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PMB Renames Abuja National Stadium As M.K.O Abiola National Stadium

by Breaking Timeson June 12, 2019
President Mohammadu Buhari has re-named Abuja National Stadium after the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election, Late Chief M.K.O Abiola (GCFR). He made declaration in his Presidential address to Nigerians on the ocassion of the 2019 Democracy Day Celebration at the Eagles Square in Abuja, today, assuring Nigerians that the future and […]

MKO Abiola begged IBB to be President, Even for one day – Anenih

by Breaking Timeson June 12, 2017
Former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) board of trustees, has revealed how the Late MKO Abiola appealed to Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, former military president, to allow him claim his mandate as president even if it was just for a single day. Babangida annulled the June 12 1993 presidential election in which Abiola contested […]

BT EDITORIAL: JUNE 12 AND THE QUESTION OF NATIONAL UNITY

by Breaking Timeson June 12, 2017
Today marks the 24th anniversary of the June 12 elections of 1993 It is the day we remember the presidential election which the late Moshood Abiola, a philanthropist, newspaper publisher and businessman was widely believed to have won but was later annulled by the then military junta led by Retired General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida.   […]

JUNE 12| MKO Abiola’s speech declaring himself as President 

by Breaking Timeson June 12, 2017
People of Nigeria, exactly one year ago, you turned out in your millions to vote for me, Chief M.K.O. Abiola , as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. But politicians in uniform, who call themselves soldiers but are more devious than any civilian would want to be, deprived you of your God-given right […]

A Camera in Aso Villa captured the last moments of MKO Abiola – Hamza Al-Mustapha

by Breaking Timeson June 4, 2017
Hamza Al-Mustapha, ex-chief security officer to Sani Abacha, former head of state, says a camera at the presidential villa in Abuja captured the last moments of MKO Abiola, acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election. Abiola died under suspicious circumstances shortly after the death of Abacha. He was due to be released on […]

Remembering MKO And June 12 By Reuben Abati

by Breaking Timeson June 12, 2016
This day, June 12 will always be remembered by those who have defied the culture of silence and conspiracy against a significant moment in Nigerian history, to remind us of how today, 23 years ago, the battle against the exit of the military from power was fought at the ballot by a determined Nigerian people. […]