Sign in
Download Opera News App

kudirat abiola

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Fulani Herdsmen Attack APC Spokesman’s Farm, Abiola's Son Speaks On Democracy

Abiola's Son Speaks On Democracy Photo credit: Tribune Newspaper The son of acclaimed winner of 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola, Jamiu Abiola has proclaimed that if the country’s democracy collapses, it means his parents have died in vain. He was speaking at the launch of Kudirat Abiola Sabon Gari Peace Foundation established to promote the ideals of his late mother Kudirat at Congo Conference hotel in Zaria on Saturday.

  39 minutes ago
Today's Headlines: Fulani Herdsmen Attack APC Spokesman’s Farm, Abiola's Son Speaks On Democracy

SOCIETY

Kudirat Abiola Was Reading the Qur’an when She got Shot, She Refused to Sellout- Abiola’s Son

Jamiu Abiola, a son of the late Chief Moshood Abiola (MKO) and Mrs Kudirat Abiola, has revealed that his mother was reading the Qur'an when she got shot. During his recent interview with Tobi Aworinde, Jamiu made some revelations regarding the experiences of his late parents.The names of Chief Moshood Abiola and his wife, Kudirat Abiola are strongly associated with the celebration of Democracy in Nigeria.

  7 days ago
Kudirat Abiola Was Reading the Qur’an when She got Shot, She Refused to Sellout- Abiola’s Son

SOCIETY

Meet Sergeant Rogers, The Soldier Who Confessed To Killing Kudirat Abiola

Meet Sergeant Rogers, he was a member of the strike force, during general Sani Abacha`s regime as Head of State of Nigeria, from 1994.From that time, Major Hamza AL Mustapha is the chief security officer of the security department, which strike force is one of the sub-unit of the security department.

  1 months ago
Meet Sergeant Rogers, The Soldier Who Confessed To Killing Kudirat Abiola

SOCIETY

"I was arrested and wrongly accused of killing Kudirat Abiola in 1996 - Abdul Mahmud narrates

Popular Human Rights lawyer, Abdul Mahmud has shared his sad experience shortly after the death of Kudirat Abiola. Recall that the late Abiola's wife was assassinated while M.K.O Abiola was in detention. (Abdul Mahmud) Abdul Mahmud said that people in Ijebu-Ode were terribly grieving after she was assassinated because Ijebu-Ode was her hometown.

  15 days ago

POLITICS

Senator Omo-Agege describes Chief MKO Abiola and his wife, Kudirat Abiola as "icons" of democracy

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, recently released a democracy day message to celebrate the event, and in his message, he praised Late Chief MKO Abiola and his wife, referring to them as icons of democracy. According to the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Omo-Agege, he revealed that June 12 has become a symbol of hope and a rallying point for the progressive agenda's of Nigeria's development of democracy.

  7 days ago
Senator Omo-Agege describes Chief MKO Abiola and his wife, Kudirat Abiola as

LIFESTYLE

Meet Sergeant Roger "A.K.A Mr. Death" General Sanni Abacha`s Hitman

Today we are looking back at the famous hit man of General Sani Abacha, Sergeant Rogers, A.K.A, Mr. Death. Sergeant Rogers was a Presidential Body Guard and a member of the deadly Strike Force, a specially trained military squad used by the then Chief of Staff, Major Hamzat Al-Mustapha, to protect the president. He is called "Mr death', because he carried many assassinations. According to him in an interview, he said that he took order from Major Hamza Al-mustapha,to undertake any assassinations. He was also

  5 months ago
Meet Sergeant Roger

SOCIETY

How Kudirat Abiola was Brutally Assassinated in Lagos, 1996

Kudirat Abiola Kudirat Abiola was the wife of late respected Nigeria politician, in person of Chief Moshood Kashimawo Abiola. Alhaja Kudirat Abiola during her life was a backbone to the success of her husband. Sadly, on June 4, 1996, Kudirat Abiola was assassinated by gunmen in Lagos on alleged direction of Sani Abacha. After the June 12, 1993 election was won by Abiola was cancelled by General Ibrahim Babangida. The cancellation led to serious riot which made M.K.O Abiola to declared himself as the President

  5 months ago
How Kudirat Abiola was Brutally Assassinated in Lagos, 1996

SOCIETY

In Memory: Kudirat Abiola 25 years after

Around 9.30am on Tuesday June 4 1996, Kudirat left her home in Lagos for an appointment at the Canadian High Commission in the company of her personal assistant, Mark Olufemi Adesina and her driver , Dauda Atanda. Àdesina sat in the front passenger seat beside Atanda, while Kudirat sat in the back.

  12 days ago
In Memory: Kudirat Abiola 25 years after

POLITICS

5 Nigerian Heroes no one should ever forget.

5 Nigerian Heroes no one should ever forget.  1) Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe: the great Nnamdi Azikiwe was one of the fathers of Nigeria's nationalism, he became the first president of the federal republic of Nigeria from 1 October 1963 to 16 January 1966. Following the struggle for independence, Azikiwe fought endlessly just to make sure that Nigeria gain her independence from Britain. He was born 1904 November and died may 1996. 2) Chief Anthony Enahoro: he was a pro democracy activists and was the editor of Nnamdi

  4 months ago
5 Nigerian Heroes no one should ever forget.

