A think-tank of Yoruba professionals, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, The Yoruba Leadership and Peace Initiative (TYLPI), has urged Nigerians to take the initiative and begin the process of producing a new constitution for the country rather than wait in vain for the National Assembly to do so.
The Yoruba Leadership and Peace Initiative (TYLPI) is to hold a national seminar on the restructuring of Nigeria with a view to providing clarity on the subject.
The above quote is from a column I wrote in 2017 to debunk the notion that religion alone is and has always been at the core of the perennial conflicts in the North.
It is a very complex situation to analyse. But my opinion is that the insecurity in the nation now is as a result of insincerity of leadership; insincerity of leadership in relaying matters exactly as they are, insincerity of leadership in confessing their weaknesses...
All the issues and the contradictions besetting the floundering Nigerian state are piling up and the relief that is seen is a benumbing heap of problems.
The Richards Constitution was an historic milestone and a defining moment in the development of Nigeria.
What is restructuring, and why is there a persistent and acrimonious demand for it in Nigeria today? Stated simply, restructuring, which has gained progressively powerful currency
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Former Military Administrator of Ondo State, Commodore Olabode George (rtd), who also served in the Provisional Ruling Council (PRC) under the late Head of State...
President Muhammadu Buhari’s reported rejection of the nationwide clamour for restructuring the polity gives the impression that the president has the final say on the issue of restructuring.
Whoever is still campaigning for restructuring to happen under this Fulanised government is short-sighted and not coming to terms with the reality in Nigeria today.
Though perceived differently by various interests, restructuring is today a subject on the front burner. It is as topical as it dominates all socio-political discourse in the country. And of course, the reasons are not far-fetched. Nigeria is literally on the brinks. Implosion is just a matter of when it can happen. There are varying…