News - Democracy Day

UPP Lauds Buhari On June 12 Recognition

1 year ago /
Politics 

The United Progressive Party, UPP, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy day and also bestowing the posthumous award of grand commander of the Federal Republic, GCFR, on late chief MKO Abiola, grand commander of Nigeria, GCON, on late chief Gani Fewehimi and grand Commander of Nigeria, GCON, On Babagana Kingibe.

SDP Faults National Recognition For Abiola, June 12

1 year ago /
Politics 

The Social Democratic Party has picked holes in the posthumous national honour to Abiola insisting that the move was designed to score political points in the  South West ahead of the 2019 election.

Southern/Middle Belt Forum Raises Alarm Over Indiscriminate Arrests

1 year ago /
Nation 

The southern and middle belt forum has raised concerns about what it describes as the indiscriminate arrest and intimidation of persons with contrary views to Government policies as a sign of a Country gradually sliding into anarchy.

Bayelsa Gov. Dickson Hails Buhari On June 12 Declaration As Democracy Day.

1 year ago /
Nation 

Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson says the conferment of a posthumous national award on the winner of the June 12 1993 presidential election, late chief Moshood Abiola and the declaration of June 12 as democracy day by President Muhammad Buhari is a commendable act that can put right the wrongs of the past.

Gov. Dickson On June 12 Declaration As Democracy Day.

1 year ago /
Politics 

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson says the conferment of a posthumous national award on the winner of June 12 presidential election, late Chief Moshood Abiola and the declaration of June 12 as democracy day by President Mohammadu Buhari is a commendable act that can put right the wrongs of the past.

June 12: Imo Residents React

1 year ago /
Nation 

A cross section of Nigerians in Imo state South-East Nigeria, have expressed mixed feelings over president Buhari's proclamation of June 12 as Democracy day.

Senate Wants INEC To Declare June 12 Results

1 year ago /
Nation 

The body of June 12, 1993 presidential election was exhumed in the Nigerian parliament on Thursday with the senate demanding the declaration of the result annulled 25 years ago by the military.

Buhari Directs The Gazetting Of Order On Abiola, Others

1 year ago /
Nation 

Following his declaration on Thursday that June 12 be observed as Democracy day in Nigeria and that some heroes of democracy be given National honours, president Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Attorney-general of the federation and Minister of Justice, Mallam Shehu Malami to  take immediate steps to publish the presidential order in the federal gazette   as follows:

June 12: Declare Abiola President, Fayose Urges Buhari

1 year ago /
Politics 

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to go the whole hog and declare the late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election in addition to the conferment of the national honour of the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic on him.

June 12: Cross River Government Seeks Clarification

1 year ago /
Nation 

Cross River State Government has called on the federal government to clarify it's pronouncement on the presidential declaration of June 12 as the new democracy day in the country.

ADP Recommends A New Economic Blueprint For Nigeria

1 year ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Action Democratic Party (ADP), says Nigeria needs an economic blueprint anchored on free trade and the private sector as the core-driver.

June 12 Democracy Day: Ondo Residents Express Divergent Views

1 year ago /
Politics 

A cross section of Nigerians in Ondo State have expressed divergent views over the declaration of June 12 as democracy day in the country, by President Muhammadu Buhari.

June 12: Ambode Commends Buhari

1 year ago /
Nation 

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has commended president Muhammadu Buhari for  declaring June 12 as the new democracy day in honour of late Moshood Abiola, the winner of the annulled June 12 Presidential election in 1993.

House Of Reps in Rowdy Session Over Declaration Of June 12 As Public Holiday

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's House of representatives has asked its committees on Justice, Rules and Business to advise the house on the proclamation by president Buhari declaring June 12 as Democracy day.

Buhari Honours MKO Abiola, Declares June 12 Democracy Day

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared June 12 as democracy day. To replace may 29 which has been celebrated since 1999 as democracy day the announcement was contained in a statement personally signed by president Buhari and was posted on his twitter handle.

Osinbajo Thumps-Up Buhari Govt’s. 3 Years Performance

1 year ago /
Nation 

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo says the success rate of the Buhari administration in three years is incredible.

Labour Minister Ngige Urges JOHESU To Respect Labour Laws

1 year ago /
Nation 

The minister of labour and employment Chris Ngige says over ninety percent of agreements between government and organised labour, including the striking joint health sector union (JOHESU) were entered into during previous administrations.

National Orientation Agency, Activists Preach Against Do-Or-Die Politics

1 year ago /
Nation 

As part of democracy day celebrations, the national orientation agency on Tuesday led some   rights   activists on a road-walk round the nation’s capital Abuja to sensitize residents against what they described as do-or-die politics ahead of the 2019 elections.  

Udom Emmanuel Says Democracy Has Come To Stay

1 year ago /
Nation 

As Nigeria marked democracy day on Tuesday, , Akwa Ibom state governor Udom Emmanuel says democracy has come to stay in the country and that the people’s democratic party, PDP has raised the bar of good governance in the country.  

Jonathan Prays For Peace On Democracy Day

1 year ago /
Nation 

Former Nigerian president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has described Nigerian youths as great achievers who need opportunities to demonstrate their capabilities.