural decay especially in schools and other public places. “Many Nigerians lack shelter, food and other good things of life. There is no improvement under Buhari’s administration.”   
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Pa Adebanjo to Buhari: You can’t turn deaf ear to restructuring and say June 12 has been resolved

Pa Ayo Adebanjo is a leader of the notable Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere. In this interview, Adebanjo says the June 12 struggle, despite the celebration of the anniversary of the declaration of the day as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari, has not been resolved. Recall that the June 12, 1993 presidential election, adjudged as the freest and fairest in Nigeria’s history and won by the late Chief MKO Abiola, was annulled by the military, thus throwing the nation into political turmoil until the return to democratic rule on May 29, 1999. Buhari replaced May 29 with June 12 as Democracy Day last year.

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Buhari And Abiola: Uncommon Traits!

President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision in 2018 to honour Chief Moshood Abiola as the winner of the June 12, 1993 election was unarguably one of the most profound decisions of his presidency. Coming in the season leading to the 2019 election, it was also widely seen as an unqualified campaign offer to the pro-democracy movement in
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