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    A socio-political organisation, Movement for the Election of Nigerian President of Igbo Extraction, wants Mr Peter Obi to contest the 2023 presidential poll. Obi was the Vice-Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019 election. The group made the call in a statement issued by its National Convener, Mr Vincent Ezekwueme, on Saturday ...
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    All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka and Cherie Blair (Wife of Tony Blair, former UK Prime Minister) are among personalities expected at the 2020 Democracy Day celebration by Lagos State Government. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, said in a statement that the state will ...
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    President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of the late Dr Ore Falomo over the demise of the renowned medical practitioner and late personal doctor of the late Chief MKO Abiola. The president’s condolence message was contained in a statement issued by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja, on Saturday. Buhari commiserated with ...
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    June 13, 2018 The United Kingdom chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) said President Muhammadu Buhari unlike others before him, had the political will to take decisions in the nation’s interest. Leader of the chapter, Mr Ade Omole, stated this in a statement issued by the group’s spokesman, Mr Jacob Ogunseye, on Wednesday in Abuja. ...
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    June 11, 2018 Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has urged politicians to let June 12 and all it embodied to inspire them to promote democratic principles, especially as Nigerians prepared for 2019 polls. Abubakar made the call in a statement he issued on Monday in Abuja to mark the 25th anniversary of June 12. He said that there ...
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    Mohammed  Fawehinmi, a lawyer and son of the late Chief Gani Fawehinmi says his family will wholeheartedly accept the national honour posthumously bestowed on their father. He disclosed this in a phone conversation on Channels TV Politics Today on Thursday. Recall that the late Gani had severally turned down national honours from Nigerian governments when ...
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    June 7, 2018 Mr Najeem Salaam, the Speaker of Osun House of Assembly, on Thursday lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for recognising June 12 as Democracy Day. Salaam said in Osogbo that it was commendable  that the president also accorded late Chief MKO Abiola  the highest honour of  Grand Commander of Federal Republic (GCFR). He said ...
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    June 7, 2018 President Muhammadu Buhari’s  proclamation of June 12 as Democracy Day  has continued  to generate a groundswell of commendations, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. NAN reports that the president had on Wednesday declared that Nigeria’s ’s  proclamation of June 12 as Democracy Day  has continued  to generate a groundswell of commendations, the ...