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(Opinion) Twelve heroes of the June 12 struggle of 1993

It's been three years now since Nigerian's Democracy Day moved from the previous May 29th to a more befitting June 12. Inarguably, we have a thriving democracy today in Nigeria because of June 12 and that mandate cost sweat, tears, blood, unlawful incarceration and many other things besides.

  11 months ago ago
(Opinion) Twelve heroes of the June 12 struggle of 1993

POLITICS

One Mistake Atiku Should Avoid Making If He Becomes The Presidential Candidate Of The PDP

General elections will be held in Nigeria on 18 February 2023 to elect the President, Vice President, House of Representatives, and Senate. The winners of the election will be inaugurated on 29 May 2023, the former date of Democracy Day. Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari won a second and final term in office in 2019 courtesy of deep support from the northern part of the country, where he got 77% of the 15m votes he polled.

  8 months ago ago
One Mistake Atiku Should Avoid Making If He Becomes The Presidential Candidate Of The PDP

JUSTICE

Read what Cross River youth has to say about 2023 ELECTION.

The National Youth concil of Nigeria (NYCN) in cross River has called for the return of Power to Cross River South in 2023 to guarantee equity, fairness, and justice.  Chairman of the Council, Daniel Obo, said this in Calabar, Saturday during the Democracy Day Stakeholders Engagement organized for the youths at the NYSC state secretariat.

  11 months ago ago
Read what Cross River youth has to say about 2023 ELECTION.

POLITICS

Ned Nwoko suggests things to get right ahead of 2023 election

Hon. Ned Nwoko, Regina Daniels’ husband, has suggested things that must be put in place and well, ahead of the 2023 election. He was the guest lecturer at the 2021 Democracy Day lecture organized by the Correspondents’ Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Abuja.

  11 months ago ago
Ned Nwoko suggests things to get right ahead of 2023 election

POLITICS

Politicians Tinubu Needs To Stick With To Be Successful As APC Presidential Candidate

General elections will be held in Nigeria on 23 February 2023 to elect the President, Vice President, House of Representatives and Senate. The winners of the election will be inaugurated on 29 May 2023, the former date of Democracy Day. The upcoming 2023 presidential election is another chance for the opposition party to challenge the ruling party.

  9 months ago ago
Politicians Tinubu Needs To Stick With To Be Successful As APC Presidential Candidate

SOCIETY

Poverty in Nigeria: Comparing President Buhari's Claim with World Bank's Report

In his June 12 Democracy Day speech, President Muhammadu Buhari said his government has rescued 10.5 million Nigerians from shackles of poverty in the last two years. Photo credit: Facebook/Femi Adesina The president’s claim did not sit well with many Nigerians who called him out on social media.

  11 months ago ago
Poverty in Nigeria: Comparing President Buhari's Claim with World Bank's Report

POLITICS

Meet Topshot Politicians That Could Be Emerge As 2023 Presidential Candidate

General elections will be held in Nigeria on 23 February 2023 to elect the President, Vice President, House of Representatives and Senate. The winners of the election will be inaugurated on 29 May 2023, the former date of Democracy Day. These are the list of top politcians that could be emerge as presidential candidate.

  9 months ago ago
Meet Topshot Politicians That Could Be Emerge As 2023 Presidential Candidate

POLITICS

Reasons Why Northerners May Support Igbo Presidency If Nnamdi Stops Biafra Agitation

General elections will be held in Nigeria on 23 February 2023 to elect the President, Vice President, House of Representatives and Senate. The winners of the election will be inaugurated on 29 May 2023, the former date of Democracy Day. 3 As the 2023 presidential election approaches, many people have been eyeing the South East region, and the Ohaneze Group has also been agitating for power to be shifted to the Igbo people.

  9 months ago ago
Reasons Why Northerners May Support Igbo Presidency If Nnamdi Stops Biafra Agitation

JUSTICE

Opinion: 2 Important Things Every #BuhariMustGo Protester Should Know

As insecurity, corruption and other vices become more rampant in the country, some Nigerian youths in Abuja took to the streets to express their dissatisfaction on Monday morning. They reportedly blocked Abuja Airport Road and barricaded the Expressway with bonfire; thereby restricting the movement of vehicles.

  11 months ago ago
Opinion: 2 Important Things Every #BuhariMustGo Protester Should Know

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Buhari Has Nothing To Offer- Wike, Military Troops Sustain Attack Against Bandits

"Buhari Has Nothing To Offer"- Wike Photo credit: Dailypost Nyesom Wike, the Governor of Rivers State has alleged that President Buhari, during his Democracy Day speech, told Nigerians that "he has nothing to offer again". In a 35-second video posted on his verified Facebook page on Friday, Wike said Buhari's speech indicated that he has nothing to offer the country amid the insecurity that has plagued the entire nation.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari Has Nothing To Offer- Wike, Military Troops Sustain Attack Against Bandits

POLITICS

Democracy Day: Ortom Reels Out Achievements, Termed "Selfless Service to Benue People"

Governor Samuel Ortom has reeled out his achievements as a governor of Benue State and termed it selfless service to Benue people. Governor Ortom who delivered a 44 paragraphs speech on his mid-term scorecard, at Benue People's House, in Makurdi, the State capital on June 12, 2021, stated his achievements in the areas; Security, Agriculture, Education, Health, Infrastructure, Rural development, Water supply and the Environment, Information, Commerce and Industry, Science and Technology, Transparency and Accountability, Youth development and Sports, Addressing the salary and pensions challenges and IDPs and Humanitarian challenges.

