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 June 12 was not a date, it was history

June 12 was not a date, it was history

VANGUARD By Owei Lakemfa WHEN the military regime led by the cunning General Ibrahim Babangida once again postponed civil rule elections to June 12, 1993, it was unaware it was setting an historical date that will eventually consume it and…

 June 12: It was criminal to be law-abiding

June 12: It was criminal to be law-abiding

VANGUARD By Owei Lakemfa MANY of us who organised the bloody mass street protests, stay-at-home and sustained a five-year campaign to force the military de-annul June 12, 1993, presidential election did not believe in that year’s elections. We knew the…