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20 years after: Abiola drank tea in Aso Rock, coughed…and died

He was so rich he could afford to provide tea for all Nigerians. But, it was a cup of tea he took that led...
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June 12: Buhari has brought healing, reconciliation to Nigeria, says Hafsat Abiola

Mrs Hafsat Abiola-Costello, daughter of the late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (M.K.O.) Abiola, the winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election, said President...
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Ambode unveils Abiola’s 46-feet statue

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday, unveiled a 46-feet statue of Nigeria’s symbol of democracy and winner of the June 12,...
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June 12 : Abiola’s family, civil societies urge Buhari to end poverty

Family members of the late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (M.K.O.) Abiola and some Civil Society Organisations have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to end...
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June 12 annulment: Buhari offers apology to Abiola’s family, confers national honours on Ayu,...

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, in Abuja offered unreserved apology on behalf of the Federal Government to the family of Chief Moshood Kashimawo...
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Buhari, Abiola and the memorialisation of June 12, by Ibidapo Balogun

Only real democracy can move our nation forward towards progress and earn her the respect she deserves from the international community- Late MKO Abiola Whether...
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Hope ’93 Director to Buhari: Put Abiola’s portrait in currency

 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT`S RECOGNITION OF CHIEF M.K.O. ABIOLA AS WINNER OF JUNE 12, 1993 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION & AWARD OF NATIONAL HONOURS  Though it has taken 25...
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June 12: I give glory to God, says Kingibe, as Frank Kokori reacts

Alhaji Babagana Kingibe, running mate of the late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (M.K.O.) Abiola in the June 12, 1993 presidential election, said Federal...
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The immortalisation of Abiola, by Tinubu

  Along with all democratic and fair-minded Nigerians, I welcome the news that June 12 will replace May 29 as Democracy Day. I too applaud...
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Adamawa governor: June 12 declaration symbolises national unification

Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa State said that the declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari marked the celebration...