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Picture of M.K.O. Abiola during his visit to the Office of Malam Garba Shehu in 1993

Alhaji Buhari Sallau, the Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Broadcast Media has recently shared a throwback picture of his friend and colleague, Malam Garba Shehu. The Presidential Aide used his verified Instagram handle (buharisallau) to communicate the development. The picture was taken in 1993 during the regime of General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida.

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Picture of M.K.O. Abiola during his visit to the Office of Malam Garba Shehu in 1993

POLITICS

Checkout Three PDP Stalwarts Who Just Reconciled Ahead Of 2023 Polls

At least three key members of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) have reconciled and settled their differences just as they are preparing for the 2023 general elections. The stalwarts are from Cross Rivers State in south-south geopolitical zone. According to the Nation Newspaper, the three PDP stalwarts are the immediate past governor of Cross Rivers State Liyel Imoke, his predecessor Donald Duke and a powerful senator who is representing Cross Rivers South Senatorial District Gershom Bassey.

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Checkout Three PDP Stalwarts Who Just Reconciled Ahead Of 2023 Polls

POLITICS

2023 Presidential race: Top 4 PDP contenders to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.

As the general election draws near in Nigeria, a lot of prominent politicians and political icon in the country has been up to succeed the incumbent president.Below, are top lists of politicians that may replace President Muhammadu Buhari: Atiku Abubbakar Atiku is a Nigerian politician, a business man who served as Vice President between 1999-2007.

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2023 Presidential race: Top 4 PDP contenders to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.

MILITARY

How the General elections crisis of 1993 made General Sani Abacha become Nigeria's Military Head-of-state

It is a well-known fact that the constitution of the Third Republic was made in 1989 through Babangida's effort to restore democratic rule in Nigeria. General Ibrahim Babangida endorsed political activities in the mid-year of 1989 and he created two political parties named: National Republic Convention (NRC) and Social Democratic Party (SDP).

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How the General elections crisis of 1993 made General Sani Abacha become Nigeria's Military  Head-of-state

POLITICS

Find Out Why Ayu Iyorchia's Leadership As Senate President Lasted For Only 23 Months

Iyorcha Ayu is the consensus candidate for the chairmanship position of the PDP. If no other candidates decide to run for the position, then he would emerge as the next chairman of the party for the next four years. The party's convention where the principal officers of the party will be elected comes up on October 30th and 31st, 2021.

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Find Out Why Ayu  Iyorchia's Leadership As Senate President Lasted For Only 23 Months

POLITICS

Opinion:One Political Party Tinubu Can Defect To If He Fails To Grab APC Presidential Ticket In 2023

Former governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu is interested in the 2023 presidential election. His moves in the last few months have shown that the APC chieftain wants to succeed President Buhari as the next president of Nigeria. He is one of the founding members of the All Progressives Congress and hopes to contest for the office of the President come 2023 under APC.

  11 months ago ago
Opinion:One Political Party Tinubu Can Defect To If He Fails To Grab APC Presidential Ticket In 2023

POLITICS

Nigeria: Meet 5 Senators who are above 70 years of age

Young people are rarely elected to political offices in Nigeria. One of the many features that distinguishes Nigeria's political environment is the presence of the elderly at the helm, and sadly, the elderly are not yet ready to step down. There are lawmakers in Nigeria's Senate, the country's top legislative body, who are over the age of 70, which is considered a'relaxing' age.

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Nigeria: Meet 5 Senators who are above 70 years of age

POLITICS

Two Politicians Who Opposed Oyetola in 2018 But Are Now His Supporters

Photo: Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola, culled from the Tableshakers Politics is interesting because every politician believes there are no permanent friends or enemies in politics. This quote is being emulated in the political cycle of Osun State. 2018 Governorship election was seriously contested by formidable political parties in the state.

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Two Politicians Who Opposed Oyetola in 2018 But Are Now His Supporters

POLITICS

Opinion: The Odds against Benue APC in 2023 general elections

In anticipation of the 2023 general elections in the Benue States, political activities across the country have begun to ramp up in preparation for the season of campaigns that will culminate in the primaries of political parties to nominate viable and saleable candidates to represent their parties in the various elective positions in the country.

  10 months ago ago
Opinion: The Odds against Benue APC in 2023 general elections

POLITICS

Opinion: Two Reasons Why Osun West Deserves Governorship Ticket In 2022 Governorship Polls

The Osun state Governorship Polls is fast approaching and Political Parties are preparing towards Polls. The Last Governorship Polls Produced Governor Oyetola as Governor of the state. Recalled that Oyetola is from osun central senatorial district. Meanwhile, Most of the Governorship Aspirants, both within his Party, All Progressive Congress APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP are from osun west senatorial district in 2018 Governorship Polls.

