South South, South West leaders, others condemn assault on democracy
Leaders of Ohanaeze, Afenifere, Niger Delta and the North yesterday condemned the gradual slide to dictatorship and regulatory attack on democracy and its institutions under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. They particularly condemned President Buhari’s remark that national interest takes precedence over rule of law and asked him to immediately withdraw the statement. At their summit…
Furore as FG aborts southern leaders’ trip for pro-restructuring rally
For about five hours yesterday, leaders of the three major socio-cultural groups in the southern part of the country, South-South Forum, Ohanaeze Ndigbo...
Issues of restructuring re-echo at Adebanjo’s book launch
There was a deep concern among prominent Nigerians who attended the recent launch of the autobiography in commemoration of the 90th birthday of Chief Ayo Adebanjo.
A good life
There is a relentlessness about Chief Ayo Adebanjo’s life works that makes you feel it is not about to reach a denouement. His quick wit, his compelling logic, his fearless embrace of the truth, his perception of the world through the prism created by his political....
When agitation for restructuring comes with higher pitch from the creeks
More than ever before and with more commitment, the agitation for restructuring of the Nigerian federation took fresh vibrancy as the ethnic nationalities from Southern and Middle Belt parts of Nigeria...
‘Nigerians must reignite the fire of agitation for restructuring’
The issue of restructuring has been resolved in 1954 after the crises following the motion for self-government by Chief Anthony Enahoro.
Adebanjo chides South West APC leaders for rejecting restructuring
Ayo Adebanjo spoke in Ibadan at the fifth Babatunde Oduyoye birthday lecture entitled: “Imperatives of Nigeria’s Survival and Development Programme Agenda.
INEC registers 73.2 million voters for elections in 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 73.2 million voters for the 2019 general elections while the exercise continues.