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FACT CHECK: Can the GCFR national honour be awarded posthumously?

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday night, announced that Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, the popularly acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 general election –...

FLASHBACK: How four teenagers hijacked a Nigeria Airways plane ‘for MKO Abiola’

It was on this day 24 years ago that four Nigerian teenagers, irked by the illegal and unjust annulment of the June 12, 1993...

Osinbajo’s father-in-law ‘annoyed’ that Abiola was misled into declaring himself president

Olutayo Soyede, close associate and son in-law of late Obafemi Awolowo, who is also the father in-law of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says it...
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Obasanjo: Abacha wanted to poison me in prison but God gave me a unique power

  Olusegun Obasanjo, former President, has narrated how fasting and prayer saved him from Sani Abacha, the late head of State, whose killer squad allegedly poisoned...

Annulment – The last act

By Eric Teniola Of all decisions that General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (75) made during his eight year rule in the country, none is graver than...

Opadokun: Obasanjo picked May 29 as Democracy Day to spite Abiola

  Ayo Opadokun, former General Secretary of National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), says June 12 — rather than May 29 — should be celebrated as Democracy Day. According to Opadokun,...
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Train attack: How FG met terrorists’ demands for release of abducted passengers

SENIOR Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu has said terrorists that attacked the Abuja-Kaduna...

NNPCLtd. signs contract extension with oil majors, targets $500bn investments

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCLtd) has signed a contract extension with five oil majors, hoping to earn...

Bandits kill two vigilantes in Abuja

TWO vigilante members have been reported dead following an encounter with bandits at Gasakpa community in Gawu Ward, Abaji...

Wike to Atiku: People around you may cost you 2023 presidential election

RIVERS State Governor Nyesom Wike has advised candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar to be mindful...

Aero Contractors eyes return to commercial operations

Aero Contractors is eyeing a return to commercial operations after the temporary suspension of flights on Wednesday, July 20,...
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