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How Diplomatic Blunders Marred June 12, Democracy Day

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World leaders and the visiting head of governments were on Thursday snubbed by the hosts of Nigeria’s June 12 Democracy Day Celebrations, President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-president Yemi Osibanjo. At the lacklustre event, dignitaries and heads of government were made to arrive the venue ahead of President Buhari and VP …

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June 12: No true democracy in Nigeria – Osun monarch

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Prominent traditional ruler in Osun State, the Orangun of Oke-Ila Orangun, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, has said that Nigeria has not experienced genuine democracy despite its 20 years of uninterrupted democratic rule. The monarch stated this on Wednesday while delivering the 2019 Democracy Day Lecture organised by the Ondo State Government …

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Democracy Day: What Falana told Buhari to do about June 12

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A human rights activist, Femi Falana SAN, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to recognise other Nigerians who played a part in the struggle for the annulled June 12, 1993, election. Falana, who appeared as a guest on a Channels TV programme, on Wednesday, said the federal government should …

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