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MKO ABIOLA 19 years after: The murder of Hope

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor CHIEF Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, MKO as he was simply known was a true phenomenon. Businessman, philanthropist, and politician, he was voted president in what has unarguably turned out to be the freest and fairest presidential election in the history of Nigeria. Remarkably, the same election turned out to be […]

Lagos to erect bigger sculptures of Fawehinmi, Abiola

By Monsur Olowoopejo The Lagos State Government yesterday refuted reports that it was planning to replace the statues of late Chief MKO Abiola and late Chief Gani Fawehinmi at the Ojota parks with another monument. Late MKO Abiola Acting Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Hon. Adebimpe Akinshola, while reacting to a media report that […]