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7 Oct
The dust raised by the Declaration of the Southern Governors to the effect that the next President of the country must come from the south is yet to settle.
5 Oct
Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has come down hard on Southern governors over rotational presidency, saying the political race should be thrown open for qualified Nigerians to contest in 2023.
30 Sep
Nigerian governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have voted for the zoning of the party chairmanship to the north. PDP governors reached the decision on Wednesday at Akwa Ibom governor’s residence in Abuja where they voted 9-3 in favour of the north. The governors decision suggests that PDP's presidential candidate…
26 Sep
There are three emergent political power foci in the Southern Governors’ Forum. Right from May 2021, when the 17 state governors held their historic initial meeting in Asaba...
21 Sep
Last Thursday, governors of the Southeast stunned their colleagues from the south when they failed to attend a meeting of the 17 governors hosted by Enugu State governor
18 Sep
Irked by the insistence of the Nigerian Southern Governors Forum that the next president of the country must come from the southern part of the country, some northern leaders have declared that nothing...
17 Sep
The Southern Governors’ Forum, yesterday, expressed its support for states to collect the Value Added Tax (VAT). This was part of resolutions the governors reached in their meeting held in Enugu State.
16 Sep
Nigerian governors from the Southern region on Thursday insisted that their states have the right to collect Value Added Tax (VAT). The governors made the declaration during their third meeting held in Enugu State. The meeting was in continuation of the earlier ones held in Delta and Lagos states. Host governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu…
15 Sep
The 17 Southern governors will tomorrow converge on Enugu State, for their third meeting this year. The meeting, to be hosted by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, will hold at Government House, Enugu. The first and second meetings, which deliberated on regional and national issues, were held in Delta and Lagos states.
11 Jul
My recent publication titled “2023 Presidency: Southeast zone and Gburugburu Option" which was published on June 23, 2021, in which I urged the people of the Southeast region
7 Jul
Ndigbo on Wednesday reacted to the rejection of power shift to the south by Northern elders, insisting that those who love the corporate existence of the country must incline to truth, equity and justice. It advised the northern elders to take wise counsel and ensure that its actions and utterances do not lead to the…
7 Jul
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has rejected the position of the Southern governors that the 2023 presidency should be zoned to the Southern part of the country, arguing that the presidency is a democratic office...

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