  11 months ago ago
Democracy Day: Ortom Reels Out Achievements, Termed

POLITICS

Babajide Kolade-Otitoju Praises President Buhari For The Infrastructural Development In Nigeria

On Issues with Babajide Nigeria's Democracy Day was celebrated and Babajide Kolade-Otitoju took time out to laud President Muhammad Buhari for the infrastructural development in Nigeria, regardless of the nation's economic challenges. Here's what BKO said: "President Buhari's government scores high, in the area of infrastructure.

  11 months ago ago
Babajide Kolade-Otitoju Praises President Buhari For The Infrastructural Development In Nigeria

POLITICS

June 12 Democracy Day Celebration, Turned Protest Day.

This year 2021 is the 28th year since the June 12, 1993 election when democracy was truncated in Nigeria by military Head of State Ibrahim Babangida, the election that was won by MKO Abiola. Since then Nigerians had regarded June 12 as a prominent day in history, to the point that you hardly see anyone who doesn't know what that day, represent.

  11 months ago ago
June 12 Democracy Day Celebration, Turned Protest Day.

POLITICS

We May Not Celebrate Another Democracy Day, Wole Soyinka Warns

Prof. Woke Soyinka stated that Nigeria is on the brink of disintegration and things may get worse if the government fails to listen to outcry of the people. He stated that it is the natural right of the agitators to split from Nigeria. He added that the unrest currently being witnessed in some parts of the country might continue if the government fails to decentralise.

  11 months ago ago
We May Not Celebrate Another Democracy Day, Wole Soyinka Warns

POLITICS

Nigeria May Not Celebrate Another Democracy Day - Wole Soyinka Reveals

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka disclosed in his recent statement that the country, Nigeria may not celebrate another Democracy Day. He had backed up his speculations with the system of government practised in Nigeria. Wole Soyinka, who is known for speaking up on issues regarding democracy and good governance had referred to Nigeria's system of government as centralized.

  11 months ago ago
Nigeria May Not Celebrate Another Democracy Day - Wole Soyinka Reveals

POLITICS

FFK Narrates How Abiola Funded The Coup That Removed Buhari From Power In 1985. Says It's Ironical

Nigeria celebrated its Democracy Day yesterday June 12. It was the 22nd Democracy Day celebration after the country moved from Military government to a Democratic government in 1999. Before now, the Democracy Day was celebrated on May 29. But President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 changed it to June 12 to honour late Chief MKO Abiola who was the acclaimed winner of the June 1993 Presidential election which was annulled by IBB's regime.However Nigerians took to the streets of Lagos to celebrate Abiola even though he is no more for his struggles to ensure that Nigeria became a democratic nation.In light of this, the former Minister of Aviation in Nigeria Chief Femi Fani Kayode has made a revelation that some Nigerians who were not born in the 1980s will be surprised at.

  11 months ago ago
FFK Narrates How Abiola Funded The Coup That Removed Buhari From Power In 1985. Says It's Ironical

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Federal Government Spent $5 billion Fighting Poverty in Five Years — Sadiya Farouq

According to Hajia Sadiya Farouq, President Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) has been supporting his goal to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty by committing $1 billion through the National Social Investment Programme to combat poverty and inequality since 2016. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Farouq stated that the federal had spent quite $5 billion to combat poverty within the country since 2016.

  11 months ago ago
Federal Government Spent $5 billion Fighting Poverty in Five Years — Sadiya Farouq

POLITICS

Stepping On Kwankwaso’s Poster Not Intentional – Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has explained that he unintentionally stepped on the poster of Rabiu Kwankwaso, his predecessor during a political rally in the state on Saturday. It was spotted that the governor's foot was on the poster of the former governor. This had generated so much controversy as many accused Ganduje of mischief.

  11 months ago ago
Stepping On Kwankwaso’s Poster Not Intentional – Ganduje

POLITICS

Other countries are interfering with our efforts to modify the Almajiri system.

KANO State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has blamed the flow of Almajiri children into the state on the careless attitude of some of his colleagues northern state governors, according to a statement released on Monday. At the Government House in Kano, during festivities to honor Democracy Day, Ganduje had a press conference in which he shared his thoughts on the subject.

  11 months ago ago
Other countries are interfering with our efforts to modify the Almajiri system.

JUSTICE

"June 12 Protesters Are Like The Nine Lepers Healed By Jesus"- Muslim Group Knock Protesters

The leader of the Muslim Right Concern (MURIC) has compared Buhari with Jesus Christ, stating that, the June 12 protesters are ungrateful for everything President Buhari is doing to maintain peace and harmony in the country. He further stated that, the June 12 protesters are like the Nine lepers healed by Jeaus from a deadly disease but never returned to thank him.

  11 months ago ago