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October 29, 2017 1:33 AM Nigeria’s unity is desirable, but don’t tell me it is non-negotiable –Gov. Dickson

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson made history when he drove to Aleibiri in Ekeremor local government area of Bayelsa State, the first time a vehicle would reach the community, thanks to the construction of Sagbama, Ekeremor, Agge Road. The governor took time off after the historic drive to speak on a number of national issues, including the failure of the Federal 30

October 27, 2017 1:32 PM Restructuring Nigeria impossible, Says Gowon

Ex-Head of state, General Yakubu Gowon has said that restructuring Nigeria is impossible. General Gowon said Nigeria’s restructuring is impossible because the country is made up of over 5000 ethnic groups with ethnic dialects and languages which would not allow each group to yield to another in terms of concession of certain benefits. The Former Head of State 27

October 27, 2017 12:00 PM Why Nigeria cannot be restructured – Gowon

Yakubu Gowon, former Military Head of State, has asserted that the current composition of Nigeria makes it impossible for the country to be restructured. Gowon explained that Nigeria is made up of over 500 ethnic groups and equal number of ideas about restructuring; therefore, instead of agitating for restructuring, the people must have faith in the indivisibility 34

October 23, 2017 3:48 AM Restructuring only may not work, says Falana

A Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has said devolution of power alone will not solve the problems confronting the nation. Also, the Grand Administrator and Director Supreme Board of Ancient and Mystical Order Rosæ Crucis, also known as the Rosicrucian Order, Dr. Kenneth Idiodi, said restructuring was not the problem of Nigeria 17

October 21, 2017 3:50 AM Arewa Youth leader to Buhari: Anti-corruption war is losing steam

Alhaji Gambo Gujungu is the National President of Arewa Youth Forum, AYF, a powerful and vociferous group of young Northerners which influences policies and decisions in the region. What do you think should be restructured in Nigeria to make it a better, greater country? The issue of restructuring the Nigerian polity has always been a recurring decimal 51

October 17, 2017 3:21 AM Medic calls for overhauling of NHIS

A medic, Dr Ayola Sanu, has tasked the Federal government to overhaul the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, as a way of ensuring that Nigerians have access to quality healthcare that is affordable and accessible. Sanu, who is Medical Director, Solid Rock Hospital, Ojodu, Lagos, said the perennial problems of the Scheme over the years had constituted 17

October 16, 2017 4:19 AM Practical ways to restructure Nigeria before 2019 election — Anyaoku

I nternational diplomat and statesman, Chief Emeka Anyaoku topped his illustrious diplomatic career with his appointment as third Secretary-General of the Commonwealth in 1989. He had earlier served for three months as Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1983. Do you think Nigeria can survive the several challenges it is facing? For me, I do not think 49

October 11, 2017 5:09 AM Dogara Backs PMB On Federalism

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, yesterday, backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s position that the National Assembly is the only organ of government to restructure the country. This is as the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Committee on True Federalism and Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasiru el-Rufai asserted 24

October 9, 2017 1:23 AM Wasteful search for oil in the North

A few days ago, I was rummaging through some past national dailies. One of them, The Guardian of Nigeria, carried a very curious story on its front page. The news item was that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation had already started a process that would lead to the exploitation of oil and gas in the Sokoto Basin. Apparently, what led to this interesting 18

October 7, 2017 1:01 AM 2018 budget will be Buhari’s last – Bafarawa

Alhaji Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa was governor of Sokoto State between 1999 and 2007. Since he left office as governor, he has remained a political icon in his home state of Sokoto and Nigeria. Towards the 2015 general elections, he defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from the All Progressives Congress, APC, after he claimed the APC handed 32