One of the sons of late Nigerian politician and businessman, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola, has revealed that he is the only one living in his father's house. During his interview with TVC News on his father's post-humorous birthday, Abdulmumin Abiola explained why he is the only one presently residing in his father's house.
Moshood Kashimawo Olawale, MKO Abiola was born on August 24, 1937 in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Before he was formally named at 15 years old, he was known as "Kashimawo" which means "let's wait and see" in Yoruba language. At the age of nine years, he started his first business selling firewood.
Late Nigerian businessman, and politician, who was alleged to have worn the 12th of June 1993 election that was cancelled, in the person of Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, popularly referred to as MKO Abiola, was said to be a polygamist.
General Ibrahim Babangida, had promised Nigeria a democratic government.And that single act gave birth to the 12th of June 1993 Presidential elections.
"They almost killed me because they thought I'm a Hausa man"Ghanaian man narrates June 12 experience
According to a news that was posted by The Sahara Reporters this morning, it has been alleged that a Ghanaian, whose name was given as Phillip Boateng, has explained how he was almost killed in Lagos State, after the death of Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, popularly known as MKO Abiola, following his election's victory.
Nigeria's history would not be complete without mentioning those who fought for the betterment of the country. In this article, we will look at Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola popularly called MKO Abiola. Before Abiola's death on July 7, 1998, he was one of those politicians who would do anything to bring good governance to the country and was also a profound journalist.
It is not new that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress APC and the Former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is contesting for Presidential Polls.
At the centre of the MKO Gardens and standing at about 9ft 8inches tall, is the MKO Statue. Structured on a concrete pedestal, the designed sculpture is made of bronze and it shows a smiling Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, wearing an agbada with his two hands raised above chest level. Firstly designed in 2003, before it was reconstructed to its current state in 2008, the statue is there to remind any visitor to the place that there was once a man, who went about doing good. Though, the statute still
Tajudeen Abiola, brother to late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (MKO) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian government regarding the deceased politician. Tajudeen called on the government while speaking to TVC News during a special prayer which was held in Ogun state in honour of Moshood Abiola.
One of the wives of Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola, Zainab Duke-Abiola has narrated how the iconic late politician, was ambushed by armed robbers on his way to Ibadan, Oyo state with some Americans with them. According to Zainab on a interview with Sahara reporters, she said that There was a day they were going to visit the Olubadan of Ibadan with some Americans, I was newly married to him.
A man identified to be Dele momodu ovation has stirred up Twitter with a funny post he made.Chief Dele Momodu is a Nigerian journalist/publisher, businessman, and motivational speaker.
Joe Igbokwe Remembers The Event Of July 7, 1998, "When Chief Abiola Died After Drinking A Cup Of Tea"
Joe Igbokwe took to Facebook today, making a post to remember the events that unfolded in Nigeria on the 7th of July, 1998, the day which Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola died. Photo Credit- google. According to Joe Igbokwe's post, the struggles of democracy and rule of law in the history of Nigeria have always been between two groups which he listed as the "conservatives" and the "progressives."
Dr. Fedrick Faseun wasas a notable leader in Nigeria. He was born on 21st September 1935. He is the founder of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) which is also known as the Oodua Liberation Movement (OLM). He founded it in August 1994 as a Yoruba nationalist organization in Nigeria. He studied Science at Blackburn College and furthered his education at Aberdeen University College of Medicine. He also studied at the Liverpool Postgraduate School after which he had a Fellowship at the Royal College of Surgeons.In
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, the former military president of Nigeria, has once again stated why he invalidated the presidential election held on June 12, 1993, which was won by the late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola of the Social Democratic Party (SDP). The former military ruler, speaking on Friday during a special interview on Arise TV to honor his 80th birthday anniversary, highlighted the high likelihood of a coup d'etat breaking out as well as pressure from civilian leaders as grounds for calling off the election.
True friendship can be likened to an old wine, which tastes better by the day. However, not all wine taste better with age, some diminish and fade into obscurity. In a world where most people are scared and sceptical of making friends, Dele Momodu has revealed the reason why his friendship with the scion of the M.K.O Abiola's dynasty has continued to blossom. Dele Momodu the publisher and Chief Executive Officer of the well acclaimed celebrity magazine is obviously one person who does not forget the good deeds
The former Aviation minister of the federation, lawyer and poet, Femi Fani-Kayode has in a moment ago showered praises on the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari. It is no longer news that June 12th is marked as Democracy Day in Nigeria. Recall that, before few years ago(2018 to be precise), the celebration was celebrated May 29th annually.
On July 7, 1998 which is exactly 22 years ago, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola was confirmed dead while still in prison. Though his autopsy result revealed that he died of heart attack, he was believed to have died under questionable circumstances and many are of the assertion that he was assassinated by his political enemies. Prior to his imprisonment, MKO Abiola was a renowned businessman with a wide range of business investments and ownership that included a Concord Newspaper,Radio Communications
June 12, 2020, makes it exactly 27 years ago that Nigeria conducted what many adjourned to be the most free and fair election in the history of Nigeria. Although the election that seemed to be the most credible in history ended in a sardonic manner in the country history when the whole election was nullified by the then Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, even thou, the claimed winner of the election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale popularly known as MKO Abiola was not officially declared, but the result
There is a common Yoruba saying that " A good tree doesn't last in the forest". This particular saying can be related to MKO Abiola, because despite been a very good man and politician his life was cut short when Nigerians needed him the most. MKO Abiola is one of the greatest politicians ever produced by the Country.