This is an archive of the life, times, victories and struggles of Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola. Here you will see the different sides of a man that still manages to make headline news, fifteen years after his death.
Despite the fact that he never held public office, MKO is probably one of the most scrutinized figures in Nigeria’s history. This section addresses the controversies.
The death of MKO Abiola on the 7th July 1998, just as Nigerians were expecting for him to be released and become their President, took everyone by surprise. This section focuses on the aftermath of his death.
MKO Abiola first entered partisan politics in 1978, however it was his experience as Presidential candidate for the Social Democratic Party that is best known. This section looks at his political career from his NPN days to his arrest and detention by General Abacha.
The poverty of MKO’s early days fueled his drive to succeed in life. His drive and capability increased after his return from the University of Glasgow in Scotland. This section looks at his journey from student to internationally acclaimed businessman.