Thursday, August 13, 2020

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    Ango Abdullahi says north will resist restructuring

Ango Abdullahi says north will resist restructuring

Ango Abdullahi, chairman, board of trustees (BOT) of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), says the northern region of the country will resist restructuring. Abdullahi said this in an interview with The Sun. He tackled those in support of the concept, alleging that it is targeted at a particular section of the country. The elder statesman also listed some conditions under which restructuring [...]

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    Nigerian voters and the ‘every politician is corrupt’ label

Nigerian voters and the ‘every politician is corrupt’ label

In all the time that Nigeria’s former vice-president Atiku Abubakar has attempted to become president, the campaign which has been effectively used to shoot down his presidential ambition is the allegation that he’s corrupt. For some electorate, the name Atiku Abubakar is synonymous with corruption. This labeling began when in the buildup to the 2007 election he showed interest to succeed [...]

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    Militants accuse politicians of hijacking amnesty programme

Militants accuse politicians of hijacking amnesty programme

United Sea Wolf Avenger, a militant group in Ondo state, has accused politicians of hijacking the federal government’s amnesty programme in the state. The group claimed that the politicians allocate the slots to their children, friends and allies. The group made the allegation in a statement by Deji Ehinmowo, its leader; Akinfemi Raymon, general secretary, and Ogbaro Ariyo, its adviser. On October 23, [...]

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    Saraki: My son has no interest in politics

Saraki: My son has no interest in politics

Bukola Saraki, senate president, has ruled out the possibility of his son participating in the governorship race in Kwara in 2019. Saraki said his son has no interest in pursuing a career in politics. Speaking at the NAN forum in Abuja, Saraki also said he was reluctant about becoming a politician. He said it was untrue that his son was being groomed as the next [...]

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