Sunday, November 18, 2018

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    Southern leaders ‘prevented’ from flying to Benue restructuring summit

Southern leaders ‘prevented’ from flying to Benue restructuring summit

The Southern and Middle Belt Forum says they were prevented from travelling to Benue state on Monday.They said they were prevented from going to Benue state by one A. Audu, commandant of the state’s airport, from Abuja.Speaking with journalists, John Nwodo (pictured), secretary of the group and president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, described the act as an infringement of their fundamental [...]

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    ‘Mr President, you are wrong’ — Dickson tackles Buhari over comment on restructuring

‘Mr President, you are wrong’ — Dickson tackles Buhari over comment on restructuring

Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa state, says a statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari on restructuring is a threat to the country's stability.When he hosted Niger Delta elders at the presidential villa in Abuja two weeks back, the president said those agitating for restructuring have ulterior motive."You mentioned something, which is topical these days; the restructuring of Nigeria. Every group [...]

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    Ohanaeze Ndigbo proposes five vice-presidents, six-year single term for president

Ohanaeze Ndigbo proposes five vice-presidents, six-year single term for president

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a pan-Igbo cultural group, has proposed a single tenure of six years for presidents in the country.The group made its position known through Chukwuma Soludo, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), at the south-east summit on restructuring Nigeria in Awka, Anambra.It suggested five vice-presidents serving at a time — one from each geo-political zone.According to [...]

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    Nigeria will ‘remain in perpetual misery’ without restructuring

Nigeria will ‘remain in perpetual misery’ without restructuring

The Southern Nigeria and Middle Belt Forum for Development (SNMBFD) says Nigeria will remain in a state of perpetual misery unless urgently restructured.The group consisting of representatives of indigenes from southern Nigeria and the middle belt made the pronouncement at the conclusion of a two-day conference held in Lagos on Thursday and Friday.Speaking at the conference, Banji Akintoye, a senator [...]

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    ‘Every Nigerian is equal’ — southern leaders renew call for restructuring

‘Every Nigerian is equal’ — southern leaders renew call for restructuring

Southern leaders comprising of the south-south, south-west, south-east and middle belt have reiterated the need for the country to be restructured.The renewed call by the leaders was the outcome of a mega rally organised by the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state on Saturday.They said restructuring is the best solution to the current challenges confronting the country.Speaking [...]

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    Jonathan: Implementation of 2014 confab report will end ethnic agitations

Jonathan: Implementation of 2014 confab report will end ethnic agitations

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the implementation of the 2014 national conference report will end ethnic agitations in the country.He said this on Saturday while speaking at a rally tagged ‘Restructuring the Nigerian federation’, which held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state.The rally was organised by the Pan Niger Delta Elders Forum (PANDEF), Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Afenifere and Middle Belt Forum — under [...]

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    OBITUARY: Wakili, retired customs comptroller who spent less than a decade in politics

OBITUARY: Wakili, retired customs comptroller who spent less than a decade in politics

On Friday, Ali Wakili, lawmaker who represented Bauchi south senatorial district, joined the high and mighty at the Kano wedding of the daughter of Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man. They ate; they drank and enjoyed every bit of the moment. He probably planned to attend another high-profile wedding the next day, unknown to him that the party at the palace of [...]

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    Bolaji Abdullahi: APC considering restructuring because we want to win in 2019

Bolaji Abdullahi: APC considering restructuring because we want to win in 2019

Bolaji Abdullahi, publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party set up a restructuring committee so it could emerge victorious in the 2019 election.Speaking during an interview on The Osasu Show, Abdullahi said since restructuring was part of the party's manifesto in the electioneering campaign of 2015, it will not be able to ask Nigerians to re-elect [...]

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    APC restructuring report is Nigeria’s ‘biggest scam’

APC restructuring report is Nigeria’s ‘biggest scam’

Ken Okolugbo, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the document brought forward by the All Progressives Congress (APC) committee on restructuring is Nigeria’s “biggest scam”.He said this on Thursday when he featured on Channels Television.Last week, the committee headed by Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, submitted its report to the party’s leadership.Among the things it recommended [...]

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    Jonathan: Implementation of APC restructuring report will move Nigeria forward

Jonathan: Implementation of APC restructuring report will move Nigeria forward

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the sincere implementation of the recommendations of the All Progressives Congress (APC) restructuring committee will move the nation forward.The committee led by Ahmad Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, submitted its report last week.Speaking when Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa, led a delegation to the former president on Thursday, Jonathan said the implementation would also [...]

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    Oyegun says Nigeria is running a ‘bastardised’ federal structure

Oyegun says Nigeria is running a ‘bastardised’ federal structure

John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the country is running a bastardised federal structure.Oyegun said this on Wednesday at a public presentation of the party's report on true federalism.The chairman said the country's federal structure is more like a unitary system of government."This is going to be the beginning of a historic event for this [...]

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    Ekwueme influenced my view on restructuring, says Atiku

Ekwueme influenced my view on restructuring, says Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says his stance on the need for restructuring Nigeria was influenced by late former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme.Abubakar said this on Wednesday, while speaking at the interdenominational commendation service for Ekwueme in Enugu state.Ekwueme died on November 19 at a London hospital, aged 85.Abubakar said his personal relationship with Ekwume started in 1994, when both of them were [...]

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    2019 election will be a referendum on restructuring, says Dickson

2019 election will be a referendum on restructuring, says Dickson

Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa state, says the 2019 presidential election is going to be a referendum on restructuring.Dickson said this on Tuesday while speaking with journalists after a four-hour meeting of Ijaw leaders which held at the country home of Edwin Clark, Ijaw national leader, at Kiagbodo, Bayelsa.The governor said the Ijaw leaders resolved to support any candidate who [...]

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    FILE: Similarities, differences in reports of APC restructuring and 2014 confab

FILE: Similarities, differences in reports of APC restructuring and 2014 confab

The All Progressives Congress (APC) committee on restructuring on Thursday released full details of its recommendations regarding key national issues.The committee was set up three years after the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan organised a conference with a similar agenda.The purpose of the 2014 conference, which was led by Idris Kutigi, a retired justice, never came to fruition as its [...]

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    INFOGRAPHICS: APC restructuring committee releases report on how various regions voted on key issues

INFOGRAPHICS: APC restructuring committee releases report on how various regions voted on key issues

The All Progressives Congress (APC) committee on restructuring has submitted its report to John Oyegun, the party chairman.The committee, set up amid increasing calls for restructuring of the country, believes the recommendations contained in the report “will significantly rebalance our federation” when passed by the national assembly.The committee said voting from various regions informed its recommendations.Below is a rundown of the [...]

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    ‘State police, fiscal federalism’ — 12 recommendations by APC committee on restructuring

‘State police, fiscal federalism’ — 12 recommendations by APC committee on restructuring

On Thursday, the All Progressives Congress (APC) committee on restructuring submitted its report to John Oyegun, national chairman of the party.The ruling party set up the committee after a national working committee (NWC) meeting in July.Speaking at the presentation of the report, Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna and chairman of the committee, said when the recommendations are passed by the [...]

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