M.K.O. Abiola’s Lawyer Did Not Help Him – Kola Abiola

Kola Abiola

By Gideon Njoku Is it possible that M.K.O. Abiola might still have been alive if his lawyer had not challenged the conditional release offered him by the late General Sani Abacha military government? Or, perhaps, not died when he did? His eldest son, Kola Abiola, was not explicit on that, but he insisted he saw no sense in his lawyer advising his father to reject the relief offered him. In an interview he granted the *Daily Sun*, published on June 12, Kola said he had changed his father’s lawyers, G.O.K.…

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Dele Momodu Launch Books on June 12

Amb.Toye Okanlanwo,Mr.Femi Otedola,Chief Dele Momodu and Mr.Fola Adeola

On Tuesday 11th of July 2018, the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs Victoria Island Lagos, was thrown into frenzy of activities as the publisher of Ovation Magazine, Chief Dele Momodu, launches three different books to commemorate the 20th anniversary of M.K.O Abiola’s death, and also to mark the 25th anniversary of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election. The three books were titled ‘’PENDULUM 1& 2, and FIGHTING LIONS’’.  The hall was full to capacity, Captain  of  Industries, Media Guru, Royal Fathers, friends, family and well wishers all besieged the…

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June 12: Nigeria Still Divided Over Buhari Policy Statement

Muhammadu Buhari

By Stephen Ubanna Opinions appear to be divided  in  over the recognitions of June 12, 1993, presidential election that was  annulled by the then Military President Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida and June 12, as Nigeria  newDemocracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari, of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC. There were those who believe that the Presidential actions had healed the old wound which had hunted the nation  over the years.  One of such people was Bolaji Akinyemi, a Professor and former minister of External Affairs. incidentally, Akinyemi  was a member of…

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