El-Rufai advocates autonomy for states, local governments
Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has called on the Nigerian government to grant autonomy of resources to states and local governments in the country. El-Rufai made the plea while speaking on theme “Nigeria: Achieving National Unity Through Peaceful Restructuring” at the birthday celebration of a former governor of Osun state and a chieftain of the…
‘Restructuring is key to survival of Nigeria’
Obong Victor Bassey Attah, a former governor of Akwa Ibom State, a Fellow and president of the Nigerian Institute of Architects from 1997 to 1999...
Osinbajo's opinion on state police contrasts Buhari's
Nigeria's Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo again on Tuesday made a case for state police in the country, which has been one of the many demands of the those calling for the restructuring of the country and has enjoyed the support of the Nigerian Senate. The Senate on Tuesday, July 3 passed a resolution directing its Constitutional…
The restructuring debate
This has been given credence and legitimacy by the agitations and self determination consciousness that have followed that pattern whereby each and every one of the units now wants resource control and devolution of powers.
Restructuring, Niger Delta cleanup echo at National Point’s 10th anniversary
Executive Director of National Point, Ibiba Don Pedro, who was also the 2003 CNN African Journalist of the Year, stated that National Point came into being in the midst of the turmoil over...
‘Restructuring must be based on national consensus’
It’s a question am sure every Nigerian can answer, howbeit,differently. We don’t all have to share the same opinion but, if you want to appraise or evaluate the APC’s performance, you need to have the criteria for doing so.
We are running a corrupt system, says Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the major bane of development in Nigeria is corruption, not the one perpetrated by politicians alone, but in collaboration with the elite and religious leaders.
Without restructuring Nigeria cannot move forward — Adams
When I heard the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Abubakar Sadique talking of their efforts to track down IPOB members, I just laughed. You can’t pin down people that don’t carry firearms. That should be done in the North East.
Restructuring: What’s wrong with the ‘Abacha document’?
Abacha document was so comprehensive and so prophetic that it anticipated the untenable and wrong-headed agitation for Biafra and the hollow talk of marginalization that comes with it especially since the south east and Jonathan lost out last year.