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June 12: Buhari approves national honours for more Nigerians

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved of some other Nigerians to be conferred with national honours for their contributions to democracy. Mustapha spoke at the Presidential Villa, Abuja venue of the post-humous investiture of Chief Moshood Abiola …

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Buhari apologises over Abiola’s mandate annulment

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday apologized on behalf of the administration of former Military President Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida for annulling the Presidential elections won by Late MKO Abiola in 1993. He spoke at the investiture of national honours on Abiola and other who played key roles. The President conferred posthumous …

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Buhari announces modality, names dignitaries for conferment of national honours on Abiola, others

Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, on Friday night released the below statement announcing modalities for the conferment of national honours on late multibillionaire businessman cum politician, Moshood Abiola; late prominent lawyer, Gani Fawehinmi and politician, Babagana Kingibe. Read full statement below. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HONOURS JUNE …

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FG: ‘June 12 this year is not a public holiday’

The Nigerian Government has issued a new statement Friday night saying the Federal Public Holiday on June 12 as the new Democracy Day will commence in 2019. “The Federal Government wishes to clarify to the public that the Federal public holiday on June 12, recently declared as the new Democracy …

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No national public holiday on June 12, 2018 – FG

The Federal Government has announced that there will be no federal public holiday this year’s June 12. In a statement issued on Friday the Nigeria Government’s Twitter page read: “There have been questions regarding whether or not there will be a FEDERAL public holiday on June 12, 2018.  “The answer …

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Senate Asks FG To Pay Entitlements Due To Abiola, Kingibe

The Senate has asked the Federal Government to ensure that all the entitlements due to the Late MKO Abiola and Baba Gana Kingigbe, as president and vice president, are paid to them. The lawmakers made the call at Thursday’s plenary in Abuja, a day after President Muhammadu Buhari declared June …

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