• JUNE 12: Frank Kokori blasts Chief Anenih for abandoning Late MKO Abiola

    JUNE 12: Frank Kokori blasts Chief Anenih for abandoning Late MKO Abiola

    A former General Secretary of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, Chief Frank Kokori, has slammed Chief Tony Anenih over his claim that he advised Chief M.K.O Abiola not to declare himself President.

    Chief Anenih was the national chairman of the defunct Social Democratic Party, SDP, the platform with which the late Abiola, presumably, won the controversial June 12, 1993 presidential election.

    He was arrested after he declared himself as president. Abiola died in detention in July 1998.

    In […]

  • Late MKO Abiola kept the Party in dark after agreement with Late Abacha – Chief Anenih

    Late MKO Abiola kept the Party in dark after agreement with Late Abacha – Chief Anenih

    A former Chairman of Board of trustees, BoT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Tony Anenih, has said that the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, kept the leadership of the party in the dark when he entered an agreement with then Secretary of Defence, General Sani Abacha to overthrow the Interim National Government headed by Chief Ernest Shonekan on November 17, 1993.

    Chief Anenih, who made this known in his book, […]

  • June 12: How Chief MKO Abiola was betrayed – Tinubu, in an interview

    June 12: How Chief MKO Abiola was betrayed – Tinubu, in an interview

    In this revealing interview with Sunday Dare and Henry Ugbolue, Senator Bola Tinubu, a returnee exile, replays the intrigues of the late General Sani Abacha regime, the games politicians and the military play and his hopes for the future.

    Excerpts:

    How do you feel to be back home?

    It is very, very nice to be back, very good feeling of family, camaraderie to be back in one’s homeland. It is indescribable: the reception, the joy of being back home. First, I want to […]