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11062018 - JUNE 12 : How military elite judges conspired against Ablola

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Vanguard Newspaper 11 June 2018

11062018 - JUNE 12 : How military elite judges conspired against

ON JUNE 12... Osoba We were airborne and on our way back to Lagos when the pilot told us that something had happened about the elections and the results had been stopped... so, confusion arose. Some said we should not come to Lagos, some said we should go to Akure, some said Ibadan, but Abiola insisted... 40-43 Ralph Obioha I lost a bank, a commercial bank, First African Trust Bank; I lost a brewery, Safari Brewery, that was brewing Hercules beer; I lost a cement bagging plant in Port- Harcourt, Castle Cement, and a vegetable oil company. I was employing at least 2,700 Nigerians and about 17 expatriates in my factory. Dan Suleiman It happened to all of us. In my own case, I was arrested and charged for treason. My house in Lagos was burnt down and all my businesses were destroyed by the Abacha regime. But I have no regrets being part of the struggle to restore democracy in Nigeria. VOL. 26: NO. 63568 MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2018 JUNE 12: How military, elite, judges conspired against Abiola —PRESIDENCY •Says money bags sponsored the annulment •Adds only Buhari can decide probe of culprits •Name the elite— Ayo Adebanjo; Provide proof — Falae •Presidency is correct — Kokori •Military took advantage of elite hostility— Urhoghide Rub-a-dub master, Ras Kimono dies at 60 6 WIKE THE BATTLE FOR RIVERS AMAECHI By Dapo Akinrefon, Charles Kumolu & Johnbosco Agbakwuru A BUJA——THE Presidency said, yesterday, that the annulment of the June 12, 1993 election said to had been won by Chief Moshood Abiola, was a conspiracy carried out by military officers, the elite, judges and money bags. The Presidency also stated that some top retired military generals Continues on Page 5 Mr & Mrs FG plans to frame me ahead of polls — Wike 13 Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (M) during a Thanksgiving Service in honour of the Chairman of Rivers State Local Government Service Commission, Chief Azubuike Nmerukini, yesterday, at the St Thomas Anglican Church, Diobu, Port Harcourt. Minister of Transportation and former Governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi addressing a crowd of supporters, during an APC rally in Bera, Gokana LGA, Rivers State... Weekend. Wike's failed Rivers people — Amaechi 12 We're waiting for Buhari, APC to call our bluff —nPDP 8 FINANCIAL VANGUARD OWEI 33 HENRY BOYO 32 19 COLUMNISTS

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