POLITICS

Remember MKO Abiola And His Wife? See How Their Grave Looks Like After They Died Years Ago{Pictures}

Remember MKO Abiola And His Wife? See How Their Grave Looks Like After They Died Years Ago{Pictures}. Any time people hear the name M.K.O what usually comes to the mind is he would have been the best President of Nigeria, even till date some still refer to him as the best president that Nigeria never had. Though he was a rich man he did not allow his wealth to stop his love for the people of Nigeria.  Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola and his wife, Kudirat Abiola were victims of political death. Moshood Kashimawa

  10 months ago
Remember MKO Abiola And His Wife? See How Their Grave Looks Like After They Died Years Ago{Pictures}

TRAVEL

Either You Reside in Lagos or Not, You Need to Visit These 10 Streets to Confirm Their Uniqueness

As at today, the population of Lagos is well over 20 million people and each of the resident could be traced to one or two streets of the centre of excellence. Lagos has no doubt become a home to various classes of people who migrated from diverse origin. There are some areas of Lagos that have become a staple in the hear. You don't have to be a resident of Lagos before you are aware of these places and there are some lagosians who have not even visited those places since they have been residing in the mega

  10 months ago
Either You Reside in Lagos or Not, You Need to Visit These 10 Streets to Confirm Their Uniqueness

POLITICS

"How Oputa Panel saved me from NADECO," former Lagos State governor, Olagunsoye Oyinlola.

Former Lagos State governor, Olagunsoye Oyinlola says the establishment of the Human Rights Violation Investigation Commission of Nigeria, otherwise known as the Oputa Panel saved him from a stigma he would probably have taken to his grave. NADECO (National Democratic Coalition), a powerful civil rights group then agitating for the country's return to democratic rule during the regime of General Sani Abacha, had allegedly pinned the murder of Kudirat Abiola on Oyinlola then military administrator of Lagos State..

  4 months ago

POLITICS

How MKO Abiola And His Wife's Graves Look Like

Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, also known as MKO Abiola GCFR, he was born on 24th of August 1937 and died on 7th of July 1998, he was a Nigerian Yoruba businessman, publisher, politician and aristocrat of the Egba clan, Abiola was a personal friend of Babangida and he is believed to have supported Babangida's coming to power. MKO Abiola married his lovely wife, Kudirat Abiola who was born in 1951 died on 4th of June 1996. With so many research, we now bring you the pictures of the grave of Abiola and

  10 months ago
How MKO Abiola And His Wife's Graves Look Like

POLITICS

Do you remember Al-Mustapha the powerful man during Abacha regime? See what he does now

Do you remember Al-Mustapha a powerful man during Abacha regime? See what he does now. Hamza Al-Mustapha was a powerful man in the 90s, not because of his rank in the military, but because of his closeness to General Sani Abacha.He was the Aide-de-Camp (ADC) to Abacha, before he was later made the Chief Security Officer to the Head of State (CSOHoS) with a Special Strike Force Unit during Abacha's military regime.Even officers above him in the military saw him as a strong man because of the trust the Head of

  6 months ago
Do you remember Al-Mustapha the powerful man during Abacha regime? See what he does now

BUSINESS

Just In - Lagos Closes Major Lane For Six Weeks! Check out Why.

On Tuesday, 17th of November, 2020, the Lagos state government announce that there will be a partial closure of the service Lane inbound Maryland from the end of Gani Fawehinmi park to the end of the second pedestrian bridge in Ojota for six weeks. The road closure that was signed by the state commissioner for transportation Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, said that this partial road closure is to enable the contract handling the stretch of the project from Ojota to Maryland to continue with the construction which also

  7 months ago
Just In - Lagos Closes Major Lane For Six Weeks! Check out Why.

CRIME

Here are the list of unresolved murders in Nigeria till date.

Over the years, Nigerians has witnessed numerous cases of murder in which their perpetrators have never been brought to justice. From the case of Dele Giwa who was murdered in 1986 by a percel bomb to Chief Bola Ige who was murdered in 2001. The Nigerian government have done a little in bringing those evil doers to justice. Here are the list of unresolved murders in Nigeria till date. Dele Giwa - October 19,1986 Kudirat Abiola - June 4,1996 Chief Bisoye Tejuoso - Sept. 19, 1996 Harry Marshall - March 2003 Barr.

  10 months ago
Here are the list of unresolved murders in Nigeria till date.

POLITICS

Lagos Closes Maryland Service Lane For Six Weeks; Warns Religious Leaders Against 2nd COVID-19 Phase

The Government of Lagos State, has announced a brief close down of the service lane in Maryland from the end of Gani Fawehinmi Park to the end of the second pedestrian bridge, in Ojota for six weeks, starting from Tuesday, November 17, 2020. The statement was signed by Dr Frederic Oladeinde, the State Commissioner for Transportation, on Monday, stated that the brief closure is to allow the contractor handling the project from Ojota to Maryland to continue with the next section of the construction, which includes

  7 months ago
Lagos Closes Maryland Service Lane For Six Weeks; Warns Religious Leaders Against 2nd COVID-19 Phase

ENTERTAINMENT

Faces of Honour in Nigeria: The Labour of our Heroes Past can never be in vain

This Article will showcase faces of Honour in Nigeria (Heroes and Heroine of our time) In Nigeria, the above faces cannot be ignored when showcasing FACES OF HONOUR (the Heroes and Heroine). Their contributions and leadership prowess to the growth and development of Nigeria will forever be remembered. It is worth noting that through their hard work, efforts, contributions and achievement has made their faces to appear in Nigeria's Naira Note and also attracts many places, industries, institutions, film, airports

  7 months ago
Faces of Honour in Nigeria: The Labour of our Heroes Past can never be in vain

POLITICS

Lagos state government closes Maryland service lane for six weeks

The Lagos State Government has declared a partial closure of the service path inbound Maryland from the finish of Gani Fawehinmi Park to the furthest limit of the subsequent pedestrian bridge, Ojota for about a month and a half, beginning from Tuesday, November 17, 2020.  The assertion endorsed by the State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, on Monday, expressed that the partial closure is to permit the contractual worker taking care of the stretch of the venture from Ojota to Maryland

  7 months ago
Lagos state government closes Maryland service lane for six weeks