• Nnamdi Kanu bigger, greater than MKO Abiola – IPOB

    Nnamdi Kanu bigger, greater than MKO Abiola – IPOB

    The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has warned the defunct militant group, Movement for the Emacipation of Niger Delta, MEND, against comparing its embattled leader, Nnamdi Kanu with former Presidential candidate, MKO Abiola.

    In a statement issued yesterday by its spokeman, Emma Powerful, the separatist group, explained that there was no basis for comparing the two, stressing that “Kanu was bigger and greater than Abiola.”

    The group also maintained that contrary to MEND’s recent claim, its incacerated leader never agreed to renounce […]

  • Nigeria won’t make progress until Abiola is recognised as president – Son

    Nigeria won’t make progress until Abiola is recognised as president – Son

    Jamiu Abiola, Son of the late MKO Abiola, presumed winner of the June 12 1993 presidential election, has declared that Nigeria won’t make progress until his father is recognised as a president, stressing that Chief Abiola should be so honoured because he and his wife, late Kudirat Abiola, sacrificed their lives to ensure that democracy was enthroned at a time military dictatorship reigned supreme.

    Speaking in an interview with the Newsmen, Jamiu stated that the United States government named a street […]

  • 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 […]

  • National Assembly members want FG to immortalise Abiola

    National Assembly members want FG to immortalise Abiola

    According to reports, some National Assembly members have called for the immortalisation of the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola.

    Some of these federal lawmakers who included Senators Adesoji Akanbi, (APC, Oyo South), Kabir Marafa (APC Zamfara Central), and Samuel Anyanwu (PDP Imo East) said this in separate interviews with one of our correspondents.

    The senators all agreed that it was an abnormality for the Federal Government to have pretended as if Abiola did not deserve […]

  • I will soon reveal how MKO Abiola and Abacha died – Hamza Al Mustapha

    I will soon reveal how MKO Abiola and Abacha died – Hamza Al Mustapha

    Former Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha on Monday said he would soon reveal how his boss and the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Bashorun M.K.O. Abiola, died.

    Disclosing that Abacha’s and Abiola’s deaths were from same source, Al-Mustapha said he would make the comprehensive revelation in his new book, Mustapha’s Memoirs.

    He said the book is still in the works. Al-Mustapha, who addressed journalists in Lagos on Sunday […]

  • Throwback! Late MKO Abiola at Dele momodu’s Wedding in 1992 … see photo

    Throwback! Late MKO Abiola at Dele momodu’s Wedding in 1992 … see photo

    Dele Momodu, the motivational speaker and polemicist captioned the photo: Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale ABIOLA at Dele Momodu and Bolaji Adaramaja’s wedding on December 19, 1992 in Ijebuland. See photo detailed below:

    Dele Momodu, the motivational speaker and polemicist captioned the photo: Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale ABIOLA at Dele Momodu and Bolaji Adaramaja’s wedding on December 19, 1992 in