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JUNE 12 ELECTION

MKO ABIOLA

This is a compilation of resources on the 1993
June 12th Presidential Election and MKO Abiola,
by The Book Banque..

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ARTICLES

1993

Nigerian Protests Erupt In Violence

New York Times

Nigerian Military Rulers Annul Election

By Kenneth B. Noble, New York Times

1998

Timeline: Abiola's Detention Years

BBC

Imprisoned Political Figure Dies in Nigeria

By James Rupert, Washington Post

Africa Profile: Moshood Abiola

BBC

Africa: Abubakar Appeals For Calm

BBC

A Nigerian Revisits His Place in History

New York Times

Moshood K.O. Abiola: From Wealth to Troubled Politics to Flawed Symbol

By Michael T. Kaufman, New York Times

1999

Special Report: Nigeria In Transition

BBC

Nigeria Tastes Freedom

Mark Doyle, BBC

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2011

JUNE 12, Recognize M.K.O As The Post Mortem President Of The Federal Republic Of
Nigeria.

By Jide Adesina, Babajide Adeola, Adeleke Aderounmu and Adeyemi Ogunyomade

CNN

2012

Sani Abacha Aide To Hang For Nigeria Killing

BBC

JOURNAL ARTICLES

The following articles are from peer-reviewed journals.

For a PDF version of any of these articles, kindly send an email to info@thebookbanque.com

Nigeria's Democratic Transition: Explaining The Annulled 1993 Presidential Election

By Emeka Nwokedi

Available here.

Challenges Of Democracy And The (De)Memorialisation Of The June 12, 1993 Elections In
Nigeria

By Olumide Ekanade and Akachi Odoemene

Available here.

NIGERIA: Election Annulled

Oxford Analytica Daily Brief Service

Link Unavailable. PDF available on request.

Nigeria's Failed Transition: The 1993 Presidential Election

By Ian Campbell

Available here.

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Nigeria’s Muddled Elections

By Rotimi Suberu

Available here.

DATABASE

Break down of 1993 elections by Max Siollun, here. Published in 2013.

The Book Banque cannot guarantee the accuracy of the data contained in this report.

For details of elections in Nigeria from 1954 to date, see this database.

The Book Banque cannot guarantee the accuracy of the data contained in this database.

BOOKS

A History of Nigeria

By Tola Falola and Matthew M. Heaton.

Purchase here or if in Lagos, rent a copy from The Book Banque.

Laying The Foundation For Nigeria's Democracy: My Account Of June 12, 1993 Presidential
Election and Its Annulment

By Humphrey Nwosu

The 3rd Republic: Nigeria’s Transition to Democracy as Told By National Print Media,
1992-1993

By Torrance Stephens

Oil, Politics and Violence

By Max Siollun

Heroes Of Democracy

By Joe Igbokwe, 1999.

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DOCUMENTARIES

The Real Story Of Nigeria

By Jide Olanrewaju. Available here.

We highly recommend this documentary for any one looking to understand colonial and
post-independent Nigeria. Jide offers a brilliant account of Nigeria’s trajectory, and offers a
refreshing yet unfiltered recount of Nigeria’s history.

June 12 in Nigerian History

This is the “first of a multi-part historical recount of the political crisis triggered by the
Nigerian military regime's criminal annulment of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election won
by international business mogul and philanthropist of note, Bashorun M.K.O. Abiola.”

Available here.

Late Ooni Of Ife/MKO Abiola And Others, 1992.

WNET TV Station, New York.

Available here.

Truths And Travail Of June 12

Omoghena Moses

Available here.

VIDEOS

‘June 12 1993: IBB Assured Me That I Would Not Be Chasing Shadows - Abiola.’

The late MKO Abiola’s reaction to the annulment of the elections.

Available here.

‘MKO Abiola Dares Nigerian Military Rulers Over June 12 Elections.’

Available here.

‘Late Gen. Abacha Announced Arrest Of MKO Abiola’

Available here.

‘Body Of Tycoon Politician MKO Abiola Arrives At His Home For Burial; 1998 Nigeria.’

Originally by CNN Nigeria, via OAKTV
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‘1993 Presidential Debate Between Late Bashorun MKO Abiola And Alhaji Bashir Tofa Part
1.’

“The first televised presidential debate in Nigeria : 1993 presidential election between the
late Bashorun MKO Abiola of the SDP and Alhaji Bashir Tofa of NRC.”

Available here.

‘1993 presidential Debate Between Late Bashorun MKO Abiola And Alhaji Bashir Tofa Part
2.’

“The first televised presidential debate in Nigeria: 1993 presidential election between the late
Bashorun MKO Abiola of the SDP and Alhaji Bashir Tofa of NRC.”

Available here.

BROADCASTS

1993

Chief Moshood Abiola Has Finally Come Home To Nigeria.

“The man who thinks he won Nigeria's June elections is welcomed back to the capital by his
supporters. But what will his next political move be?”

BBC

1998

Nigerian Chief Abiola Dies

“Nigeria in crisis after the death of opposition leader Chief Moshood Abiola. US ambassador
Thomas R. Pickering was visiting Abiola, who fell ill during their meeting with him.”

BBC

2013

Nigeria's Lost Election

BBC

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