Attah seeks Nigeria’s rebirth, full federalism
Former Akwa Ibom State governor, Obong Victor Attah, has called for urgent “rebirth” of the country through a fully federal system and resource control administered under a parliamentary form of government. The elder statesman, who is also a frontline champion of resource control, condemned in strong terms the act of destroying and burning down private and public properties…
Not a time for lamentation, please!
Thank God, it is Thursday, October 1, 2020. Thank God we can sing a redemption song that Nigeria is 60 today. The Queen herself whose cabal set us free 60 years ago has congratulated us. We can proclaim it on the mountain that: it is well with our dear country. And I am free to…
Cleric blames Nigeria’s woes on political leadership, seeks true federalism
Primate of All Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Most Reverend Henry Ndukuba, has blamed Nigeria’s intractable problems on failure and insincerity of the political class to thoroughly deal with the issues.
Federalism-restructuring fixation: What’s future for Nigeria?
In his 2015 book, Nigeria: a New History of a Turbulent Century, Richard Bourne states categorically that “Anyone who claims to understand Nigeria is either deluded or a liar.”
Yakasai derides calls for true federalism
Elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has described renewed calls for true federalism in the country as uncalled for in the prevailing circumstances. In a chat with The Guardian yesterday expressed concern over the fall in the price of crude oil,
COVID-19 pandemic and travail of federalism
The onset of COVID-19 and how the federal and state governments have elected to handle the crisis have again thrown up some contradictions in the convoluted federal arrangement
‘Restructuring as inevitable option before Nigeria’
The debate over whether a particular section of Nigerians or some personalities do not buy into the agitation of Nigeria being restructured to true federalism or adopt full autonomy
UPU harps on true federalism, resource control
The Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) yesterday insisted that it still stands with the 16-point agenda of the South-South leaders, which its President-General, Olorogun Moses Taiga said, favours restructuring based on true federalism.