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1966 Revenge Coup: I don’t regret taking part in it, says Babangida

FORMER Military Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida, says he did not regret taking part in the July 1966 coup d'etat, which was in revenge...

Buhari’s June 12 pandering and naivety of Yoruba elite

By Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D. IN politics, pandering refers to the insincere, opportunistic appeasement of a group of people, usually a large electoral bloc, for...

I think it’s very political… Kola Abiola speaks on posthumous award to his father

The younger Abiola said President Buhari granted the family more than they requested of him.
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Moshood Kashimawo Abiola: A life fulfilled

Abiola’s mandate stood ramrod for 25 years. Justice was delayed, but this one was never denied.

VIDEO: Lagos State unveils Abiola statue to mark June 12

'June 12 is a rallying point for us, that we must strive to entrench true democracy and good governance which Chief Abiola exemplified.'

Accolades on social media as Abiola, Gani get national honours

Nigerians have poured encomiums on the late Moshood Abiola and Gani Fanwehimi as both were awarded the national honours of Grand Commander of the...
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It is impossible to honour Abiola yet admire his tormentor, Abacha, says Soyinka

'It is not possible to honour M.K.O Abiola in one breath, and then admire his tormentor in another breath,' Soyinka said.

Kola Abiola to Buhari: You have succeeded in shaving my father’s hair in his absence

“My late father used to say: ‘you can’t shave a man’s head in his absence’ but Mr. President, have just succeeded in shaving MKO’s head behind him.'

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