June 12 as Democracy Day, Tofa Questions Declaration

June 12 as Democracy Day, Tofa Questions Declaration

The National Republican Convention candidate in the 1993 Presidential election, Bashir Tofa, in Kano opposed President Muhammad Buhari’s decision to recognise June 12 as Democracy Day, insisting that the pronouncement deserves serious reconsideration. Tofa who was reacting to President Buhari’s recent honour to the late MKO Abiola and the changing of Democracy Day from May 29 to June 12 also stated that to him, the 1993 presidential election was inconclusive. In a statement  issued late…

Read More

Former Atiku’s aide threatens to drag Buhari to court over June 12

Former Atiku’s aide threatens to drag Buhari to court over June 12

The Secretary of the Northern Leaders and Stakeholders Assembly, Dr. Umar Ardo, said on Sunday that President Muhammadu Buhari’s posthumous National Award on the late Chief MKO Abiola, presumed winner of the June 12, 1993, Presidential election, and his running mate, Alhaji Baba Gana Kingibe,  and others amount to illegality and abuse of the constitution. According to Ardo, this was because Buhari didn’t seek the advice of members of the National Council of State as…

Read More

African Democratic Congress: We will shutdown Aso Rock If Obasanjo Is harmed

African Democratic Congress: We will shutdown Aso Rock If Obasanjo Is harmed

The African Democratic Congress, which has been adopted by Obasanjo, has warned the Federal Government that it will shut down the Presidential Villa if Obasanjo is harmed. Chairman of the ADC, Chief Okey Nwosu spoke on Friday saying having failed to deliver on its campaign promises, the Buhari-led government has resorted to hounding opposition members into submission. He said when Obasanjo was supporting Buhari during the run-up to the 2015 general elections; he was described…

Read More