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FACT CHECK: Did Dino Melaye get his facts right about Gani Fawehinmi’s 2003 votes?

    FACT CHECK: Did Dino Melaye get his facts right about Gani Fawehinmi’s 2003 votes?

Dino Melaye, spokesperson of the Atiku Abubakar presidential campaign organisation, in an interview on Channels Television, made claims about late Gani Fawehinmi’s 2003 presidential votes. On August 12, Melaye was

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Birthday greetings: In lieu of responses

    Birthday greetings: In lieu of responses

When Gani Fawehinmi died in September 2009, I put together an extended tribute for distribution in Calabar, Lagos, and wherever the funeral would be. The centres of distribution in Calabar

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Gani Fawehinmi: Defiance as a cause

    Gani Fawehinmi: Defiance as a cause

BY LANRE AROGUNDADE AND HASSAN SOWETO Gani lived a life that was quintessentially defined by uncommon defiance of manifestations of abuse of power, especially corruption at the top levels of

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Fawehinmi’s wife: My husband will turn inside his grave for June 12 honour

    Fawehinmi’s wife: My husband will turn inside his grave for June 12 honour

Ganiyat, wife of Gani Fawehinmi, late human rights activist and senior lawyer, says her husband would be happy to receive the Grand Commander Order of the Nigeria (GCON) honour if

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Frank Kokori: Buhari the least expected president to honour Abiola

  Frank Kokori: Buhari the least expected president to honour Abiola

Frank Kokori, leader of June 12  movement, says President Muhammadu Buhari is the “least” person expected to honour MKO Abiola,

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Gani Fawehinmi: A fitting recognition for a legal colossus

  Gani Fawehinmi:  A fitting recognition for a legal colossus

I received with joy the unexpected news of the posthumous award of the Grand Commander of the Order of the

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FLASHBACK: Remembering Gani Fawehinmi, the man who closed down his chambers 2 years after dying

  FLASHBACK: Remembering Gani Fawehinmi, the man who closed down his chambers 2 years after dying

Exactly seven years ago, Gani Fawehinmi died after a protracted battle with cancer. It was the demise of an astute

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Obasanjo: I can sacrifice my life for Nigeria

  Obasanjo: I can sacrifice my life for Nigeria

Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigeria president, says he can sacrifice his life for Nigeria but would never do the same for

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5 things about Gani Fawehinmi, 5 years after

  5 things about Gani Fawehinmi, 5 years after

There once lived a Nigerian lawyer and human rights activist who was so principled and upright in his ways that

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MKO Abiola leading ‘hero of democracy’ vote

  MKO Abiola leading ‘hero of democracy’ vote

Acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Bashorun MKO Abiola, is leading the Hero of Democracy vote among

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