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Opinion: Two Reasons Why Osun West Deserves Governorship Ticket In 2022 Governorship Polls

POLITICS

Opinion: What MKO Abiola Did That Tinubu Can Do Ahead Of 2023 Poll

Nigerians are remembering June 12 today though with several protests for good governance including stable security. But there is one particular thing that the self acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 did that Bola Tinubu can copy. Moshood Abiola did something that no presidential candidate cannot do in this current political system in the country.

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Opinion: What MKO Abiola Did That Tinubu Can Do Ahead Of 2023 Poll

POLITICS

Read How PDP Crisis Of 14 Years Was Resolved In Cross Rivers State

It is surprising that the PDP was able to settle some of its indoor crisis shortly after the defection of Governor Ben Ayade in Cross Rivers State. The crisis which has been in the party for fourteen years ended all of a sudden as the party looks forward to brush aside the effects of Ayade's defection to the APC.

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Read How PDP Crisis Of 14 Years Was Resolved In Cross Rivers State

POLITICS

A Coup Would Have Happened If We Allowed The June 12 Presidential Election To Take Place- Babangida

In an interview with Arise Television on Friday, the 6th of August, 2021, former President of Nigeria and Retired Nigerian Army general, Ibrahim Babaginda, revealed a coup would have happened in Nigeria if they announced the result of the presidential election which happened on June 12, 1993.

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A Coup Would Have Happened If We Allowed The June 12 Presidential Election To Take Place- Babangida

POLITICS

Reno Omokri Tackles Natasha Akpoti, Releases More Evidence To Counter Her "Advances" Accusation

Former presidential aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has once again tackled Natasha Akpoti as he releases more evidence to counter her "advances" accusation. Reno Omokri. Natasha, who was a former governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the 2019 Kogi governorship election, had accused Omokri of collecting her phone number during a reception organized in honour of President Uhuru Kenyatta who had paid a visit to the State House Abuja in 2014.

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Reno Omokri Tackles Natasha Akpoti, Releases More Evidence To Counter Her

POLITICS

Babangida Reveals Why He Annulled M.K.O Abiola's Victory In Nigeria's 1993 Presidential Election

On June 24, 1993, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida proclaimed the annulment of the June 12 election, which was largely believed to have been won by the Social Democratic Party's Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (SDP). Despite the fact that the National Electoral Commission (NEC) did not proclaim the election results, Abiola was considered the winner, defeating Bashir Tofa of the National Republican Convention (NRC).

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Babangida Reveals Why He Annulled M.K.O Abiola's Victory In Nigeria's 1993 Presidential Election

POLITICS

Democracy Day : How MKO Abiola's mandate was taken away from him.

June 12, 1998 Presidential elections involved two political parties, The Social Democratic Party (SDP) and National Republican Convention (NRC). At that time, Nigeria operated a two-party system. Moshood Kashimawo Abiola contested via Social Democratic Party, while Bashir Tofa contested via National Republican Convention.

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Democracy Day : How MKO Abiola's mandate was taken away from him.

POLITICS

Former Deputy Senate President is Dead

Nigeria has just lost a political bigwig in the early hour of today (Tuesday). He died in Abuja. The former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu, according to sources obtained by Thisday newspaper, may have died of COVID-19. He will be buried at 2 pm today, according to sources.

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Former Deputy Senate President is Dead

POLITICS

June 12: Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey Celebrates Nigeria's Democracy Day With A Social Media Post

Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey, has taken to his official social media handle to celebrate Nigeria in a post which he shared on his official page. June 12, marks the day Nigeria celebrates her Democracy Day, as Jack posted an emoji of the Nigerian flag to show his support to Africa most populous nation.

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June 12: Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey Celebrates Nigeria's Democracy Day With A Social Media Post

POLITICS

MKO Abiola and Nigeria's democracy

Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola a.k.a MKO Abiola(GCFR) was born on the 24th day of august 1937, in Abeokuta Ogun State to the family of Salawu and Suliat Wuraola Abiola. He as a renouned Nigerian businessman, publisher and a politician. He was until his death on 7th july 1998 the Aare Ona Kankafo XIV of Yorubaland.

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MKO Abiola and Nigeria's democracy

POLITICS

How MKO Moshood Abiola Became The Symbol Of Nigeria's Democracy

Around the year 1993, Nigeria's election involved two parties, which are the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and the National Republican Convention (NRC). At that time, Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, also known as M.K.O, ran for the Social Democratic Party (SDP).

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How MKO Moshood Abiola Became The Symbol Of Nigeria's Democracy