President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed the national stadium in Abuja after the winner of the 1993 presidential election, Moshood Abiola, popularly known as M.K.O. Abiola. The leader died on July 7, 1998 after the late military ruler General Sani Abacha detained him on charges of treason.
Buhari Honouring Abiola Is to Obasanjo's Shame - Fayose
Guardian, 13 June 2019
Former Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose Thursday said the renaming of Abuja Stadium after Moshood Abiola by President Muhammadu Buhari was a shame on former president Olusegun… Read more »
Buhari Renames Abuja Stadium After Abiola
Premium Times, 12 June 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed the national stadium in Abuja after the winner of the 1993 presidential election, Moshood Abiola. Read more »
Buhari Renames Abuja National Stadium After MKO Abiola
Vanguard, 12 June 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed the Abuja National Stadium to Moshood Abiola Stadium. Read more »
Nigerian Twitter React to Buhari Renaming Abuja Stadium After MKO Abiola
Guardian, 12 June 2019
Mixed reactions have trailed Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari's decision to rename the Abuja National Stadium after the late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola, winner of the… Read more »
Commendation for Declaration On June 12 As Democracy Day... but
Last year President Muhammadu Buhari revisited the June 12, 1993 election and posthumously declared Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola as the winner of the election and went… Read more »
It Is Not Enough to Declare June 12 a Democracy Day, Atiku Tells Buhari
The Presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party, PDP Atiku Abubakar has said that it is not enough to declare June 12 a Democracy Day when the government of the day is… Read more »
Democracy Day - Our Diversity, Our Strength - Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday counselled Nigerians to exploit the diversity of the country for national development. Read more »
Killings, Banditry Threat to Democracy - Jega, Ezekwesili
Leadership, 12 June 2019
If Nigerians continue to die in large numbers in the hands of bandits, militants, herders and farmers communal warriors, democracy as a system of government would be discredited,… Read more »
June 12, 1993 was the day on which Moshood Abiola is widely presumed to have won the presidential election. Abiola, often referred to as M.K.O. Abiola, died on July 7, 1998 after ... Read more »
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