Ex-IBB spokesman Duro Onabule dies at 83

A veteran journalist and erstwhile Chief Press Secretary to former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (retd), Chief Duro Onabule, is dead. He died at the age of 83. Daily Sun reliably gathered that he breathed his last on Tuesday evening.…

Nollywood and United Kingdom to co-produce Nigerian Movie

Hijack 93: The Mad Men & The Aircraft is a Nigeria-United Kingdom co-production that tells the true-life story of the 1993 plane hijack. “Ladies and Gentlemen, this plane has been taken over by MAD Men; Movement for the Actualization of…

Would 2023 elections return Nigeria to multi-sum politics? — Magnus Onyibe

It is such a welcome relief that the crowded political space by a deluge of contenders for the office of president of Nigeria is panning out nicely as the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had concluded its presidential primaries…

Ernest Shonekan head of ING dies in Lagos

Chief Ernest Shonekan, head of the Interim National Government in 1993, has died. The former chairman of UAC and its first Nigerian CEO died in Lagos at the age of 85. Shonekan, who was born in Abeokuta, headed the Interim…

*June 12: FG yet to fulfil promises, says MKO Abiola family (Punch)*Democracy Day: LCCI seeks more holistic approach to power sector’s challenges (Guardian)

June 12: FG yet to fulfil promises, says MKO Abiola family (Punch) Family of the acclaimed winner of June 12, 1993, Presidential election, late Chief MKO Abiola, on Saturday decried that the Federal Government has not fulfilled promises made to…

Southern Governors’ friendly rebellion and the perils of indifference by the presidency – Magnus Onyibe

Insecurity in Nigeria and the inevitability of falling back on ethnic fault lines have become a recurring phenomenon in Nigeria. That is what on Monday, the 11th day of the month of May compelled the governors of the 17 southern…

Gunmen on the prowl, driver on deadly mission, poke nosing neighbour and others with eye on crime

What is a city without crime? thisislagos descends into the Lagos underground to search out the baddest guys committing the craziest crimes in LasGidi. Gunmen invade MKO Abiola’s house in Lagos (Punch) Gunmen on Wednesday invaded the house of the…

There was a man called MKO Abiola-Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

It’s cool by most Nigerians that June 12 has been given its due as Democracy Day. The current politicians in Nigeria should copy the common touch of Bashorun MKO Abiola, the dogged man who won the June 12, 1993 presidential…

Dele Momodu launches book in honour of MKO Abiola

Publisher of Ovation magazine, Dele Momodu, brought together people from all walks of life on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Lagos for the public presentation/book launch titled Pendulum: The Writings of Dele Momodu Vol I, Pendulum: The Writings of Dele…

Election 2019: How Far Can Buhari Ride On The Ghost Of MKO Abiola ? – Magnus Onyibe.

Like him or loathe him, any poll conducted now, in the South west in particular and Nigeria as a whole, to determine the popularity of President Muhamadu Buhari in  would reveal an uptick from the level it was before the announcement of…

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