Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola

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Apr 15th, 2014
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By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, our country witnessed something unprecedented some 21 odd years ago. It was the audacious move by Chief Moshood Abiola who chose to appoint a fellow Muslim, Ambassador Baba Gana Kingibe, as his Presidential running-mate for the June 12 1993 election. It appeared sacri...
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By M.B.O Owolowo Philanthropy can be defined as the altruistic concern for human beings, as manifested by donations of money, property, or work to needy persons or to institutions advancing human welfare. Based on the above definition of philanthropy, how many notable philanthropists can we easily id...
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Jun 12th, 2012
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Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (August 24, 1937 – July 7, 1998), often referred to as M. K. O. Abiola, was a popular Nigerian Yoruba businessman, publisher, politician and aristocrat of the Egba clan. He ran for the presidency in 1993, and is widely regarded as the presumed winner of the inconclusi...
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Jun 12th, 2012
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By Justine John DYIKUK PREAMBLE: June 12 means many things to different people both within and outside Nigeria. Here, this day is a creed in our national life. It comes with great tensions, intrigues, emotional flow and political albatross. At the family level, you have kinsmen and women of the late ...
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May 31st, 2012
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By Enyinnaya E. Appolos For the past 19 years, the southwest axis of Nigeria has called the federal government names, for failing to immortalize Chief MKO Abiola, the supposed winner of the 1993 presidential election. Obasanjo, a Yoruba man from Abiola’s home state, Ogun, was president of Niger...
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May 29th, 2012
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Students at one of Nigeria’s oldest universities protested a presidential announcement renaming the school Tuesday, saying that while the institution has been neglected, its name is still a famous brand they want to hang on to. President Goodluck Jonathan announced on state-run television that ...
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May 29th, 2012
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How did the military administration of General Abdulsalami Abubakar come about May 29 as handover date?  This piece explores the issues around May 29. The workings of their minds may never be known. General Abdulsalami Abubakar’s Provisional Ruling Council, PRC, had an idea of what Nigerians wanted a...
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Barr. Ahmad Ali Gulak is the Director of Contact, Mobilization and Organization of the President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and Vice President Namadi Sambo 2011 Presidential bid. In this interview he speaks on Jonathan’s chances and why he should continue in office among other issues. Excerpts: As the d...