2019 Polls: Harvock In Okota Lagos, APC Thugs Set Cast Ballots On Fire

Numerous members of the electorate were on Saturday morning disenfranchised while the already cast ballots got destroyed and burnt by hoodlums allegedly working for the All Progressives Congress (APC). A journalist and human right activist, Earl Okezie who was a victim and eyewitness, shares his experience: “Just returned home after surviving attacks from APC thugs who went from polling unit to polling unit with a huge concentration of Igbo voters in Ago Okota area disrupting voting proceedings and scattering polling units. “They hit me to the ground as they tried…

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Abiola, National Award, Presidential Entitlements And Matters Arising

Late Chief MKO Abiola The declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Mohammadu Buhari and the award of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) to the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential electionss, Chief Mohud Kashimawo Abiola as well as honouring late human rights lawyer, Chief Gani Fawehinmi is a very welcome development. However, such suggestions that Chief Abiola should be declared as a former president; paid all the emoluments and other entitlements accruing through the period he would have served as the President and…

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